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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.The U.S. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.The decision by Army Secreta ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a bold legal move that few litigants try, gay marriage advocates plan to urge the U.S. Supreme Court in three pending cases across the country to decide once and for all whether states can ban same ...more

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinian ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.The company said it is still investigating the cause of th ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.A majority of judges with the state's 2nd District of Appeal on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to set ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's president on Wednesday warned armed Shiite rebels leading mass protests in the country's capital that the United States and other world powers oppose the "rebellion" and the show of force by the group.The official SAB ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.On Wednesday, the court ruled that Stephen Whigham, who was injured in a com ...more

AP News - 59 mins ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An internal training guide used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compared veterans unhappy about their care to Oscar the Grouch, a newspaper reported.The Philadelphia Inquirer obtained a VA training slide show with ...more