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Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email

Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss...

N.J. teacher keeps job after being late 111 times in 2 years

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Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart." 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 »

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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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Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish sites

The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites gave jurors a Nazi salute Monday after they convicted him of murder and other charges for the shootings, which he... Read more »

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UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"

A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after... Read more »

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Q&A about decision to change Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Lost California hiker survived 9 days with broken leg

A 62-year-old hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada with a broken leg endured freezing nighttime temperatures and crawled two days for water before getting the attention... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Why Pope Francis' U.S. visit might be the first of its kind

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Religion experts and Catholic archbishops weigh in on what people can expect from the pope's first U.S. visit. Read more »

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What's in 90 percent of seabirds' guts? 1 word: Plastics

As many as nine out of 10 of the world's seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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US stocks close out their worst month in 3 years

The stock market is closing out its worst month in more than three years on a down note. Read more »

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Supremacist vows to 'die a martyr' for Jewish site killings

The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites told jurors Monday that he hoped to "die a martyr" for the shootings, which he said were motivated by "the... Read more »

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Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. Read more »

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Yemen rebels raid dozens of homes of opponents in capital

Yemeni security officials say Shiite rebels in the capital have raided the homes of political opponents and local NGO workers, claiming they are affiliated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. Read more »

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