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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Let's not call this a "beer run." That has such a... Friday night frat boy connotation. Let's instead call this a "beer journey."The ultimate beer journey. For the ultimate cult beer.If you have even a passing inter ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key measure of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row, dragged down by worries over the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.Allergan will hold its special shareholders meeting as planned on Dec. 18, while Pershing Square and ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff with Vietnam earlier this year has made its first deep sea gas discovery in the politically volatile South China Sea, state media announced Tuesday.The discove ...more

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of Kashmir, where they are treating cases of diarrhea, skin allergies and fungus as they hope the sta ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains.Amtrak says in a statement that its Amtrak Acela Express and Northeast Regional ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in the U.K. eased further below the Bank of England's target in August following falls in food and fuel prices.The Office for National Statistics says consumer price inflation slowed to 1.5 perc ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.Some South ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence on Thursday.KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0. ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The World Bank says the Palestinian economy is expected to shrink by 4 percent in 2014 after seven years of largely aid-driven growth.The bank said in a report Tuesday that the slump was caused by the recent war in the ...more