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APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

US North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. Robert King, the U.S.

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Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward


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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-week gain this year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday


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Volatile apartment sector reduces US home building

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger


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CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s time for flu vaccine again and while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different


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Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White House


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Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy the easy money while it


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House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack


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Sen. Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue


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Defense Industry Gave More Cash to Lawmakers Voting to Arm the

Pictured above: Free Syrian Army rebels The House of Representatives on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, approved an amendment from Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Calif.)


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Correction: Art-Bill Cosby story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about Bill Cosby loaning African-American art to the Smithsonian Institution, The Associated Press, relying on information


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