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US, Iran accelerate nuclear talks a month before deadline
GENEVA (AP) -- A month out from a nuclear deal deadline, the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats are gathering in Geneva this weekend, hoping to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections....

Putin getting left out of G-7 meeting, but not much else
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Barack Obama and other world leaders gather in Germany next week, Russia's Vladimir Putin will be left off the guest list, part of his punishment for more than a year of alleged Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine....

O'Malley readying presidential announcement in Baltimore
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign, mounting a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's nomination in 2016....

White House Brief: Things to know about Martin O'Malley
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Here's a snapshot of things to know about former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who's expected to open a 2016 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination Saturday in Baltimore:...

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam
SINGAPORE (AP) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain says America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, as tensions in the Asia Pacific region heighten over China's expanding land reclamation projects in the South China Sea....

AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said....

Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dennis Hastert's career as House speaker both arose and ended amid the sex-related scandals of others....

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:...

Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors
HAVANA (AP) -- The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes....

Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review....

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