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Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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Man killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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High court takes up major fight over health law subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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Clinton ran homebrew computer system for official emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails — on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in Chappaqua, New York, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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House nears passage of Homeland bill without conditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House overcame last-minute opposition from GOP critics on Tuesday and moved toward final passage of legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department without restrictions on immigration.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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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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