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at 14:00 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations

DES MOINES, Iowa - Three campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul were convicted Thursday in a federal case alleging they conspired to cover up the campaign's payments to a former Iowa state senator who had agreed to endorse their boss.

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at 14:00 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta has grown to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands.

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at 13:50 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Israel discovers new cross-border tunnel from Gaza Strip

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel, a discovery that comes amid an escalation in violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.

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at 13:48 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

4 people rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

NAIROBI, Kenya - Rescuers found four more survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive in a disaster that left 36 dead and dozens missing.

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at 13:47 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

The Latest: Activists say 28 dead in hit on Syrian refugees

BEIRUT - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

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at 13:32 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Preparing for national race, Trump moves on fundraising

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him.

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