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TORONTO (AP) — Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says $46 million in new assistance that the U.S. will provide to Ukraine's military will help the country defend against Russian aggression.Obama, however, stopped short of meeting an urgent request from ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, sa ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.A Jack Russell terrier that somehow ended up in Oregon more than four months after she went missing from her home near Philadelphia is going to be flown back to the Keystone State.<p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kristin Gazlay, an editor who has held major leadership positions at The Associated Press over a career extending more than three decades, has been appointed the news service's director of top stories, Senior Managing Editor Michael Ore ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease who are pursuing benefits claims.The bill by the two coal-state senators comes after a ...more

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.None of the ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants in the Middle East.The ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.The details surfaced in a law enforcement ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's ruling party says President Goodluck Jonathan is its candidate for February 2015 elections.Jonathan has been criticized for a 5-year-old Islamic uprising and the government's failure to rescue more than 200 school ...more