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Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks.

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Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

DETROIT (AP) — Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading to Asia, where countries are keeping close watch on the crisis in Ukraine amid territorial tensions with China.

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Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.

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Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal

Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not until the final minutes of more than seven hours of negotiating was an agreement struck in Geneva this week to calm boiling tensions along the shared border between Russia and Ukraine.

April 19, 2014 2:56 am

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.

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Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — All authorities are saying for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts.

April 19, 2014 1:50 am

Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.

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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

WASHINGTON (AP) — People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the …

April 18, 2014 11:01 pm

Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say they have locked down the Los Angeles Times building in downtown LA after receiving reports of a possible gunman inside.

April 18, 2014 10:22 pm

White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.

April 18, 2014 6:11 pm

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON | The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.

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A look inside the Clinton White House

Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:

April 18, 2014 5:34 pm

DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.

April 18, 2014 5:24 pm

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

DENVER (AP) — Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of pot edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a joint.

April 18, 2014 4:01 pm

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals.

April 18, 2014 3:08 pm

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations but says he's only treating it as guidance.

April 18, 2014 2:58 pm

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region.

April 18, 2014 2:43 pm

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama travels abroad, getting just the leader of the free world doesn't seem to be enough. People want the first lady, too.

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Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.

April 18, 2014 1:57 pm

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

April 18, 2014 1:48 pm

Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.

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AP Sources: Obama administration extending agency review of Keystone XL oil pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Obama administration extending agency review of Keystone XL oil pipeline.

April 18, 2014 1:35 pm

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with 18 felony counts in connection with about a dozen recent random highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.

April 18, 2014 1:20 pm

Rice: Obama disgusted by anti-Semitic leaflets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser says anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine were "utterly sickening" and that Obama has bluntly expressed his disgust.

April 18, 2014 1:02 pm

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care law must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. Time is running out wi…

April 18, 2014 12:08 pm

Appeals court rejects challenge on cement plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned aside a challenge by environmental groups to an air pollution standard for cement plants.

April 18, 2014 11:28 am

Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A spokeswoman says departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate.

April 18, 2014 10:51 am

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."

April 18, 2014 6:16 am

UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.

April 18, 2014 5:06 am

Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

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Clinton White House documents set for release

Clinton White House documents set for release

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.

April 18, 2014 2:56 am

Advice to Democrats: Don't say 'recovery'

Advice to Democrats: Don't say 'recovery'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser.

April 18, 2014 2:36 am

Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.

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White House updating online privacy policy

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades o…

April 18, 2014 2:30 am

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law is getting better, with more people enrolled overall and a much-needed surge of interest among young adults.

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White House updating online privacy policy

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy out Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites. It also clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tr…

April 18, 2014 2:15 am

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.

April 18, 2014 12:17 am

Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

BOSTON (AP) — Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.

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Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.

April 17, 2014 11:42 pm

2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia (AN'-toh-nihn skuh-LEE'-uh) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect.

April 17, 2014 8:14 pm

Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

ELDORADO, Texas (AP) — State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.

April 17, 2014 5:45 pm

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white Southe…

April 17, 2014 5:37 pm

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report says the Internal Revenue Service audits less than 1 percent of large partnerships, drawing criticism from Congress.

April 17, 2014 4:31 pm

Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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Gov't: Case against Blackwater guard in jeopardy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy.

April 17, 2014 3:49 pm
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