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USDA offices to reopen after closure due to security threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department says all its offices will be open Thursday after facilities in five states were briefly closed due to an...

Governor, lawmakers reach deal for California climate funds

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers approved a $900 million spending package devoted to environmental programs Wednesday, hours after Gov....

The Latest: Trump says no one immune from enforcement
The Latest: Trump says no one immune from enforcement

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

10:20 p.m.

Donald Trump is continuing his tough talk on...

AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest
AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of...

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that...

The Latest: Rousseff supporters smash windows in Brazil
The Latest: Rousseff supporters smash windows in Brazil

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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

Unhappy...

Grandma who lost savings wins $15M in case against insurers

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California grandmother who lost her life savings in a real estate investment scam offered by an insurance agent was awarded more...

Gabon president re-elected; buildings are looted, burned
Gabon president re-elected; buildings are looted, burned

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LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this...

Woman whose feticide conviction overturned to be released
Woman whose feticide conviction overturned to be released

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman whose feticide conviction for a self-induced abortion was overturned should be released from prison...

UN test ban head: Israel should ratify treaty within 5 years

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel should ratify the nuclear test ban treaty within five years — and Iran should also ratify but the timing is uncertain,...

Mexico angry at president's 'humiliating' meeting with Trump
Mexico angry at president's 'humiliating' meeting with Trump

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president was savaged on social media and in political circles following his joint press conference Wednesday with Donald...

Judge dismisses Illinois social service providers' lawsuit

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CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by social service providers who wanted the court to force payment on contracts with...

Police: Suspicious powder found at Trump Tower not hazardous

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they believe that suspicious white powder found at Trump Tower in Manhattan is harmless.

Officers were called to the...

Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba
Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

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SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of...

US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals...

Kenya's top anti-corruption official resigns

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's top anti-corruption official said Wednesday he has resigned after his family business was mentioned as a company that...

The Latest: Madeline downgraded to tropical storm off Hawaii
The Latest: Madeline downgraded to tropical storm off Hawaii

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HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems threatening Hawaii and the Southeast (all times Hawaii local):

2:20...

To quell uproar, Maine governor seeks 'spiritual guidance'
To quell uproar, Maine governor seeks 'spiritual guidance'

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he...

FBI seeks public's help in Indiana girl's 2005 killing
FBI seeks public's help in Indiana girl's 2005 killing

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CHICAGO (AP) — Haunted by the 2005 slaying of an Indiana schoolgirl, whose decapitated and dismembered body was found by boaters in a river near...

The Latest: Rally for decency held after governor's outburst
The Latest: Rally for decency held after governor's outburst

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times...

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