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  • Jindal seen as liability for GOP candidate Cassidy

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In Louisiana's Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama. Democrats have their supposed bad guy too: When they want to hurt...

  • Buffalo residents urged to prepare for flooding

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday. A ban on driving will continue in hard-hit South Buffalo as hundreds of dump...

  • Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served: ___ "Marion was not just a colleague...

  • Health care M&A leads global deal surge

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout. Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy surplus cash. A rising stock market, tax strategies and low interest rates are also fueling the mergers and acquisitions. It's all...

  • Does bad behavior really hurt business?

    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business? Last week, Uber sparked...

  • Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Tension has been mounting in Ferguson...

  • Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

    Updated: 12 min ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain. With roughly the equivalent of six inches of rain tied up in the snowpack, volunteers moved through...

  • Seattle US attorney collects $6.9 million in cases

    Updated: 56 min ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Seattle say they collected $6.9 million in criminal and civil cases in the 2014 fiscal year. Annette Hayes, the acting U.S. attorney for the Western District of Washington, says federal authorities took in an additional $12.2 million in forfeited...

  • Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

    Updated: 56 min ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said. Cameron Shenk, 26, of...

  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on...

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