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Obama administration working on non-lethal aid package for Ukraine

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:06pm

The incremental assistance would be aimed at bolstering the Ukrainian military as it seeks to halt the advances of pro-Russian forces in the east, as well as showing symbolic U.S. support for Ukraine's efforts.

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Former Iran official describes alleged US sabotage of nuke program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:06pm

The former head of Iran's nuclear program is laying out in detail how the U.S. and other intelligence agencies allegedly carried out a constant campaign of sabotage against his country.

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Ex-city leader of Bell, California gets 12 years in prison for corruption scandal

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:51pm

Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, where he earlier pleaded no contest to 69 counts including conspiracy, misappropriation of public funds and falsification of public records.

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Federal judge rules North Dakota abortion law unconstitutional

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:19pm

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland on Wednesday ruled that the law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is "invalid and unconstitutional." 

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Judge stays most of ruling ordering Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:57am

Judge Timothy Black on Wednesday stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states.

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Feds accused of leaving trail of wreckage after Nevada ranch standoff

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:48am

The federal agency that backed down over the weekend in a tense standoff with a Nevada rancher is being accused of leaving a trail of wreckage behind.

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Voice of Russia under federal investigation for racial discrimination

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:15am

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating Voice of Russia, the radio arm of the Russian government’s U.S. media operation, and has started to subpoena emails and reach out to employees, according to sources close to the case.

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First in Fox News First: Pence hits Obama on missile shield in Berlin speech

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:30am

Pence says Obama's conciliatory diplomacy has failed and U.S.must respond with 'deeds more than words.'

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Pa. lawmakers suggest tax credit to beef up dwindling volunteer firefighter force

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:17am

Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow municipalities to waive local earned income taxes for volunteer first responders. 

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Controversy surrounding IRS plan to recover money from kids of dead taxpayers far from over

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:54am

The legal issue of garnishing money from the children of deceased parents remains legally contentious, and a senior senator is demanding answers from the agencies involved.

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'We may never know': Census changes may obscure impact of ObamaCare

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:38am

Not even the nation's official head-counter will be able to keep track of the comprehensive impact of ObamaCare, critics warn.

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Sen. Landrieu takes heat for reenacting Senate hearing in campaign ad

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:36am

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing criticism after she reenacted a Senate hearing for a campaign ad -- while also fixing a flub from her original remarks.

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Arizona Senate approves 4 pro-gun bills

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:05am

The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to four major pro-gun bills.

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Twitter to Obama: We’re taxed too much

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:00am

April 15 is the dreaded deadline every year when many procrastinators are frantically punching calculator keys to tally up how much they owe Uncle Sam.

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Carson: White House wanted me to apologize for 'offending' Obama

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:00am

Conservative sage Dr. Ben Carson is claiming the White House was offended by his now-famous keynote address at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast and asked at the time for an apology call to President Obama -- which he didn’t make.

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GOP legislation would cut off Holder's salary

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:59am

A Republican lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut off pay to Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal officials who have been held in contempt of Congress.

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IRS considers taxing work perks like food, gym memberships

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:15am

In competitive job markets like Silicon Valley, companies are doing everything they can to entice the best and brightest -- offering freebies that have become the stuff of legend. But the taxman could soon crack down.

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Bloomberg to spend $50M on new gun control effort in challenge to NRA

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:56am

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will spend $50 million this year to build a nationwide grassroots network on gun control in a direct challenge to the National Rifle Association, The New York Times reported.

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Detroit strikes two deals over pensions with police, firefighters, other former employees

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:39am

The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday.

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Nearly half of likely Michigan voters oppose governor's Detroit bailout plan, poll says

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:50pm

Nearly half of likely general election voters in Michigan oppose the multi-million dollar plan proposed by the governor to bail out the city of Detroit, according to a new poll.

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