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Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5:04 a.m.

President Barack Obama took his election-year campaign to raise the minimum wage to Connecticut and noted that congressional Republicans are opposed to an increase, adding, “Maybe I should say I oppose raising the minimum wage. They’d be for it.”

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Force is option in Ukraine, Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking Tuesday on Russian Television, said that he did not want a military conflict in Ukraine and that if he sent troops in, “it will only be for the protection of Ukrainian citizens.”

President Vladimir Putin of Russia broke his silence over the Ukraine crisis for the first time since it boile... Read »

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Names and faces

John Travolta has apologized to Tony Award winner Idina Menzel for mangling the pronunciation of her name during the Oscars telecast, saying he’d been “beating myself up” o... Read »