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BOSTON (AP) — Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections.Clinton on Frida ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police Commissioner William Bratton says the hatchet attack on four rookie officers was a terrorist act by a homegrown radical.Bratton said Friday the suspect, Zale Thompson, was a Muslim convert who ranted online a ...more

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(Reuters) - U.S. TV startup Roku Inc is working on plans to confidentially file for an initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Roku has been working with investment banks, including B ...more

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(Reuters) - Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported. "... Poverty wages ...more

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MONROE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Vance McAllister is trying to make up with Louisiana voters for getting too close to a married former employee.Campaigning for a new term, the lawmaker dubbed the "kissing congressman" tells audiences that he's ...more

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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Isl ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.But is compromise what voters reall ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has vetoed a nearly 23 percent pay raise for city councilors.The council earlier this month voted 9-4 to increase its annual pay from $87,500 to $107,500, effective January 2016.A spokeswoman for th ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environm ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas, sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. L ...more