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APNewsBreak: Pentagon accused of withholding sex crimes info
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday in a scathing critique that asserts the Pentagon has refused to provide her information about sexual assaults at several major bases....

High court won't hear NY appeal over Miranda warnings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't hear a dispute over statements that law enforcement officials in Queens, New York, made before telling suspects about their Miranda rights against self-incrimination....

Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton....

Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton defended his family's charitable foundation, saying there's nothing "sinister" about getting wealthy people to help poor people in developing countries....

Walker critical of Romney in 2012, Bush in 2000
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker made no secret about what he saw as the failures of Mitt Romney's last run for the White House, devoting an entire chapter of his book to the topic....

Ex-Christie allies are at court for hearing in bridge case
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The investigation of politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge in 2013 heads to court Monday as two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie make initial appearances....

Court rejects challenge to NJ ban on gay conversion therapy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has turned away a challenge to New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy for patients under 18 years old....

High court will hear appeal over energy rule
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will hear a dispute over an electricity regulation in which utilities pay energy users in the wholesale market to reduce consumption....

GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former technology executive Carly Fiorina announced she's running for president, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was set to launch his bid as well on Monday, as the Republican field of hopefuls expands once more. Both Fiorina and Carson have the potential to help the GOP win over a more diverse group of supporters in 2016....

Kerry to visit Riyadh to confer with Saudi Arabia on Yemen
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh for discussions with Saudi government leaders on Wednesday and Thursday....

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