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Reuters News - 33 mins ago

By Madjiasra Nako N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's government accused the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in Mali on Friday of failing to relieve its contingent in the country's volatile north and neglecting to support it, a day after five C ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says about 500 voters living overseas will be told they may have to re-vote in the U.S. Senate race after ballots are mailed to them Saturday.The Kansas election official on Friday direct ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business.The new proposals would relax water quality standards and allow ...more

AP News - 48 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enfo ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts expressed concern Friday about growing partisanship in the judicial confirmation process and a public perception that politics factor into the court's rulings.Roberts told an aud ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into President Barack Obama's final midterm election in the White House, Democrats on Friday sought to energize female voters, pointing to women as key to the party's future."We do better when we field the whole team. W ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday.Gen. Ray Odierno, ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East.Obama acted a day after a Senate vote capped cong ...more

Total public debt subject to limit Sept 18 17,707,183