• Envelopes with white powder found at Canadian offices

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    TORONTO (AP) — Authorities in Quebec launched an investigation after envelopes containing a suspicious white powder were found Thursday in the district offices of four Conservative Canadian cabinet ministers. A government official later said the powder sent to one of the ministers has...

  • When in Paris: Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto go platinum

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    PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks. But the reality star wasn't the only one proving her blond ambition at Paris Fashion Week in a rather unfortunate clash. Actor Jared Leto turned up at the...

  • Suspended Supreme Court judge in Panama sentenced to prison

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    PANAMA CITY (AP) — A three-member judicial panel sentenced a suspended Panamanian Supreme Court justice to five years in prison for unjustified enrichment in an unusual case of corruption that captured this Central American nation's attention. The tribunal on Thursday approved an...

  • Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia. The oil-rich Sunni...

  • Myanmar cracks down on education protest at Yangon pagoda

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    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar's new education law on Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a well-known pagoda in the heart of the old capital. Several demonstrators were slightly...

  • Remains of 2 babies found in ceiling at Indiana funeral home

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    CHICAGO (AP) — The remains of two mummified or skeletonized babies found inside small boxes above ceiling tiles at a funeral home in northwestern Indiana were placed there by an employee last fall and taken down the same day by the manager of the facility, a spokesman for the funeral...

  • Experts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trust

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The federal government's withering report on the Ferguson Police Department issued a stern mandate to city leaders: Reform your law-enforcement practices and rebuild relations with the black community. It won't be swift or simple, particularly if the same police chief...

  • Ships collision briefly shuts part of Houston Ship Channel

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    HOUSTON (AP) — A section of the Houston Ship Channel has been reopened after a brief shutdown caused by the collision of two ships. The Coast Guard says no pollution and no injuries have been reported after the 892-foot container ship Montealegre (mon-tee uh-LEG'-ruh) and 445-foot...

  • States on edge about the future of health insurance markets

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    MIAMI (AP) — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning. Many governors, especially Republicans, want the federal...

  • Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release

    Updated: 16 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her...

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