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The North Carolina state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would let government officials exempt themselves from performing marriages due to their religious beliefs.

After a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban last year, some of the magistrates that perform marriages threatened to quit if they had to marry same-sex couples.

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KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Three officers fired 17 shots at an unarmed Mexican man in Washington state, and five or six of the bullets hit him in a deadly shooting that has led to weeks of protests and calls for a federal investigation, authorities say.

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Obama Prepares For DHS Shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama convened a meeting with key administration officials on Friday…