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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will widen the criteria it uses to decide which drug offenders to recommend to the president for clemency, Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Monday. Holder said the department expects ...more

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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over a redacted version of a memorandum providing a legal justification for the government to conduct targeted killings of people ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court appears to be searching for a middle ground in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds.The justices heard arguments Monday on a relatively narrow aspect of the issue, t ...more

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. But he wanted so much for him to be alive."Stop sleeping!" the truck driver yelled as he ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama's administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.The ruling Monday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit ...more

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PROVO, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors are getting more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage.Thirty-nine-year-old Megan Huntsman was in court Monday weari ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria announced Monday that presidential elections will be held June 3, setting the stage for President Bashar Assad to win a new, seven-year term in the midst of a civil war that has torn apart the country and makes it impossibl ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen."Doesn't even remembe ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether police have probable cause to make a traffic stop if it turns out the officer was mistaken in thinking the driver violated the law.The justices on Monday said they will hear an appeal from ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.In a statement released one hour before the scheduled start of a National La ...more