Politics and Elections News

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no image consultants, no mock stages and no body language coaches.Instead, Bernie Sanders and his campaign team have a relatively simple plan for his debut in a nationally televised debate: Let Bernie be Bernie.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Budget Committee approved Republican legislation Friday that would scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and block federal payments to Planned Parenthood.The measure is the latest of many GOP measures that ...more

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OSLO, Norway (AP) — The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.___Former Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa says the Nobel Peace prize was a triple recognition for the Quartet, for Tunisia's tr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say they've cited a man with illegally flying a drone that landed at a park near the White House.U.S. Park Police and the U.S. Secret Service say officers spotted the drone flying near the Washington Monument around ...more

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has summoned the Czech ambassador over a coming translation of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses."A Saudi Foreign Ministry official said the ambassador was asked Friday to censor the coming Czech trans ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to criticism from civil liberties advocates, the Obama administration said Friday it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.HealthCare ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Suspended and shamed, Sepp Blatter is still hoping to return to power as FIFA president within the next 10 days.Blatter was banned for 90 days on Thursday, essentially ending his 17-year reign as the leader of soccer's governing bo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee said Friday that he still thinks an interest-rate increase will be appropriate by year's end. But he acknowledged that the outlook for the economy appears cloudier than it did a ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Air France sent an unusual appeal Friday to its passengers worldwide, insisting that the violent, clothes-ripping protests against executives earlier should not scar the airline's reputation.Its appeal came on the day unions and Air ...more

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OUAGDOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say three police officers have been killed after some 50 armed men attacked a police station near Burkina Faso's border with Mali.The attack took place early Friday in Samoroguan, about 30 miles (50 ki ...more