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MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."Brown is in Mex ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A historic New York City mansion is once again filled with the sounds of family activities.Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife and their two children woke up in their official Manhattan residence for the first time on Monday, a day af ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Ri ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.Monday's verdict by t ...more

Reuters News - 31 minutes ago

By Soyoung Kim and Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK (Reuters) - FleetCor Technologies Inc and buyout firms including Carlyle Group LP and Silver Lake Partners LP are vying to acquire payments processing company Comdata Inc for more than $3 billion, ...more

Reuters News - 39 minutes ago

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain the upper hand on Monday against a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and blackened nearly six square miles in the drought-parched foothills east of Sacramento, offi ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers in Las Vegas want immigration authorities to release a wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme and remains in custody even after his poker star friends posted his bail.Wei Seng "Paul" ...more

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URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate c ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI has done a thorough search of its archives and found no evidence that more Oklahoma City bombing videos exist, federal attorneys told a judge on Monday during the first day of a trial that has rekindled long-dormant questi ...more

AP News - 53 minutes ago

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a security breach involving the changing of flags at the Brooklyn Bridge last week is "a wake-up call."De Blasio said Monday police have increased security on all the city's b ...more