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Kasich, Christie make the cut for prime-time Republican debate8/5/2015 6:20:00 AMWASHINGTON - Republican Governors Chris Christie and John Kasich on Tuesday grabbed the last spots on stage next to front-runner Donald Trump and seven others in the first prime-time presidential debate, winning a potentially valuable head start in exposure.Obama warns of dangers to Israel if Iran deal blocked: U.S. Jewish leader 8/5/2015 11:23:06 AMJERUSALEM - President Barack Obama told U.S. Jewish leaders it was likely rockets would fall on Tel Aviv if a nuclear deal with Iran was blocked and military action ensued, one of them said on Wednesday.FBI looking into security of Clinton private email account: Washington Post8/5/2015 7:17:58 AMWASHINGTON - The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private email setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing two government officials.Australia says initial MH370 debris drift models gave wrong clues8/5/2015 6:29:07 AMSYDNEY - Initial models of where potential debris from a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet might first wash up had incorrectly identified Indonesia as the most likely location, the Australian body leading the search said on Wednesday.Lawmakers to demand full accounting on human trafficking report8/5/2015 3:13:32 AMWASHINGTON - Senior U.S. lawmakers expressed concern on Tuesday about whether the State Department’s annual global report on human trafficking may have been watered down due to political considerations and vowed to demand a full accounting at a Senate hearing this week.New Taliban leader moves fast to heal rifts in Afghan insurgency8/5/2015 4:19:53 AMPESHAWAR, Pakistan/KABUL - If the first public comments from the Afghan Taliban's newly appointed leader are anything to go by, Akhtar Mohammad Mansour recognizes how fractured the militant movement has become and that humility and consensus may be his best way forward.Banned Medicaid providers still participate in some states, report says8/5/2015 10:30:45 AM - Hundreds of medical providers banned from a Medicaid program in one state are able to take part in another state's program despite regulations designed to stop them, according to a report by an independent federal auditor to be released on Wednesday.IAAF fights back against reports of widespread suspected doping8/5/2015 3:42:21 AMLONDON - The world governing body for athletics (IAAF) fought back on Tuesday against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly.Dollar, bond yields rise on Fed rate risk 8/5/2015 10:26:25 AMSYDNEY - Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region.Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup8/5/2015 6:21:26 AMNEW YORK - In the wake of high profile killings of unarmed black men by police, Americans feel blacks are treated less fairly today than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Tuesday.