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Iran, powers rush for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations on Tuesday ahead of a deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal that was less than 24 hours away, as both sides warned it was crucial to overcome differences that could wreck an agreement. | Video

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Buhari extends lead in tight Nigerian election

ABUJA - Nigerian opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of over 2.5 million votes with only six states uncounted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power three decades ago via a military coup. | Video

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Air strike kills at least 40 at Yemen camp for displaced

ADEN - An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters who are battling President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. | Video

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Former U.S. agents charged for bitcoin theft during Silk Road probe

- The U.S. Justice Department announced charges on Monday against two former federal agents accused of stealing the digital currency bitcoin during the investigation of the underground drug marketplace Silk Road.

Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot's license, German prosecutors said on Monday. | Video

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Oil down as Iran races for Tuesday deadline on nuclear deal

NEW YORK - Oil settled down for a second straight session on Monday as Iran and six world powers tried to negotiate a deal on Tehran's nuclear program that could end Western sanctions and allow the OPEC member to ship more crude into an already flooded market.

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Arizona governor signs bill blocking abortion coverage through Obamacare

PHOENIX - Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey signed a law on Monday that requires doctors to tell women that drug-induced abortions can be reversed and that blocks the purchase of insurance on the Obamacare health exchange that includes abortion coverage.

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U.S. supports, would cooperate with proposed Arab force: Carter

FORT DRUM, N.Y. - The United States supports Arab plans to create a unified military force to counter growing security threats in the Middle East, and the Pentagon will cooperate with it where U.S. and Arab interests coincide, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday.