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Reuters News - 7 mins ago

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms th ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that brought you the glitchy HealthCare.gov website has a massive new project.If the Health and Human Services department has trouble this time, that could delay tax refunds for many people.Complicated ...more

Reuters News - 16 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not aware of any specific threat to the U.S. homeland from Islamic State militants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Friday after Britain raised its international terrorism threat level. ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House.White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama changed his plans for Friday and will return to Washington late in the evening after fundraisers i ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 yea ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to official ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military operations against Islamic State in Iraq have cost an average of $7.5 million per day since they began in mid-June, the Pentagon said on Friday, a figure that means the department may have spent about $500 million s ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing the president of "dithering and debating" in his response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq.Perry's one of several Republicans considering a White House bid who are speaking Fr ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks includes the Air Force Academy in Colorado on a list of possible terrorism targets.The Gazette (http://bit.ly/1u5fSia) reported o ...more

Reuters News - 52 mins ago

By Daniel Wallis MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida wildlife officials trapped a large crocodile on Friday believed to have attacked a pair of late-night swimmers in a first for the Sunshine State, a spokesman said. The 300-pound reptile, l ...more