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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.Attorney General Kamala Harris filed the appeal in a Los Angeles County court on behalf ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Irela ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics ...more

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By Rafiq Shirzad JALALABAD Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturd ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.Republicans are allowed to vote for Democrats in Hawaii's open p ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Justice Minister Judith Collins resigned Saturday from her portfolios amid a scandal about her ties to a controversial blogger.The resignation comes just three weeks before New Zealand's general elect ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the tough ...more

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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a ...more

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CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants. But it is unclear for how long federal officials will keep up the rai ...more

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Today is Saturday, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 30, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to pr ...more