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1 hr ago | News Observer

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts have no jurisdiction over the Colombian claims.


Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Life, Self Defense, North Carolina, US Supreme Court

2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on... Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing ... (more)


Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Ohio State University, Prison, US Supreme Court

6 hrs ago | News Observer

Senator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info

In a testy exchange, Sen. Bob Menendez lashed out at senior State Department and Defense Department officials testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he chairs.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Bob Menendez

10 hrs ago | WHAS11

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

14 hrs ago |

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.


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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