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Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be ...

How revived ties with Cuba came to be

How revived ties with Cuba came to be

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them ...

No doubt now: Jeb Bush eyeing 2016 race

No doubt now: Jeb Bush eyeing 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's suddenly become crystal clear that Jeb Bush has his eye on the presidency. With just a few words, the ...

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government operating over the next ...


National

Contractors ill-equipped for secret Cuba programs

Contractors ill-equipped for secret Cuba programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — For over half a century, the U.S. government’s schemes to overthrow the Castro government were, if not successful, always creative: the poisonous cigars, the exploding seashell, the…
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Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to Iraq

Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Iraq says additional American troops will begin moving into the country in a couple of weeks to train local forces. But Army…
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International

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

WASHINGTON (AP) — How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor? That’s about to become clear as the Obama administration and the communist government of…
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First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubio . The Florida senator’s White House aspirations…
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Science & Technology

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

NEW YORK (AP) — Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some…
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Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday…
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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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Other Recent Posts

2 US states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

2 US states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana unconstitutional. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning announced Thursday that the states…
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Review: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

Review: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — An external review of the Secret Service says the next director should be hired from outside the insular agency. The Homeland Security Department released an executive summary…
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A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors. Whether it’s immigration…
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US tapped contractors to do its sneaky work in Cuba

US tapped contractors to do its sneaky work in Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the U.S. government’s global-aid agency launched secret plans to undermine Cuba’s communist government, it didn’t turn to the CIA for help. Instead, it used little-known contractors…
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