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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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Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, and the attorney general's office immediately appealed the decision to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that despite recent differences with the Obama administration over a looming nuclear deal with Iran the alliance between his country and the Unites States was "stronger than ever."

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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