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Consumer spending bolsters U.S. second-quarter growth7/30/2015 5:34:09 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter as solid consumer spending offset the drag from weak business spending on equipment, suggesting a steady momentum that could bring the Federal Reserve closer to hiking interest rates this year.
Afghan Taliban names a new leader, but peace talks delayed7/30/2015 5:45:25 PMPESHAWAR, Pakistan - The Taliban have chosen supreme leader Mullah Omar's deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that scheduled peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government would be postponed.
China says U.S. 'militarizing' South China Sea7/30/2015 3:35:52 PMBEIJING - China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of "militarizing" the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping up the rhetoric ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week.
Greek PM suggests party referendum to overcome split in Syriza7/30/2015 3:34:17 PMATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for his Syriza party to hold an emergency congress next month to overcome divisions but said a snap party referendum would be acceptable if leftist dissenters wanted a quicker solution.
Yemeni forces seize Houthi positions on Aden outskirts: local officials7/30/2015 6:51:20 PMSANAA/ADEN - Yemeni forces backed up by Saudi-led coalition air strikes have recaptured positions on the outskirts of Aden used by the Houthi group to fire rockets into the southern port city, local officials said on Thursday.
Judge sets $1 million bond for Ohio campus police officer charged with murder7/30/2015 6:53:27 PMCHICAGO - A judge set a $1 million bond at an arraignment hearing on Thursday for a former University of Cincinnati campus police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black man he had stopped for a missing license plate.
Trump shows staying power with surge ahead of first debate7/30/2015 9:42:47 AMWASHINGTON - Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump's political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen. John McCain's military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded.
Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore7/30/2015 10:02:56 AMBALTIMORE - Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus.
Drone kills four suspected militants in Yemen: residents7/30/2015 3:00:15 PMADEN/SANAA - An attack by an unmanned aircraft on a car in southern Yemen overnight killed four suspected al Qaeda militants, residents and local officials said on Thursday.