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Adoptee from South Korea faces deportation from US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than three decades ago, a three-year-old South Korean boy and his sister flew to the U.S. to become the adopted children of American citizens, but their life together didn't last long.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The modest gains suggest that harsh winter weather has generated a broader slowdown that caused the survey to report gains of less than 200,000 jobs for the first time in 13 months.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on. And as the latest round hit the week mark, three of the six foreign ministers involved left the talks with prospects for agreement remaining uncertain.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Iraqi minister says Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security forces battled the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit on Wednesday and were expected to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours," the country's interior minister said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard Tuesday and took her gun before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, police said. The prisoner was captured hours later in nearby Washington.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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White House: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers could be extended past Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement if enough progress is made to justify it, the White House said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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