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Senate panel summons price-hiking CEO of Turing Pharma

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee launched an investigation Wednesday into exorbitant drug price hikes by Turing Pharmaceuticals and three other companies, responding to public anxiety over rising prices for critical medicines.

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Oklahoma woman charged in parade crash that killed 4

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A woman accused of running a red light and purposely driving around a barricade and over a police motorcycle before crashing into spectators at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade was formally charged Wednesday with four counts of second-degree murder and 46 counts of felony assault.

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Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Investors and regulators put more pressure on Volkswagen on Wednesday after the company said it had understated the carbon dioxide emissions for 800,000 cars, widening its scandal over cheating on U.S. engine tests.

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Britain: Evidence suggests Russian Metrojet downed by bomb

LONDON (AP) — Evidence suggests a Russian jet that crashed over Egypt's Sinai desert may have been brought down by a bomb, the British government said Wednesday, suspending flights to and from the Sinai Peninsula as a precaution.

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Conflict hard to ignore as stabbings reach Israeli heartland

RISHON LEZION, Israel (AP) — Darya Zelenkov was working her shift in a downtown clothing shop in this central Israeli city when she was startled by a knife-wielding Palestinian trying to burst in. The quick-thinking saleswoman quickly slammed the glass door in his face.

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Deep distrust persists between Iran, US despite nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As Iran marks the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, one could be forgiven for thinking relations were just as bad as ever between the Islamic Republic and America.

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Afghans swell migrant tide as they flee war, unemployment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As a recent high school graduate from a middle-class Kabul family, Mohammed Fahim Aazar has the means to go to college and pursue a profession in Afghanistan, but instead he's acquired a $5,600 visa and a plane ticket to Turkey, where he will embark on the migrant trail to Europe.

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In VW inquiry, states scrutinize ads to build case

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Volkswagen lured customers with "clean diesel" ads that sent cars zooming off the lot and the company's revenues spiraling. Now, in the wake of VW's admission that its software cheated emissions tests, those ads could bring major sticker shock for the German automaker.

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