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Killing of lion triggers outrage Killing of lion triggers outrage
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world. [Read More]

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Afghan Taliban praises new leader in effort to rally ranks
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KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan Taliban today praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most “trusted” associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar — a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency. [Read More]
Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. [Read More]
Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions
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WASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. [Read More]
Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck? [Read More]
Killing of lion triggers outrage Killing of lion triggers outrage
5 days ago -
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world. [Read More]
Then and now: Medicare program turns 50 Then and now: Medicare program turns 50
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WASHINGTON — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance. [Read More]
U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2 U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the rest of the year. [Read More]
Wolf meets with leaders on budget Wolf meets with leaders on budget
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YORK (AP) — There’s been another meeting aimed at resolving Pennsylvania’s state budget standoff, but participants aren’t reporting any breakthroughs. [Read More]
Government finds health law co-ops awash in red ink
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WASHINGTON — Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law’s public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found. [Read More]
Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful implementation of the nuclear agreement with Tehran is preferable to a military strike. [Read More]
Taliban leader died two years ago, Afghans report Taliban leader died two years ago, Afghans report
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban’s reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country’s fragile peace process. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Gilmore enters race CAMPAIGN 2016: Gilmore enters race
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday’s entry of Jim Gilmore. [Read More]
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