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  • Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

    Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:06:22 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
    As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion...
  • Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 18

    Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 18

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:05:09 GMT
    Opposition activists say Syrian government airstrikes on a vegetable market in a rebel-held town in the northern Aleppo province have killed at least 18 people and wounded scores.
    Syrian government airstrikes targeted a vegetable market in a rebel-held town in the northern Aleppo province on Thursday, killing at least 18 people and wounding scores of others, opposition activists said.
  • Nigeria: Forcados oil terminal still closed

    Nigeria: Forcados oil terminal still closed

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:55:09 GMT
    Shell Nigeria says its Forcados oil export terminal remains closed, seven weeks after it was shut down to repair a sabotaged undersea pipeline. Militants claimed responsibility.
    Shell Nigeria's Forcados oil export terminal remains closed seven weeks after it was shut down to repair a sabotaged undersea pipeline, a spokesman said Thursday, amid growing concerns about the industrial levels of...
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  • Ky. Senate candidate wants Keystone pipeline OK'd

    Ky. Senate candidate wants Keystone pipeline OK'd

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:26:11 GMT
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergran Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining 11 other incumbent Democrats as the party tries to keep control of the...
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining 11 incumbent Democrats as the party tries to keep control of the Senate this November.
  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:44:34 GMT
    Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a police checkpoint south of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people and wounded 18.
    A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next...
  • Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

    Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:25:28 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is daring women to compete, but not saying whether she will herself in 2016.
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.
  • Conservative group drops image of Obama from ad

    Conservative group drops image of Obama from ad

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:04:44 GMT
    Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting are demanding a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image of Sen. Mark Udall visiting a hospital where other victims were recovering.
    Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting on Wednesday demanded a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall visiting a hospital where other victims were...
  • As peace deadline nears, Abbas says he has options

    As peace deadline nears, Abbas says he has options

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:54:29 GMT
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to show that he has alternatives if U.S.-mediated talks with Israel break off Tuesday, the deadline for agreeing on a possible extension.
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to show that he has alternatives if U.S.-mediated talks with Israel break off Tuesday, the deadline for agreeing on a possible extension.
  • Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:46:07 GMT
    To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.
    The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian - if party operatives' spin is to be believed.
  • Syrian lawmaker first to announce presidential bid

    Syrian lawmaker first to announce presidential bid

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:54:55 GMT
    Syria's parliament speaker says a lawmaker has announced his candidacy for the June 3 presidential election - the first to field his bid for the top post in a vote called despite the country's relentless...
    A Syrian lawmaker registered as a candidate Wednesday for the country's June 3 presidential election, becoming the first official contender in a vote that will take place during the country's civil war and one that...
  • Palestinian rivals to try again for unity deal

    Palestinian rivals to try again for unity deal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:54:47 GMT
    Palestinian officials say Hamas and the Fatah party of President Mahmoud Abbas are making a new attempt to overcome the Palestinians' political split by holding general elections in seven months.
    Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed Wednesday to form a unity government and hold new elections - a potentially historic step toward mending the rift that has split their people between two sets of rulers for...
  • Mauritanian president says he will run again

    Mauritanian president says he will run again

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:54:53 GMT
    Mauritania's president, who initially took power in a coup, says he will run again in upcoming elections.
    Mauritania's president, who initially took power in a coup, says he will run again in upcoming elections.
  • Afghan election commission delays vote results

    Afghan election commission delays vote results

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:14:20 GMT
    Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.
    Afghanistan's election commission delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits, officials said Wednesday, a development that adds to the confusion...
  • Lebanese lawmakers vote, fail to elect president

    Lebanese lawmakers vote, fail to elect president

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:44:42 GMT
    Lebanon's Parliament has held a round of voting but failed to elect a new head of state in its first try before President Michel Suleiman's six-year term expires on May 25.
    Lebanon's Parliament has held a round of voting but failed to elect a new head of state in its first try before President Michel Suleiman's six-year term expires on May 25.
  • Republican activists push party on gay marriage

    Republican activists push party on gay marriage

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:14:20 GMT
    Some Republicans are pushing for their party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage as public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly and the party tries to woo younger voters more supportive of gay unions.
    As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to...
  • Republicans in NC's Senate race trade few hits

    Republicans in NC's Senate race trade few hits

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:04:02 GMT
    Republican rivals in one of the nation's most competitive Senate races are gathering for a debate Tuesday night in North Carolina, with establishment favorite Thom Tillis for the first time facing opponents who...
    The candidate in North Carolina's Republican Senate primary with backing from the party's Washington establishment came under little direct criticism Tuesday night as his top rivals had their first real chance to...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

    Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:14:05 GMT
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiting these places, but discussing issues pertinent...
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiting these places, but discussing issues pertinent to their...
  • Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

    Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:44:57 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to Ukraine's acting president in a high-level show of U.S. support for the embattled government.
    Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft...
  • Court critical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

    Court critical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:34:28 GMT
    The Supreme Court is expressing serious doubts about the constitutionality of an Ohio law that bars people from making false statements about political candidates during a campaign.
    The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.
  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:54:27 GMT
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
  • Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

    Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:43:52 GMT
    Democratic Senator Mark Udall aired the first ad of his closely-watched re-election campaign on Tuesday, highlighting his challenger's opposition to abortion rights.
    Democratic Senator Mark Udall aired the first ad of his closely-watched re-election campaign on Tuesday, highlighting his challenger's opposition to abortion rights.
  • Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

    Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:04:08 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016.
    President Barack Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic National Committee is considering to host the party's presidential nominating...
  • Militants attack balloting center in Iraq, kill 10

    Militants attack balloting center in Iraq, kill 10

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:34:53 GMT
    A senior Iraqi police officer says militants attacked a balloting center in a remote area in the country's north and killed 10 guards.
    Militants wearing military uniforms carried out an overnight attack against a balloting center in a remote area of the country's north and killed 10 guards, a senior police official said on Tuesday.
  • Sen. Warren says she's not running for president

    Sen. Warren says she's not running for president

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:03:19 GMT
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she isn't running for president in 2016.
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she isn't running for president in 2016.
  • Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside his home

    Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside his home

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-04-22 08:43:14 GMT
    An Afghan official says a prominent campaign worker in the country's presidential election has been shot dead outside his home in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban deny they were involved in the killing.
    A prominent campaign worker in Afghanistan's presidential election was shot dead outside his home in the country's east, officials said Tuesday. The Taliban denied they were involved in the killing.
  • Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

    Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:43 AM EDT2014-04-22 07:43:36 GMT
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns.
    In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns. Others would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to...
  • Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

    Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:33:59 GMT
    President Barack Obama is naming a veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston will replace Obama's long-time counsel Kathryn Ruemmler who is leaving after three...
    President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of the Clinton White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston will replace Obama's long-time counsel, Kathryn Ruemmler, who is...
  • Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

    Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:23:28 GMT
    Iraqi officials say a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint outside the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least nine people.
    Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded nearly 80 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to crucial parliament elections...
  • Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

    Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:34:01 GMT
    Syria's state-run media say a pair of mortar shells hit near the parliament building in central Damascus, killing five people.
    Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people and driven a third of the...
  • Mauritania to hold presidential elections in June

    Mauritania to hold presidential elections in June

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:35:09 GMT
    Mauritania has announced that its next presidential election will be held in June.
    Mauritania has announced that its next presidential election will be held in June.
  • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:03:22 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the...
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

    GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:13:20 GMT
    The House Republican campaign committee says it raised almost $10 million in March and has $31 million in the bank to defend the GOP's majority.
    The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.
  • Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

    Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:33:11 GMT
    The Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Syria says Christians in the war-ravaged country "will not submit and yield" to extremists who attack "our people and holy places."
    Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he...
  • Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

    Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:33:06 GMT
    Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains.
    Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in a mountainous region, killing 11 soldiers and wounding five others, the Defense Ministry said Sunday.
  • Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

    Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:03:04 GMT
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo.
    Egypt's election commission said Sunday only two presidential hopefuls, one of them the powerful former military chief who nine months ago ousted the country's first democratically elected leader, have submitted...
  • Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

    Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:13:20 GMT
    New partial results released in Afghanistan's presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah still is the front-runner, though a runoff election will be likely.
    Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday, but he and rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai still seem to be heading for a...
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:33:14 GMT
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:33:03 GMT
    Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
    Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:52:07 GMT
    A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.
    Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.
  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:32:04 GMT
    Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians...
    Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...
  • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:22:42 GMT
    The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
  • DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

    DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:28 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.
    The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.
  • US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:21 GMT
    The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.
    The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.
  • Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:52 GMT
    Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.
    Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early...
  • Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:22:01 GMT
    Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
  • After Algerian landslide, what next?

    After Algerian landslide, what next?

