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Updated at 4:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Two top Democratic lawmakers are demanding information from a drug company that's raised prices on a leukemia drug. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland wrote ARIAD Pharmaceuticals on Thursday and asked about price increases for Iclusig. It's used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia in some people. The company has raised the cost of the drug four times in 2016, to an almost $200,000 annual cost. That's an increase of more than $80,000...

Updated at 4:20 PM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says he could return to the country as early as next month, even if he has to enter the way he fled " on foot. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press in South Africa,...

Updated at 4:18 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle Thursday with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city. Here is a...

Updated at 4:16 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 1:15 p.m. Tim Kaine says Republican Donald Trump is willing to defend Russian President Vladimir Putin, but won't stand up for American democracy. The...

Updated at 4:13 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit. The revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Apple against a New...

Updated at 4:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Justice Department says a former National Security Agency contractor's theft of top secret information was "breathtaking" in its scope. Federal prosecutors revealed new details Thursday about their case against Harold...

Updated at 4:07 PM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) " Iowa State University's governing board ordered an audit Thursday of every flight President Steven Leath has taken on school airplanes, and its leader said some of the trips appear "questionable at best." In a rare...

Updated at 3:56 PM

Snoopy has been handed the pink slip. After 31 years (217 dog years) as the face of insurance giant MetLife Inc., the company said Thursday that it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with...

Updated at 3:51 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " Firefighters responding to a call about a gas leak in Portland, Oregon, saved lives when they ordered evacuations and pulled a fire alarm to warn holdouts just minutes before a powerful explosion leveled a historic building...

Updated at 3:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Federal forecasters say this winter will likely be warmer and drier than normal down south, and colder and wetter up north. As for the nation's middle belt, the winter should be typical, but one or two nasty storms or cold...

Updated at 3:06 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " The international rowing federation has reiterated its opposition to moving the rowing venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. A panel of Tokyo city government experts has recommended relocating rowing and canoeing...

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