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Thursday, May 28, 2015

National News

AP Top News at 4:29 p.m. EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) Pentagon leaders are trying to "fine tune" U.S. strategy for ousting the Islamic State group from Iraq, focusing on faster and better training and arming of Sunni tribes whose combat role is central to reversing the extremists' adva...
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Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit

Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit

Obama administration urges skeptical federal judge to dismiss House GOP health care lawsuit
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Man convicted of hiring hit man to kill pregnant girlfriend

Man convicted of hiring hit man to kill pregnant girlfriend after she refused to have abortion
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Bush suggests literature, from Bible to historical thriller

In break from policy, Bush unloads list of summer reads during stop in Michigan
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Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA

Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA

Last court call for Lindsay Lohan; actress off probation for first time in almost 8 years
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Government audit finds improper behavior at Philadelphia VA

Audit finds 2 VA officials acted improperly after employees paid money to attend work party
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US stocks end modestly lower

US stocks end modestly lower

US stocks finish modestly lower following big sell-off in China
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Police: Man in California standoff shot, killed neighbor

Police: Man in standoff shot, killed neighbor in dispute near San Diego; apartments evacuated
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Rebates drive grass removal frenzy during California drought

Cash rebates boost grass removal frenzy, aid landscapers in drought-plagued California
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Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths

Nebraska becomes last state to allow driver's licenses for youths brought to US as children
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