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Lawmakers: IRS lost more emails in tea party probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Deadly brawl is latest test of self-defense laws

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado prosecutor said he's frustrated that the state's "Make My Day" law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Officials: US drone strike kills 4 in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a militant hideout in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border killed four men on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Militants lay siege to Iraq's largest oil refinery

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic militants laid siege to Iraq's largest oil refinery Wednesday, threatening a facility key to the country's domestic supplies as part of their ongoing offensive north of the capital, a top security official said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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First US executions since botched lethal injection

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Within an hour, Georgia, then Missouri carried out the nation's first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April raised new concerns about capital punishment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Benghazi suspect in US custody for 2012 attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in U.S. custody, marking the first U.S. apprehension of an alleged perpetrator in the assault that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts US health care system

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your money or your life?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday to create the largest ocean preserve in the world by banning drilling, fishing and other activities in a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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