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(Reuters) - Steve Stricker, a five-times Presidents Cup player, was named on Tuesday by U.S. captain Jay Haas as his third captain's assistant for this year's matchplay competition against the International Team. Stricker joins Fred Couples a ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An NAACP chapter president says police in Eugene, Oregon, used excessive force on his sister after she tried to stop an officer from deploying a Taser stun gun on her 19-year-old son.Eugene-Springfield NAACP President Eric ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being un ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials say those ta ...more

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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida police officer accused of tossing food to a handcuffed man at a jail and then allowing the man to eat the food off the floor has resigned.The Sarasota Police Department announced in a statement that Offi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies.Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law tha ...more

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By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee has reached a $21 million settlement with 330 victims of sexual abuse by clergy, church officials said on Tuesday. The settlement will be filed as ...more

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other — and President Barack Obama — with ever-tougher positions on border securi ...more

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(Reuters) - A drone dropped a package of heroin, marijuana and tobacco in the recreation yard of an Ohio prison last week, sparking a fight among inmates trying to pick up the contraband, prison officials said on Tuesday. "Upon reviewing the ...more

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By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp, the majority owner of Sprint Corp, said on Tuesday it will set up two financing vehicles to help the struggling U.S. wireless carrier reverse its fortunes, but a long road to recovery ...more



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