Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia
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Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is backing legislation that would let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The bill is opposed by the Obama administration. But’s important to families of 9/11 victims, some of whom believe Saudi officials played some part in the attacks. Sanders spoke in favor … Continue reading

Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee
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Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee

  Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will “rise up” in opposition if Republican power brokers try to take the presidential nomination away from Donald Trump or Ted Cruz at the GOP convention this summer, Sarah Palin said Thursday in a wide-ranging interview. The 2008 vice presidential nominee told … Continue reading

Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery
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Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager with simple battery Tuesday as a videotaped altercation with a reporter transformed what was another messy campaign sideshow into a criminal court summons. Trump decried the charges. Jupiter, Florida, police determined that probable cause existed to file a criminal complaint against the Republican front-runner’s … Continue reading

Clinton gives blunt talk on race where Obama trod lightly
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Clinton gives blunt talk on race where Obama trod lightly

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Stefanie Brown James, the director of African-American outreach for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, thought that the changes must have been typos. The statement she’d written for the president honoring Black History Month had been immediately returned with every instance of the word “black” crossed out. They’d been replaced by “African-American,” … Continue reading