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27 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

US backs federal system in Iraq: Biden

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the United States would back a federal system in Iraq, as he pressed for unity in the sharply divided country amid a growing terror threat.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Joe Biden, US News, Publishing

4 hrs ago | The Republic

Washington Post strikes 'Redskins' from editorials

The paper's editorial board announced Friday that it will refrain from using the term that it says "unquestionably offends not only many Native Americans but many other Americans, too."

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Washington Post editorial board no longer using word 'Redskins'

The Washington Post editorial board will generally avoid using the word "Redskins" when referring to Washington's football team, it announced on Friday, saying the term denigrates Native Americans.

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4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Washington Post to stop using 'Redskins' on editorial page; name remains in sports coverage

The paper's editorial board announced Friday that it will refrain from using the term that it says "unquestionably offends not only many Native Americans but many other Americans, too."

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6 hrs ago | City Paper

The Needle: Silent Lawsuit

Celebrity-Themed Bar Woes : Shaw's brand new Charlie Chaplin -themed bar, The Chaplin, has to change its name due to a threat of a lawsuit from the real Chaplin's estate.

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Related Topix: Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

11 hrs ago | Switched

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Skewers High Court For Forsaking Fight Against 'Real Racial Problem'

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said recent decisions by the high court undermine its role in solving a "real racial problem" in America.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

An ambassador finally leaves for his post, as others watch

Michael Hoza, nominated as the new ambassador to Cameroon, and his son Christopher Hoza,18, have been waiting to make the move to Cameroon since last year.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, US Politics, US News

11 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Iraq, Immigration and 2016

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is thinking about running for president in 2016, and says he's "always very humbled to be mentioned" among would-be Republican standard-bearers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Publishing, Barack Obama

12 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Holder's record belies promise

Attorney General Eric Holder arrives today in Ferguson, Mo., in response to the unrest after a local policeman shot 18-year-old Mike Brown.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Publishing, Opinion

14 hrs ago | TBD.com

Federal judge: Performers can work for tips outside Metro stations

A federal judge has issued a preliminary ruling allowing performers to work for tips outside Metro stations in the Washington region.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Turning 50: The Capital Beltway then and now - the good, the bad and the traffic jams

It's been 50 years since the Capital Beltway looped its way into the heart of the Washington area.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Publishing, The Washington Post Company

22 hrs ago | News Max

Friends, Officials Holding Out Hope for ISIS Captive Sotloff

The capture of and threats to execute freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are a "tragic situation," especially given that "the Islamic State [ISIS] has no respect for human life, said Rep. Illeana Ros-Lehtinen Wednesday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OpEdNews

Public Pressure Can Influence The Federal Reserve

The Washington Post had an article on grassroots efforts to try to influence the Federal Reserve Board's decisions on monetary policy.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Federal Reserve Bank, Business News, US News, Liberal Political News

Illawarra Mercury

James Foley murder: why the US didn't pay a ransom

The US government certainly tried to save James Foley before his murder but why didn't it pay the $150 million ransom? Washington: The US government certainly tried to save James Foley before he was executed by Islamic State extremists.

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Related Topix: Prison, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism

Investopedia

A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Many Components

Generally speaking, it's easy to summarize what each of the largest corporations in existence do.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Business Wire, Startups, Empire Group, Publishing, USG Corporation

News Max

Male Students Condemn College 'Courts' Over False Sex Claims

Hundreds of sexual attacks on college campuses across the country are reported every year - but now men are coming forward to claim they are the victims of false accusations, The Washington Post reported.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Auburn University

The Washington Post

Get out of the office

With summer coming to a close soon, lots of people are bemoaning the end to their annual ritual of taking time off.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, US Politics, US News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

From School Cupcake Bans to Ferguson to Iraq: George Will's Unified Field Theory of Contempt for Govt

In his Washington Post column , George Will offers up "The Cupcake Postulate," a unified field theory of out-of-control government: Washington's response to the menace of school bake sales illustrates progressivism's ratchet: The federal government subsidizes school lunches, so it must control the lunches' contents, which validates regulation of ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Read in: McDonnella s Moment Edition

Do you subscribe to Read In? What are you waiting for? Sign up now and get the best political news of the day delivered right to your inbox.

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CBS Local

Mike Ditka On Redskins' Nickname: 'What's All The Stink?'

The legendary Mike Ditka has always been a bold and straightforward man willing to share how he really feels.

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