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Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years. That ...

US House leader defies Obama on Iran sanctions

US House leader defies Obama on Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are pushing to have a say about the ongoing international negotiations aimed at preventing Iran from ...

Obama’s memorable State of Union moments aren’t about Obama

Obama's memorable State of Union moments aren't about Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The big moments in President Barack Obama's State of the Union speeches are rarely about what ...

In State of the Union, Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

In State of the Union, Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday ...


National

Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program

Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed…
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area,…
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International

Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing

Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing

Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong’s seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say. The glow is an indicator of a harmful algal bloom…
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Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

Earthen barriers have been set up and water is being tested in the area of western North Dakota affected by a nearly 3 million-gallon saltwater spill. State health official Dave…
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Science & Technology

Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn’s Bedford – Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge…
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Old phone unveiled 100 years after first coast-to-coast call

Old phone unveiled 100 years after first coast-to-coast call

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call…
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Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense chief says Syrian armed forces have continued to use poison gases against civilians. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (MOH’-shuh YAH’-uh-lohn) was asked at a…
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Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – America’s top military officer said Wednesday the U.S. threat to withdraw all troops out of Afghanistan if no security pact is signed may encourage the…
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Republican White House maybes court evangelicals toward 2016

Republican White House maybes court evangelicals toward 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's…
January 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walker

Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is sending clear signs about an expected run for the presidency in 2016. The first-term Republican lawmaker planned to join several other potential…
January 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, as influential lawmakers from both parties suggested the U.S. may need to turn to special…
January 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama’s presidential ‘namaste’

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama’s presidential ‘namaste’

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was so honored to be invited to India's Republic Day celebration that he showed it. After arriving at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the presidential palace,…
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