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After Obama's big warm-up, Clinton to make case for the White House

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton makes her case for the White House on Thursday night, armed with a ringing endorsement from President Barack Obama and the crucial backing of the opponent she beat to become the Democratic Party candidate for November's election. | 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.

Tech, Facebook 10:49am EDT

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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Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coup

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey's top brass and political leaders were poised to launch a major overhaul of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies.

World, Turkey 12:12pm EDT