Politics and Elections News

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ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of the Democratic Party adopted their 2016 presidential nominating calendar on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor to President Barack Obama.The Democratic National Committee, or DNC, approved rules for its 2016 co ...more

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(Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent top overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins and former number one pick Anthony Bennett to the Minnesota Timberwolves for prized All-Star forward Kevin Love as part of a blockbuster three-team deal. Clev ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.The S ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.AUG. 9 — Brown and a companion are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown's home from ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile polit ...more

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BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman is fighting to keep the chickens she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease.NBC40 reports (http://bit.ly/1BOrsDS ) that Jamie Warner wants Bridgeton City Council to change an ordinanc ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Alan Baldwin SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) - Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone's $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport's future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto ...more

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DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.< ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Saturday called US criticism of an approach by one of its jets to a US Navy patrol plane off the Chinese coast earlier this week "completely groundless" and said its pilot had maintained a safe distance from the US aircraft ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, The Associated Press reported erroneously in headlines that deaths from Ebola in Liberia topped 1,000. Deaths did not top 1,000 in Liberia, but cases of Ebola in Liberia did. ...more