Report to Congress warns of rising financial threats

A new government report to Congress warns of rising threats to U.S. financial stability, including the looming risk of surging corporate loan defaults. While big banks and other systemically important

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Obama order clears way for private ransom payments

President Obama unveiled new rules Wednesday that would basically allow families to offer private ransom payments for relatives kidnapped overseas. While the federal will continue to refuse to make ransom

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John Kerry breaks leg in bike crash; ends overseas trip early

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Boston for treatment of a broken right leg, an injury he sustained Sunday in a fall after hitting a curb while cycling

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Federal court blocks Obama’s immigration plan

A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to allow President Obama’s program to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation from going into effect. The decision by a three-judge panel of

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Clinton refuses to testify twice on Benghazi attacks

Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton agreed Monday to testify once, but not twice, before the special House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,

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Japan PM Abe visits USA amid controversial WWII remarks

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a historic, week-long visit to the United States on Sunday that will highlight strengthened trade and defense ties between the two countries, and feature

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Netanyahu blasts Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his protest of the Iran nuclear agreement to the U.S. airwaves on Sunday. “This deal will both threaten us and threaten our neighbors,” Netanyahu

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Report: Clinton only used personal e-mail at State

Hillary Clinton’s exclusive use of a personal e-mail account to conduct government business during her four-year tenure as secretary of State may have violated federal regulations, The New York Times

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