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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more ...more

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plan ...more

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la comp ...more

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Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 28, 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.On this date:In 15 ...more

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomati ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.Schell died Sunday morning at a Seattle hospital surrounded by family, according to Mayor Ed Murray's off ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - JD.com Inc, China's second-biggest e-commerce company by market share, will have exclusive right to accept pre-orders for Microsoft Corp's Xbox One games console in China from July 28 to July 30. On Friday, China Telecom, ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. HAMAS, ISRAEL TRADE BLAME FOR SCUTTLING TRUCEThe failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illustrated the di ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

By Piya Sinha-Roy SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego's Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to c ...more

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(The Sports Xchange) - Byron Scott said in a television interview that he is the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers but the team insisted that an agreement has not yet been reached. ESPN reported Saturday that the Lakers and Scott agreed on ...more