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AP News - 8 mins ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are due for a dose of unscripted reality.Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice arrived at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday morning for their sentencing on consp ...more

Reuters News - 8 mins ago

(Reuters) - A man barricaded himself inside a Chicago suburban pasta company on Thursday and told police he had an explosive device, according to local media reports. The man is an employee of Rana Meal Solutions in Bartlett, a Chicago suburb ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader says he has asked top civil servant to hold talks with protesters. ...more

Reuters News - 23 mins ago

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - France is setting up a base in northern Niger as part of an operation aimed at stopping al Qaeda-linked militants from crossing the Sahel-Sahara region between southern Libya to Mauritania, officials said. ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is outlining a series of "unifying goals" for the GOP that include an improved immigration system, a strong national defense and conservative family values.He delivered a sp ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

BOYARKA, Ukraine (AP) — Since Ukraine's conflict with Russia erupted, Oleksandr Federenko has gone from village kid to army cadet, trading computer games for knife-throwing classes and morning marches. He is only 13.Federenko's shy laugh and wis ...more

Reuters News - 32 mins ago

BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Herald has apologized for an editorial cartoon about the recent White House security breaches featuring U.S. President Barack Obama that made a watermelon reference. The cartoon, which appeared on Wednesday, depi ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is helping raise campaign cash in the home stretch for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.Obama is in Chicago headlining a high-dollar fundraiser at the home of philanthropist Leslie Bluhm.The Quinn campaign say ...more

Reuters News - 54 mins ago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Incoming stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the cancellation of nearly 500 flights on Thursday at Chicago airports. ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan got grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate Wednesday night with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest fishing ports in the U.S.Sullivan, who took ...more