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Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks; Obama disagrees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that an emerging agreement between Iran and the United States would all but guarantee that Tehran gets nuclear weapons and would be a very bad deal, drawing an extraordinarily blunt rebuttal from President Barack Obama.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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3 officers in Skid Row killing had training on mentally ill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three Los Angeles police officers who fired their weapons in a videotaped struggle that left a homeless man dead were veterans of the Skid Row beat who had special training to deal with mentally ill and other people in the downtrodden area, police leaders said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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US: Ex-CIA chief admits mishandling classified information

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to sharing classified material with her, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Jury seated in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and voice reservations about any nuclear deal President Barack Obama and international negotiators might sign with Israel's archenemy.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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High court weighs limits on child abuse evidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering limits on the type of evidence that can be used in child abuse cases, a move that could hamstring prosecutors in domestic violence trials.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, with a White House task force recommending independent outside investigations when police use deadly force.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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