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Pence: Indiana law on religious freedom 'not about discrimination ... not going to change'

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Sunday that a new state law that attempts to protect long-standing religious freedoms “is not about discrimination” and that he and other state lawmakers do not intend to change the legislation.

Pence, a Republican, said the legislation that he signed last week prohibits Indiana laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his or her religious beliefs.

Netanyahu: Iran Deal 'Dangerous to All Humanity'

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JERUSALEM, Israel -- The world's powers are pushing hard to meet Tuesday's deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Tehran is buiding an axis that is "dangerous to all humanity."

At times the atomosphere in Switzerland seems almost playful, even among sometime adversaries like the United States and Russia.

"I'm not paid to be optimistic," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Senate Democratic Leader Reid announces retirement

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades. 

The five-term Nevada Democratic senator announced the decision in a YouTube video message. 

Appearing with bruises on his face from a recent at-home exercising accident, Reid, 75, said the injury has allowed him and his family to have a "little down-time," giving him time to think.