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Venezuela opposition controls congress after 17 years

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition was sworn in Tuesday as the majority in the National Assembly. It's the first time in 17 years that opponents of the socialist revolution begun by the late Hugo Chavez have controlled the legislature.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Cash-rich super PACs prolong flagging presidential campaigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the 2016 presidential campaign, money from campaign donors isn't buying love from voters. But it's buying more time for some candidates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Obama thrusts gun control debate into forefront of 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making good on his pledge to politicize gun violence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Missing Hong Kong bookseller's wife drops police report

HONG KONG (AP) — The mystery surrounding five missing Hong Kong booksellers known for titles banned in mainland China deepened after one purportedly wrote a letter saying he was fine and helping with an investigation on the mainland, prompting his wife to drop a missing person's report.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Faraday reveals sleek, sporty concept car in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The automotive future according to a new electric car maker looks an awful lot like a Corvette crossed with the Batmobile.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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No-hurry defense: Refuge takeover requires delicate response

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The armed activists who flocked to a remote wildlife refuge to take a stand against the federal government also looked prepared for a nippy day of hunting or fishing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Firm to pay up after making workers clock out for bathroom

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania company that publishes business newsletters will pay about $1.75 million to thousands of employees who had to clock out while going on short breaks, including for the bathroom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Family not happy officer out on bond in motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina policeman charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist will remain under house arrest until his trial begins in the fall.

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