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2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Navy denies access to dozens with criminal histories under new rules in wake of shooting

Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in Virginia, according to figures provided by the Navy.

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3 hrs ago | WMDT

Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

PERTH, Australia - As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its tires burst on takeoff.


Related Topix: World News, India, Malaysia, Australia, US Military, US Navy

3 hrs ago | ABC News

US Justices Hear Arguments in Argentina Debt Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds.

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4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Santa Clara, CA, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Food Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

"The shale became a lifesaver and a lifeline for a lot of working families," said Dennis Martire, the mid-Atlantic regional manager for the Laborers' International Union, or LIUNA, which represents workers in numerous construction trades.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Oil & Gas


Obama attends Easter services at personally important Baptist church

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at the 19th Street Baptist Church on Sunday, a house of worship that he visited the Sunday before he was first inaugurated president in 2009.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Canada

Lexington Herald-Leader

Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules

This undated photo released by the U.S. Navy shows USS Scranton submarine Cmdr. Seth Burton.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Groton, CT

Journal Gazette

Probe could complicate Rick Perrya s prospects

In this March 7 file photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md.


Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX


Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? Evacuations can be chaotic and dangerous, and an important principle in maritime circles is that even a damaged ship may be the best lifeboat.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Coast Guard, US Military, South Korea, World News,

The Washington Post

San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims

In this Aug. 6, 2006 file photo, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow smiles after being sworn in as the "Dragon Head" of the Chee Kung Tong in Chinatown in San Francisco.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Prison, Mafia, US Politics

Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC News

Tenn. Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.


Related Topix: Explosion, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, ATF, OSHA

Documents show new delayed GM recall

General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.


Related Topix: Diana DeGette, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Why are some Dems running from the Affordable Care Act?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Opinion

WKXW-FM Trenton

Malaysia Asks Prayers for Missing Plane Clue

As the hunt for the Malaysia Airlines plane hit the six-week mark, the Bluefin 21 unmanned sub began its seventh trip into the depths off the coast of western Australia.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,


Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Ukraine, Oso, WA


House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.


Related Topix: Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat

ABC News

Plane Spotted in Iran Is Registered to Utah Bank

An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.


Related Topix: Marketing, Federal Aviation Administration