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Reuters News - 11 minutes ago

(The last paragraph of this April 16 story has been corrected to say Chuck Hagel is U.S. Defense Secretary) By Matt Spetalnick and Manuel Mogato WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blocka ...more

AP News - 29 minutes ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West in a speech Friday during a military parade on the country's National Army Day.Referring to the ongoing negotiations between Iran and the world power ...more

AP News - 36 minutes ago

DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.U.S. Circuit Judge Jerome Holme ...more

AP News - 57 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.The records will cover a wide range of topics, including former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's ro ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser.So say Democratic strategists in a blunt declaration that such talk skips over "how much trouble people are in, and doe ...more

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A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.Nonetheless, Obama's announc ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A passenger on board a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific flight, armed only with a Toblerone chocolate bar, demanded the plane fly to Sochi so he could watch the Winter Olympics, a court heard. Antti Oskari Manselius, 23, f ...more

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By Shyamantha Asokan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's election commission has lifted a ban on a top aide of Hindu nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi that had threatened to hobble his efforts to win votes in the country's most populous s ...more

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By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out hi ...more