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Clinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that guarantees loans to help U.S. exporters....

O'Malley to campaign in Iowa hours after 2016 announcement
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Once he announces his presidential decision, Martin O'Malley will waste no time in getting himself to Iowa....

Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits....

Father of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by another man with a gun....

Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday....

Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi....

Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, recently released Clinton-era documents show....

1st batch of Clinton emails to be released around 12:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department will release the first batch of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state around 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday....

US, Cuba close round of talks with no embassy announcement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and Cuba still have no agreement on re-establishing embassies....

Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken....

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