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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions 3:47pm EST

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives approved full fiscal-year funding for the U.S. domestic security agency on Tuesday, dealing a blow to conservative Republicans who had wanted the bill to include language blocking President Barack Obama's recent executive orders on immigration.

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O'Malley rules out Senate as decision over White House bid looms

WASHINGTON - Former Maryland Governor and possible Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley said on Tuesday he will not seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski.

U.S. 9:00am EST

Ben Carson creates committee to explore presidential bid: WSJ

((This corrected version of the story fixes Bush's first name to Jeb from Job in last paragraph).)

10:00am EST

Israel's Netanyahu draws rebuke from Obama over Iran speech to Congress

WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that could spark a "nuclear nightmare," drawing a rebuke from President Barack Obama and exposing a deepening U.S.-Israeli rift. | Video

Israel, World 5:36pm EST

Cuba signals readiness to fast-track U.S. diplomatic ties

MIAMI/HAVANA - Cuba is willing to restore diplomatic relations with the United States as soon as the Obama administration declares its intent to take the country off a list of state sponsors of terrorism, according to a senior Cuban official.

Cuba, World 9:28am EST