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Republican Christie to launch 2016 bid with promise of straight talk 1:08am EDT

NEW YORK - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will formally launch his 2016 presidential bid on Tuesday, hoping to rejuvenate his sagging poll numbers with a dose of personality and a vow to be the blunt-talking Republican who tells it like it is.

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Bristol Palin says unmarried pregnancy was planned

- Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and an advocate of sexual abstinence before marriage, says in a blog post that her second out-of-wedlock pregnancy was "actually planned".

People 29 Jun 2015
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Illinois attorney general says no state paychecks without budget

CHICAGO - Illinois state workers cannot be paid without an enacted budget for the fiscal year that begins Wednesday, State Attorney General Lisa Madigan said on Monday as a major labor union warned it could sue over any missed paychecks.

U.S. 29 Jun 2015
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Former Utah attorney general pleads not guilty to corruption charges

SALT LAKE CITY - Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of public corruption, his lawyer said, in a scandal that embroiled him and his successor in a wide-ranging criminal investigation.

29 Jun 2015
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Obama talks with French president about Greek crisis

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama spoke with French President Francois Hollande on Monday about the Greek crisis, agreeing on the importance of resuming work toward an agreement on a financing and reform package for Athens, the White House said. | Video

29 Jun 2015