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Why businesses are speaking out on religious-objections laws

A bevy of big-name businesses are speaking out against religious-objections legislation.

Israeli leader says world needs 'better deal' with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday made a last-ditch appeal for world powers to call off an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran, saying the world must insist on a "better deal"... Read more »

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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us

Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election. Read more »

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35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity

Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also... Read more »

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Man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty

A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but officials didn't say if the body was that of J. Paul Getty's grandson. Read more »

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Student loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials

Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay... Read more »

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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Read more »

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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria's electoral commission has declared former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari the winner of a bitter and divisive election that is ending on a high note with President Goodluck Jonathan... Read more »

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Oversight panel issues subpoenas in Secret Service incident

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving... Read more »

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Comedy Central: 'Unfair' to judge new 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah based on tweets

Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy. Read more »

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No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered into overtime, after negotiators decided to ignore a midnight Tuesday deadline and give more time to... Read more »

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Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and... Read more »

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Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier 'severe depression'

Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode of "severe depression" before he finished his flight training with the... Read more »

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Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation

Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other means. Read more »

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been. Read more »

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Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of... Read more »

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Poor American kids grow up without 'airbags,' Harvard professor says

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"Our Kids" outlines the growing opportunity gap between rich and poor children. Read more »

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Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached... Read more »

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Prom day killing suspect faces another psychiatric review

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Connecticut teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate on the day of their prom to be examined by a psychiatrist hired by the state, after his lawyers announced... Read more »

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Gowdy sets May 1 deadline for Hillary Clinton interview on emails

The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he wants to interview Hillary Rodham Clinton by May 1. Read more »

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IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone

The head of the IRS says his agency has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status. Read more »

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State Department says Hillary Clinton sent only 4 emails about drones; Clinton mixed personal, work chats

The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those... Read more »

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Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is unveiling its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining an even stronger hold in school and overseas... Read more »

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UN says remaining international staffers leave chaotic Yemen

The United Nations said Tuesday that the last of its international staffers have now left Yemen as the U.N. human rights chief warns of a "total collapse" in the Arab world's poorest country. Read more »

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Suit: Rights violated when man arrested for use of expletive

A man sued police in New Mexico, claiming officers arrested him in June 2013 for using an offensive word at a restaurant. Read more »

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Poll: Support for common standards, but not 'Common Core'

Louisiana residents like the idea of multistate education standards for public schools — just not when they're called Common Core. Read more »

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