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Pressured by party, Trump signs Republican loyalty pledge 9:04pm EDT

NEW YORK - Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party establishment and signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate in the November 2016 presidential election. | Video

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White House: sanctions relief for Iran tied to compliance with nuclear deal

WASHINGTON - Iran will only see sanctions relief if it complies with the nuclear deal, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday.

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Obama moves on Central American migrant children questioned

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's emergency response to Central American children arriving in the United States without permission has spawned aggressive law enforcement efforts in Mexico where authorities rarely weigh humanitarian concerns, according to a report released on Thursday.

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Bush says will lay out tax reform plan next week in North Carolina

HAMPTON, N.H. - Jeb Bush will lay out a tax plan next week aimed at lowering corporate and personal tax rates and giving the U.S. economy a jolt, the Republican presidential candidate said on Thursday.

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Biden meets Jewish leaders in Florida to defend Iran deal

DAVIE, Fla. - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tried to reassure Jewish leaders in south Florida on Thursday that President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran would be a vital step toward making the world a safer place.

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