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White House hopefuls Trump, Sanders capture New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. Riding a wave of voter anger at traditional politicians, billionaire Donald Trump won New Hampshire's Republican presidential nominating contest on Tuesday and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont won the Democratic primary. | Video

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Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat climate change.

U.S. intelligence chief warns of 'homegrown' security threat

WASHINGTON Attacks by "homegrown" Islamist extremists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday.

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Legal proceedings for Sgt. Bergdahl halted due to classified material

Legal proceedings in the military desertion case against U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl were halted on Tuesday over defense access to 300,000 pages of classified documents held by the government, which could push back his trial planned for August.

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FBI director says investigators unable to unlock San Bernardino shooter's phone content

WASHINGTON FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday that federal investigators have still been unable to access the contents of a cellphone belonging to one of the killers in the Dec. 2 shootings in San Bernardino, California, due to encryption technology.

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Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

NEW YORK Martin Shkreli faces a new legal headache, a lawsuit claiming that his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album contains illustrations ripped off from a New York artist, who now wants the former drug executive to pay for them.

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Ferguson city council want changes to police reform plan

FERGUSON, Mo. The Ferguson, Missouri city council voted on Tuesday to approve an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the city's police department after the 2014 shooting of a black teenager, but with changes that must still get federal approval.

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U.N. to discuss Syria humanitarian situation ahead of Munich talks

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council will discuss the alarming humanitarian situation in Syria and the recent displacement of tens of thousands of people fleeing a Russian-backed assault around Aleppo, New Zealand's U.N. envoy said on Tuesday.