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8 Democrats seek to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

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Madison, Aug (AP) - The eight Democrats running for governor in Wisconsin have largely kept their focus on Republican Gov. Scott Walker ahead of Tuesday's primary, while Walker has repeatedly warned his supporters of a possible "blue wave."
Walker, who is seeking his third term as governor after an unsuccessful bid for president in 2016, has built a big financial advantage and run more than a dozen television ads touting his record of the past eight years. The Democratic Governors...
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Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

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Ankara, Aug 14 (AP) - Turkey's president appeared to escalate a dispute with the United States that has helped foment a Turkish currency crisis, claiming Tuesday that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods. Behind the scenes, however, diplomats resumed contact to ease...
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Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

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London, Aug 14 (AP) - A motorist slammed into pedestrians and cyclists near Britain's Houses of Parliament on Tuesday and police are treating the incident as an act of terror.
A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after the silver Ford Fiesta collided with rush-hour...
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South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

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Seoul, Aug 14 (AP) - South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks follow-ing dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component.
South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday the ban taking effect...
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Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

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Beijing, Aug 14 (AP) - China blamed "anti-China forces" on Tuesday for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said anti-China forces had made "false...
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