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At Trump's presidential rallies, a combustible mix of glee, fear 3:46pm EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. "We're not gonna take it anymore," a crowd of thousands sang as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a South Carolina convention center on Tuesday night as a 1980s heavy metal song by the band Twisted Sister blared from speakers.

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Obama congratulates Argentine President-elect Macri: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated President-elect Mauricio Macri of Argentina on his election in a phone call on Wednesday, the White House said in a statement.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill

WASHINGTON Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries, the bill's sponsor said on Tuesday.


Clinton wins another union endorsement in U.S. presidential race

WASHINGTON Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday won the endorsement of the 500,000-member Laborers' International Union of North America, bolstering her lead for the party's nomination in the November 2016 presidential race.

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Trump lawyer warns Republicans about Super PAC attack ads

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's presidential campaign warned the Republican Party on Tuesday about donors pooling funds for attack ads, saying Republicans must treat him fairly if they want to keep him from launching an independent bid.