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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican appeared to be coming up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan took a primary lead in the fight to be the GOP candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark B ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Alaska and Wyoming.___ALASKA SENATEThree Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.The race is important to ...more

Reuters News - 23 mins ago

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Two Belgian nuclear reactors owned by GDF-Suez unit Electrabel may remain offline until spring and may need to be halted permanently, Belgian state broadcaster VRT reported on Tuesday. The Belgian nuclear regulator ordere ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

TOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said.Video footage from the national broadcaster NHK s ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between p ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas, it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was its all-important relationship with the United States.A recent American decision to hold back on ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a "hideous lantern jaw."Wednesday's slur from the National Defense Commission, the North's ...more

AP News - 43 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday is announci ...more

AP News - 55 mins ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves."All right, y'all doing good!" Malik Zulu Shabazz told one group of young men. ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.That's how the possible 2016 presidential candidate greeted his booking on crimina ...more