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Paul, Graham clash on foreign-policy on U.S. campaign trail 18 Apr 2015

NASHUA, N.H. - Republican presidential hopefuls Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham took their debate over America's role in the world from the U.S. Senate floor to the campaign trail on Saturday in an early sign that foreign policy is likely to be a flash point in the 2016 election.

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Green group praises Bush on climate remarks

WASHINGTON - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer's climate change advocacy group offered unexpected praise on Friday to Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush for saying the United States should work with the world to reduce carbon emissions.

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Obama urges movement on trade talks with Europe this year

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said trade talks with Europe need to make major progress this year following an agreement on trade promotion authority in Congress.

17 Apr 2015
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Obama cites Senate 'dysfunction' in delay to confirm Lynch

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Friday it is embarrassing that the U.S. Senate still has not voted on confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.

17 Apr 2015

Texas House approves bill that limits city bans on fracking

DALLAS - A bill that would stop Texas cities from enacting their own bans on hydraulic fracturing in the nation's top crude oil and natural gas producing state was approved on Friday in the state House of Representatives.

U.S. 18 Apr 2015