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WEED, Calif. (AP) — The number of structures damaged or destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the California lumber town of Weed has risen to 150.State fire Battalion Chief Scott McLean said Tuesday that a significant number of the struct ...more

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DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment Tuesday on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon.Polk County Judge Monte Campbell was re ...more

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Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.On Tuesday, the space agency picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years.NAS ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. But people in China and other developing countries are far more convinced that it delivers jobs and higher wages.That's according to a Pew Research Ce ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property.The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Bankruptcy ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as investors wait to find out when the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates. The Fed concludes a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. Health care and utility stocks gained the most.

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DALLAS (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.The Atlanta-based company said Tuesda ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust. The cash-and-stock deal is worth about $2.06 billion.The combined ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme."The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education com ...more