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55 min ago | American Reporter

Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to Pakistan

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.

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5 hrs ago | Groong

AAANews: Obama Nominates New Ambassador To Armenia

AAANEWS: OBAMA NOMINATES NEW AMBASSADOR TO ARMENIA [ Part 2.2: "Attached Text" ] Armenian Assembly of America News 1334 G Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20005 Tel: 393-3434 Fax: 638-4904 E-mail: aaapress@gmail.com Web: http://armenianassembly.tumblr.com/ Obama Nominates New Ambassador to Armenia Peter Kechichian AAANews Blog July 11, 2014 ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Review Online

Taxi Medallions and Takings

Late last month, Peter Van Doren of the Cato Institute considered the question of whether the owners of taxi medallions should be compensated when the value of their asset declines due to the advent of new competition: The medallions have value because the supply of rights to operate taxis, restricted by city regulation, is low relative to demand.

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Willamette Week

Virginia Country Ham: The Three-Month Cure

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.

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Potomac Local

Anderson Wants Hands-Free Law in Virginia, Crackdown on Distracted Driving

After the success of his bill that banned texting while driving , a Virginia lawmaker has cell phones in his sights once again.

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Switched

President Obama's Approval Rating Very High Among Muslim Americans: POLL

US President Barack Obama makes his way across the South Lawn upon return to the White House on July 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Examiner.com

Plan a last blast summer vacation

The days of summer are slowly melting away. With school supply racks in the stores, this is the perfect time to plan a last blast summer vacation with your family .

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WMUR-TV Manchester

NH kid chef earns visit to White House

Jessica Bakas, 12, of Moltonborough, created a winning recipe that got her invited to the third annual Kids' State Dinner in Washington, DC.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

AccuWeather.com

Northeast at Risk for Severe Storms on Multiple Days Next Week

As a surge of cool air expands over the Midwest early next week, there is the potential for an outbreak of severe weather in the Northeast spanning multiple days.

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Switched

Hillary Clinton To Sign Books In New Jersey While Chris Christie Is Away

JUNE 20: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference at the Omni Shoreham hotel June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Macon County Times

2014 Washington Youth Tour

A record number of young people from electric cooperative service areas across the United States, including Tri-County Electric, experienced an in-depth look at our nation's capital during the electric cooperative's 2014 Washington Youth Tour.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Dickinson visits U.S. capital on 4-H trip

Citizenship Washington Focus participants from Region 19, including Jefferson County 4-H member and Van Buren High School student Sam Dickinson, left, touch the geographical center of Washington, D.C., which is located in the capital building.

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CBS Local

Boehner: Border Crisis 'Is A Problem Of The President's Own Making'

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on ... (more)

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PennLive.com

From Sturges Speakeasy to Home 231, Sunday brunch is hot in Harrisburg

Harrisburg city restaurants are giving more attention to the mid-day Sunday meal.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mashable

Instagram Doodler Makes Whimsical Drawings on Her Bathroom Mirror

"I invent a little stage in the mirror," Meldahl said in an interview with Mashable .

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AccuWeather.com

Locally Heavy, Strong Storms to Aim for East Coast, South and Plains

Showers and drenching, locally gusty thunderstorms will focus in the South, central Plains and Southwest into Wednesday night, while a few storms will also ignite in the Northeast.

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CBS Local

FEMA Administrator: 'We Have Not Been What I Would Say...

Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they're struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants ... (more)

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Time

Washington, D.C.: What to See and What to Skip

Everyone knows the basics when it comes to visiting the nation's capital-see the White House, the Capitol, Supreme Court, the monuments-but the locals know there's a lot more that is worth checking out.

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CBS Local

White House Official: Border Crisis Is Not Obama's 'Katrina Moment'

President Barack Obama makes his way to board Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on July 8, 2014 at the White House in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - A White House official says that the humanitarian crisis taking place at the U.S.-Mexico border is not President Barack Obama's "Katrina moment."

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Times-Standard

Please help bring 'Wall That Heals' to Humboldt County

The United States of America lost more than 57,000 soldiers in the Vietnam War. Hundreds of thousands of our soldiers returned home to a vile hatred by our citizens because of the public's negative attitude against the war.

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