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Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post 4:53pm EDT

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.

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Obama budget would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits: CBO

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, cutting deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

U.S. 17 Apr 2014
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Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

(The last paragraph of this April 16 story has been corrected to say Chuck Hagel is U.S. Defense Secretary)

China 4:42am EDT
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Conservatives encouraging presidential bid by surgeon outraise rivals

WASHINGTON - If money is any indication, a prominent Baltimore doctor with no political experience is an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

17 Apr 2014
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Beau Biden, son of U.S. VP, to run for governor of Delaware

- At least one member of the Biden family will be seeking higher office in 2016.

17 Apr 2014