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'Lincoln never dies' - finding his resonance 150 years later

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the oak-paneled hush of the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone — but always in good company.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Senators to vote on compromise Iran bill

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reached a compromise Tuesday on a bill that would give Congress a say on an emerging deal to curb Iran's nuclear program — and an opportunity to severely undercut the implementation of any agreement it doesn't like.

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Why your rent will rise again this year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.

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UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage being used by extremists including the Islamic State group and Boko Haram.

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Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

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Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the country's next leader is not making the promise that his predecessor did — that they will be brought home.

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Obama offers Iraq $200M in humanitarian aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pledged $200 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday to help those displaced by Islamic State militants, while making no mention of any further military support that the Iraqi prime minister came seeking at the White House.

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Police: College shooting possible hate crime; victim was gay

 

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a possible hate crime.

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