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Brexit leader Nigel Farage addresses Trump rally, bashes Clinton

By Steve Holland | JACKSON, Miss. Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, lent his support to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying Trump represented the same type … Continue reading

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Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshed

By Nelson Acosta | HAVANA Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels signed a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a 50-year-old guerrilla war, one of the world’s longest conflicts which took the resource-rich country to the brink of collapse. … Continue reading

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North Korea's Kim declares missile launch from sub 'greatest success'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Sunchon Chemical Complex in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 13, 2016. KCNA/ via REUTERS

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Florida governor complains U.S. not doing enough to fight Zika

By Julie Steenhuysen | CHICAGO Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested as the state battles the spread of the … Continue reading

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Afghan forces hunt gunmen after American University attack

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Texas students use sex toys to protest new gun laws on campus

By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, Texas To protest a new state law that makes the carrying of concealed handguns legal in college classrooms, students at the University of Texas on Wednesday openly displayed sex toys, an act considered illegal under … Continue reading

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Iran vessels in 'high speed intercept' of U.S. ship: defense official

The USS Nitze, a Guided Missile Destroyer is greeted by the spray of a fireboat to kick off Fleet Week in New York Harbor, May 24, 2006. Fleet Week will run through May 30, featuring extensive naval and military display … Continue reading

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U.N./OPCW inquiry blames Syria government for gas attacks, likely sanctions fight looms

By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS Syrian government troops were responsible for two toxic gas attacks and Islamic State militants used sulfur mustard gas, a joint investigation by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog found on Wednesday, according to a report seen by … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Still Sideways and That's Great!

Mortgage Rates, like most other interest rates, have seen record-setting levels of inactivity over the past 90 days.  The Brexit vote in late June pushed rates to all-time lows and then the jobs report in early July pushed them back in … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Clinton leads Trump in key swing states, would likely win election – poll

By Chris Kahn | NEW YORK If the U.S. presidential election were held today, Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the key swing states of Florida, Ohio and Virginia and have a 95 percent chance of beating Republican Donald Trump to … Continue reading

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