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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department.In a speech Tuesday in New York City, Attor ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008."The fi ...more

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Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stock markets on Tuesday. Most of the damage was felt in Europe, which fell sharply after a closely watched gauge of business activity for the region fell to a nine-month low. The di ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown technology for a remarkably low price tag of $75 million begins its final maneuvers into orbit around Mars.If ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.The WTO said Tuesday that its economists are now predictin ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.7675 a bushel; Dec corn was 3 cents lower at $3.2725 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3650 a bushel; ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Greece isn't seeking another financial rescue and will soon set out a new economic reform program to underpin the recovery, the country's prime minister said Tuesday as he visited key creditor Germany.Since 2010, Greece has relied ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business amid reports it is planning a stock market floatation.Several media reports have claimed that Goodgame could be the late ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.Federal prosecutors have recently uncovered rogu ...more

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DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway's Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry.The combined company would have a market capitalization of more t ...more