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Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

The parents of the youngest victim of the marathon bombing urged authorities to take the death penalty off the table.

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Iran bill could make nuclear deal harder for U.S.

A compromise allowing Congress to vote on a nuclear deal may prompt Iranian negotiators to drive a harder bargain, but does not drastically weaken President Barack Obama's ability to deliver on a final agreement.

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Obama tells Congress he plans to remove Cuba from terrorism list

It will clear the main obstacle to restoring diplomatic relations and reopening embassies shut for more than half a century.

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Obama concedes Congress role on Iran deal

President Barack Obama conceded Congress has the power to review a nuclear deal, giving in to pressure from Republicans and some in his own party.

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Obama, Iraq’s Abadi to discuss ISIS fight in White House meeting

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and President Barack Obama will discuss the fight against Islamic State at a meeting likely to be dominated by requests for U.S. arms and tension over Iran's role on the battlefield.

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History made, U.S. and Cuba face bumpy road ahead

In the first meeting of its kind in nearly 60 years, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro sat down together for over an hour.

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Deal or not, many U.S. states keep sanctions grip on Iran

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the United States and Iran come closer to a historic nuclear deal, many…

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U.S., Cuba hold highest-level meeting in 50 years

he encounter took place on the eve of the Summit of the Americas in Panama, where Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will cross paths.

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Iran’s Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go

The Iranian leader demanded sanctions be lifted at the same time as any final agreement on curbing its nuclear program.

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GUILTY: Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing, eligible for death penalty

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted on all 30 counts.

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U.S. says Iran sanctions face phase-out, Obama knocks Israel demand

The U.S. made clear that sanctions on Iran would have to be phased out gradually under a nuclear pact.

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Republicans push demand for vote on Iran nuclear deal

Some lawmakers want the U.S. Congress to be allowed to vote on a nuclear agreement with Iran.

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‘Framework’ for final deal reached at Iran nuclear talks

The U.S., Iran and five other world powers reached an understanding, allowing further negotiations until a final deadline of June 30.

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Poll finds rising support for Obama’s Cuba policy

A poll of Cuban-Americans shows support for the White House's new Cuba policy has risen in the three months since it was announced.

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Iran nuclear talks extended; Russia says deal within reach

Major powers and Iran are closer to a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear program.

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U.S. ready to work past deadline for Iran nuclear deal

With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.

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Clock ticking on nuclear deadline

The foreign ministers seven world powers met in a final push for a preliminary nuclear accord less than two days before the deadline.

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.

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Facing resistance, U.S. pushes to meet deadline for Iran deal

The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.

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Public safety investigates report of arson on Ithaca College campus

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Incident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday inside residence hall

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Cuomo: Hospital visits increasing due to synthetic marijuana use

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Governor says most hospital visits have come in New York City

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State lawmakers, business execs to join Cuomo on Cuba trip

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Assembly, Senate leaders to join Cuomo, execs from companies like Chobani, MasterCard

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New York’s “empty chair” campaign focuses on teen drivers

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Campaign focuses on dangers of cellphone use while driving, always wearing seat belt

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One arrested following stabbing in downtown Ithaca

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The incident was reported around 1:30 Friday near the intersection of West Buffalo and North Cayuga Streets.