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Obama raises money in Miami for Democratic Party
MIAMI (AP) -- President Barack Obama is in South Florida to raise money for the Democratic Party for the 2016 presidential race....

FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating - and the government is taking note....

AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press....

Don't delay: Study confirms early treatment is best for HIV
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer....

Sanders wants Clinton to take stand on trade deal
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders is questioning why Democratic presidential rival Hillary Rodman Clinton won't take a stand on the emerging trade deal with Pacific nations, which he calls "enormously important issue" she's been dodging....

US won't seek high court review in immigration case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government says it won't ask the Supreme Court to review a judge's decision that put on hold President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration....

Clinton urges making middle class 'mean something again'
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage are not issues of importance merely to women but concerns that go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead in America."...

Court orders State Dept. to release Clinton emails monthly
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the State Department to release batches of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence from her time as the nation's top diplomat every 30 days starting on June 30....

Health law court case winner could be political loser
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser....

FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Congress wrestles over renewing the Patriot Act's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism....

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