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U.S. Senator Rubio could announce White House bid April 13: report 12:49pm EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is likely to make an announcement on his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on April 13 in Miami, according to a local news report.

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Pentagon vows 'demanding but fair' in F-35 talks with Lockheed

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Defense Department on Friday said it will be "demanding but fair" in negotiations with Lockheed Martin Corp for the next two batches of F-35 fighter jets, one of the Pentagon's largest-ever sole-source contracts.

27 Mar 2015

Kerry orders probe of U.S. State Department email procedures

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has asked the department's inspector general to look into procedures for handling emails by State Department employees, the department said on Friday.

27 Mar 2015

Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts

WASHINGTON - The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $5.1 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years while boosting military funding.

Global Energy News 27 Mar 2015

Senate delays vote on Medicare payment fix for two weeks

WASHINGTON - The Senate will wait more than two weeks before acting on a bill to permanently fix the flawed formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, after an April 1 deadline to start a 21 percent cut in payment rates.

Health, 27 Mar 2015