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Updated at 4:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Talks on a massive, government-wide spending bill have hit a snag as Republicans press demands for policy provisions on the environment, regulation of the financial services industry and making it more difficult for Syrian and Iraqi refugees to enter the U.S.

Updated at 4:40 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely...

Updated at 4:34 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Zafgen Inc. on Wednesday reported a second patient death in an ongoing study of its potential treatment for a rare genetic disorder linked to obesity.

Updated at 4:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Former national security adviser Sandy Berger, who helped craft President Bill Clinton's foreign policy and got in trouble over destroying classified documents, died Wednesday.

Updated at 4:23 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) " An officer is on trial for "what he did, or more importantly, what he did not do" to help Freddie Gray as the young black man suffered a spinal injury in police custody, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Updated at 4:21 PM

Give me an honest answer to this question: Do you know of a single person who's even slightly excited at the thought of Jeb Bush becoming our next president? I don't know of any such person — and I know a lot of Republicans. I've never read a...

Updated at 4:19 PM

LISBON, Portugal (AP) " Portugal's new anti-austerity prime minister said Wednesday he intends to free the country's middle-class from "suffocating taxes" as part of his plan to relaunch the economy, despite fears the belt-loosening could bring back...

Updated at 4:16 PM

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) " Police in Alaska's capital city have not determined whether the city's new mayor died from a natural event or foul play but have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death.

Updated at 4:15 PM

HELSINKI (AP) " Nokia shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the acquisition of ailing French telecom Alcatel-Lucent, removing one of the last hurdles to the 15.6 billion euro deal that will make the Finnish company a market leader in networks.

Updated at 4:15 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " The release of squad-car video showing a white Chicago police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times set off a dramatic chain of events that began with days of demonstrations and continued with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's firing of the...

Updated at 4:11 PM

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) " Pennsylvania environmental officials can't explain why residents of one city thought part of their town smelled like cat urine last year.

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