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A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on. And as the latest round hit the week mark, three of the six foreign ministers involved left the talks with prospects for agreement remaining uncertain....

Indiana debate exposes Republican divisions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid....

Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products....

Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penalize overseas hackers who engage in cyber spying and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of that espionage, potentially including state-owned corporations in Russia and China....

After Christie's privatization, NJ lottery missing targets
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games....

US climate treaty pledge relies on uncertain Obama actions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency....

Loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay back the money....

Obama congratulates President-elect Buhari of Nigeria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is congratulating the president-elect of Nigeria, saying the election there has "shown the world the strength" of the African country's commitment to Democratic ideals....

State Department found 4 emails about drones sent by Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject....

Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president....

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