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Ted Cruz heads to Liberty U to woo evangelicals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation's largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical voting bloc for any Republican with White House ambitions.


Blasts hit area outside Cairo University

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state television says a third explosion has hit the area outside the main campus of Cairo University. There was no immediate word on casualties in the latest blast.


Malaysian police: Jet mystery may never be solved

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A police investigation may never determine the reason why the Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, and search planes scouring the Indian Ocean for any sign of its wreckage aren't certain to find anything either, officials said Wednesday.


Scandal-weary voters boot DC mayor from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.


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