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Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that met immediate Republican resistance for its cost and reliance on tax hikes to fund domestic priorities.

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Insurgents Trump and Sanders seek lift at New Hampshire primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. Donald Trump battled to stay ahead of a charging field of Republican rivals in New Hampshire on Tuesday and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders sought a big win over Hillary Clinton as long lines of voters suggested a heavy turnout for the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. | Video

North Korea may get plutonium from restarted reactor in weeks: U.S.

WASHINGTON North Korea, which conducted its fourth nuclear test last month and launched a long-range rocket on Saturday, could begin to recover plutonium from a restarted nuclear reactor within weeks, the director of U.S. National Intelligence said on Tuesday.

Daimler recalls 840,000 vehicles in U.S. for airbag concerns

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT German automaker Daimler said on Tuesday it would recall 840,000 U.S. vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that could be defective, a step that would result in a charge of 340 million euros ($383.96 million).

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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Flint mayor vows to replace lead pipes, seeks help with $55 million tab

DETROIT The mayor of Flint, Michigan, which is struggling to cope with dangerous levels of lead in its drinking water, said on Tuesday the city would replace all residents' pipes and was counting on state and federal help to foot the estimated $55 million bill.