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Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment wave to New Hampshire wins 10:00am EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power. | Video

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Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that met immediate Republican resistance for its cost and reliance on tax hikes to fund domestic priorities. | Video

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Yellen faces tough sell on Fed rate hikes in Congress

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will defend the U.S. central bank's first rate hike in a decade and likely insist that further rises this year remain on track, albeit at a slower pace, when she addresses Congress on Wednesday.

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Trump raps Merkel over migrants, says U.S. could have good relations with Putin

PARIS U.S. Republican presidential contender Donald Trump said German Chancellor Angela Merkel was wrong to let in thousands of migrants into Germany and that the refugee crisis could trigger revolutions and even the end of Europe.

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Pentagon budget requests $146 million in support for Israel defense

WASHINGTON The U.S. Defense Department's fiscal year 2017 budget requests $145.8 million in support for Israel, including Iron Dome and other cooperative defense programs, according to Pentagon documents released Tuesday.

Election 2016, Israel 09 Feb 2016