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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 3:20 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners but promised a renewed fight for the working class next year. The vote was 63-36 and sent the stop-gap spending bill to President Barack Obama for his signature ahead of a midnight deadline. It came hours after Democrats dropped threats to block the measure in hopes of using...

Updated at 3:13 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " At least 43,000 people have been displaced by the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province, authorities said Saturday, as the government and aid agencies pooled efforts to meet the basic survival needs of...

Updated at 2:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's...

Updated at 1:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for...

Updated at 1:17 AM

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) " Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that his government and the majority of Canada's provinces had come to an agreement on a national carbon pricing plan. Trudeau has been working on a national carbon...

Updated at 1:01 AM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) " Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, thanking Michigan voters and prodding Louisiana Republicans to turn out for Saturday's...

Updated at 12:39 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " A small airplane ferrying a father and his two teenage children to Anchorage presumably plunged into an expansive Alaska lake shortly after taking off from a nearby rural community, officials said Friday. No bodies...

Updated at 12:25 AM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in...

Updated at 12:17 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio's capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space. The public viewing at the Ohio Statehouse and a...

Updated at 12:05 AM

HAVANA (AP) " Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal giving Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, two people familiar with the agreement said Friday. Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, will...

Updated at 11:46 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Large crowds are expected to gather in South Korea's capital to celebrate the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye over an explosive corruption scandal that saw millions protest in previous weeks. Protesters on...

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