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United Kingdom votes in most unpredictable election in decades

LONDON - Britons began voting on Thursday in a tight election that could yield a weak government, push the world's fifth-largest economy a step closer to leaving the European Union and stoke Scottish desires for secession. | Video

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Special Report: Why gold threatens Ivory Coast's peace

GAMINA, Ivory Coast - Nestled among the cocoa plantations of western Ivory Coast is a gold mine that does not feature on any official maps. It is not run by an industrial mining company, nor does it pay taxes to the central government.

Hedge fund manager Loeb takes aim at 'Oracle of Omaha' Buffett

LAS VEGAS - Hedge fund mogul Daniel Loeb on Wednesday took aim at the "Oracle of Omaha," calling beloved billionaire Warren Buffett a hypocrite.

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Iran says Maersk ship released, has left its territorial waters: ISNA

ANKARA - Iran has released a Marshall-Islands flagged container ship and its crew which were seized last month in one of the world's major oil shipping lanes, the Students News Agency ISNA quoted a foreign ministry official as saying on Thursday.

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Tornadoes, severe flooding hit Oklahoma City area, injuries reported

OKLAHOMA CITY - A series of tornadoes, including a major twister, touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, injuring several residents of a trailer park, causing severe flooding and the escape of bears from a wildlife park, officials said. | Video

Republican Santorum will announce decision on presidential run on May 27

WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania told Fox News on Wednesday he will announce on May 27 whether he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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California approves first statewide seawater desalination rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California regulators on Wednesday adopted the first statewide rules for the permitting of seawater desalination projects that are expected to proliferate as drought-stricken communities increasingly turn to the ocean to supplement their drinking supplies.

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France's Sapin says Greece belongs in euro, solution will be found

BRUSSELS - French Finance Michel Sapin said on Thursday that euro zone states would find a solution to the Greek debt crisis and that Greece should remain in the currency union.