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Kasich, Christie make the cut for prime-time Republican debate 04 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - Republican Governors Chris Christie and John Kasich on Tuesday grabbed the last spots on stage next to front-runner Donald Trump and seven others in the first prime-time presidential debate, winning a potentially valuable head start in exposure. | Video

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Senate takes up cybersecurity bill this week

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate will consider a cybersecurity bill this week that would make it easier for corporations share Americans' personal information with each other or the government, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday.

U.S., Tech, Cybersecurity 04 Aug 2015
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Three times lucky as Kerry swaps crutches for Kennedy clan cane

KUALA LUMPUR - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday swapped the crutches he has been on since breaking his leg in a cycling accident in May for a silver-handled cane that served successive members of the Kennedy clan, including former president John Kennedy and his father Joseph.

Oddly Enough 04 Aug 2015
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Jon Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats up

NEW YORK - Heartbroken fans are wishing Jon Stewart a "jonvoyage" on Twitter, but Donald Trump and the other 2016 U.S. presidential candidates may be breathing a sigh of relief.

Television, Entertainment, 04 Aug 2015

Mexico proposes non-diplomat for U.S. embassy post: sources

MEXICO CITY - Mexico has nominated a former government pollster with close ties to President Enrique Pena Nieto's home state to be its new ambassador in the United States, two officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Mexico 04 Aug 2015