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Ukraine Finance Minister Says Economic Success Is Key To Ending Conflict

In a way, Natalie Jaresko is on the frontlines in Ukraine's conflict with Russia. The Ukraine finance minister says financial stability is the only way to regain territory lost to Russia.
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U.S. Appeals Court Overturns Conviction Of Guantanamo Detainee

In a blow to U.S. military commissions trying Guantanamo Bay detainees, a U.S. appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a Yemeni man tied to al-Qaida. The court said the special military tribunal on the naval base did not have the authority to charge Ali Hamza al Bahlul with conspiracy — as it is not a crime under international law of war — and that the commissions themselves are in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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How Would Hillary Clinton 'Reshuffle' Economic Inequality?

Many of Clinton's supporters say the sooner she lays out her economic policy vision the better, especially as her unfavorable ratings have been growing. She'll start Saturday.
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Appeals Court Denies Immediate Release To Last Of 'Angola 3'

A three-judge panel extended an order blocking the release of Albert Woodfox, a former Black Panther leader who is awaiting a retrial in the 1972 stabbing death of a prison guard.
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U.S. Women To Face Sweden — And Their Former Coach

If the U.S. wins, it would all but guarantee that the Americans would advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup.
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Crossing The Line: Political Operative Gets 2 Years In Prison

For the first time ever, a political operative got prison time for illegally coordinating between a superPAC and a campaign. It could have implications for the 2016 presidential race.
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The Life And Death Of The Iowa Straw Poll, A Once Important Political Event

Republicans killed the controversial Iowa Straw Poll after major candidates passed on attending. The tradition, rife with pay-to-play allegations, may have been a victim of its own success.
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Jack King, NASA's 'Voice Of Apollo,' Dies At 84

He uttered the countdown heard 'round the world leading up to the launch of the first moon landing mission.
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Dealing Blow To Obama, Efforts To Pass Trade Plan Fail In The House

Obama made a last-ditch personal visit to the Capitol, but it didn't make a difference. A House vote today on trade legislation complicated prospects for the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
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American Red Cross News Conference In Haiti Grows Heated

The Red Cross had the opportunity to explain how it spent almost half a billion dollars — but provided journalists with few answers.

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