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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

I've rarely seen President Obama speak in such definite terms on a thorny issue as he did yesterday about the nuclear agreement with Iran.

In Reclaimed Tikrit, Mass Graves From Brutal ISIS Occupation

As many as 1,700 bodies are believed to be in mass graves that have been unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base. The killings took place last summer, when fighters from the self-proclaimed Islamic State seized Tikrit.

5 Things You Should Know About Sen. Rand Paul

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced his bid for the White House Tuesday on his website.

'Visibly Pregnant' Girls Are Banned From School In Sierra Leone

Across Sierra Leone, students are preparing to return to school April 14, after nine months off because of the Ebola epidemic. But one group has been banned from returning, according to a new decree by the minister of education: "visibly pregnant" girls.

In Movie Piracy Case, Australian ISPs Are Ordered To Share Customers' Info

Australia's Federal Court has ordered six Internet service providers to hand over information about people accused of illegally downloading and sharing the film Dallas Buyers Club online. The companies had initially refused a request to provide their customers' data.

Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

Rand Paul is not like other potential presidential candidates. The Kentucky senator, who announced his candidacy for the White House on Tuesday morning, doesn't fit neatly into the molds of either party.

Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. E.T. Anyone who thinks President Obama will shy away from presidential politics in 2016, think again.
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March Tax Revenues Up 9 Percent From 2014

Officials say Georgia collected $1.43 billion in net taxes during the month of March. That's a 9 percent increase from the same month in 2014.
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Gov. Deal: March Tax Revenues Up 9 Percent From 2014

Officials say Georgia collected $1.43 billion in net taxes during the month of March. That's a 9 percent increase from the same month in 2014.

Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

President Obama says it would be a "fundamental misjudgment" to condition a nuclear deal with Iran on the country's recognition of Israel. Obama made the comments Monday during an interview with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep.

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