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Kerry threatens Russia with end to joint Syria diplomacy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry threatened on Wednesday to end all cooperation between the United States and Russia to stop Syria’s civil war, unless Russian and Syrian government attacks on Aleppo end. More than 250 people are believed to have been killed in the besieged city in...


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World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

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LONDON (AP) — Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as a visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East. President Barack Obama described Peres as “soldier for Israel, for the...


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Senate votes to override Obama veto of bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate votes to override Obama veto of bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia for alleged backing of attackers.


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Senate has enough votes to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill allowing families

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate has enough votes to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill allowing families to sue Saudi Arabia, vote is continuing.


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Kerry threatens to cut off all contacts with Russia over Syria, unless Russian

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry threatens to cut off all contacts with Russia over Syria, unless Russian and Syrian bombardment of Aleppo ends.


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Yellen likely to face questions about Wells Fargo

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who has been in the hot seat over the central bank’s interest-rate policy, now has another headache: Wells Fargo. Yellen is likely to face sharp questions from a House committee Wednesday over whether federal banking regulators fell down on the...


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The Latest: Clintons mourn 'treasured friend' Shimon Peres

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 11:30 p.m. Former President Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton say they have “lost a true and treasured friend” with the death of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres. The...


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Storm-ravaged homes could qualify for property tax reduction

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Property owners who incurred damage from last Thursday’s tornado and fierce storm could get a break on their taxes this year. But they’ll need to act quickly to cash in on that possibility


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House District 9 voters have two distinct options this November

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OGDEN — While no debates or town halls are scheduled between House District 9’s Republican incumbent Jeremy Peterson and Democratic challenger Kathie Darby, both agree they offer voters in this diverse district a distinct choice. Ogden resident Peterson, 39, seeks his fourth term...


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Expert Panel Recommends Expansion Of Services With No Cost Sharing For Women

The list of preventive services that women can receive without paying anything out of pocket under the health law could grow if proposed recommendations by a group of mostly medical providers are adopted by federal officials later this year. The draft recommendations, which are subject to public...


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