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12 min ago | The Island Packet

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Life, Veteran Affairs

2 hrs ago | USA Today

Obama team: Delay in climate rules will hurt economy

President Obama's team issued a report Tuesday saying that climate change will damage the long-term unless it is checked in the short-term.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News

6 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

10 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Virginia

12 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Tom Carper, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer

12 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Retirement, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Herald

House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

News Observer

Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

"At times like this, people try to isolate Israel - but we are here to stand with Israel," Boehner said in remarks at the National Press Club.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

NewsOK.com

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

KTEN-TV Denison

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The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Sunherald.com

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US House of Representatives

News Observer

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing

The Island Packet

Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

"This is an issue where you're making up my views," Gillespie said, who added that he thinks birth control pills should be available without a prescription.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Women's Health, Health, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government

KXLY-TV Spokane

Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs

WALA

Obama prods Republicans on border issue

With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of unaccompanied minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is focusing on other ways to stem the flow.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Prison, Joe Biden

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