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As Obama departs India, a push for reform

In the final hours of a visit meant to demonstrate the deep societal ties between the United States and India, President Barack Obama briefly broke from his gushing praise for the new Prime Minister…

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Obama-Modi 'bromance' a turning point?

Every year, India's Republic Day parade showcases the country's military might and the diversity of its states. This year it went a step further, turning into an occasion that emphasized the warmer…

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FBI unmasks Russian spy ring in New York

The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually attending or discussing a sporting event or a concert.

They once talked about going to a…

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Letter: Fidel Castro supports talks with U.S.

A message reported to be from retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro late Monday endorsed the fledgling talks to restore diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, but added Castro still…

Iowa governor Branstad on stretcher

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad taken to hospital

Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad was taken to the hospital in an ambulance Monday after falling ill at an event in Johnston, Iowa.

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Ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case

The former CIA officer accused of disclosing the details of a covert operation to a New York Times reporter was convicted Monday in federal court, according to reports.

Jeffrey Sterling was convicted…

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US deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

Solid economic growth over the next few years should help keep the annual federal deficit at a very modest level until 2018. But after that, the deficit will start growing again.

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Secret Service investigates White House drone crash

The man operating the drone that crashed on the White House grounds called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday morning to "self-report" his involvement in the incident.

The drone's owner and operator…

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New Jersey on Christie's Dallas love? Who cares

An overwhelming majority of football fans in New Jersey say Gov. Chris Christie's affection for the Dallas Cowboys makes no difference in their opinion of him.

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Oklahoma to ask court to postpone executions

The Oklahoma attorney general will ask the Supreme Court to temporarily postpone the scheduled execution of three death row inmates involved in state's lethal injection case.

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