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Mullah Omar is seen in a wanted poster.
Mullah Omar is seen in a wanted poster. (FBI via AP, File)
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Afghan intelligence says Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years.

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Tom Brady
Tom Brady (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Tom Brady writes ‘I did nothing wrong’ in Deflategate

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate, writing Wednesday in a 507-word Facebook post: "I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either."

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft addresses a room full of reporters to make a statement condemning NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's action upholding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four game "Deflategate" suspension during an NFL football training camp media availability at the team's facility in Foxborough, Mass.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft addresses a room full of reporters to make a statement condemning NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's action upholding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four game "Deflategate" suspension during an NFL football training camp media availability at the team's facility in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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Kraft says he regrets not appealing NFL penalties

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension on Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP.

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(AP Photo/Jim Cole)
(AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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Christie calls out GOP opponents

Struggling to gain traction in the crowded GOP presidential field, Gov. Chris Christie chided his fellow Republicans for talking in slogans and saying nothing.

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Is working 9 to 5 becoming a thing of the past? (Pixland, ThinkStock)
Is working 9 to 5 becoming a thing of the past? (Pixland, ThinkStock)
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What’s considered a ‘normal’ workday?

Is the idea of working 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day a thing of the past?

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Say goodbye to deep discounts. (a-wrangler, ThinkStock)
Say goodbye to deep discounts. (a-wrangler, ThinkStock)
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Shoppers can say goodbye to deep discounts for now

Since the recession, many of us have grown accustomed to walking into a store and taking advantage of buying merchandise at 50 and 70 percent off. As consumer confidence continues to improve, however, many retailers are responding by putting an end to the deep discounts.  

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(LorenzoPatoia, ThinkStock)
(LorenzoPatoia, ThinkStock)
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Gas prices expected to drop again

Experts have been expecting a drop in gas prices in the second half of 2015, and their predictions are starting to come true.  

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FILE - In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
FILE - In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Christie: Republican primary rivals lack policy specifics

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is chiding his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination for speaking in slogans rather than offering specifics on policies they'd pursue if elected to the White House.

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Pope Francis
Pope Francis (L' Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
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SEPTA to hold lottery for papal visit tickets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Special rail passes to be used during the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September will be sold via an online lottery.

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