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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate will wait more than two weeks before acting on a bill to permanently fix the flawed formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, after an April 1 deadline to start a 21 percent cut in payment ...more

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A U.S.-led program to train Syrian opposition forces to fight hardline Islamic State militants, which was due to begin earlier this month, has experienced "a minor delay", Turkey's foreign minister said on Friday. "There ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.South K ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may h ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.Working ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials hav ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact.Do the learning standards really mean the federal government is serving as a "national school board," as Sen. Marco Rubio says? That's hard to square with ...more

AP News - 34 mins ago

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The lawyer for a California woman whose reported kidnapping is being investigated as a possible hoax said she has met with police and is cooperating with them.Attorney Doug Rappaport said the abduction of his client, Denis ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has approved a balanced-budget plan that calls for trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the controversial health care law to erase red ink by the end of the coming decade.The vote was 52-46 ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican-controlled Senate clears balanced budget plan with trillions in spending cuts. ...more