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The Twitter follow lists of the 2016 candidates
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Ted Cruz's follow list is a big tea party, though he keeps an eye on President Barack Obama, too....

US, Chile to announce new marine sanctuaries at conference
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) -- President Barack Obama will declare new marine sanctuaries in the tidal waters of Maryland and Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Monday, while Chile is expected to block off a more than 200,000 square miles of sea from commercial fishing and oil and gas exploration in an area of the Pacific Ocean near the world-famous Easter Island....

What's in the defense bill for military and families?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Buried in the 1,915-page defense policy bill are major changes that could affect more than 1 million members of the military and their families....

Clinton to push new gun controls after Oregon shooting
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Just days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton will unveil new gun control measures on Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers....

House GOP in turmoil with new uncertainty in speaker race
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are in upheaval as their front-runner for speaker faces fresh opposition and conservatives push to postpone leadership elections....

Familiar, divisive social issues on Supreme Court agenda
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is starting a new term that promises a steady stream of divisive social issues, and also brighter prospects for conservatives who suffered more losses than usual in recent months....

Clinton draws early support but also ambivalence from voters
DERRY, N.H. (AP) -- Inside the arena, the roar was deafening when Hillary Rodham Clinton took the stage at the annual convention of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, with thousands jumping to their feet to welcome the party's White House front-runner....

Pentagon chief: Afghan situation 'confused and complicated'
MADRID (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday promised a full and transparent investigation into whether a U.S. aircraft providing support for American and Afghan commandos was responsible for the explosions that destroyed a hospital in northern Afghanistan, killing 22 people....

Trump defends 2nd Amendment following Oregon shootings
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channeled 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending Second Amendment rights in the aftermath of the shooting at an Oregon community college that left nine dead....

Chaffetz made career by confronting establishment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One-time college placekicker Jason Chaffetz wants to boot Republican House leaders off their path to promotions....

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