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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot."Biden said Obama was d ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.After reporting on t ...more

Reuters News - 14 mins ago

By Noel Randewich SAN JOSE Calif. (Reuters) - ARM Holdings Chief Executive Officer Simon Segars on Monday defended the British chip designer's smartphone graphics technology connected to a patent suit by Nvidia Corp against Samsung Electronic ...more

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.The children may have ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto said Monday that all questions about an army killing of 22 people that a witness said was a massacre will be answered by an attorney general's investigation."The attorney general is digging int ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors say a northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he roughed up a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head during a traffic stop in "a fit of road rage."Federal prosecutor Tara Neda told j ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnest ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on so-called tax inversions, aiming to curb a spate of American companies shifting overseas in an attempt to shirk paying U.S. taxes.New regulations from the Treasury Department will ...more

Reuters News - 49 mins ago

OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an approach that may exaggerate pessimism about the subject, according to a new study. The review of ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

DENVER (AP) — Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.The comments by Denver attorney Thoma ...more