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Kerry scrambles to save Israeli, Palestinian talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry scrambled Wednesday to salvage his signature foreign policy goal as he shuttled between Israel and Palestinian leaders, trying to keep faltering peace talks from collapse.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013

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Dow Jones average is back in record territory

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly rose in midday trading Wednesday, sending the market back into record territory, as traders anticipated that the Federal Reserve will keep up its stimulus program for some time.

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Knox's knife DNA casts doubt on murder weapon

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A court-appointed expert testifying in U.S. student Amanda Knox's third murder trial in Italy said Wednesday that a new trace of DNA found on the handle of the knife alleged to have been the murder weapon belongs to Knox and not the victim.

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Roger Waters returns to benefit for wounded

NEW YORK (AP) — Their faces are young and strong, but their bodies sit in wheelchairs or stand on artificial limbs.

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Analysis: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electability and pragmatism won. Ideology and rigidity lost.

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UN: CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

GENEVA (AP) — World carbon dioxide pollution levels in the atmosphere are accelerating and reached a record high in 2012, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday.

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Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Voters across the country faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome. Here's a look at some of the questions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013

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Tweaking Perry, Obama pitches health care in Texas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama is promoting his embattled health care law in the state with the highest rate of uninsured Americans, which has also been politically hostile to the signature initiative of his presidency.

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