Putin mocks West but ratchets down tensions over Ukraine; Kerry in Kiev
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s election-year budget seeks to rally fellow Democrats with new help for the working poor and fresh money for road-building, education and research. It also pulls back from controversial cuts to Social Security that had been designed to lure Republicans to the bargaining table.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A legislative panel reports New Mexico’s revenue collections are stronger than expected during the first half of the fiscal year.
BEIJING (AP) — Fledgling entrepreneurs in Liaoning province in China’s northeast received a Lunar New Year gift in January when the government scrapped fees of up to $1,600 for registering a new business.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.