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Bill Clinton kicks off solo tour for wife's presidential campaign

KEITH: Well, there are not a lot of surrogates who can draw a crowd of 700 people in the middle of a workday when it's freezing cold outside, but Bill Clinton can. How can she understand what my life is like? "They said she's in the bathroom". Clinton won't be able to lecture him about people living paycheck to paycheck, the burden of college debt or the challenges of raising children, Rubio said, "because I've lived numerous same things people are confronting".

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Some Alabama probate judges resume issuing gay-marriage licenses, despite justice's order

MONTGOMERY, Ala . (AP) — Some Alabama probate judges have resumed issuing marriage licenses to gay couples despite a memorandum from the state Supreme Court's chief justice indicating they should not do so. "Confusion and uncertainty exist among the probate judges of this State as to the effect of Obergefell on the "existing orders" " - that is, the March 2015 instructions that bans on same-sex marriage should be enforced, Moore wrote in his order.

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McCain: Cruz's eligibility a 'legitimate question'

He had dual US and Canadian citizenship until renouncing his Canadian citizenship in 2014. The comments mark a reversal for Trump, who in September downplayed Cruz's birthplace in an interview with ABC. That conclusion about what the drafters meant is based partly on a law passed in 1790 by the first Congress, providing that the children of US citizens born outside the country "shall be considered as natural born citizens".

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Feds say Alabama judges must obey US Supreme Court decision

Rights groups have dismissed the order, saying it should have little effect. On a Sunday night last February, hours before same-sex marriages were scheduled to begin in the state, he issued a similar order to probate judges, most of whom defied the edict.

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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of bombing its embassy in Yemen

Saudi allies Bahrain and Sudan broke off diplomatic relations with Iran on Monday and the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) has also downgraded its diplomatic team in Tehran . Iranian officials have brushed aside the dispute, with government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht saying Tuesday it "will have no impact on Iran's national development".

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Obama tears on gun control were real: Doanld Trump

Fox News , incapable of not criticizing the President's every move, called the display of emotion "not believable", theorizing different methods Obama could have used to fabricate the tears. And, looking ahead to the presidential race, Trump attacked other Democrats and front-runnner Hillary Clinton alongside Obama. "I think he's incorrect about it.