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AP News - 5 mins ago

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.Orange tape surrounded the fenced-off dog area at Parque Mexico in the well-to-do Condesa neighborhood in th ...more

AP News - 5 mins ago

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floo ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

SURDA, West Bank (AP) — A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost f ...more

Reuters News - 12 mins ago

By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA <NWC.OL> hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an in ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bid by some House Republicans and Democrats to force a vote to revive the U.S. Export-Import Bank is likely to stall in the Senate, leaving the trade bank's supporters to pin last-ditch hopes on attach ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Protein and health bars at Wal-Mart are getting ready for prime time.The world's largest retailer plans to expand its offering of bars like Special K and Clif beyond the over-the counter section that features diet supplements to ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.Government officials have quietly adopt ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

___For Volkswagen, costs of scandal will be piling upFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — For Volkswagen, the cost of its cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. is likely to run into the tens of billions of dollars and prematurely end its long-soug ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that al ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she'll offer a plan in the next week to deal with "Wall Street abuses."Campaigning in Iowa, Clinton said her proposal would "rein in the too-big-to-fail ...more