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Opening statements to begin in general's sex trial

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Chevron pizza 'scandal' isn't one in small town

BOBTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Bill would let Paul run for 2 offices at same time

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.

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House backs bill to block EPA power plant rule

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House moved Thursday to block President Barack Obama's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, an election-year strike at the White House aimed at portraying Obama as a job killer.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Military sexual assault bill heads for Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of legislation stripping senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses expressed confidence on Thursday that the far-reaching measure would fall short in a highly anticipated Senate vote.

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Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Stock and housing gains put US net worth at record

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans' wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.

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Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

NEW YORK (AP) — A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts.

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