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Struggling to remember the name of Jeb Bush's super PAC? Here's why 1:04am EDT

NEW YORK - It's hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush's super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The independent political group will likely raise hundreds of millions of dollars to back the former Florida governor's bid for the White House, but it's not meant to attract attention.

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U.S. business groups to urge Congress to approve fast-track trade authority

WASHINGTON - Almost 300 business groups from across the United States are urging swift passage of a bipartisan bill in Congress that would "fast-track" trade deals, in a letter they plan to send to congressional leaders on Tuesday.

20 Apr 2015

U.S. says might talk to Iran about regional stability, cites Syria

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department said on Monday it might talk with Iran about promoting regional stability, noting it had been open to including Iran in past efforts to achieve a Syrian peace deal if Tehran had altered its policy.

World, Syria 20 Apr 2015

U.S. offers Ukraine $17.7 million in humanitarian aid: White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday about the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine and offered an additional $17.7 million in aid for essentials like food, shelter and water, the White House said.

20 Apr 2015

Obama, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss need for military equipment

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama met for more than an hour with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Monday and discussed the conflicts in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Libya, and the United Arab Emirates' need for military equipment, the White House said. | Video

World, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq 20 Apr 2015