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New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs

A bold new way to test cancer drugs started Monday. Like a medical version of speed dating, doctors will sort through multiple experimental drugs and match patients to the one most likely to succeed based on each person's unique tumor gene profile.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine as tensions soar

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia halted natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Monday, spurning Ukraine's offer to pay some of its multibillion-dollar gas debt and demanding upfront payments for future supplies.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Boy on Father's Day visit, 5 others, die in fire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenager on a Father's Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home early Sunday, authorities and the boy's grandmother said.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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US embassy in Baghdad to send some personnel out

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Baghdad threatened by the advance of an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency, the State Department is reinforcing security at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq's capital — and sending some personnel out of town.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Police: 48 killed in terror attack on Kenya town

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and spraying bullets into the street. At least 48 people were killed, officials said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Supreme Court has 17 cases to decide by June's end

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's crunch time at the Supreme Court, where the justices are racing to issue opinions in 17 cases over the next two weeks.

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 June 2014

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Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 June 2014

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