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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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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jury selection was on the agenda Monday for opening day in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in Richmond.Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting mor ...more

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Proposed new Veterans Affairs medical facilities, part of an agreement reached Sunday between House and Senate leaders negotiating a bill to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' access to health care. CBOC stands for community b ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. ...more

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Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ag ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.The case is at the heart of Jesse Trentadue's quest to explain his brother's myste ...more

Reuters News - 56 minutes ago

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy as a lawmaker on Monday as part of a deal with long-term rival Prime Minister Hun Sen that both leaders hailed as an end to a year-long polit ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning.The council met as ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help ...more

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By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday, the latest inst ...more