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45 min ago | KSWO

Ex-teacher indicted in molestation case

A grand jury has indicted a former south Mississippi teacher in connection with the alleged molestation of students over a period of four decades. WLOX-TV reports that William Richard Pryor was in U.S. District Court in Gulfport Monday.

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4 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

One Direction to Celebrate Release of New Album in Orlando, FL

One Direction will travel to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida in November to celebrate the release of their fourth album, FOUR . On November 17, the day of the album's release, the band will perform on NBC's Today show, live from Orlando.

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6 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

New doc explores Irish adoptions in US

The harrowing experiences of Irish children, adopted to the US by Irish nuns in the 50's and 60's is being investigated in a new BBC documentary. The journalist who uncovered the story of Philomena, which went on to be an Oscar nominated film is probing the Catholic Church's role in an adoption trade who saw 2,000 babies taken from their mothers and sent abroad.

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6 hrs ago | Seattle

How Oil Trains Through Downtown Seattle Could Put us at Risk

The rattle and whistle of trains have long provided a soundtrack for beachgoers at Golden Gardens, salmon spotters at the Ballard locks and sports fans headed to a game in SoDo. So it's not surprising that so few bother to watch the trains anymore.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Travel, Downtown (Seattle, WA), Sodo (Seattle, WA)

11 hrs ago | USA Today

Photo tour: The stunning SLS Las Vegas

The SLS Las Vegas is the third U.S. incarnation of the luxury hotel chain from sbe, following Beverly Hills and South Beach locations. Starck calls the SLS Vegas a "Christmas gift."

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Travel, Dining, Life, Food, Meat, California

11 hrs ago | China Daily

US teachers visit China on fellowship

Educational exchanges between the world's two largest economies are not just for students. Teachers can also get in on the act.

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

An interview with Jeb Bush

A former GOP governor is traveling extensively, speaks passionately about the lack of presidential leadership, is conversant in foreign policy and has a comprehensive vision for domestic reform. A presidential contender? Well, that is what everyone wants to know about Jeb Bush.

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16 hrs ago | Investopedia

Top 5 Campuses In The U.S.

Each year, numerous travel, college and architectural publications release their rankings of the top college towns and campuses. Here is an overview of five American campuses that tend to rank highly in the annual surveys.

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Related Topix: Travel, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, University of Georgia

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

The White House itch to fundraise

How quickly the tone changes in the nation's capital. Five days ago, the White House was the epicenter of solemnity and serious talk about the state of national security and America's place in the world.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington, Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

A virus hunter faces the big one: Ebola

Joseph Fair hunts viruses. That's his thing. The 37-year-old American loves chasing dangerous pathogens, studying them in secure labs or searching for them in jungles where the microbes lurk.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KMIR 6

Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

14, 2014. . Tourists watch the ocean from inside a swimming pool at a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept.

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Berkshire Eagle

Fall tourism rising

Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.

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The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 14, 2014

Continuing last week's theme, we asked frequent fliers from the University of Illinois: Where's the most interesting place your research has taken you? "I can name three places: Shanghai in 2005, Bangkok in 2006 and Washington, D.C., in 2010. My trips to Shanghai and Bangkok were to speak at the World Toilet Organization about my research on gender and family issues in the design of public restrooms.

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Express India

Shah Rukh Khan's 'Slam' tour generates great excitement in US

The tour will also have performances by SRK's 'Happy New Year' co-stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachhan, Boman Irani besides Madhuri Dikshit and Malaika Arora Khan. Summary It is nearly after a decade that the 'Chennai Express' star is coming to the US to perform live.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Valley siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight

Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington, D.C., this month.

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CBS Local

Cancer Survivor Pushing Giant Testicle Across U.S. To Raise Awareness Heads To San Francisco

The images are startling. A man, a dog, and a gigantic six-foot inflatable testicle trudging across the horizon.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Several React After OKC Ranked Second Most Dangerous City

According to a new study, Oklahoma City is the second most dangerous city in the entire nation, but a city spokesperson said Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett isn't buying it. Several News 9 viewers and Oklahoma City visitors felt the same way.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

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In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, Angie Trombley carries a crate of Islanders, purple-colored heirloom peppers, grown in a caterpillar-style greenhouse at the Squire Tarbox Farm on Westport Island, Maine.

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Anchorage Daily News

Voters should make Alaska's marijuana industry pull its own weight

OPINION: Alaska's economy has been bent over an oil barrel for far too long. New industries mean more "legs" for the "stool" of Alaska's economy, and that's one of the biggest reasons Alaska should vote yes on Proposition 2. Let's face it.

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Deseret News

52 US House members send letter opposing changes to transplant distribution

Fifty-two U.S. House members sent a letter Friday to federal health officials voicing concerns about a proposal to change the map that governs how donated livers are distributed around the country. The letter was written by Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder, a Republican, and comes in advance of a meeting Tuesday in Chicago to discuss a proposal to redraw the nation's transplant regions.

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