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UNDATED (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues his battleground state campaign today in Pennsylvania after telling a Florida audience he's a little worried about his campaign. He acknowledged yesterday that his lack of political correctness could cost him the election if Americans reject his blunt approach. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign has started to push into Republican territory by courting some of the party's core supporters concerned about Trump.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Medicaid cost estimate is raising questions about a vital part of President Barack Obama's health care law. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says the cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected. This could complicate Obama's proposal for an extra incentive for states that have not yet expanded Medicaid.

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — Thailand is reeling today from coordinated explosions targeting popular tourist destinations where at least four people died. Officials say ten foreigners are among the dozens of people injured. The timing and scope of the attacks suggested the bombs were set off by opponents of the ruling junta. Foreign governments, including the United States, issued warnings urging travelers to avoid affected areas.

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Officials say several people are missing and recovery efforts are on hold while a Maryland apartment building hit by a possible gas explosion is shored up to lessen the danger of collapse. At least two people were killed and dozens injured as the explosion and fire forced people to drop their children from balconies and firefighters to rescue trapped residents from upper floors.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to review if there was any negligence in the government's handling of sick workers' inquiries about workplace toxins, after an Associated Press investigation found the government repeatedly withheld such information following requests from Samsung. Ko Dong-woo, a director at the Labor Ministry, says that the ministry takes the AP report seriously.

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