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LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and ...more

Reuters News - 5 mins ago

TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge on Friday approved the new congressional maps recently redrawn by Republican legislative leaders, ruling that he would not order a special election in affected districts. Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis ...more

Reuters News - 7 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington Post editorial board will generally avoid using the word "Redskins" when referring to Washington's football team, it announced on Friday, saying the term denigrates Native Americans. A growing number of n ...more

Reuters News - 8 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington Post editorial board will generally avoid using the word "Redskins" when referring to Washington's football team, it announced on Friday, saying the term denigrates Native Americans. A growing number of n ...more

Reuters News - 10 mins ago

(Reuters) - A small number of water samples taken near the site of a major spill at Imperial Metals Corp's Mount Polley mine have shown copper levels high enough to pose a risk to fish, British Columbia officials said on Friday, but the copper did not ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:The picture is still hazy.Though the unemployment rate has steadi ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators — but it won't take effect in time for this year's election.Circuit Judge Terry Lewis on Friday said voters will pic ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading.Investors were also poring over a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which gave few clues about the central bank's next moves on interest r ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident ...more