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LONDON (AP) — Fifty years after Winston Churchill's funeral, British politicians paid tribute Friday to the wartime leader — and tried to energize their election campaigns with a little of the Churchill magic.Prime Minister David Cameron — facin ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will cut government spending by $8.4 billion this year because of a drop in revenues due to declining oil prices.Finance Minister Luis Videgaray also said Friday the government will put on hold plans to build a high-spe ...more

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to defeat Islamic State militants and greater Western help in building up Iraqi security forces could also play a role, the head of NATO said on Friday. The United States leads a coali ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday that many advertising claims for POM Wonderful juice were deceptive in asserting that it curbs the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction and is clinically proven to work. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz:Monday is —a) Groundhog Dayb) Budget Dayc) A day for repeating the same old arguments over spending and taxes, only louder.d) All of the above.If you picked "d," you're in the pro ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana.Scalise recently apologized for a speech he gave in 2002 to a white supremacist group founded by ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has entered a not guilty plea for the latest man charged with murder and arson in an Indianapolis house explosion that killed two people and damaged nearly 80 homes.Marion Superior Court Judge Sheila Carlisle entered ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual's genes.Obama wants $215 million for wh ...more

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By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mother of Etan Patz, a boy whose disappearance from a New York City street in 1979 ignited a national movement to find missing children, will tell jurors at his accused killer's trial about the "nig ...more

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SANTA URSULA, Mexico (AP) — People in the hamlet of Santa Ursula began to worry when the logging started. In a few short weeks, more than a mile of densely forested riverbank was stripped from the Arroyo Sal to make way for heavy dredging equipment.