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  • Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China

    BEIJING (AP) — Eight kindergarteners and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported Friday. The bus was returning the children home from school Thursday in a mountainous village near the capital city of Hunan province when it...

  • Florida executes man for 1994 rape, murder of girl

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted of the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl. It was the state's seventh execution this year. Eddie Wayne Davis was executed by injection at Florida State Prison at 6:43 p.m. Davis, draped in a white...

  • Judge rules Florida Legislature broke law on maps

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature illegally drew the state's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party, a judge ruled Thursday as he ordered them redrawn. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said in a 41-page ruling that legislators relied on GOP political...

  • Panel probing Quinn program will meet next week

    CHICAGO (AP) — Members of a legislative panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program plan to meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own probe, lawmakers said Thursday. However, the 12-member bipartisan panel...

  • Dead Broke: Hillary Clinton's book sales have covered only half of $14m advance

    Even with a generous count of the copies of Hillary Clinton's memoir Hard Choices sold so far, she has only covered about half the $14 million advance she received.

  • Judge rules that Florida's Legislature illegally drew congressional districts to benefit GOP

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Judge rules that Florida's Legislature illegally drew congressional districts to benefit GOP .

  • Parts of US Capitol closed after asbestos accident

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. or 3 a.m., Capitol Police said....

  • FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match. Football's international governing body on Thursday said its appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the Uruguay football federation in its entirety....

  • Florida executes man convicted in 1994 rape, murder of girl; state's 6th execution this year

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida executes man convicted in 1994 rape, murder of girl; state's 6th execution this year.

  • House GOP will sue Obama over employer mandate waiver

    House Republicans will use President Obama's "unilateral actions" on the health care law as the central focus of their lawsuit against him, the GOP leadership announced Thursday.

  • After saying he's not interested in photo-ops, Obama concludes Texas trip with … a photo-op

    The president's photo-op at Austin's Franklin Barbecue comes less than 24 hours after he said that he would not visit the U.S.-Mexico border because he's not "interested in photo-ops."

  • Brace for the next round of Obamacare rate shock

    As insurance companies begin to propose premiums for 2015, it's time for Americans to brace themselves for the next round of rate shock in the wake of President Obama's health care law.

  • In first public speech, new Federal Reserve vice chairman dismisses breaking up big banks

    Stanley Fischer warned that "actively breaking up the largest banks would be a very complex task, with uncertain payoff," even though some critics say more regulation is needed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. 

  • Corbett signs budget, takes on lawmakers, pensions

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto power to spotlight what he called the Legislature's failure to sacrifice with the rest of government or to curb rising public-sector pension costs that are fueling school tax...

  • Police hunting for Whelan in ticket scalping case

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A World Cup hospitality company director has been declared a fugitive by Brazilian police investigating a ticket scalping scheme. Police have told The Associated Press the probe is set to expand to include FIFA and domestic football officials. Investigator Fabio Barucke...



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