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Texas' Perry slams abuse of power charge at court hearing

Texas Governor Rick Perry made his first court appearance on Thursday to answer felony abuse of power charges and afterward criticized a special prosecution that has cast a shadow over his possible Republican presidential run in 2016.

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Trump clears way for troop increase in Afghanistan as part of retooled strategy

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump opened the door to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Monday night as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about fighting on in America's longest military conflict. | Video