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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Obama says US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite threats to Americans. ...more

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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Obama says world appalled by brutal murder of journalist James Foley; spoke with his family. ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods, creating another hurdle for corrections departments scrambling to find workable execution systems.Mar ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp.The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. sh ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Eve ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. He announced he had cancer in Februa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Stone is about to get saucy — she'll be slipping into the slinky Broadway revival of "Cabaret."Roundabout Theatre Company said Wednesday that Stone will make her Broadway debut Nov. 11 as Sally Bowles, taking over from Miche ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, a U.S. official said, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting in midday trading as traders wait for the latest news from the Federal Reserve.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,950 as of noon Eastern time Wednesday.The Stand ...more

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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day after Islamic State militants released a video showing an American journalist being beheaded.Obama will speak from Martha's Vineya ...more