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6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

U.S. Olympic Committee Ends Bid To Bring 2024 Summer Games To Boston

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 4:57 am

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Economy
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

As Brazil's Economy Goes In Reverse, Illusion Of Prosperity Fades With It

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Around the Nation
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

South Florida Haitians Protest Deportations In Dominican Republic

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Politics
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

GOP Candidates Scramble To Secure One Of 10 Spots On Debate Stage

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Africa
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Obama Becomes First Sitting U.S. President To Visit Ethiopia

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National Security
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

U.S., Turkey Plan To Create 'Islamic State Free Zone' Along Syrian Border

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Health
6:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Donors Sue Fertility Industry For Caps On Egg Prices

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It's All Politics
11:42 am
Mon July 27, 2015

'Offensive,' 'Sad': Reaction To Huckabee's Holocaust 'Oven' Reference

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee at the Family Leadership Summit in Iowa earlier this month.
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Originally published on Mon July 27, 2015 12:43 pm

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."

Candidates, politicians and groups were quick to denounce — or defend — the Holocaust reference.

Here's Huckabee's full quote, said in an interview with Breitbart News' editor-in-chief, Alexander Marlow, on Saturday:

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It's All Politics
5:51 am
Mon July 27, 2015

Republicans Stand Against Cuba Change Despite Public Opinion Shift

A supporter waves a Cuban flag in front of the country's embassy after it reopened for the first time in 54 years on July 20 in Washington, D.C. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a communist revolution.
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Originally published on Mon July 27, 2015 10:51 am

The Cuban flag is flying over the Cuban Embassy in the United States for the first time in 54 years after the two countries restored diplomatic relations in December, but not everyone is celebrating the renewed flow of mojitos from the embassy's Hemingway Bar.

Presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush, who both call the heavily Cuban-American Miami area home, denounced last Monday's new step in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Politics
5:30 am
Mon July 27, 2015

Senate Takes A Step Toward Riving Export-Import Bank

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 1:48 pm

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4:11 am
Mon July 27, 2015

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Try To Make Debate Cut

Originally published on Mon July 27, 2015 3:54 pm

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The Two-Way
7:18 am
Sun July 26, 2015

President Obama Urges Kenyans To 'Choose Path Of Progress'

President Obama delivers a speech at the Safaricom Indoor Arena in the Kasarani area of Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday.
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Originally published on Sun July 26, 2015 1:42 pm

President Obama, wrapping up his three-day visit to Kenya, urged the east African country to "choose the path to progress" by tackling corruption, eliminating income inequality and promoting gender equality.

"I'm here as president of a country that sees Kenya as an important partner. I'm here as a friend who wants Kenya to succeed," he said in a speech at the Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi.

"You can choose the path to progress, but it requires making some important choices," he said in the 40-minute speech that was broadcast on Kenyan television.

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Politics
6:41 am
Sun July 26, 2015

For Candidates, Winning Iowa Means Courting Business, Evangelicals

Originally published on Sun July 26, 2015 9:47 am

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It's All Politics
6:03 am
Sun July 26, 2015

Brace Yourself: The Presidential Election Is Going To Be All About Anger

Clinton knows you're mad as hell, and she's appealing to that sense.
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Originally published on Mon July 27, 2015 1:02 pm

Hillary Clinton laid out some lofty goals for her presidency in a speech on Friday.

"My mission from my first day as president to the last will be to raise the incomes of hardworking Americans so they can once again afford a middle-class life," she said. "This is the defining economic challenge not only of this election but our time."

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The Two-Way
1:27 pm
Sat July 25, 2015

Clinton To Testify Again Before Benghazi Committee

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies in January 2013 before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
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Originally published on Sat July 25, 2015 6:21 pm

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Hillary Clinton is set to testify before a House committee investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 deaths of four Americans, including a U.S. ambassador, in Benghazi, Libya, according to her campaign.

Campaign spokesman Nick Merrill said the Democratic presidential candidate would appear on Oct. 22, but Reuters, quoting a committee statement, said the date of her testimony was still being negotiated.

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