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:21:52 GMT
    Algerian officials say President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote.
    Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation - what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the...
  • Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

    Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:41:08 GMT
    Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
    Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

    Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:12:46 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state...
  • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:00:54 GMT
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when...
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was...
  • UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

    UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:26 GMT
    Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.
    Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod - a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories - to help with its leader's election bid next year.
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:01:04 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of...
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and...
  • Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

    Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

    Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent.
    The main opposition candidate in Algeria's presidential elections cried foul late Thursday night hours after voting ended, alleging massive fraud and vowing to reject any results announced.
  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

    Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:11:45 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
    For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
  • Judge wants Detroit mayor to back bankruptcy plan

    Judge wants Detroit mayor to back bankruptcy plan

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:30:22 GMT
    Looking years ahead, the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy says he wants assurances from elected leaders that they'll follow the final plan that gets the city back on its feet.
    Looking years ahead, the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy said Thursday he wants assurances from the mayor and other elected leaders that they'll follow a final plan that likely cuts pensions, sheds debt and...
  • President defending health law good for some Dems

    President defending health law good for some Dems

    With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.
    President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.
  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

    Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:10:10 GMT
    A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three...
    A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed...
  • Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

    Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:00:31 GMT
    A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
    A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
  • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

    Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russian special forces are in eastern Ukraine as "nonsense."
    To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally...
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?
    As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.
  • US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe

    US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:21:58 GMT
    The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation.
    The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation.
  • A year after background check defeat, modest goals

    A year after background check defeat, modest goals

    A year after the Senate scuttled President Barack Obama's drive for new firearms restrictions, congressional gun control supporters are significantly winnowing their 2014 legislative agenda.
    Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers...
  • India struggles with rebel threats during election

    India struggles with rebel threats during election

    Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where rebels threatened violence over the plight of...
    Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of...
  • Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

    Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

    President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
    President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
  • Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

    Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

    Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is...
    Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to...
  • Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

    Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

    Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections.
    Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections.
  • Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

    Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

    Some Democrats say it's time for their party to openly embrace the president's health care law now that better news surrounds it.
    The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
  • Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next...
    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.
  • Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

    Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,...
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he...
  • Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next...
    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.
  • Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young...
    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.
  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

    Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

    Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular...
    Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President...
  • House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

    House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

    Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in...
    Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

    Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
  • Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

    Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

    Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to political organizations for November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already...
    Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark,...
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Pro-Russian insurgents who have seized government buildings across eastern Ukraine dug in Tuesday, fortifying their positions and erecting fresh barricades, despite another government announcement that it was...
    In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist...
  • Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

    Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

    Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.
    Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.
  • Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of...
    Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across...
  • Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

    Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

    Afghan officials say the country's deputy public works minister has been kidnapped in the capital, Kabul.
    Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of...
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
  • Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

    Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

    Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a convention speech.
    Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
  • Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

    Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

    Egypt's former military chief has taken the final formal step to run in the May 26-27 presidential election, submitting to the election commission the signatures of at least 25,000 Egyptians demanding that he...
    Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign...
  • Syrian troops choke off rebels north of Damascus

    Syrian troops choke off rebels north of Damascus

    Syrian state media say pro-government troops have seized a rebel-held town near the border with Lebanon, continuing a march to dislodge opposition strongholds from along the rugged frontier.
    Syrian troops triumphantly swept through some of the last remaining opposition strongholds north of Damascus, including a much coveted ancient Christian hamlet, sending rebel fighters fleeing to nearby hills amid an ever...
  • Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world'

    Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world'

    Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."
    Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."
  • Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal

    Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal

    Louisiana voters say they're disappointed but not surprised by a video showing Republican congressman Vance McAllister in an extramarital encounter with an aide.
    To Louisiana voters accustomed to tawdry scandals involving elected officials, disappointment with an eye toward forgiveness is the prevailing sentiment about their new congressman, caught on video embracing an aide...
  • Cruz says he's optimistic about turning US around

    Cruz says he's optimistic about turning US around

    Ted Cruz says he's optimistic about the country's future.
    Ted Cruz says he's optimistic about the country's future.
  • 'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.
    Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans...
  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    An Afghan official says nearly 1,900 complaints of fraud in this month's presidential election are being investigated but the number is lower than that of the last election.
    Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan's presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race that increasingly appears destined for a runoff vote.
  • Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability

    Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability

    The people of Guinea-Bissau are heading to the polls and the question on everyone's mind is whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit hub for cocaine traffic, will finally find stability through...
    The people of Guinea-Bissau went to the polls on Sunday, and the question on everyone's mind was whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit hub for cocaine traffic, will finally find stability through...
  • Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message

    Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message

    Potential presidential contender Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message to "hit those who haven't been listening" and to keep their political movement growing.
    Potential presidential contender Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message to "hit those who haven't been listening" and to keep their political movement growing.
  • Macedonia president seeks second term in election

    Macedonia president seeks second term in election

    Macedonia's president is seeking a second term in the Balkan country's fifth election since gaining independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.
    Macedonia's president is seeking a second term in the Balkan country's fifth election since gaining independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.
  • Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    At least a dozen armed men have seized a police station in a small town in eastern Ukraine as tensions in the country's Russia-speaking regions intensify.
    Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that is one of the flashpoints of a wave of pro-Russia protests, hours after armed men...
  • Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.
  • Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

    Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

    Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.
    Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.
  • Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.
    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.
  • In Iowa, Ryan says budget a step toward GOP unity

    In Iowa, Ryan says budget a step toward GOP unity

    Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan will have a lot of work to do in Iowa, should he seek the 2016 presidential nomination, based on the range of sour reactions to his just-passed House budget proposal.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his recently passed budget plan as a sign of growing GOP unity.
  • Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to retire

    Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to retire

    Republican congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin says he will retire after more than 30 years in Congress.
    U.S. Rep. Tom Petri announced Friday that he plans to retire, ending a 35-year career as a moderate Republican from east-central Wisconsin.
  • Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark 1965 law that helped pave Obama's path in politics.
    In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions...
  • Alaska ad proudly ties Dem senator to 'Obamacare'

    Alaska ad proudly ties Dem senator to 'Obamacare'

    Democrats have spent months debating how to answer conservatives' attacks on President Barack Obama's health care law.
    After months of watching Democrats get hammered over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled senator are fighting back by proudly linking him to "Obamacare."
  • Minnesota Senate rivals tied to investment firm

    Minnesota Senate rivals tied to investment firm

    Democrats fighting to protect Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken's seat want to replicate the last presidential campaign playbook by casting a well-funded GOP challenger as a corporate raider who put profit over...
    Democrats fighting to protect Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken's seat want to replicate the last presidential campaign playbook by casting a well-funded GOP challenger as a corporate raider who put profit over people.
  • Iraq's deputy PM escapes assassination attempt

    Iraq's deputy PM escapes assassination attempt

    An Iraqi lawmaker says the country's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which militants dressed as soldiers opened fire at his convoy west of Baghdad.
    Iraq's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which militants dressed as soldiers opened fire on his convoy west of Baghdad on Friday, according to an Iraqi lawmaker and a statement from the deputy...
  • La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation

    La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation

    Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.
    Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.
  • Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

    Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

    A woman was taken into custody after throwing what she described as a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech.
    A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton as the former secretary of state began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.
  • Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

    Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

    With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the immigration issue remains for his possible presidential ambitions and the...
    With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the immigration issue remains for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.
  • Elder President Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Ga.

    Elder President Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Ga.

    George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democratic candidate's campaign ad in Georgia but a spokesman says the former president plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee for Senate.
    President George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democrat's campaign commercial, but he plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee in Georgia's Senate race, his spokesman said Thursday.
  • Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom

    Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom

    Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is taking aim at President Barack Obama's health care overhaul to launch his new Senate bid in New Hampshire.
    Announcing his campaign to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown tweaked the state's "Live Free or Die" motto Thursday to bash both President Barack Obama's health care...
  • Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat in the East Room of the White House with Martin Luther King Jr. and signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to an America where schools, restaurants...
    A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater...
  • House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

    House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

    House Republicans are marching ahead with an election-year budget promising to balance the government's books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and...
    House Republicans rallied behind a slashing budget blueprint on Thursday, passing a non-binding but politically imposing measure that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years with sweeping budget cuts and termination...
  • Jindal joins those calling for lawmaker to resign

    Jindal joins those calling for lawmaker to resign

    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
    Embattled Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister issued a less-than-ironclad vow to stay in office Thursday as the state's Republican governor and party chairman demanded his resignation after a videotape showed him in a...
  • US Chamber of Commerce backs Tillis in NC race

    US Chamber of Commerce backs Tillis in NC race

    Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives seem to have settled on a favorite to face the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents, Sen. Kay Hagan.
    Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives alike seem to have settled on a favorite candidate to face Sen. Kay Hagan, the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents seeking re-election.
  • House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

    House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

    A House committee is voting on whether to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
    A House Committee voted Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
  • India votes in crucial phase of national elections

    India votes in crucial phase of national elections

    Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states that are essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end...
    Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states that are essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end the...
  • McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
  • Indonesia opposition leads, but less than expected

    Indonesia opposition leads, but less than expected

    Indonesia's biggest opposition party came out ahead in early election tallies Thursday, but the showing was far less than expected given the popularity of its pick for president, viewed as the favorite in this...
    Indonesia's biggest opposition party came out ahead in early election tallies Thursday, but the showing was far less than expected given the popularity of its pick for president, viewed as the favorite in this...
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    As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion...
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    Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

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    Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public.
  • Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

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    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them both on track to be executed as early as next week.
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  • Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

    Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:06:22 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
    As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion...
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    The voice was slightly halting, childlike. "Welcome to Miraikan, Mr. President, it is a pleasure to meet you."
  • Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:26:22 GMT
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them both on track to be executed as early as next week.