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Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner

Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party...

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. Read more »

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Bush: Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to defeat

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and that Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their... Read more »

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Sanders back in Iowa, says organization growing

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday that his Iowa organization has picked up steam in recent months. Read more »

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Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area

The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a... Read more »

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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the... Read more »

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Water sampling at Lake Powell shows little immediate impact from mine spill

Sampling at Lake Powell shows normal levels of contaminants that meet drinking water standards and sediment results that are within "recreational" range. Long-term monitoring will continue after... Read more »

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Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train

The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland — as treasure hunters descend on the area in search of a mystery Nazi train said to be... Read more »

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FamilySearch opens new Seattle Family Discovery Center

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The Seattle Family Discovery Center, similar to one operating since February at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, opened to the public on Aug. 21. Read more »

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See the oath of office taken by court clerks and deputies in Kentucky

ing a Kentucky court clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a federal judge noted that the clerk had sworn an oath to perform her job, just as many other public servants... Read more »

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The Latest: Defiant Kentucky clerk goes to jail, will not accept compromise

The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. Read more »

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Some tickets for broadcast of pope's speech to Congress available

Tickets for a broadcast on the U.S. Capitol west lawn of Pope Francis' speech to Congress this month are available through. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah. Read more »

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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370

French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that... Read more »

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Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday. Read more »

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Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK — A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened... Read more »

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NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia's military presence. Read more »

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 282,000

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at historically near low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown. Read more »

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AP sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run

The Republican National Committee has challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid in 2016 under any circumstances. Read more »

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Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused... Read more »

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For NYC landlords, new rules loom on buying tenants out

New York City is poised to rein in landlords seeking to buy tenants out of rent-regulated apartments. The practice has come under scrutiny in a roaring real estate market. Read more »

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In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic

President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up... Read more »

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Biden testing political waters in Florida

Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a lot Democrats... Read more »

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China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade

China launched a major military parade through Beijing on Thursday to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's... Read more »

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Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies

Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. Read more »

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No charges against officer in Washington police shooting

A police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him during a late night encounter on a dark street was justified in the shooting, and the men have been charged with... Read more »

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Colombia to give citizenship to Venezuelans hurt by crisis

Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border. Read more »

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