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For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on ...

Iraq, Turkey vow to work together against IS group

Iraq, Turkey vow to work together against IS group

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed ...

Keystone XL pipeline down, but not out, after U.S. Senate vote

Keystone XL pipeline down, but not out, after U.S. Senate vote

WASHINGTON - The woman who almost forced U.S. President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline stood quietly ...

Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two years left in power, President Barack Obama is elevating his efforts to combat global warming above ...


National

Mexico summons Uruguay’s ambassador over comment

Mexico summons Uruguay’s ambassador over comment

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico summoned Uruguay’s ambassador on Sunday after the South American country’s president described Mexico as a kind of “failed state” in a magazine interview. President Jose…
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Tunisia polls give ex-regime figure the edge

Tunisia polls give ex-regime figure the edge

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians have lined up at polling stations to vote in their North African country’s first free and open presidential election. Sunday’s vote marks the long awaited…
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International

Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove

Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum is preparing to announce whether it has decided to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.…
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Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60…
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Science & Technology

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end…
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Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

NEW YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don’t have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I’m impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a…
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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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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting America’s highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes…
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GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama

GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopefuls are short on specifics when it comes to trying to stop President Barack Obama’s order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants, although they’re making…
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Probe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer

Probe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has been fatally shot by Cleveland police after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, prompting a legislator to call for such…
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Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations

Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Families are packing up their belongings in preparation for possible evacuations due to flooding. Temperatures are expected to hit nearly 60 degrees on Monday, causing concern…
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