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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings are facing new scrutiny in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal priso ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy.Never mi ...more

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SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad are due in court for sentencing.Nineteen-year-old Miranda Barbour and her 22-year-old husband, Elytte, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree mur ...more

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(Reuters) - A sport utility vehicle carrying five Idaho teens crashed after one of the passengers burned the driver's armpit hair with a lighter in a prank that went horribly awry, police said on Wednesday. The teenagers, including two girls ...more

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CAMP ZIOUANI, Golan Heights (AP) — For four decades, a multinational United Nations mission has quietly monitored the sleepy Golan Heights — providing a symbol of stability between bitter enemies as it enforced a truce between Israel and Syria.B ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Northern California threatened more than 2,000 homes and consumed huge swaths of timber land east of Sacramento while another town near the Oregon border took account of the damage done by a wi ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent s ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly fell Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve increased its estimate for the level of the central bank's benchmark interest rate by the end of 2015, surprising investors who expected a slower pace of ...more

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Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper amid a mood of grief and fear as a manhunt continues 40 miles away for the killer, identified ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love.It was the first (and "prettiest") of many luxury cars he woul ...more