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By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6)… Read more

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By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a… Read more

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today are using Labor Day appearances to press the case for a federal increase in the minimum wage — a top issue for Democrats. In Detroit,… Read more

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David Muir photo ABC/AP NEW YORK (AP/WGGB) — Starting tonight, David Muir will be the new anchor on ABC’s “World News.” But David Muir says don’t expect him to be anchored to his desk.  He says his bosses promised he “was not going to be… Read more

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French firemen carry a victim in the rubble of a building after an explosion collapsed it, in Rosny-sous-Bois, outside Paris, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (Photo AP/ Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story… Read more

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photo MGN-Online WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are warning that the United States and Western Europe are likely to be future targets of Islamic State militants. They say President Barack Obama needs to take action. Without offering… Read more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend. The two-hour “MDA Show of Strength” aired Sunday on ABC, and the… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier. The food maker said that, while unlikely,… Read more

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Photo MGN-Online ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time has died in Virginia. Police spokesman Scott Leamon says in a news release that authorities received a report of an… Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the election of contradictions. In the 2014 midterms, a surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in.” At least 365… Read more

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Hollywood, CA (GMA/AP) — This morning Hollywood is up in arms after what could be a massive hacking attack. A user on the popular photo sharing site ’4 chan’ posted a cache of risque photographs Sunday purporting to show numerous a-list… Read more

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photo MGN-Online By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers… Read more

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard says cleanup is underway following the discovery of an oil spill near the community of Cape Porpoise, Maine. The Coast Guard says it received the initial report of an oil sheen and oil on the coast of… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Labor Day marks the launch of a two-month tax amnesty program in Massachusetts. The state Revenue Department says residents who owe taxes face no penalties if they pay during the period that begins Monday and ends Oct. 31 About… Read more

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photo MGN-Online KIBBUTZ SAAD, Israel (AP) — Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip have returned to school today. They had spent much of the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during… Read more