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After primary victory, Texas’ Davis faces big odds
But Wendy Davis’ chances in the general election in November remain a longshot: She faces a Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, the state’s attorney general, who would be formidable even without the advantage of Texas’ solidly conservative electorate.
Clinton again blasts Putin after her Hitler remark
Kathryn Stoner, a Russia expert at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, said she considered Clinton's comparison between Putin and the tactics of Nazi-era Germany "a bit of a stretch," in part because Putin "doesn't look like he is intent on spreading across the Ukraine and permanently occupying this area."
General to admit guilt on 3 counts; denies assault
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is set to enter the plea Thursday morning before opening statements for his court martial at Fort Bragg. The primary accuser in the case is a female captain who claims Sinclair twice forced her to perform oral sex and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone about their three-year affair.
Okla. House passes extension of movie tax credit on 2nd try
The state provides rebates to filmmakers amounting to $1 for every $3 dollars they spend on movie productions in Oklahoma, up to a total of $5 million. The program is scheduled to expire July 1. The bill by Rep. Todd Thomsen, R-Ada, extends the credit for 10 years to July 1, 2024.
Oklahoma City residents re-elect Mayor Cornett
Mick Cornett is the first four-term mayor in the city's history.
U.S. taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. was stepping up joint aviation training with Polish forces. The Pentagon also is increasing American participation in NATO's air policing mission in its Baltic countries, he said.
2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Tuesday night that would allow sellers to give their subsidized, below-market insurance rates to new buyers and lower the cap on how much flood insurance premiums can rise each year.
WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar
WHO warned many of the sugars eaten today are hidden in processed foods, pointing out that one tablespoon of ketchup contains about one teaspoon of sugar and that for some people, including children, drinking a single can of sweetened soda would already exceed their daily sugar limit.
2-year extension seen for canceled health plans
The cancellation of at least 4.7 million individual policies was the most politically damaging issue in the transition to a new insurance system under President Barack Obama's law.
Oklahoma Senate approves $40M for Indian museum
Money would come from the state's Unclaimed Property Fund, which includes things such as stock certificates, utility rebates, jewelry, coins and other valuables that are determined by the Oklahoma treasurer to be abandoned.
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