Politics and Elections News

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina and Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis are meeting for the first debate of their campaign stretch run, a key contest in the national battle for Senate control.Their faceoff ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip also serves as schooling for Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate with a lot of swagger but lit ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The first item on the to-do list of Indonesia's president-elect is one that successive leaders have struggled with, and could be his toughest: how to wean the country off fuel subsidies that make gasoline almost as cheap as bo ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — The heady "we won the Cold War" days are over. When President Obama and other NATO leaders assemble here Thursday for a key summit meeting, their No. 1 goal will be an old and familiar one: protecting vulnerable alliance members f ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland is due back in federal court as a criminal defendant, almost a decade after pleading guilty to political corruption.Rowland faces a conspiracy trial this time, accused of scheming t ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan said Wednesday it has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan.The military said it has cleared the main towns of Miran Shah, ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — A string of recent scandals has lifted a lid on Thailand's largely unregulated commercial surrogacy industry, which has been around for over a decade. Here's a look at the controversies, some of the ethical dilemmas they have raised and ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records 7/8for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month. ...more

Reuters News - 2 hour ago

By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Google Inc's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing sha ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he will sign a uranium export deal with India for peaceful power generation this week, but added that exports of the nuclear fuel to Russia have been banned until further notice. ...more