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BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the Islamic extremists who have overr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about their customers.T ...more

Reuters News - 15 mins ago

By Jessica Dye (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit by consumers who said they were duped into buying substandard single-serve coffee cartridges made by Sturm Foods Inc for use in popular Keurig brewing machines. ...more

Reuters News - 18 mins ago

By Teresa Carson PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - The state of Oregon sued Oracle America Inc. and six of its top executives Friday, accusing the software giant of fraud for failing to deliver a working website for the Affordable Care Act program. ...more

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RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Sen. Jim Jeffords left his mark on the state and the nation during more than 30 years in Washington, but family and friends said he never lost his affinity for the Vermont countryside or let his position eclipse his love for his fam ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9.St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says it will be several weeks bef ...more

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LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of lawyers filed a lawsuit Friday to halt the quick deportation of Central American women and children, saying immigrants at a New Mexico detention center don't have proper access to lawyers and are being forced to ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

DENVER (AP) — Two U.S. senators called for an outside investigation of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to football coaches.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban ...more