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'Do-overs don't happen in real life': Veterans frustrated by presidential debate

Veterans of the Iraq War frustrated Republican presidential contenders distancing themselves from the war.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence passes up presidential bid, but future still cloudy

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision not to fulfill the political buzz and chase White House dreams in 2016 doesn't necessarily clear up questions about his future. Read more »

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Anger builds among unionized workforce at Bath Iron Works

The last time Bath Iron Works looked beyond Navy shipbuilding, workers agreed to a contract aimed at boosting efficiency by allowing shipbuilders to learn and perform multiple tasks. President... Read more »

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Congress' familiar path: Short-term solutions

Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. Read more »

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What will get Europe's economy rolling again?

What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going? Read more »

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Many questions in Mexico cartel battle that killed 43

The call for backup went out to local police just after 8 a.m. There was a shootout underway at a ranch in the western reaches of Michoacan state and the federal authorities needed help. Read more »

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Once expelled by France, Cohn-Bendit gets French nationality

German Green party politician Daniel Cohn-Bendit has been granted French citizenship nearly a half century after being expelled from France during the May 1968 student uprising. Read more »

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Peru suspends civil liberties in region after 4th death

Peru's government said it was suspending civil liberties in a southern coastal valley after a fourth death in violent protests against a Mexican-owned copper mining project. Read more »

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Group barred from changing segregated war monument sues SC

Members of an American Legion Post in Greenwood are suing South Carolina because the state won't allow them to replace plaques on a war memorial that segregate the list of dead soldiers in two... Read more »

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PM: Greece will not accept 'humiliating' bailout terms

Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long-lasting" deal with lenders but not on "humiliating terms," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ruling Syriza party on Saturday. Read more »

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Myanmar president signs off on controversial population law

Myanmar's president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite objections by a visiting senior U.S. diplomat and rights activists, who worry it... Read more »

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Cyprus' rival leaders take stroll through divided capital

Rival Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders took a stroll together on both sides of the divided capital's medieval center on Saturday to raise the feel-good factor as talks aimed at reunifying the... Read more »

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Egypt court acquits 17 in protest that saw mother shot dead

An Egyptian court acquitted 17 people on Saturday over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this year that saw a young mother shot to death in downtown Cairo. Read more »

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China-Taiwan talks seek to maintain momentum for closer ties

Negotiators from Taiwan and China met Saturday for talks in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a skeptical Taiwanese public. Read more »

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UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flight

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people from Myanmar and... Read more »

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in shooting deaths of 2 unarmed suspects amid 137-shot barrage

A Cleveland officer has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed chase. Read more »

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Should dogs be allowed at outdoor eateries? New York weighs its options

Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. Read more »

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Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say

Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on... Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee pushing for vote on USA Freedom Act

Sen. Mike Lee is pushing for legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records before the Patriot Act expires a week from Sunday. Read more »

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Photo gallery: 100 immigrants become U.S. citizens

One hundred immigrants, from 40 countries, took the oath of allegiance and became U.S. citizens Friday at the U.S. District Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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California OKs farmers' historic offer of 25 percent voluntary water cut

California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'will have my name on it'

President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Clinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Hundreds protest Washington police shooting of 2 unarmed men

Hundreds of people marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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