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WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Olympic champion shot-putter Valerie Adams is considering pulling out of her attempt to win a fifth straight world championship title in Beijing later this month. The 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion has been struggling ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday urged China to end provocative land reclamation projects in the South China Sea and work out effective resolutions to territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors that hav ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — From iconic Fenway Park to little league fields in Southie, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh wants to ban the use of snuff and chewing tobacco in sports venues across the city.The mayor is expected to discuss the proposal Wednesday mor ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 ro ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract da ...more

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By Kristina Cooke and M.B. Pell (Reuters) - Hundreds of medical providers banned from a Medicaid program in one state are able to take part in another state's program despite regulations designed to stop them, according to a report by an inde ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.The newspaper also said the FBI has asked Clinton lawyer Da ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Everything was fine as of 2:13 p.m. Friday.Ruben Espinosa got a text from a friend. The two had made a pact to stay in touch when Espinosa moved to Mexico City in self-exile. A news photographer for eight years in Xalapa, the ...more

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(Reuters) - Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez has been suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one following a bench-clearing confrontation with the Kansas City Royals, Major League Baseball (MLB) announced on Tuesday. Af ...more

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By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's chef de mission Kitty Chiller left no one in any doubt what standard of behavior she will expect from her team of just over 460 athletes when the Rio de Janeiro Olympics get underway a year on ...more



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