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Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

WASHINGTON (AP) — Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Both parties face risks as health care law court case nears

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-two out of 24. And 206 to 96.

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Ex-Marine convicted in 'Sniper' trial faces life in prison

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man.

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Too big to manage? HSBC's chiefs to testify on tax scandal

LONDON (AP) — First there was money laundering. Then foreign-exchange rigging. Now tax evasion.

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Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as immigration, Wall Street and the Keystone XL pipeline — a combative mix of defense and offense that underscores Washington's political realignment.

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Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

MIAMI (AP) — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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Fate of abducted Christians unclear, Syria clashes continue

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish and Christian militiamen battled Islamic State militants on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, where the extremist group recently abducted at least 70 Christians after overrunning a cluster of villages.

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Abandoned truck's driver arrested after commuter train crash

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — A commuter train bound for Los Angeles derailed before dawn Tuesday in a fiery collision with an abandoned commercial pickup after the truck's driver took a wrong turn and got stuck on the tracks.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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