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WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch is promising a fresh relationship with law enforcement — and with Congress — as she appears before a Senate committee Wednesday in her bid to become the nation's first female attorney general.In the first confirma ...more

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts.The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from the 2 ...more

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By Farishta Saeed MANAMA(Reuters) - Bahrain's top opposition leader went on trial on Wednesday on charges of promoting the violent overthrow of the political system, a case that has riled his followers and inflamed unrest in the Sunni-ruled G ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, it is widely expected to repeat the pledge it made in December: That it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows.That pledge could endure well ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown.The storm buried the Boston area ...more

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By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope London in 2006, carried out the world's most dangerous-ever post-mortem, an inquiry into his kil ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers have proposed a bill that would scrap a landmark 2013 interim nuclear agreement if new sanctions are imposed.The state-run IRNA news service on Wednesday quoted lawmaker Hossein Naqavi Hosseini as saying tha ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has appointed Chen Jining, the president of Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University, as party chief of its environment ministry, since the controversial current incumbent is retiring, the ministry said on its website on Wed ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced.Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni and his wife, Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, pleaded ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's radical new government on Wednesday signaled the country would backtrack or scrap a series of budget measures its eurozone creditor nations had demanded in exchange for bailout loans.The move fueled market concerns ...more