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Top carbon culprits US, China, India debate nuances of roles
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Call them the culprits of carbon....

GOP leader defends House Planned Parenthood investigation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe....

State Department to release new batch of Clinton emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department says it will release on Monday approximately 7,800 pages of Hillary Clinton's emails, largely sent or received in 2012 or 2013....

High court's election-year lineup rich in high-profile cases
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year....

US criticizes imprisonment of China media freedom activist
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is criticizing China's imprisonment of a media freedom activist who was sentenced to six years after the late addition of charges that his attorneys were not given a chance to defend against....

Calendars reveal Clinton's availability to supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press....

Sanders undergoes elective outpatient hernia procedure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders underwent an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure on Monday....

Senate confirms Obama's pick for USAID administrator
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development after months of delay rooted in a separate dispute over the international nuclear deal with Iran....

House may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks....

Rubio: Radical jihadists using refugee crisis as cover
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) -- Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that radical jihadists are using the Syrian refugee crisis as cover to send terrorists to the West and that it's impossible for the United States to vet some migrants from the region....

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