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MADRID (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general election late this year, the prime minister said Sat ...more

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JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them.St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said at a news conference Saturday that the man's mother reported Friday night that h ...more

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2:45 p.m. (EDT)Even though Republican presidential hopefuls have a contest among themselves to settle, they've devoted considerable energy in New Hampshire to going after Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton.Businesswoman Carly Fiorina was vig ...more

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NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky who favors a smaller U.S. footprint in ...more

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece aims for a deal with its creditors over a reforms package but will not retreat from its red lines, the country's deputy prime minister told the Sunday newspaper To Vima, not ruling out a referendum or early polls if talks reac ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman sai ...more

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By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - Torrential rain triggered flooding on the streets of Houston and sent spectators fleeing from a circus south of the Texas city, officials said on Saturday, as the storm system headed east toward Louisiana and n ...more

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.The vote makes it possible to operate foreclosure laws that international creditors have demanded as ...more

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said public workers would continue receiving annual bonuses, publicly contradicting his finance minister who said this week the government would stop the payments for the next two years. ...more

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(Reuters) - A 23-year-old man who barricaded himself in his mother's house in a St. Louis suburb and spoke of a "black revolution" was shot and killed by police when he rushed at them with a knife, authorities said on Saturday. His death fo ...more