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$425 million Powerball winner wants privacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The winner of one of the largest Powerball jackpots in history has finally come forward — but he still hasn't quite revealed his identity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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High court voids overall contribution limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want as long as they abide by limits on contributions to each individual campaign.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Expert: Chile's M8.2 quake not 'the big one'

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the South American nation north. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — It is a grim step forward in the search for human remains at a mudslide that crushed a rural Washington community, but an important one: floodwaters at the site are receding, allowing crews to expand their search and yielding more human remains in areas that previously couldn't be reached. The views presented Tuesday on a media tour were chilling: shredded homes and twisted cars.

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New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

WASHINGTON (AP) — "That is not how GM does business."

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Palestinians: We don't want Kerry mission to fail

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians are not walking away from U.S.-led efforts to reach a peace deal with Israel, a top Palestinian official said Wednesday, a day after their renewed bid for international recognition of a "state of Palestine" threw Washington's already troubled Mideast mission into further disarray.

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AP Interview: Yanukovych hopes for Crimea's return

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Ukraine's ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was "wrong" to invite Russian troops into Crimea, and vowed to try to persuade Russia to return the Black Sea peninsula.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Malaysia police: Jet mystery may never be solved

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian police investigation into the pilots of the missing Malaysian jet might turn up nothing, the force's chief said Wednesday, while the head of the international search effort also acknowledged that an air hunt to spot wreckage on the surface of the southern Indian Ocean was not certain of success.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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