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Senate Democrats stake out both sides of Iran deal

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Robert Menendez blasted the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, vowing…

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 19

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Lawyers for Boston bomber seek new trial in new location

In court papers, lawyers for the 22-year-old bomber said media coverage of the blast and its aftermath unfairly influenced the 12 jurors who found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of carrying out the attack and then sentenced him to death.

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State Department refers 305 Clinton emails for review

Last December, Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2016 presidential election, handed over about 30,000 emails she sent and received while America's top diplomat.

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IRS: Hackers accessed taxpayer data

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft.

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Iran still closed to U.S. influence after nuclear deal: Khamenei

Iran will remain closed to U.S. influence and continue to oppose U.S. policies in the Middle East after its nuclear deal with big powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 18

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Americans waiting longer than ever to buy first homes

The median first-time buyer is 33.

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Traffic deaths spike 14 percent this year

The National Safety Council says traffic deaths are up 14 percent in the first six months of this year and injuries are up by a third.

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Trump immigration plan calls for deporting children, building a wall

Trump, the frontrunner in a crowded Republican field, has made immigration a central plank of his campaign.

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Pencils down: More colleges drop standardized tests

Hey, high schoolers, scared of bombing on the SATs and not getting into college? Don't worry, a growing number of U.S. schools are scrapping standardized test scores as part of admission.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 17

Your daily look the stories that will be talked about today.

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Suspect in shooting of New York firefighter killed by police

The man who shot a firefighter fled his New York home on Friday, opening fire on police, who returned it and shot him dead.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the big news making headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Obama to release music playlists on Spotify

The White House is launching an official channel on the popular music streaming service Spotify.

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State of emergency ends in Ferguson, Missouri, as violence recedes

St. Louis County on Friday ended the state of emergency it had put in effect earlier this week.

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Top US diplomat flies to Cuba for new policy victory lap

Washington's top diplomat came to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Aug. 14

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes

The phones are a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world's most popular mobile operating system.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 13

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Apartment Owner Shoots Robber

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Rockland, ME (WGAN) A would-be robber got a surprise early Tuesday in Rockland.

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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Referendum Ballot Set

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Officials say the language of an upcoming statewide ballot question about campaign finance is now finalized.

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Rand Paul Brings Presidential Aspirations To Maine

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is returning to the Maine location where his father drew a big crowd in 2012, the year Ron Paul's supporters took over the state convention.

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Maine Governor Objects 2 National Monument Proposals

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Maine's governor has written to President Barack Obama and the state's congressional delegation to oppose two national monument proposals in the state.

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