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Seattle sees fallout from $15 minimum wage, as other cities follow suit

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:20pm
Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law is supposed to lift workers out of poverty and move them off public assistance.
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Hillary in trouble in swing states

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:28am
Clinton trails three top tier Republicans in poll of key battleground states.
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Appeals court OKs tossing strict North Dakota abortion law

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:25am
A federal appeals court has affirmed a ruling that struck down a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
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Boehner vows fight to scuttle Iran nuclear deal

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:54am
House Speaker John Boehner vowed Wednesday to do "everything possible" to stop the newly struck Iran nuclear deal, as Congress formally begins consideration of the hard-fought pact.
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Donald Trump to visit US-Mexico border

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:38am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has made illegal immigration a centerpiece of his campaign, will travel to the U.S. border with Mexico Thursday.
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Seattle officials join push for Sharia-compliant mortgages, loans

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:00am
A new proposal in Seattle to increase homeownership among Muslims by offering Sharia-compliant financing is gaining ground, in the latest test for local leaders trying to accommodate diverse religious views without giving unfair special treatment.
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Houston’s debt now surpasses Detroit’s

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:51am
Houston’s debts are now bigger than Detroit’s.
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Immigrant parents suing Texas for withholding birth certificates to US-born kids

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:09am
Immigrant parents living in Texas without proper identification papers are suing the state for withholding birth certificates from their American-born children, in a tricky case that pits Texas' strict ID laws against the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.
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Poll shows Clinton trailing Republicans in every swing state tested

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:53am
A stunning new poll shows trouble brewing for Hillary Clinton in key swing states, with the Democratic presidential front-runner trailing potential Republican rivals in every match-up tested.
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Clinton raising money in finance sector, as she targets industry for tax hikes

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:44am
Hillary Clinton's economic agenda targets companies that focus on short-term profits and high-speed trading instead of investing in workers. The Democratic presidential candidate's finance operation is going after their executives for another purpose -- donations.
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The anti-Trump: Martin O’Malley’s rush to apologize for ‘all lives matter’

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:40am
Every time I watch the footage, I can hardly believe my eyes.
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Contractor for Md. health exchange website to pay $45M

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:30am
The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed health care exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance, officials announced Tuesday.
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Army chief Odierno, in exit interview, says US could have ‘prevented’ ISIS rise

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:15am
The Army’s top officer told Fox News Tuesday it’s “frustrating” to watch the gains he helped achieve in Iraq disintegrate at the hands of the Islamic State, saying in an exit interview that the chaos now unfolding “might have been prevented” had the U.S. stayed more engaged.
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Security breach? Kenyan airline official leaks Obama's exact itinerary

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:15am
In a stunning breach of protocol, the national airline of Kenya, where President Obama will visit later this week, published the arrival and departure times of Air Force One, prompting scrambling by White House security officials.
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Father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb says deal may have saved Iran from disaster

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 8:33pm
Dr. A.Q. Khan, known as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb and a widely suspected supplier of nuclear technology to Iran and North Korea, told Fox News Tuesday that the Islamic republic’s recent nuclear deal with the United States and its negotiating partners may have saved Iran from disaster, either in the form of an internal coup or external attack.
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Home stretch: Obama, Jon Stewart share moment of senioritis

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 6:55pm
For President Barack Obama, six-and-a-half years in the Oval Office seems like an eternity. Comedian Jon Stewart has been keeping his anchor seat warm on "The Daily Show" for 16. On Tuesday, the two shared a moment of senioritis as both approach a common phenomenon: the light at the end of the tunnel.
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Army chief Odierno, in exit interview, says US could have ‘prevented’ ISIS rise

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 4:32pm
The Army’s top officer told Fox News Tuesday it’s “frustrating” to watch the gains he helped achieve in Iraq disintegrate at the hands of the Islamic State, saying in an exit interview that the chaos now unfolding “might have been prevented” had the U.S. stayed more engaged.
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Appeals court overturns some Blagojevich corruption convictions

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 3:14pm
An appeals court has overturned some of the corruption convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich.
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Contractor for Md. health exchange website to pay $45M

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:53pm
The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed health care exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance, officials announced Tuesday.
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Feds: New citizens can skip pledge to take up arms and defend the US

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:29pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Tuesday said it will no longer require incoming U.S. citizens to pledge that they will "bear arms on behalf of the United States" or "perform noncombatant service" in the Armed Forces as part of the naturalization process.
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