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Medical examiner: 39 now confirmed dead in Washington State mudslide

Medical examiner: 39 now confirmed dead in Washington State mudslide

EVERETT, Wash., April 16 (UPI) -- A total of 39 bodies have been recovered from the mudslide that hit Oso, Wash., the Snohomish County Medical Examiner reported Wednesday.
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Joe Biden joins Instagram

Joe Biden joins Instagram

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- United States Vice President Joe Biden joined the image sharing site Instagram on Wednesday.
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U.S. greenhouse gas emissions down 10 percent since 2005

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions down 10 percent since 2005

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency says that the U.S. has seen a 10 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions since 2005.
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Former city manager of Bell, Calif., gets 12 years on state corruption charges

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Residents of corruption-plagued Bell, Calif., denounced former Robert Rizzo, the former city manager, as he was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday.
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Iran reacts to U.S. ban on proposed U.N. ambassador

Iran reacts to U.S. ban on proposed U.N. ambassador

TEHRAN, April 16 (UPI) -- The Iranian justice minister says the U.S. government's refusal to issue a visa to Iran's UN envoy is a violation of international law.
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Phyllis Schlafly: Women who are paid same as men won't find husbands

Phyllis Schlafly: Women who are paid same as men won't find husbands

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly wrote an op-ed in the Christian Post saying if women are paid as much as men, they will not be able to find husbands.
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Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL

Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- 10 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize called on President Obama's administration to reject an application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
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12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- 12 states combined to account for 80 percent of all the electricity generated from wind power last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Pro-Russian protesters remove emblem from government building in Ukraine

Pro-Russian protesters remove emblem from government building in Ukraine

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine, April 15 (UPI) -- Pro-Russian activists who are occupying government buildings in Sloviansk removed the Ukrainian coat of arms and flag from the front of city hall Tuesday.
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Obama uses presidential power to correct typo, reduce man's prison sentence

Obama uses presidential power to correct typo, reduce man's prison sentence

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Proving the importance of proofreading, President Obama commuted the sentence of a prisoner who was serving extra time due to a typo.
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Putin and Obama speak by phone about unrest in eastern Ukraine

Putin and Obama speak by phone about unrest in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW, April 14 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Monday with U.S. President Barack Obama regarding the situation in Ukraine.
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Obama hosts Easter Prayer Breakfast, chooses openly gay bishop to lead prayer

Obama hosts Easter Prayer Breakfast, chooses openly gay bishop to lead prayer

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- President Obama, hosting 150 Christian leaders for the fifth annual Easter Prayer Breakfast Monday, called on gay Episcopal bishop to lead closing prayer.
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General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- A general has refused to reduce the sentence on the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst convicted as Bradley Manning of leaking classified documents.
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Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand

Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State wished the people of Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand a Happy New Year.
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New HHS secretary nominee already under GOP fire

New HHS secretary nominee already under GOP fire

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The new nominee for HHS secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, is already taking fire from Republicans saying that she will use the "numbers" to boost Obamacare.
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Barack Hussein Obama II (i/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.

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