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at 20:47 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Report: 2 dead, 15 hurt when tent collapses at New Hampshire fairgrounds in severe weather

LANCASTER, N.H. - Authorities say a circus tent collapsed when a severe storm raked a New Hampshire fairground, killing two people and injuring 15 others.

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at 20:43 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Man sentenced to 90 years for shooting 2-year-old in attempt to kill someone else

TOWSON, Md. - A man who prosecutors say shot a 2-year-old while trying to kill someone else has been sentenced to 90 years in prison.

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at 18:25 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Senate blocks Republican bill to cut aid for abortion provider, setting up intense fall battle

WASHINGTON - The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for abortion provider Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the Republicans to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.

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at 18:13 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Obama: Power plant emissions limits 'most important step' US has taken to fight climate change

WASHINGTON - Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked.

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at 15:38 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Greek stock market plunges by a fifth upon reopening, surveys point to dramatic economic slump

ATHENS, Greece - Greece suffered its worst stock market bloodbath in decades on Monday, when it opened after a forced five-week closure, and new data showed a dismal outlook for the bailout-dependent country's shrinking economy.

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at 15:17 on August 03, 2015, EDT.

Gulf Arabs say they welcome Iran nuclear deal, would like further assurances

DOHA, Qatar - Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region.

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