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Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, right, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Hamad Al-Sabah chat prior to a group photo before a US- Gulf Cooperation Council forum at the Gulf… Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Election Commission overstepped its bounds in allowing groups that fund certain election ads to keep their financiers anonymous, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s ruling Friday… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and his chief Democratic rival are heading out on the campaign trail again this weekend. On Saturday, Brown is planning to attend a banquet sponsored by the Massachusetts Disabled American Veterans… Read more

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Dermot Mulroney has joined the cast of HBO’s Enlightened, Deadline reports. Enlightened stars Golden Globe winner Laura Dern as Amy, a self-destructive executive who tries to piece her life back together after suffering a public meltdown at work…. Read more

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Lake Bell is engaged to tattoo artist Scott Campbell, E! News reports. Bell, 33, met Campbell when he guest-starred as himself on her now-canceled HBO series How to Make it in America. “They’re absolutely thrilled about the engagement,” a friend of… Read more

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Charlie Sheen says his father, Martin Sheen, will play his dad on the upcoming FX comedy Anger Management, according to Access Hollywood.  Charlie Sheen on Today: I couldn’t have Two and a Half Men be my TV legacy Read More > Other Links… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reviving a tax proposal that stands as a symbol of the Democrats’ efforts to portray themselves as champions of economic fairness, though it has no chance of passing Congress. In his weekly radio and… Read more

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BRAINTREE, Mass. (WGGB) __ Tickets sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland matched all six numbers drawn (2-4-23-38-46, Mega Ball 23) in last night’s historic Mega Millions drawing to split the world record $640 million jackpot. Each winning ticket… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — An early morning accident on Interstate 91 left a car wedged under a guard rail. According to Aide to the Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger, the jaws of life were used to extricate the male driver from the car. He was… Read more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The spokesman for the Illinois lottery says three tickets have split the record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot. Mike Lang says the winning tickets were in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland. He says the Illinois winning ticket… Read more

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US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to US Embassy personnel at a hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saturday March 31, 2012. The Obama administration is seeking to advance talks among Saudi Arabia and its neighbors on a missile defense… Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 02-04-23-38-46, Mega Ball: 23 (two, four, twenty-three, thirty-eight, forty-six; Mega Ball: twenty-three) Estimated jackpot: $640… Read more

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Alfredo Mora, 91, shows off his lottery ticket for a chance at the historic Mega Millions jackpot, that reached more than $600 million on Friday, March 30, 2012, in New York. After nobody won the March 27 drawing, the jackpot rolled over… Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to increase taxes on millionaires, reviving a proposal he first pitched last September that aims to draw sharp election-year lines between the president and the Republican… Read more

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets the crowd during a campaign stop at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., Friday, March 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Republican presidential candidate,… Read more