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Hillary Clinton Equates ‘Top Secret’ Email Controversy to Republicans Attacks Over Benghazi

Just a day before the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton compared the recent controversy over her emails deemed to contain "top secret" information by the State Department to Republican attacks over…

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Special Report: Pentagon thwarts Obama's effort to close Guantanamo

By Charles Levinson & David Rohde WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to persuade the group to…

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At least 3 prisoners released in error committed new crimes

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — At least three Washington state prisoners released early because of a computer error committed crimes during the time they should have been behind bars, state officials…

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US-Cuba aviation deal allows 110 scheduled flights a day

HAVANA (AP) — The United States & Cuba have struck a deal to allow as many as 110 regular airline flights a day, allowing a surge of American travel to…

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Obama asks for review of K-1 fiance visas after California shooting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security & the State Department to review the K-1 fiance visa program that was used by a…

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Obama quashes Keystone XL in bid to boost climate leverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a seven-year political saga, President Barack Obama killed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it would have undercut U.S. efforts to clinch a global…

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Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline in win for greens

By Timothy Gardner & Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in a victory for environmentalists who…

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Teneo, firm with Clinton ties, declines to answer Senate questions

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Teneo, a global consulting firm with ties to White House contender Hillary Clinton, has dismissed a U.S. Senate panel's suggestion that it had…

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U.S. will not pause Keystone review; Obama expected to reject

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States formally denied a request on Wednesday to pause the review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, a decision expected to…

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After Netanyahu talks, Kerry says Israeli-Palestinian strife may ease

By Arshad Mohammed BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday voiced cautious hope there may be a way to defuse Israeli-Palestinian violence that has killed nearly…

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