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WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 into a secure area at the White House w ...more

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CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the Federal Railroad Administration has stumped in New York for increased education and enforcement of safety regulations at railway crossings.Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg on Tuesday promoted the agency' ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police at the University of California, Irvine, issued a security alert on Tuesday after a man with a gun was reported seen on campus, but the alert was canceled about 30 minutes later, as police said the "subject (was) located" ...more

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers pushed past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime Wednesday as negotiators renewed marathon efforts to hammer out the outline of an agre ...more

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By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California is suffering from "second-hand smog" drifting in from Asia and other places, researchers said on Tuesday, even as the state's prolonged drought has made air quality worse. < ...more

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CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the retrial of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy "Bernie."Judge Diane DeVasto issued the decision Tuesday, a day after Panola County Distric ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a St. Louis light-rail passenger who says he was attacked after being asked about the "Mike Brown situation."St. Louis city prosecutors charged Ronald Williams Tuesday with misd ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million benchmark for the first time, accordi ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history.Incumbent ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a thinly disguis ...more