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In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

11 hours 55 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil. (...)
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Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemption

15 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. (...)
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In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

16 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama: US-Israel ties will improve after Iran deal in place

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is comparing tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and says he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is implemented. (...)
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Iran deal gives Sen. Durbin a shot at political redemption

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:07pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is implemented. (...)
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Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is implemented. (...)
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Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine for threatening to take more territory and hold their own elections. (...)
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Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects improvements in ties between the longtime allies to come quickly after the accord is implemented. (...)
Categories: Politics

Pentagon: IS hacker killed in US strike also was recruiter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group hacker killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria this week had been recruiting sympathizers in the West to conduct "lone wolf" terrorist attacks, and his death eliminates a "significant threat" to the U.S., a military official said Friday. (...)
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Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he expects improvements in the relationship between the United States and Israel to come "pretty quick" once the Iran nuclear deal is in place. (...)
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EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. (...)
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Vote tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senate

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware on Friday became the 30th senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows. (...)
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Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:55am
VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site. In fact, it's a military site where some believe nuclear work occurred. (...)
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Pentagon: IS hacker killed in US strike also was recruiter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says the Islamic State group hacker killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria had been recruiting sympathizers in the West to carry out "lone wolf" terrorist attacks. (...)
Categories: Politics

Vote tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senate

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware on Friday became the 30th senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows. (...)
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Vote tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senate

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows. (...)
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Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states. (...)
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Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran deal

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:15pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran. (...)
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