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Protesters heckle Perry and Christie on immigration issues

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Protesters have heckled Republican presidential prospects Rick Perry and Chris Christie over immigration policies during a conservative political forum in Iowa. The former governor of Texas was interrupted during his speech to the Iowa Freedom … Continue reading

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Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at … Continue reading

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Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation’s new monarch, the White House said … Continue reading

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Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama opened a three-day visit to India aimed at turning his personal chemistry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress on climate change, defense and economics. Obama’s arrival Sunday morning in the bustling capital … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa

WASHINGTON – When Jeb Bush said that to win the presidential election a Republican candidate might have to lose the primary, he probably had a weekend like this one in mind. In Iowa, a host of second-tier possible presidential candidates … Continue reading

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Potential Republican presidential candidates compete for support in Iowa

By Steve Holland DES MOINES (Reuters) – Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 jockeyed for support from conservatives in the early voting state of Iowa on Saturday, and some raised doubts about the prospects for party front runners Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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For first-time visitor, Havana is charming

HAVANA (AP) — Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it’s impossible not to be taken by its charms. In my hotel room, the soft sound of guitars enters from the balcony. In the cobblestone street below, I … Continue reading

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For first-time visitor, Havana is charming

HAVANA (AP) — Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it’s impossible not to be taken by its charms. In my hotel room, the soft sound of guitars enters from the balcony. In the cobblestone street below, I … Continue reading

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five … Continue reading

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GOP’s Christie brings New Jersey candor to Iowa evangelicals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa. Republican audiences have cheered the New Jersey governor’s famously frank talk as he’s campaigned in the state — officially for others, not himself — during the past five … Continue reading

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