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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to approve a compromise Republican budget that makes deep cuts in spending while boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion next year.The House approved the non-binding blueprint last week, and ...more

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HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is set to announce he will seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.He has an event planned for Tuesday in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas, where former President Bill Clinton was also ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14 as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.U.S. offic ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time this year, criminal charges against a top New York lawmaker have thrown one of America's most powerful state capitals into turmoil.Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) of Long Island was charg ...more

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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were Tuesday digging through piles of earth and snow on a popular trekking route in Nepal, where an entire village was buried by a mudslide triggered by the earthquake that struck the region 10 days ago.Gautam Ri ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to make their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a Cleveland patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.Michael Brelo, 31, faces a maximum sentenc ...more

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MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their three children pedaling across a bridge they had ridden before. They were halfway across the Little Lake Butte des Morts ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A high-profile congressional seat is up for grabs as voters in Staten Island and certain sections of Brooklyn on Tuesday take part in a special election.The 11th Congressional District seat became vacant when GOP Rep. Michael Gri ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"The video, played in court Monday, shows det ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials asked an appellate court on Monday to intervene to stay a lower court's order that the state immediately provide a transgender prison inmate with sex reassignment surgery.State officials said they f ...more