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DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officia ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.Russia dismissed t ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense planners are seeking its biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year, including a bulk order of patrol planes and a stealthier submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the milit ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.Modoc and Sis ...more

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By Aaron Mendelson (Reuters) - Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the lat ...more

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By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill requiring oil companies to report how much water they use in their drilling operations and the water's source, a move that comes ami ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill requiring oil companies to report how much water they use in their drilling operations and the water's source, a move that comes ami ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the third round of the U.S. Open, pounding 26 aces past Peter Gojowczyk on his way to a 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-4 7-6 (3) win on Thursday. Raonic, who became the first Canadian man to re ...more

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(Reuters) - China's privately-held Dalian Wanda group said on Friday it would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) Wanda e-commerce joint venture with Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc. The joint venture will be 70 percent owned by Wanda, ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

By Victoria Cavaliere (Reuters) - Utah's attorney general said Wednesday he was considering an appeal of a U.S. federal judge's ruling that declared part of Utah's bigamy law unconstitutional and which sided with the star of reality televisio ...more