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Senate passes fast-track bill on Asia trade

Senate passes fast-track bill on Asia trade

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama won a victory for his trade agenda Friday with the Senate's approval of fast-track legislation that likely will make it easier for him to complete a wide-ranging trade deal that would include 11 Pacific Rim nations. The Senate voted 62-37 fo...

4.7% surge in holiday travelers forecast

About 37.2 million Americans will be hitting the road or flying to vacation spots and state parks this Memorial Day weekend, which...

Retailer: Reduce antibiotic farm uses

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking grocery suppliers to improve animal-welfare practices and reduce the use of antibiotics in livestoc...

Silence led to no case for Duggar

SPRINGDALE -- An Arkansas State Police corporal who gave Josh Duggar "a very stern talk" in 2003 about the teen's improper sexual ...
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Firms, farms prepare for floods

Emergency officials in southwest Arkansas are preparing for 4 to 8 inches of rainfall during the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend and are warning vacationers to be aware of the potential for flash flooding.

Retailer: Reduce antibiotic farm uses

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking grocery suppliers to improve animal-welfare practices and reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock that find their way as products onto the retailer's shelves.

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UA out of arms, on its way home

No. 6 Florida dished out payback against No. 20 Arkansas and sent the Razorbacks home from the SEC Tournament on Friday with budding concerns about their starting pitching.

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Michael Fassbender doesn't know whether the Macbeth curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. "The Scottish film" is what Fassbender calls his Macbeth adaption, which is set to premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. He's maintaining the theatrical superstition of not speaking the name of Shakespeare's play -- at ...

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Firms, farms prepare for floods

Emergency officials in southwest Arkansas are preparing for 4 to 8 inches of rainfall during the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend and are warning vacationers to be aware of the potential for flash flooding.

Retailer: Reduce antibiotic farm uses

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking grocery suppliers to improve animal-welfare practices and reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock that find their way as products onto the retailer's shelves.

Names and faces

Michael Fassbender doesn't know whether the Macbeth curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. "The Scottish film" is what Fassbender calls his Macbeth adaption, which is set to premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. He's maintaining the theatrical superstition of not speaking the name of Shakespeare's play -- at least he wasn't in an interview ahead of the festival.

Senate passes fast-track bill on Asia trade

President Barack Obama won a victory for his trade agenda Friday with the Senate's approval of fast-track legislation that likely will make it easier for him to complete a wide-ranging trade deal that would include 11 Pacific Rim nations.

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UA out of arms, on its way home

No. 6 Florida dished out payback against No. 20 Arkansas and sent the Razorbacks home from the SEC Tournament on Friday with budding concerns about their starting pitching.

Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

DUBLIN (AP) — Leaders on both sides of Ireland's gay marriage campaign say advocates of legalization have won a resounding victory with the ballot count still underway.

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"The tools it contains will allow us to knock down unfair foreign trade barriers that discriminate against American workers and products stamped 'Made in the USA.'" — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Obama administration's hand in global trade talks.

Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

DUBLIN (AP) — Leaders on both sides of Ireland's gay marriage campaign say advocates of legalization have won a resounding victory with the ballot count still underway.

California oil spill harder to clean up in choppy waters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the California coast is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said as more dead animals were discovered.

Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.

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