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    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says the U.S. government jumped to false conclusions in deciding that a New York skyscraper was secretly run by Iran.

  • Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

    CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as millions of other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially.

  • World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year’s World Food Prize announced Monday.

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  • Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait and wait

    BOSTON (AP) — Danielle Ramos’ student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

  • Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

    Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

  • Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.

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  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

    Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

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  • Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP

    The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump’s favor.