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Senate passes $80B measure for veterans, military bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed its first spending bill of the year on Tuesday, a popular $80 billion measure for veterans' programs and construction projects on military bases long delayed by infighting over the broader budget.

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Obama appeals to Supreme Court to save his immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to save the president's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, after lower courts blocked it.

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Myanmar army to keep privileges even with opposition win

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's military-backed ruling party appeared set Tuesday for an overwhelming electoral defeat, but a victory by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition National League for Democracy party would not mean the end of military involvement in the nation's politics. Far from it.

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US warns Burundi leaders over killings, urges dialogue

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The U.S. envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region on Tuesday urged Burundi's government and the opposition to start internationally mediated talks without pre-conditions in order to end the country's political crisis.

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Calais camp offers migrants school, library, bars in shacks

CALAIS, France (AP) — Jennifer Wilson wrote "hot" and "cold" on the chalkboard and invited her students — a dozen men from Afghanistan, Iran, Ethiopia and Sudan — to say other English words for temperature. "Freezing," one student declared jovially.

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3 charged in cyberattacks against US finance companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men held in Israel and one U.S. citizen believed to be living in Moscow have been charged in the largest theft of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution in history, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday.

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Study: Even the normal-weight should watch that apple shape

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pot belly can be a bad thing — even if you're not considered overweight.

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Boy buried after police shooting, father still in hospital

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man lay wounded in the hospital as his 6-year-old son was laid to rest, both victims of a shooting authorities say was carried out by two law enforcement officers who now face charges.

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