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MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's new government has introduced a reform-minded budget focusing on promoting manufacturing and infrastructure, expanding the tax base and overhauling populist subsidies.The budget for the fiscal year ending March 2015 ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilitie ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has decided to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue against gay marriage, meaning the nation's highest court will have at least one same-sex marriage case on its plate when it returns in October.The office of ...more

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — After Indonesia's hotly contested presidential election ended with both sides declaring victory, front-running candidate Joko Widodo called on his supporters to refrain from celebrating out of fear that it could incite violenc ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The investigations into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration don't seem to be dimming his fundraising power.The Republican Governors Association will report Thursday that it raised a record-breaking $26.6 million i ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Color ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underw ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's judiciary says it is investigating possible links to drug traffickers for a federal judge who ordered the release of a son of since captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.The Federal Judiciary Council statement ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After years of clashes with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the group that oversees the University of Texas System, the president of its flagship Austin campus reached a resignation deal Wednesday that will keep him on the job until June ...more