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For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A businessman looking to invest more time in his traveling concession business is seeking a buyer for his rural, southwestern South Dakota town — for the price of $400,000.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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GM crash victim payment plan won't have limit

DETROIT (AP) — When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

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Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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Diplomat evades sex charges in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A diplomat has evaded sexual assault charges in New Zealand by claiming diplomatic immunity and returning home.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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Obama taps business exec to oversee troubled VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to turn around a troubled agency, President Barack Obama will nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead a Veterans Affairs department gripped by reports of treatment delays and cover-ups.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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Al-Qaida splinter declares new Islamic caliphate

BAGHDAD (AP) — The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of Syria and Iraq has formally declared the establishment of a new Islamic state, demanding allegiance from Muslims worldwide in a move that could further strain relations with other militant groups.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014

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Bobby Womack, R&B singer-songwriter, dies at 70

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 June 2014

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