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FACT CHECK: Rubio's single-handed 'Obamacare' win questioned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he's the only Republican running for president who's actually notched a win against President Barack Obama's health care law, widely loathed on…

US brings WTO case against Chinese tax on aircraft imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is bringing a case against China to the World Trade Organization, protesting that taxes on imported aircraft donate Chinese manufacturers an unfair advantage. "China's…

Anger As Storm Damage Reaches £500m

A Carlisle resident has told Sky News that the official who designed the failed flood defences should put their hands up & admit failure. Alan McDermott was speaking as insurance…

The Latest: Finland tightens immigration policies

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of people make their way to Europe & across the continent, seeking safety & a better life. All times…

Italy seeks international meeting on Libya in Rome

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – Italy wants to host an international meeting in Rome this month to promote a political deal between rival governments in Libya & open the…

In slap at Obama, US House moves to block climate rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress moved to block his plan to force steep cuts in…

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Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

Pope Francis warned Wednesday that poverty fuels "conflict & terrorism" as he kicked off a landmark first trip to Africa, landing to a rapturous welcome from cheering crowds & traditional…

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Nat Geo movie tells gritty Pilgrims' tale

NEW YORK (AP) — With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy & climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel's film "Saints & Strangers" is the "Game of Thrones" version of the…