Trump takes steps to reset his campaign, tries to soften his image

Trump takes steps to reset his campaign, tries to soften his image

Republican front-runner Donald Trump took fresh steps to reset his campaign on Wednesday, hiring a top Republican operative and scheduling a meeting between aides and U.S. lawmakers as he girds for a new phase in his White House bid. Trump...
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Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Unions endorse Sanders, Clinton for president as NY race nears

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won his first endorsement from a fellow U.S. senator on Wednesday, and he and rival Hillary Clinton both announced backing from New York City labor unions as they battled to win next week’s state primary.....
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Trump’s jobs homecoming a long shot even in manufacturing hot spots

Trump’s jobs homecoming a long shot even in manufacturing hot spots

When U.S. manufacturing employment peaked, Jimmy Carter was president, inflation was 11 percent, and craftsmen at Frontier Contact Lenses made the company’s products one at a time on diamond-tipped lathes. As presidential candidates promise to reclaim jo...
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Parents say identify Chibok girls missing 2 years in Boko Haram video

Parents say identify Chibok girls missing 2 years in Boko Haram video

Three mothers of schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in northeast Nigeria two years ago said they had identified their daughters in a video released by Islamist group Boko Haram, the first possible sighting of the girls since a video in May...
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IMF chief eyes ‘bigger, bolder’ effort on refugee crisis

IMF chief eyes ‘bigger, bolder’ effort on refugee crisis

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said efforts to deal with refugees from war-torn countries in the Middle East and North Africa required a “bigger, bolder and broader approach.” Lagarde, participating in ...
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Taiwanese deported from Kenya ‘suspected of fraud in China’

Taiwanese deported from Kenya ‘suspected of fraud in China’

A group of Taiwanese deported from Kenya to China after being acquitted of cyber crime are wanted for suspected fraud in China, the Chinese government said on Wednesday. In a case that has enraged Taiwan, which has accused Beijing of...
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Nigerian lawmakers to question presidency over long-overdue budget

Nigerian lawmakers to question presidency over long-overdue budget

Nigerian lawmakers said on Wednesday they planned to hold talks with the presidency over the 2016 budget bill, which has yet to be signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari after being passed by parliament last month. The announcement suggests...
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Nigeria’s Buhari vows crackdown after pipeline attacks in Delta

Nigeria’s Buhari vows crackdown after pipeline attacks in Delta

Nigeria will crack down on groups responsible for recent pipeline attacks in the oil-producing Delta region, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday. Pipeline attacks and violence have been on the rise in the southern swampland since authorities issued an...
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Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near U.S. destroyer: U.S.

Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near U.S. destroyer: U.S.

Two Russian warplanes flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, with one official describing them as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory. Reuters reported...
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Apple iPhone unlocking maneuver likely to remain secret

Apple iPhone unlocking maneuver likely to remain secret

The company that helped the FBI unlock a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone to get data has sole legal ownership of the method, making it highly unlikely the technique will be disclosed by the government to Apple or any other entity,...
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