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Democratic support for Clinton at lowest since 2012: Reuters poll 3:21pm EDT

WASHINGTON - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's support among Democrats has dropped to its lowest point since Reuters/Ipsos began polling on her chances of winning the party's nomination for the 2016 election almost three years ago.

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Republican Rubio attacks China's Xi ahead of visit

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Friday accused Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is scheduled to make a state visit to Washington next month, of stepping up a campaign to push the United States out of Asia.

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Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama reassured U.S. Jewish groups on Friday that the U.S.-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on security cooperation.

Israel 4:01pm EDT

Judge orders former Ohio deputy treasurer to prison

- A federal judge on Friday ordered a former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan after pleading guilty to corruption charges to begin serving a 15-year sentence in a U.S. prison, prosecutors said.

3:41pm EDT

White House says disagrees with court decision blocking clean water rule

WASHINGTON - The White House on Friday said the Justice Department is considering its options after a U.S. district court blocked a federal clean water rule from going into effect in certain states.

1:03pm EDT