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43 min ago | Hometown Life

Hawaii legislators: No more prostitution exemption for police

Hawaii state Rep. Karl Rhoads listens during a House floor session at the Capitol in Honolulu on March 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book to be called 'Hard Choices'

Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state while she considers another White House campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Simon & Schuster, Bill Clinton, History in the News

5 hrs ago | WTNH

Blumenthal: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pray at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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

6 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | KNDO

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, US Politics, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

2 Long-Time Friends Discuss The First Amendment

The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect.

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Related Topix: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden, Robert Fico

WLLR-FM Davenport

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Clinton, 34, daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced she was pregnant on Thursday.

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

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma, US Politics, Barack Obama, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KMIZ

Beau Biden plans to run for governor in Delaware

Beau Biden said Thursday he won't seek re-election this year as Delaware attorney general and plans instead to run for governor in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joe Biden

ABC News

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

Sant Singh Chatwal was accused of working with an unidentified informant to use straw donors to make contributions to three unnamed political candidates.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Huffington Post

Eric Holder: Americans Stand With Kansas City Mourners

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that all hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Eric Holder, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican

Click Orlando

Police investigate another possible shooting in KC

Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series of shootings targeting drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area over the past month.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

KXXV-TV Waco

Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman? The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

KHGI

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

South Korea ferry death toll increases to 9

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy

WBTV

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Corpus Christi, TX, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty

ABC News

Consumer Groups Win Appeal to Reveal Company Doe

We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer - only known now as "Company Doe" - in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.

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Related Topix: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

ABC News

Appeals Court Upholds Snowden Email Firm Contempt

A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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