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Before and after booking, Perry vows to prevail

Before and after booking, Perry vows to prevail

Texas governor is accused of abuse of power, coercion.

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is underway near the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, …

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Crews dock along the Ohio River as they head towards the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Pho…

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is underway near the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, …

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River closed after a fuel oil spill reopened to river traffic on Tuesday with some restrictions as containment and cleanup continued.

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Primary election highlights from Alaska, Wyoming

Primary election highlights from Alaska, Wyoming

Dan Sullivan, an Alaska Republican and U.S. Senate hopeful, leaves the voting booth in Anchorage on Tuesday. 

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Primary election breakdowns for Alaska, Wyoming

Primary election breakdowns for Alaska, Wyoming

ALASKA SENATE

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media and supporters after he was booked at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry was indicted last week on charges of coercion and official oppression for publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for …

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, center, is booked at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, center, arrives at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, front right, is escorted away from the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors. (A…

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, middle, is booked at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, Texas, for two felony indictments of abuse of power on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

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Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, leaves the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center after he was booked, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry was indicted last week on charges of coercion and official oppression for publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integr…

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Booking photo of Texas Gov. Perry released

Booking photo of Texas Gov. Perry released

AUSTIN, Texas  — Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside an Austin courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

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Audit: Obamacare tax not meeting revenue target

WASHINGTON — An Obamacare tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren’t paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.

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New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

WASHINGTON — Warnings from an international research group and the Federal Aviation Administration underscore the rising threat to commercial aircraft posed by hundreds of anti-aircraft weapons that are now in the arsenals of armed groups in Syria and could easily be diverted to extremist factions.

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New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

This undated photo obtained by The Associated Press from the Small Arms Survey, shows a man-portable air defense systems, or MANPADS. Armed groups in Syria have an esti

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Immigration crisis at border affects heartland harvest

Immigration crisis at border affects heartland harvest

WASHINGTON — The heated tempers of the nation’s border states are driving the debate over immigration policy. States farther from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and cumbersome immigrant-worker programs that …

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A better tax code solution: taxing consumption

The tax code needs a comprehensive overhaul like the one agreed to in 1986.

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