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Obama tries to reassure nervous Jewish groups over Iran deal

WASHINGTON — A range of both liberal and conservative Jewish-American groups met with President Barack Obama and other top White House officials Monday to hear the administration’s pitch on its nuclear deal with Iran. During two separate meetings at the White House, Obama tried to address the questions and concerns from officials representing a dozen Read More…

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R&B singer Percy Sledge dies at 73

Percy Sledge, the R&B belter whose biggest hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” became a cornerstone of soul music, died Tuesday. He was 73. Sledge died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said Stephanie Price of the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office. Sledge died of natural causes, said East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. William Read More…

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New audio captures aftermath of deadly South Carolina shooting

Two pieces of audio recorded in the immediate aftermath of a deadly police shooting in South Carolina emerged Monday. The voice of Michael Slager can be heard in both. The former North Charleston police officer is charged with murder in the death of 50-year-old Walter Scott. In the first recording, an unidentified officer talks to Read More…