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Protesters to white nationalist speaker at University of Florida: 'Go home Nazis'


GAINESVILLE, Fla. Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence. | Video

California Dept of Insurance estimates wildfires losses at $1.05 billion

The California Department of Insurance said on Thursday its preliminary estimate for insured wildfire losses was $1.05 billion, based on claims received by the state's eight largest insurers, adding that it expected the numbers to rise.

Environment 6:38pm EDT

Obama urges New Jersey voters to reject 'politics of division'

Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, urged voters in New Jersey to reject the "politics of division" by supporting Democrats in next month's state elections.

Politics, Election 2016, 6:43pm EDT

In glyphosate review, WHO cancer agency edited out 'non-carcinogenic' findings

LONDON The World Health Organization's cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer.

Health, United Nations 3:29pm EDT

Alabama moves closer to planned Thursday execution of convicted killer

ATLANTA The U.S. Supreme Court removed one legal roadblock to Alabama's planned execution on Thursday of a man convicted of murdering a police officer but delayed the lethal injection to consider a last-minute appeal to spare his life.

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Trump says he will work with Congress on more aid for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will work with the U.S. Congress to approve grants and loans to help rebuild Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria a month ago. | Video

Trump concludes Fed chair interviews, could decide next week: source

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday.

Politics, Election 2016 6:41pm EDT

White House says rollback of Obamacare must be part of short-term fix

WASHINGTON A senior White House aide said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump would demand steps toward repealing Obamacare in any healthcare legislation, comments that cast doubt on the prospects for a short-term bill to shore up insurance markets.

Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

NEW YORK Thomas Davis, a former chairman of dairy processing company Dean Foods Co, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to passing insider information to sports gambler William "Billy" Walters.

5:06pm EDT

California prepares for the 'big one' with earthquake drill

LOS ANGELES Millions of Californians were due on Thursday to simultaneously drop to the floor, clamber under tables and cover their heads for a minute or two of imagined seismic turmoil during the latest annual "Great ShakeOut" earthquake drill.

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