Leading Republican Ryan reconsiders House speaker run: lawmakers

WASHINGTON/JANESVILLE, Wis. - A leading Republican congressman with allies on the right wing of the party, Paul Ryan, is weighing a bid to replace retiring U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, fellow lawmakers said on Friday as they sought to defuse a leadership battle. | Video

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Palestinian militant killed in Jerusalem clash as violence rages on

JERUSALEM - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during late night clashes in an East Jerusalem refugee camp on Saturday, a spokeswoman said, in a further wave of violence that has raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. | Video

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Clinton's support slides ahead of first Democratic debate

- Just days before she will take the stage in the first Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton's lead over rival Bernie Sanders has narrowed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources

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Isolated North Korea says ready for war with U.S. as it marks anniversary

PYONGYANG - Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war started by the United States.

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Student charged with killing one, wounding three at Arizona university

PHOENIX - An 18-year-old student killed a classmate and wounded three other students when he opened fire during a confrontation on the campus of Northern Arizona University early on Friday, in the latest shooting to hit a U.S. school, authorities said. | Video

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California border patrol supervisor accused of false alerts on U.S. resident

SAN DIEGO - A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor has been charged with creating bogus alerts in the agency's database to force routine stops, sometimes at gunpoint, of a legal U.S. resident who frequently crosses the border with Mexico, court documents said on Friday.