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Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

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The cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it’s already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want ...

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Another Clinton Now Vows to Fix Political Finance System

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More than 20 years ago, a newly elected President Bill Clinton decided that overhauling the country’s loophole-ridden campaign fund-raising rules would be a top goal of his first year in ...

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Congress’s Role in Iran Nuclear Deal Shows Limits of Obama’s Power

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In his assertions of executive power to advance his agenda in an era of gridlock, President Obama has been largely on offense. But his latest battle with Congress not only ...

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UK fined Bank of New York Mellon over failing to keep customer money safe

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Britain’s markets regulator has fined Bank of New York Mellon (BK.N) 126 million pounds ($185.30 million) for failing to keep customer money safe during the financial crisis. The Financial Conduct ...

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Bank of America reported a first-quarter profit of $2.98 billion

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Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets, reported a first-quarter profit of $2.98 billion, compared with a surprise loss a year earlier when it took ...

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NBA: Double-overtime win keeps Pacers’ playoff bid on track

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The Indiana Pacers moved one game closer to an NBA playoff berth Tuesday with a dramatic double-overtime triumph over the Washington Wizards. CJ Miles scored 25 points and George Hill ...

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U.S.:Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices

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Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four straight declines. Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four ...

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Bill Arhos, Founder of ‘Austin City Limits,’ Dies at 80

Bill Arhos, ‘Austin City Limits’, Dies at 80, Founder

Bill Arhos, a frustrated guitarist whose long-running television show, “Austin City Limits,” introduced much of America to the sound of redneck rock and progressive country and prompted Austin, Tex., to ...

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Clinton: Unfair that fund managers pay lower tax rate than truckers

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Democrat Hillary Clinton blasted executive pay and tax rates for hedge-fund managers on Tuesday, using the first stop of her low-key campaign rollout in Iowa to highlight her promise to ...

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Percy Sledge, Smooth Wailer in ‘When a Man Loves a Woman,’ Is Dead at 74

Percy Sledge, Smooth Wailer, ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’, Dead at 74

Percy Sledge, the R&B singer whose soulful ballad of eternal love and rejection, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” topped the charts in 1966, died on Tuesday in Baton Rouge, ...

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