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3 hrs ago | CBS News

Supreme Court throws out $3.4M award to child rape, porn victim

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a U.S. law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, John G. Roberts

7 hrs ago | KSFY

First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Prison, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Joe Biden

11 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

Republican activists push party on gay marriage about 1 hour

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Las Vegas, NV

15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

US judge to hear arguments in Oregon same-sex marriage case, but state isn't defending its ban

Teresa Shelley waves a rainbow-colored American flag on the steps of The Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Eugene, Ore.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Australia flags deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia - The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper as the current search of the most likely crash site in the Indian Ocean has failed to yield any clues, Australia's defense minister said Wednesday.

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

Canada.com

FBI trying to identify 90 potential victims of accused international child predator

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Real Estate, Suicide, Minnesota

National Public Radio

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 For False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard, US Military

The Olympian

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo Inc., which takes free television signals from the airwaves and charges subscribers to watch the programs on laptop computers, smartphones and even their large-screen televisions.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Stephen Breyer, Computers, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

NorthJersey.com

US Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on using race as college admissions factor

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

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Related Topix: Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Airbus A340, Airbus Aircraft, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel

The Washington Post

US weighs curbing deportations

This March 18, 2014 file photo shows Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaking in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Business News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Russia Taday

a Search-and-rescue group sues FAA for right to use drones

A group that uses small drones to assist in searches for missing persons around the United States filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging a government order that bars the nonprofit from flying its unmanned vehicles.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration

ABC News

12 States Ban Sodomy a Decade After Court Ruling

A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Gay/Lesbian

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Russian and American military dolphins might face off this summer

According to a report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia, the United States Navy's marine mammal unit will be deployed to the Black Sea this summer, where American dolphins and sea lions could find themselves nose-to-nose with their Russian counterparts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

CBS Local

Court: White House Must Disclose Legal Justification For Using Drones ...

The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, Barack Obama, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Publishing, Media, New Times

98.5 The FOX

Cliven Bundy is angry - Just like the rest of us

When Rand Paul is the most prominent voice for peace on a polarizing issue, you know something strange is happening to America.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Harry Reid

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Canada.com

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden visits Ukraine day after violence erupts in the east

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine Monday to meet with leaders of the turbulent country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joe Biden

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Drugs

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.

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

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