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President Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Democrats amass enough votes

President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday.

Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court

The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt. Read more »

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Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday. Read more »

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Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK — A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened... Read more »

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NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia's military presence. Read more »

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Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train

The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland — as treasure hunters descend on the area in search of a mystery Nazi train said to be... Read more »

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 282,000

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at historically near low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown. Read more »

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Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths

The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three... Read more »

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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious... Read more »

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North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height

North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Read more »

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Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city. Read more »

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Germany: up to $3.7B needed next year to integrate refugees

The German economy has room to accommodate refugees, the labor minister said Tuesday, but the government will need to spend billions of extra euros (dollars) to cover language courses, benefits and... Read more »

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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

A county clerk has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" — this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition because it's opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region. Read more »

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Utah County residents in vote-by-mail cities won't need to cast ballots twice

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Alaska on Monday, aiming to thrust climate change to the forefront of the global agenda with a historic visit that will put... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Q&A about decision to change Mount McKinley to Denali

North America's tallest mountain will soon return to its previous name, Denali, more than a century after the Alaskan peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Kerry: Climate change potential for harm similar to WWII

Secretary of State John Kerry kicked off a conference on the challenges of climate change by comparing it to the crisis faced by world leaders last century. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Trump video goes after Bush on immigration

Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Argentine presidential candidate would try to ease divisions

Argentina's leading presidential candidate dismisses claims that he won't remain independent from outgoing President Cristina Fernandez and says he would seek to bridge divisions in this... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup

Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan... Read more »

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EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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