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Boehner, Obama still seeking a way out of trade impasse

Posted: 06/16/2015 - House Speaker John Boehner says he's committed to passing a major trade deal as soon as possible, but he has not figured a way out of Congress' logjam on legislation that's a priority for President Barack Obama.

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Gap closing 175 stores to boost brand

Posted: 06/16/2015 - Gap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores in North America, or 18 percent of its current total, and cut 250 jobs as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.

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FDA phasing out use of trans fats

Updated: 06/16/2015 - The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.

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Cybertheft of personnel info rips hole in espionage defenses

Posted: 06/16/2015 - When hackers broke into a database filled with the private information of U.S. security clearance holders, they likely got access to the names of foreign relatives of some of those officials who are living abroad.

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FIFA's Blazer agreed to act undercover for US prosecutors

Posted: 06/15/2015 - Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer agreed to act undercover for U.S. prosecutors and has been cooperating since at least 2011 in the government's investigation of soccer corruption.

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Manholes welded shut at prison in New York

Posted: 06/14/2015 - As the search continues along Route 374 in upstate New York for two killers who escaped from prison, state police say part of the highway will remain closed until Monday evening.

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NAACP supports its leader accused of falsifying race

Updated: 06/13/2015 - In response to allegations that the president of the Spokane, Washington, NAACP, falsely portrayed herself as a black woman, the NAACP is speaking out in support of the woman.

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Officials: Hack exposed up to 14 million federal records

Updated: 06/13/2015 - Officials say a second hack linked to China has exposed sensitive U.S. military and intelligence officer data -- a cyberbreach of federal records dramatically worse than first acknowledged.

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Prison instructor charged, enters plea

Updated: 06/13/2015 - Hundreds of law enforcement personnel have begun an eighth day searching for two killers who used power tools to cut their way out of a prison in far northern New York near the Canadian border.

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Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data

Posted: 06/12/2015 - Several U.S. officials say hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel seeking security clearances. The break is the second cyberbreach of federal records revealed in a week and could dramatically compound the potential damage.

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