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Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire 10:48am EDT

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Manhattan real estate lawyer Jon Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when Donald Trump gave him a tour of a vacant retail space inside the Trump Tower on a glittering stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

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Politics as blood sport: Trump looks to kick Bush when he's down

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - At almost every turn lately, Donald Trump has tried to get under Jeb Bush’s skin. | Video

27 Aug 2015

Appalachian coal country wants Republican nod for federal aid

WASHINGTON - A small but growing number of Appalachian coal communities are urging Republicans in Congress to support a proposed $1 billion federal aid program from the Obama administration to save local economies ravaged by the decline of the coal industry.

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Pentagon revises plan to beef up oversight of industry R&D

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's chief arms buyer announced on Thursday he was revising his plan to increase oversight of weapons makers' internal research and development projects that could be billed as overhead, after sharp criticism from industry executives.

27 Aug 2015

Bill to regulate e-cigarettes clears California legislative hurdle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California State Senate on Thursday passed a bill to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, sending the measure to the Assembly where a similar bill died earlier this year.

Health, U.S. 27 Aug 2015