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Curt Clawson wins Fla. House GOP primary for Radel's seat

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:03pm

Curt Clawson has won a Republican primary in a special election that was called after the district's congressman resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

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Cuba sides with Iran at private meeting over UN ambassador dispute, sources say

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:51pm

Cuba piped up as one of the few countries to side with Iran at a meeting Tuesday of a United Nations committee where Iran formally protested – and the United States defended – the decision by the Obama administration to bar Iran’s U.N. ambassador pick from U.S. soil.

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IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still got awards, watchdog report finds

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56pm

The report said the IRS has agreed to conduct a study to explore implementing a policy that would take disciplinary action into account before awarding employee awards.

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Gasoline greener than biofuels?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:52pm

Biofuels produced from waste products left from harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline in terms of carbon emissions, according to a $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Hot-Button Issue: Calif. Republicans rally behind Sriracha in fight against city

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:05pm

California Republicans are bringing the heat to a fight over Sriracha's hot sauce factory, rallying behind manufacturer Huy Fong as officials in a Los Angeles suburb crack down on the company.

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Supreme Court skeptical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:21pm

The case has attracted widespread attention, with both liberal and conservative groups saying the law tramples on the time-honored, if dubious, tradition of political mudslinging. 

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The Drones Are Coming: FAA-approved labs test UAVs for use in US skies

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:15pm

Complex experiments are trying to determine whether drones can be safely integrated into already-crowded U.S. airspace, and what they might best be used for.

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Former Labor secretary Reich blasts Bundy

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:04pm

The comment from Robert Reich comes after Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid last week called Bundy’s supporters “domestic terrorists.”

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Gay rights group files federal lawsuit challenging Ga. same-sex marriage ban

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:13am

Georgia voters in 2004 overwhelmingly approved a constitutional ban on gay marriage. 

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Warren warms up her backhand: Hillary’s ‘terrific’

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:32am

Warren says Washington works for the rich and  powerful, reflecting concerns Dems have about a 2016 Clinton candidacy.

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Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:23am

The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban, ruling that the state has the right to determine whether racial preferences can be considered in college admissions.

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Cities, homeless advocates wage battle over laws against feeding the hungry

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:00am

The recent case of an Alabama pastor who was prohibited from feeding the homeless has renewed scrutiny on cities that have made this charitable act an illegal one.

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US conducts spy flight over Russia after delay

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:43am

The spy flight originally was scheduled for April 14 but was canceled by Russia after a U.S. team for the flight failed to arrive near Moscow on time and Moscow refused temporarily to reschedule it.

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Obama to survey damage, meet with victims after deadly Wash. mudslide

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:34am

Obama will stop while on his way to the Asia-Pacific region for a four-country trip that begins Wednesday in Tokyo.

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UAW's case to establish itself at Tenn. VW plant wasn't solid, labor expert says

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:17am

There’s more to the story than what union President Bob King has said publicly, according to Patrick Semmens, spokesman for the National Right to Work Foundation.

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Jeb’s Payday Paradox: Can he afford to run for the presidency?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:00am

The former Florida governor is making big bucks running what might be called Jeb Inc., and he’d have to walk away from that for the uncertainty of an arduous campaign.

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens proposes changes to Constitution

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:38am

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' proposed amendments generally would overrule major Supreme Court decisions with which he disagrees, including ones on guns and campaign finance in which he dissented.

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Report says student loan lenders demanding full repayment when co-signer dies

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:33am

Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies.

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Congressional Budget Office projections on ObamaCare raise questions about future enrollment 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am

President Obama and other officials like to point to projections by the Congressional Budget Office to show that ObamaCare "is working," as the president put it. But the CBO also showed that at the end of this year, there will still be 42 million uninsured and 31 million without insurance ten years from now.

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State Department cites photo 'evidence' purportedly showing Russian troops in Ukraine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am

The State Department is vouching for photographic "evidence" that purports to show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin's claims that his operatives are not behind the unrest.

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