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High court to hear dispute over public sector union fees

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court dispute over public-sector union fees could sap the finances of organized labor and further erode the power of the nation's labor movement.

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EU: Belgium gave illegal tax breaks totaling $760 million

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has ordered Belgium to recover some $760 million in illegal tax breaks from 35 multinationals, its latest ruling against the sweet deals many member states offered to some of the world's biggest companies.

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Legendary musician David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday. He was 69 and had just released a new album.

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US seek roadmap to peace

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A key gathering opened on Monday in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad in which four major countries — Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States — hope to lay the roadmap to peace for the war-shattered Afghan nation.

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European stocks hold up despite another China plunge

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets held up Monday despite another big fall in China's benchmark amid ongoing worries over the outlook for the world's second-largest economy.

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Playboy Mansion for sale but Hugh Hefner wants to stay put

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Mansion is up for sale but longtime resident Hugh Hefner wants to stay put.

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CNN reports American detained by North Korean government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government of North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying, CNN reported Monday.

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Powerball jackpot world's largest at $1.3 billion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Disappointed you didn't win the Powerball jackpot this weekend? Don't be.

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