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(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzlin ...more

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By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE (Reuters) - An explosion at a central Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one man and injured three other people this week resulted from an industrial accident, a federal official said on Saturday. The bl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near it ...more

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JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's ...more

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By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Paper Social Security benefits statements, which used to be mailed out every year and then fell victim to budget cuts, are going to make a partial comeback. Starting this September, the Social Secu ...more

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By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Sparked by a stinging expletive the NBA playoffs got off to an explosive start as the Brooklyn Nets landed the first blow in a suddenly bitter Eastern Conference first round match-up with a 94-87 win over ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world powers over its disputed nuclear program. "Base ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a f ...more

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.Workers and residents ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturda ...more