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Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe....

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state....

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police....

Study: Midlife obesity may spur risk for earlier Alzheimer's
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when....

Walker's talk about Canadian border wall draws derision
ONAWA, Iowa (AP) -- Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fellow Republicans on Monday and an attempt by his campaign to clarify what he meant....

Trump video goes after Bush on immigration
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration....

NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University....

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the traditional Alaska Native name....

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago....

Obama offended by attacks on Jews who back Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and then conclude he's "not black enough."...

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