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US says Iran far off from a working nuke, others differ

US says Iran far off from a working nuke, others differ

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How ...

N. Korea warns of danger of war over U.S.-S. Korea military drills

N. Korea warns of danger of war over U.S.-S. Korea military drills

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong on Tuesday described the current joint military drills involving South Korea and the United States ...

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia defied threats from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing possession of marijuana after a ...

U.S. official warns of antisatellite weapons threat from China

U.S. official warns of antisatellite weapons threat from China

The United States and Japan need to work together to cope with the "pressing" threat of antisatellite weapons from China, a senior ...


National

Q&A: In Alabama, state court vs. federal courts. Who wins?

Q&A: In Alabama, state court vs. federal courts. Who wins?

ATLANTA (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court is in a showdown with a federal judge who ruled that the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. The state’s justices say they remain…
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Terror suspect found guilty in 2009 al-Qaida bomb plot

Terror suspect found guilty in 2009 al-Qaida bomb plot

A jury in New York on Wednesday found a suspected al-Qaida member guilty of supporting terrorism and conspiracy in a plot to bomb a British shopping center in 2009. Abid…
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International

Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use

Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung‘s runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a…
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Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use

Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung‘s runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a…
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Science & Technology

Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it’s possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even…
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Internet invades everything at gadget fair in Barcelona

Internet invades everything at gadget fair in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year’s edition of the Mobile World…
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Officials: Ruling in health care case won’t affect Oregon

Officials: Ruling in health care case won’t affect Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s health insurance marketplace is a state-based exchange and would not be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court case against president Barack Obama’s health care law,…
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Excerpts from health care case argued at the Supreme Court

Excerpts from health care case argued at the Supreme Court

Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday about whether the nation’s health care law makes subsidies for buying insurance available to residents of all states, or only to…
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Flu winds down as FDA aims for better vaccine next winter

Flu winds down as FDA aims for better vaccine next winter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even the government picked what it hoped would be a better…
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Flu winds down as FDA aims for better vaccine next winter

Flu winds down as FDA aims for better vaccine next winter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even the government picked what it hoped would be a better…
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Figo, a candidate to head FIFA, hopeful of Conmebol’s support

Figo, a candidate to head FIFA, hopeful of Conmebol’s support

(Updates throughout) Asuncion, Mar 4 (EFE).- Portuguese former soccer great Luis Figo told Efe here Wednesday that he hopes he has convinced members of the South American Soccer Confederation, or…
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Private email questions emerge as Clinton nears 2016 bid

Private email questions emerge as Clinton nears 2016 bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are signaling that questions about Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email account while she was secretary of state will follow her into her widely…
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