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  1. Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A federal appeals court says America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were formulated to increase addiction, but not that they lied about the dangers of smoking. The ruling Friday from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is a partial win for cigarette makers that objected to running court-ordered advertisements that would have the companies brand themselves as liars.

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  2. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The anniversary infographic sums up the World of Coca-Cola's 25 years of sharing happiness and features visitor insights and economic impact data. )-- The World of Coca-Cola turns 25 this year, but the Home of Happiness has already received its gift: being able to share happiness with more than 23 million guests who have walked through its doors.

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  3. 'Idiocracy' a Fine Film for Friday's Brand of FunRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Filibusters and FISA got you down, Senate watchers? Look no further than a fine piece of film masterwork for solace as you contemplate yet another busted recess weekend. Mike Judge's "Idiocracy" has enough prescient political and congressional satire to make even those who had a beach getaway coming up feel a little better about what's up in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body.

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  4. States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based examRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements. The decision to reduce testing time by about 90 minutes was made by the states and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleges and Career, or PARCC.

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  5. Nigerian Muslims set court ablaze over 'insult' to MuhammadRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill. The operator of an oil pipeline that broke and spilled thousands of gallons of crude across a scenic California shoreline says it could take weeks or even months before investigators find what caused the disaster.

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  6. Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    On Monday, May 18, the Obama administration moved to prohibit federal agencies from passing on certa... The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill. The operator of an oil pipeline that broke and spilled thousands of gallons of crude across a scenic California shoreline says it could take weeks or even months before investigators find what caused the disaster.

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  7. Guinea families transport bodies on public busesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.

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  8. Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, left, and Police Chief Cathy Lanier, arrives for a news conference in Washington, Thursday, May 21, 2015, to discuss the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper.

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  9. Resident says 19 Shiites killed in Saudi suicide attackRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | KSWO

    A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.

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  10. Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi artRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KSWO

    A German investigation into black market art had recovered the two s... . Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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  11. Federal appeals court: Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public about smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A federal appeals court says America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were formulated to increase addiction, but not that they lied about the dangers of smoking. The ruling Friday from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is a partial win for cigarette makers that objected to running court-ordered advertisements that would have the companies brand themselves as liars.

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  12. Brokerages Expect WGL Holdings to Announce $0.00 EPSRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Shares of WGL Holdings have received an average broker rating score of 2.75 from the four analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.

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  13. Guana Reserve offers military families free admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Historic City News

    The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve informed Historic City News that they are proud participants in the Blue Star Museums program; offering free admission to active-duty military personnel, including National Guard and their families, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Blue Star Museums program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America.

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  14. Grand jury indicts 6 officers in death of Freddie GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Baltimore States Attorney Marilyn Mosby, center, announces the indictments of six Baltimore Police officers Thursday, May 21, 2015, on various charges related to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. The ind... .

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  15. Federal anti-SLAPP Statute Proposed in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Accordingly, the "'Securing Participation, Engagement, and Knowledge Freedom by Reducing Egregious Efforts Act of 2015" or the ''SPEAK FREE Act of 2015 " has been introduced in Congress. Notwithstanding its .

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  16. Denise Turner Roth Named New GSA ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com

    Roth assumed the role of deputy administrator at GSA a year ago. She has also been serving as acting administrator since the start of the year when GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini left the agency on Feb. 13. Roth's career in public service began on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Jim Moran.

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  17. Dubious charities thrive under patchwork oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Item Extra

    James T. Reynolds Sr. first ran afoul of state regulators for the way he operated his cancer charity in the 1980s. But he kept going, hopscotching from state to state and helping to create new charities that received federal tax exemptions.

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  18. Insider Buying: WashingtonFirst Bankshares General Counsel Acquires 1,152 Shares of StockRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    WashingtonFirst Bankshares General Counsel Richard D. Horn purchased 1,152 shares of WashingtonFirst Bankshares stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $16.89 per share, for a total transaction of $19,457.28.

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  19. Singletary: Be a wise giver, check charities' credentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    There are a great many people who have a giving heart, and unfortunately they are frequently the targets of scammers. In an astounding case announced this week, the Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement officials from every state and the District of Columbia have charged four cancer charities with bilking donors out of $187 million between 2008 and 2012.

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  20. D.C. murder suspect's arrest record shows violent patternRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Daron Dylon Wint, the man accused of slaying a wealthy family and a housekeeper inside their D.C. mansion, once bragged he was "good with a knife" and "not afraid of the police," according to court records. Wint, who was captured after a massive manhunt Thursday night, boasted about his ability to murder "easily" and has a pattern of alleged violence, records show.

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