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2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Latino group leader: Obama is 'deporter in chief'

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the "deporter in chief," denouncing the administration's deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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NJ student's feud with her parents headed to court

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey honor student who says her parents kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 is now suing them, asking a court to make them support her and pay for her college.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Shutdown cost national parks at least $414M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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US home prices rose at solid pace in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines. A tight supply of homes might have helped boost prices and offset sales slowed by cold weather.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Putin: Russia has right to use force in Ukraine

 

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin pulled his forces back from the Ukrainian border on Tuesday yet said Moscow reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine. He accused the West of encouraging an anti-constitutional coup in Ukraine and driving it onto anarchy and declared that any sanctions the West places on Russia will backfire.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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