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3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks

One Republican is blasting the president's plan as "financial insanity." North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks said the current situation is entirely of the administration's making.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, George Bush, Bill Clinton

7 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Icons And Has-Beens

Walking into a firearms museum, it's easy to marvel at the broad range of firearms and become impervious to the uniqueness of individual guns.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

12 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

John A. Tures: July 4 brings annual bash of Lee's image

It wouldn't be July 4th in America without an Independence Day parade, a hot dog eating contest, a fireworks show, and armchair generals refighting the Battle of Gettysburg.

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16 hrs ago | The Age

'Horror of war without its glory'

A century after the outbreak of World War I, the voices of writers such as Vera Brittain bring us closer to its awful carnage and sobering legacy.

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20 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Battle of the bulge - Slimming is 'key public health priority'

Labour councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher is chairman of both the council's finance and policy committee and the Hartlepool Health and Wellbeing Board.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England,

Yesterday | WFAA-TV Dallas

Military tanks to be auctioned in California

JULY 09: A visitor looks at a display of tanks and military vehicles during a preview of Auction America's Littlefield Collection auction on July 9, 2014 in Portola Valley, California.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Stanford University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

Clinton musical brings sax appeal to music-theater fest

Hillary may be the one running for president, but it's Bill people want to see - at least, that's what the creators of "Clinton" are counting on.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bill Clinton, Cheers, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

NEWS.com.au

Women not told of potentially fatal risk

IT'S a huge setback for doctors who thought it was something of a miracle... But there is still reason for hope.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

10 Years Later, Mystery Heroine 'Maisie Dobbs' Gains New Life

If you asked mystery fans to name the most important novel of the past decade, most would say, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - and they'd be right.

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Related Topix: Books, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, Barack Obama

Cybercast News Service

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, New York, African-American

Tri-cityherald.com

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in Washington Park on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Albany, NY, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Meadow to mark centenary of World War I

THE Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside Dame Lorna Muirhead headed a colourful parade on Saturday when she opened a Remembrance Meadow at Mesnes Park to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Suburban Weekly

Photo: Doug Ohman, License: N/a

Clarks Green resident Barry Phillips was chosen as one of 40 participants nationwide in the National Endownment for the Humanities' "On Hallowed Ground: Gettysburg in History and Memory" workshop.

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Related Topix: Clarks Green, PA, Pop/Rock, The National, Gettysburg, PA, US National Parks

Real Clear Politics

Amid Impeachment Talk, Boehner Steers Clear

A loaded term is being bandied about in conservative circles of late, quickening the pulses of many opponents of President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, George Bush

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Family of World War I vet gets dad's Purple Heart

Fred Demag, left, and Flora Bovat pose Wedneday, July 9, 2014, at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., an certificate and a purple heart awarded posthumously to their father for wounds he suffered during World War I. The award was presented by the head of the Vermont National Guard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Montpelier, VT, Prison, East Montpelier, VT

CNN

When chemical weapons killed 90,000

World War I ushered in an era of chemical weapons use that lingers, lethally, into the present day.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Opinion

Ledger-Enquirer.com

5 things about the Tour de France 5th stage

To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, the Tour was routed especially to pass notable battlefields.

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Related Topix: France, World News,

Houston Chronicle

Gov. Rick Perry burned by CNN contributor's zinger

As President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are poised for a face-to-face Wednesday on the contentious issue of border security, politicians and political commentators are duking it out on whether the afternoon meeting favors POTUS OR Gov. Good Hair, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Times Herald

Blame Mick Jagger for Brazil's crushing World Cup loss?

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Former president Bill Clinton and rock star Mick Jagger watch a World Cup soccer match between the United States and Ghana at Royal Bafokeng Stadium ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, South Africa, World News

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