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Cruz presidential campaign says supporters donated $51 million

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WASHINGTON - Republican Senator Ted Cruz and the outside groups supporting his presidential bid have raised more than $51 million in the three months since he launched his campaign for president, according to a statement from his campaign on Sunday.

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Republican Christie criticizes high court's gay marriage ruling

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. | Video

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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VIENNA - It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

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Sat, Jul 4 2015

Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

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GLEN, N.H. - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America." | Video

China 04 Jul 2015

Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

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GLEN, N.H. - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America."

China 04 Jul 2015

Hillary Clinton: no substitute for 'constant engagement' with Putin

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GLEN, N.H. - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday the United States has to be "much smarter" about how it deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

04 Jul 2015

Fri, Jul 3 2015

Under fire for comments, Trump weighs in on California shooting

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NEW YORK - A random fatal shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant, proves the United States must tighten its borders, according to a statement on Friday by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is facing heavy criticism for his comments about Mexicans.

U.S. 03 Jul 2015

Clinton says hopes Iran talks yield deal in the next week

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HANOVER, N.H. - Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Friday she hoped 18 months of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers would yield a deal in coming days to curb Iran's nuclear program.

World 03 Jul 2015

New York governor orders more July Fourth security after alert

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- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. | Video

U.S., 03 Jul 2015

In Supreme Court term, Obama wins big and loses small

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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's administration was unexpectedly on the winning side in nearly all the close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in the term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage.

03 Jul 2015