- U.S.'s Kerry, Iran's Zarif to meet at U.N. anti-nuclear arms conference
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the opening of a UN conference on the global anti-nuclear weapons treaty on Monday, as they try to make progress in talks on a long-term atomic deal.
- Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes on taxes
(Reuters) - The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns and said it was working to make sure it does not happen in the future.
- Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty.
- Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the gathering he jokingly called "a night when Washington celebrates itself," U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
- McCain urges shifting drone program to Pentagon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Drone strikes against suspected enemy combatants on foreign soil should be run by the U.S. military and not the CIA, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Sunday.
- Republican activist Del Beccaro to seek California U.S. Senate seat
(Corrects April 26 story. Paragraph 3 to show Rocky Chavez is state assembly member, not state senator))
- Brooklyn U.S. Attorney's office names acting replacement for Lynch
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Brooklyn U.S. Attorney's office said on Monday Kelly Currie will temporarily replace Loretta Lynch, who was sworn in as attorney general.
- Christie's wife quits Wall Street job amid speculation he will seek White House
(Reuters) - Mary Pat Christie, the wife of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, resigned from her Wall Street job, his spokesman confirmed, as her husband contemplates a run for the White House in 2016.
- In Iowa for Faith & Freedom, Republican contenders face tricky balance
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - When the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition plays host to nine Republican White House hopefuls this weekend, the conservative Christian group will simply be pursuing its stated mission to "take back our state and country."
- Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.
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