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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month, the most in a year. The increase was led by much higher clothing costs and more expensive car insurance.

The Labor Department says overall

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back on purchases of cars, furniture and a variety of other products in January, pushing retail sales down by 0.3 percent, the biggest decline in 11 months.

The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the January decline,

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PARIS (AP) — French customs authorities say they have seized a giant stash of weapons found hidden in a sports store in the northern French region of Picardy.

In a Wednesday statement, the French custom office said that its officers seized nearly 500 weapons

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers have passed a bill to move New York's Primary Day to Thursday, Sept. 13.

It's currently scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Lawmakers and supporters said that they wanted to move the date in honor of 9/11

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday shrugged off police recommendations that he be charged with corruption, calling the allegations "biased, extreme: and "full of holes, like Swiss cheese" and vowing to remain in office.

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership crisis (all times local):

3:05 p.m.

South African President Jacob Zuma says "I will be out" if parliament votes against him in a motion of no confidence set for Thursday.

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

9:55 p.m.

Defending champion Kamil Stoch of Poland has tuned up for the ski jumping large hill final with two strong jumps at the Pyeongchang

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LONDON (AP) — Britain should make a clean break with European Union laws and regulations after it leaves the bloc, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday, arguing that the U.K. will prosper after Brexit by "going global."

Johnson, who was a leader of

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White dismissed the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" and hurried away from reporters trying to ask him more about the allegations Wednesday, just hours after winning his third gold medal in the men

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded.

The first two shootings happened in the afternoon, when fights broke out near the traditional parade route.

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