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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Tr ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill late Friday that allows certain public agencies to buy up to $400 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes as the government of the U.S. territory seeks more cash amid a worsening e ...more

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IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.Hundreds of well-wishers are expected at a three-day Global Compassion Summit to mark the exiled Tibet ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communicati ...more

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HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds. ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting the upsurge of Midd ...more

Reuters News - 5 hours ago

By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - The Astana team were plunged into controversy again when Dutch rider Lars Boom faced being thrown out of the Tour de France because of low Cortisol levels on the eve of the start. Lo ...more

Reuters News - 6 hours ago

LONDON (Reuters) - Marin Cilic and John Isner will attempt to finish their third round Wimbledon match on Saturday tied at 10-10 in the fifth set after play was suspended due to bad light. A lengthy encounter always looked on the cards given ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mex ...more

Reuters News - 6 hours ago

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The Estonian picked as the U.N.'s first digital privacy investigator was blocked on Friday by the German president of the Human Rights Council after activist groups said she would not be a strong enough critic ...more