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Iran talks stretch into another day; deal seen close but elusive

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Major powers and Iran stretched marathon talks on Tehran's nuclear program into a second day past their deadline, with diplomats saying prospects for a preliminary agreement were finely balanced between success and collapse in the coming hours. | Video

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U.S. targets overseas cyber attackers with sanctions program

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama launched a sanctions program on Wednesday to target individuals and groups outside the United States that use cyber attacks to threaten U.S. foreign policy, national security or economic stability.

Tech, Cyber Crime 7:18pm EDT

Explosion at Yemen factory kills at least 25: residents, medics

ADEN - An explosion at a dairy factory in Yemen's Hodaida port killed at least 25 workers, medical sources said, with conflicting accounts attributing the blast to an air strike by a Saudi-led alliance or to a rocket landing from a nearby army base.

World, Yemen 2:09pm EDT

Report of plane passenger video overshadows exec visit to crash site

BERLIN/LE VERNET, France - A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the pilot. | Video

World, France 2:48pm EDT

Nigeria's Buhari says to 'spare no effort' in squashing Boko Haram

ABUJA - A day after becoming the first politician in Nigerian history to succeed a sitting leader by ballot, president-elect Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to "spare no effort" to defeat Islamist militant group Boko Haram. | Video

World, Africa 7:08pm EDT

Getty oil heir's death seen as likely accidental or natural

LOS ANGELES - Andrew Getty, the grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, died from what appears to have been accidental or natural causes, but an autopsy is not expected to be performed before Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. | Video

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Exclusive: Republican White House hopefuls attack Obamacare but take money

WASHINGTON - Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. | Video

At least 43 dead after Russian trawler sinks in ocean: TASS

- At least 43 people have died after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the Western Pacific Ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer at a maritime rescue coordination center in the area.