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Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

US News and World Report - 3 hours 6 min ago
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.
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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

US News and World Report - 4 hours 21 min ago
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.
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Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

US News and World Report - 4 hours 37 min ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."
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Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

US News and World Report - 4 hours 57 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series.
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Royals juggle lineup, take 2-0 lead in Game 3

US News and World Report - 6 hours 51 min ago
Giants starter Tim Hudson had retired 12 in a row before Alcides Escobar's one-out single in the sixth. Alex Gordon follows with an RBI double to deep center, making it 2-0.
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Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

US News and World Report - 7 hours 2 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday.
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Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads

US News and World Report - 8 hours 27 min ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The campaign for Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell that boasted his support among women, contending it featured a woman who is registered to vote in Pennsylvania.
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Ted Bishop out as PGA president

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:51
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.
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Big Charge Slams First Niagara

WSJ US News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:48
First Niagara Financial Group recorded an $800 million write-down in the third quarter, pushing the regional bank to a large loss for the period.
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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:41
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
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U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief

WSJ US News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:37
The Obama administration is close to naming a permanent top auto-safety regulator amid criticism of the agency’s handling of large air-bag recall, which an administration official on Friday called “suboptimal.”
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Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:36
HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.
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Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball

WSJ US News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:32
Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the business community there.
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John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:26
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.
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New Homes' Problem: Price

WSJ US News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:00
The gap between the more expensive median price of newly built homes and that of resales has exceeded $70,000 for most of the economic recovery, the widest spread since the Commerce Department and the National Association of Realtors started tracking the figures in 1968.
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Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:52
The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.
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Dilma Rousseff Faces Aecio Neves in Brazilian Runoff Election

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:42
The incumbent is fighting for reelection in a tight race.
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Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:26
NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."
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NSA Reform Has 2 Backers in Close Colorado Senate Race

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:08
The GOP challenger says Sen. Mark Udall's loss wouldn't doom reform.
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Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

US News and World Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:01
COALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music superstar Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.
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