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WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director apologizes to senators over CIA searches of Senate computers; launches inquiry. ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking broad political support, including from rival Hamas, before making any attempt to press possible war crimes charges against Israel.Abbas is under pressure ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta has appointed a military-dominated interim legislature in another step in the slow return of promised electoral democracy.The junta announced Thursday night that King Bhumibol Adulyadej has officially endorsed the ...more

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BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Two prominent human rights activists in Azerbaijan have been charged with spying for Armenia, with one of them jailed for three months pending trial.Human Rights Watch said the charges against Leila and Arif Yunus "are bo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with congressional leaders to discuss myriad pressing foreign policy issues.The meeting comes amid fighting between Israel and Hamas and a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russia. Obama is also f ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday there is "no promise" of a negotiated cease-fire between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip, but he said the U.S. remains hopeful.Kerry told reporters in the India capital Thursday ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Energy taxes in much of the world are far below what they should be to reflect the harmful environmental and health impact of fossil fuels use, the International Monetary Fund said in a new book on Thursday. For the fir ...more

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By Marina Lopes (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday posted its first net profit in a year, raised its forecasts for subscriber growth and reported the most postpaid phone subscriber additions in the industry. The second-quarter ...more

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By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin's collective bargaining reforms, which prompted protests from organized labor, do not violate the free speech and equal protection rights of public sector union workers, the state's supreme c ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.In an o ...more