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House backs tighter North Korea sanctions, sends bill to Obama 12:13pm EST

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation on Friday broadening sanctions against North Korea, sending the measure to President Barack Obama to sign into law.

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From a river town in Slovenia to Trump Tower, and the White House?

SEVNICA, Slovenia If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native Slovenia.

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Obama says confident in legal footing after Supreme Court carbon decision

ATHERTON, Calif./WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail.


Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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Senate panel to hear from U.S. antitrust bosses

WASHINGTON The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee will hear from the top U.S. antitrust bosses next month to discuss a wave of big mergers over the past year, according to a staffer briefed on the hearing.