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Poll: Spend more, tax less, legalize pot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically. They're likelier than ever to not feel connected to any particular religion, but no less likely to believe in God. And for the first time, most want to legalize marijuana.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States and Iran reported significant progress Saturday toward a nuclear agreement, with the Iranian president declaring a deal within reach. America's top diplomat was more reserved, leaving open whether world powers and Tehran would meet a March 31 deadline.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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US first lady urges Cambodian students to seek more freedoms

 

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Michelle Obama on Saturday urged Cambodian students to finish their education, follow their dreams and speak up to demand greater freedoms and more equality in their Southeast Asian country.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Judge orders US release of military detainee abuse photos

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. must release photographs showing abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge has ruled in a long-running clash over letting the world see potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Afghan president to embark on landmark Washington visit

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As the Afghan president heads to the United States on his first trip to Washington as head of state, the landmark visit offers a chance for both sides to start afresh and wipe the slate clean on the legacy of troubled U.S-Afghan relations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying, outmoded and too easily hacked.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, a controversial drilling technique that has sparked an ongoing boom in natural gas production across the country.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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