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WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Sta ...more

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By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Kohinoor, a stateless Rohingya Muslim, fled her home in Myanmar after a wave of attacks by majority Buddhists, she hoped for a chance to rebuild her life in a new country.

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BEIJING (AP) — Officials in a southern Chinese town where a proposed garbage incinerator drew thousands of protesters over the weekend say no firm plans have been made for the plant's location and that a public hearing will be held on the issue. ...more

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By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan has stoked its sporting rivalry with neighbors South Korea ahead of this month's Asian Games and said it plans to use the multi-sport event in Incheon, west of Seoul, as a springboard to success at ...more

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By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Some 500,000 children returned on Sunday to school in the Gaza Strip, where many will be given psychological counseling before regular studies begin after a devastating 50-day war between Palestinian mili ...more

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By Mark Lamport-Stokes ATLANTA (Reuters) - Billy Horschel felt "surreal" after producing the best three weeks of his golfing career just when he need to, capping an astonishing playoff run with a three-shot victory at the Tour Championship on ...more

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INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an high-profile app ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. DIPLOMATS FRAME STRATEGY TO COMBAT ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTSU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says nearly 40 countries have agreed ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group — minus two of the main players and with ...more

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By Mark Lamport-Stokes ATLANTA (Reuters) - Jim Furyk has not tasted victory on the PGA Tour for four frustrating years but he had very little to complain about after recording his fourth runner-up spot of the season at the Tour Championship o ...more