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Clinton to make case for the White House, after a big warm-up from Obama

PHILADELPHIA Democrat Hillary Clinton will make her case for the White House on Thursday night, facing the tough task of equaling show-stopping speeches by President Barack Obama and others who have embraced her bid to become the first woman to be elected U.S. president. | Video

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U.S. jobless claims rise; labor market still strong

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to sustained labor market strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 266,000 for the week ended July 23, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Claims for the prior week were revised to show 1,000 fewer applications received than previously reported.

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Reagan's would-be assassin now Virginia suburb's infamous new resident

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. Joe Mann has lived in the exclusive Kingsmill gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia, for more than 30 years and he's not shy about voicing his opinion when it comes to his newest neighbor: would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley.

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Facebook shares hit record high as it beats estimates again

Facebook Inc is growing so fast analysts can't keep up.

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France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoff

PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Police had been hunting the second teenager who killed a priest in a church in France this week after a foreign intelligence tipoff that a suspected jihadist might be preparing an attack, police and judicial sources said. | Video

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Erdogan wants army under president's control after coup: Turkish official

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official said on Thursday, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup.

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FDA takes steps to protect blood supply in Florida amid Zika probe

CHICAGO The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered all blood collection centers in Florida's Miami-Dade and Broward counties to stop collecting blood as state health department officials continue to investigate four possible cases of local transmission of the Zika virus.