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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that "it is time to set a new agenda" between their countries, addressing concerns that the world's two largest democracies have grown apart.The l ...more

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INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — India has lodged a protest against the outcome of an Asian Games semifinal bout after judges awarded a unanimous decision to South Korea's Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the 60-kilogram division, sparking loud verbal abuse ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland says strong economic conditions are boosting its finances and that it expects to take a smaller hit from bad investments this year.The bank, which was rescued by the British taxpayer during the ...more

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — AP Source: Oakland Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Training for Coast Guard criminal investigators will be reviewed as part of a settlement with a Washington newspaper over the 2013 seizure of notes from one of the paper's former reporters.The newspaper and former reporter Audr ...more

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dover International Speedway started work Monday on a new catch fence that will be installed in time for the 2015 NASCAR season.The fence will stand at 21 feet, up from its current 15 feet. The new $2.9 million fence will be i ...more

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LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — Officers in western Oregon say a suspect they tried to collar at a traffic stop drove too fast for pursuing officers, but eventually he was just too fragrant.The Albany Democrat-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1ywUlp0) that th ...more

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Slowly and somberly, Tony Stewart is trying his best to find his new normal.He may never again be the "Smoke" the racing world knew before Aug. 9, the night a sprint car he was driving struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at ...more

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Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who handled a number of world champions in a lengthy career, has died after a short illness. He was 64.Goossen died early Monday in Southern California after battling liver cancer that was only recently diagnosed, hi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is urging authorities in Hong Kong to show restraint with pro-democracy protesters.White House press secretary Josh Earnest says the United States supports freedom of expression and peaceful assembly for the peo ...more