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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday pressed Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto a religious objections bill in her former home state, warning it would allow "unfair discrimination" against gays and lesbians.Clinton offered her ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated Muhammadu Buhari's electrifying victory in presidential elections Wednesday but sobering challenges confront their next leader, from an Islamic uprising to widespread poverty and graft.Buhari, 72, made ...more

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ROME (AP) — Italy's Senate has approved an anti-corruption bill amid a rash of kickback and bribery scandals.Following passage Friday in Parliament's upper chamber, the bill goes to the Chamber of Deputies.Premier Matteo Renzi's infrastru ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A paper published Wednesday says polar bears forced onto land because of melting ice are unlikely to find enough food to replace their diet of seals.U.S. Geological Survey research biologist Karyn Rode (ROHD) says only s ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Two news polls show the approval ratings of the presidents of Brazil and Chile both plunging amid corruption scandals that have battered their governments.Only 12 percent of Brazilians polled thought President Dilma Rousseff's g ...more

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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the situation in Ukraine had become calmer in the weeks following the Minsk agreement but added that the ceasefire had not yet been fully implemented. Speaking at a new ...more

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PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — Police say an SUV crossed a highway median and slammed into a shed where a man and a woman who was nine months pregnant were sleeping, killing them both.The vehicle lost control on a highway early Wednesday and crashed thro ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending slipped for the second month in February, pulled down by a drop in single-family home building.Construction spending fell 0.1 percent in February after a revised 1.7 percent drop in January, the Comme ...more

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By Katya Golubkova RIGA (Reuters) - A year after she was fired as editor of one of Russia's most popular news websites for falling foul of the authorities, Galina Timchenko has decamped to Latvia and launched a new site to keep the flame of R ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African president's office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media. The new positions included minist ...more