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  1. Former ally of deposed Ukrainian president found shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of the Ukrainian parliament, was found dead Wednesday evening.

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  2. Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy. "We've definitely gained a handful of customers in the last day or two," said Stefan Bennett, a customer relations manager at Gravity Payments, a credit card payment processing firm.

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  3. Liberia audit report questions $673,000 in Ebola spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A new audit in Liberia says nearly $700,000 was spent by a government ministry to fight Ebola, without the expenses being properly documented. The General Auditing Commission published a report Wednesday calling on the Ministry of Defense to explain the lack of receipts.

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  4. Navy officer pleads guilty in Asian bribery scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Navy lieutenant commander is the eighth person to plead guilty in a bribery scandal involving the exchange of classified information with a contractor that provided hotel stays, cash and prostitutes. Todd Dale Malaki admitted Wednesday in federal court in San Diego that he accepted gifts from Singapore-based contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd. starting in 2006 with a room at the Grand Hyatt Singapore.

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  5. Up with umlauts: Lindstrom, Minnesota, to get its dots backRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The governor issued an executive order Wednesday to restore the two small pronunciation marks above the 'o' on the sign outside of LindstrA m. The dots were removed from the city limit signs recently due to changing federal guidance for signage.

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  6. City seeks dismissal of appeals of three fired Fort Worth officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    City officials are asking that the appeals of three Fort Worth officers fired in an overtime scandal be tossed out after the trio voluntarily surrendered their peace officer licenses in January to avoid federal prosecution. In three motions filed with the Civil Service Commission on March 26, Assistant City Attorney Elizabeth Dierdorf argues that the appeals of former officers Marcus Mosqueda, Ron Wigginton and Tahwana Zavala are now moot because the three are no longer licensed peace officers.

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  7. McClendon affiliate settles portion of lawsuit with ChesapeakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Chesapeake Energy reached a settlement with some parties in its lawsuit alleging that former CEO Aubrey McClendon improperly took company data with him in 2013 when he was fired. American Energy-Utica LLC said Tuesday that it and John Doe Investors 1-20 have been dismissed from the lawsuit with prejudice and are no longer parties.

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  8. Rangers scout Gary McGraw leaning on friends after tragedy strikes his familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Despite the size of the Texas Rangers organization, a family atmosphere pervades around Globe Life Park and across the country where ever club representatives work. This spring McGraw and his family are leaning on friends and family - and Rangers fans.

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  9. Group sues to require sea-turtle trap doors in shrimp netsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Oceana also wants the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fisheries arm to set a limit on the number of sea turtles that may legally be killed each year in Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawls, and to strengthen enforcement. Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  10. Only horse flagged in NCAA game, Rutgers' Lord Nelson, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    One of Lord Nelson's duties during his 37-year Rutgers career was carrying the university's Scarlet Knight mascot during football games. It was against Army in 1994 that Lord Nelson was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after he broke free and raced down the sideline at Giants Stadium.

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  11. California vaccine bill stalls; will come back next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally create a second-class by depriving unvaccinated children of an adequate education. The measure would have prevented parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs, making California the largest of only three states with such strict requirements.

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  12. Video shows fatal building collapse at Argyle High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Surveillance video of the April 2 collapse of an under-construction indoor activity center at Argyle High School shows metal posts and beams wobbling before they come crashing down, killing one worker. The video shows two lifts working in the middle of the framework of the indoor activity center at 7:38 a.m. The west half of the framework began to tilt inward slightly before all the beams fell into a giant heap of twisted metal in a couple of seconds.

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  13. Families bring protests of police shootings to downtown Fort WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A march Wednesday in downtown Fort Worth organized to demand release of video showing a Grapevine police shooting was joined by a surprise contingent of protesters from another family in a different police shooting. Fernando Romero carried a sign demanding justicefor his brother-in-law, Ruben GarcA a Villalpando, an unarmed mechanic who was shot at the side of a Texas 121 service road after a brief chase with a Grapevine officer Feb. 20. GarcA a's family and activists want District Attorney Sharen Wilson to release video from a dashboard camera that captured the shooting , now that the case has been turned over to her office for review.

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  14. NMB sets representation election for American-US Airways mechanics and ground workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The National Mediation Board has granted single-carrier status for American and US Airways mechanics and ground workers, setting up a union representation election for later this year. "Today's ruling sets the stage for Association members to get to the table and do whatever it takes to get a labor agreement that recognizes the sacrifices our members and their families have made in order for American Airlines to become the largest and most profitable airline in the world," the Transport Workers Union and International Association of Machinists said in a statement.

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  15. Texas House OKs ban on shark fin sales; plan stalled in '13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Shark fins are used in Chinese soup eaten commonly in some parts of Texas. Lawmakers voted Wednesday to make possessing fins punishable by fines and 180 days maximum in jail.

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  16. Officials say bombs kill 11 people around Iraq's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting public places and pro-government Sunni fighters have killed 11 people around the capital, Baghdad. Police officials say the deadliest attack took place Wednesday night when a bomb exploded inside a cafe in Baghdad's southeastern suburb of Jisr Diyala, killing six people and wounding 11 others.

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  17. Supermodel Gisele to retire from runway at Sao Paulo showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Gisele Bundchen, the Brazilian supermodel who has lit up catwalks around the world for 20 years, is retiring from the runway. The leggy, 34-year-old mother of two has said Wednesday's appearance at Sao Paulo Fashion Week will be the last catwalk of her career.

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  18. Religious freedom bills may bring Indiana hubbub to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas lawmakers and top business leaders are vowing to kill two proposed state constitutional amendments they say will promote discrimination and possible backlash similar to recent uproars in Indiana and Arkansas. Opponents say the amendments, by Republicans Rep. Matt Krause and Sen. Donna Campbell, would modify Texas' Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1999 in several ways.

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  19. US Embassy in Jordan calls off warning against mall visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The U.S. Embassy in Amman has called off a warning to American citizens to stay away from upscale malls in Jordan's capital because of a possible threat of attacks. Jordan is a key member of a U.S.-led military coalition against the extremist Islamic State group which holds large areas in neighboring Iraq and Syria.

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  20. Bush PAC details second round of political contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is releasing a list of Republicans he's giving money to from his political action committee as he moves closer to launching his all-but-declared candidacy for president. Unlike his PAC's contributions earlier this year to Republicans in early voting states, Bush is spreading $117,800 to lawmakers across the country and a Republican Party organization, the state GOP in swing-state Virginia.

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