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US hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent SE Asia

President Barack Obama is congratulating Indonesia's presidential election victor Joko Widodo , even as the losing candidate rejected the result.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

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Fire season in West so far is below expectations

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that the hot windy weather known as "red flag" days have not lined up with the lighting strikes that start most fires, particularly in drought-parched California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, California, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

U.S. ends ban on flights into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Travel

The Times of Israel

FAA cancels ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate

Breckenridge American

This time, Obama fundraising is a bit of 'Scandal'

Fact met fiction Wednesday in one of those Hollywood ways: The real-life president of the United States complains about "phony scandals" in the presence of the producer and the star of a hit TV drama about indignity and dishonor among Washington's political elite.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, Barack Obama, Kerry Washington

Bellingham Herald

Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

Judge Raymond P. Moore's ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an injunction ordering that the state's ban no longer be enforced.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Denver, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals


Montana senator accused of plagiarizing thesis

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Prison

Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents, US Coast Guard, US Military

The Modesto Bee

Boehner asks Obama to declare stance on border

In a letter to the president Wednesday, Boehner writes that it is hard to see how Congress can make progress without strong White House support for such reforms.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

KEX-AM Portland

'Clinton Inc.' Author Dishes on Monica Lew...

Hillary Clinton is scooping up millions in speaking fees while positioning herself for a White House run.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Barbara Walters, Bill Clinton, History in the News

KFYR-AM Bismarck

The 9/11 Commission Is Back With a New Warning for America

The co-authors of the bestselling 9/11 Commission report are once again sounding the alarm about the nation's readiness, warning of 'counter terrorism fatigue and a waning sense of urgency' in combating a growing terrorist threat.


Related Topix: Terrorism, George Bush


Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn... Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)


Cybercast News Service

GAO: Undercover Investigators Got Subsidized 'Obamacare' Using Fake IDs

Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Fresno Bee

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.


Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Police: Craigslist meet leads to Mich. deaths

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.

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Related Topix: Local Search, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wyoming, MI

The Town Talk

Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Violent Crime, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Prison, Death Penalty

Denver agrees to pay $3.3M to settle abuse case

The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver's history to resolve a civil rights case.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism'

Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics


Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US Supreme Court

ABC News

Oops! EPA Goes off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Twitter, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell