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WASHINGTON (AP) — The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.
NEW YORK (AP) — "American Sniper" shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever.
The United Steelworkers Union called for workers to strike at nine refineries mostly in Texas and California early Sunday, saying its negotiations with the Shell Oil Company broke down less than two weeks after they began.
PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe's economic stability.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men accused in the latest Russian spy case didn't hide behind fake identities and weren't stealing military secrets. The evidence even suggests they were annoyed that their assignment wasn't more like a James Bond film.