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  1. Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Wright, a veteran Texas congressman who was the firs... . FILE - In this Aug. 5, 1987 file photo, then-House Speaker Jim Wright of Texas, left, and then-House Minority Leader Robert Michel of Ill.


  2. Hillary Clinton fundraising in San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    2 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will visit the San Francisco Bay Area this week for two days of private fundraising in the homes of billionaires and big donors. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday Clinton's three fundraisers Wednesday and Friday are all closed to the public and press.


  3. As Huckabee Puts Hate on Display in Hope, Hot Springs Presents a Brighter Vision for ArkansasRead the original story

    2 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Last night, the city of Hot Springs took a tremendously important step forward in the fight for inclusiveness and equality under the law for all Arkansans. Its powerful actions stand in remarkable contrast to the vision for America that former Governor Mike Huckabee, who earlier that morning announced his presidential campaign up the road in Hope, offers the nation.


  4. HOH: Sesame Street Star Has Skin in 2016 Presidential RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Roll Call

    Ernie, perhaps one of the most famous roomies in children's television history , appears ready to trade his storied neighborhood for another well known address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The world-renowned Muppet is following in the footsteps of other entertainers who dumped showbiz for civil service by giving this whole presidential thing a go. I am running for President of the United States because America needs a political revolutionand more bubble baths.


  5. Chicago approves $5.5M package for police torture victimsRead the original story

    2 min ago | KATV Little Rock

    The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5.5 million reparations package for the victims of the city's notorious police torture scandal that also includes a formal apology and a promise to teach schoolchildren about one of the darkest chapters in Chicago's history. The city has already paid more than $100 million in legal settlements, court judgments and legal fees related to the torture of suspects - many of them African-American - from the 1970s through the early 1990s by a detective unit under disgraced former police commander Jon Burge.


  6. Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KATV Little Rock

    Wright, a veteran Texas congressman who was the firs... . FILE - In this Aug. 5, 1987 file photo, then-House Speaker Jim Wright of Texas, left, and then-House Minority Leader Robert Michel of Ill.


  7. Northwestern University Graduate Students Take on Big Data Using...Read the original story

    3 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Teradata Corporation , the big data analytics and marketing applications company today announced winners from the second annual Teradata Aster and Northwestern University Hackathon event held April 29. A hackathon is a data mining competition during which data science experts and students compete using advanced analytics platforms to resolve complex hypothetical problems. This and similar hackathons are emerging in academic culture as the dramatic explosion in global demand for practitioners in data analytics continues.


  8. Monroeville man arrested on jury tampering charges in Kim Hastie caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Alabama Live

    Authorities arrested a 42-year-old Monroeville man on Wednesday on jury tampering charges related to the tax evasion case against Mobile License Commissioner Kim Hastie and her husband John. The arrest comes less than a week after a federal judge declared a mistrial in the case, which was preceded by allegations of jury tampering, because the jury was unable to reach a verdict.


  9. VOTE 2015: Marie Rimmer says it is her experience that counts - not her ageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago |

    MARIE Rimmer has dismissed suggestions she may be too old to become a first-time MP and insists that at the age of 67 she has the passion and the energy to stand up for St Helens in parliament. The former council leader is short odds to hold the St Helens South & Whiston constituency for Labour as voters go to the polls across the country in today's general election.


  10. European Commission Digital Single Market Strategy UnveiledRead the original story

    4 min ago | Common Dreams

    Today, the European Commission published its Digital Single Market Strategy. The Commission's stated vision and objectives are laudable: a borderless Europe-wide market for online goods and services where businesses serve consumers seamlessly across national borders.


  11. What to Know About the U.K. ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

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    Polling station assistant loads ballot boxes at New Parliament House onto vans for delivery to the 145 polling stations across the city on May 6, 2015 in Edinburgh. On Thursday, the U.K. will elect a new government in one of the tightest polls for more than a century Voters in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will have the opportunity Thursday to vote for a Member of Parliament .


  12. Abbott gets behind fast-moving religious objections billRead the original story

    5 min ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is publicly getting behind a religious objections bill that is moving fast after the U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments over gay marriage. Abbott tweeted Wednesday that he hopes to receive a Republican-backed measure that would allow clergy members to refuse officiating marriages that violate their beliefs.


  13. Hillary Clintona s campaign is owning the Instagram aestheticRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Washington Post

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton takes part in a roundtable of young Nevadans discussing immigration as she campaigns for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination at Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Tuesday. There's a certain genre of tabletop Instagram aesthetic that's begun bleeding over into the 2016 campaign thanks to Hillary Clinton.


  14. Hillary cana t top Obamaa s immigration amnesty: White HouseRead the original story

    5 min ago | Washington Times

    The White House suggested Wednesday that Hillary Rodham Clinton 's vow to expand President Obama's immigration amnesty would exceed current presidential authority. "The president was determined to use as much of his authority as he could," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said when asked about Mrs. Clinton 's campaign promise to expand amnesty to illegal immigrant parents of children allowed to stay in the U.S. "The president's views on this have not changed."


  15. Former House speaker Jim Wright dead at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | USA Today

    Former House speaker Jim Wright dead at 92 Jim Wright, the first House speaker to resign because of an ethics scandal, has died. Check out this story on House Speaker Jim Wright of Texas, center, left, and House Minority Leader Robert Michel of Illinois speak to reporters outside the White House on Aug. 5, 1987, after a meeting with President Ronald Reagan.


  16. Ex-Ima s President Is Going to Texas to Lobby for the Bank, But Texas Doesna t Need His HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | National Review Online

    Ex-Im Bank president Fred Hochberg is visiting Texas today to lobby for the bank's survival - coincidentally, on the same day former Texas governor Rick Perry called for an end to Ex-Im. Hochberg will, in all likelihood, tell people today that Ex-Im is essential to Texas exports, that it's essential to Texas jobs and that without the bank, dire consequences should be expected for the Texas economy.


  17. Murmurs: Here's The News - Don't Tell The Auditor.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Willamette Week

    An emotional neighborhood battle from 17 years ago is surfacing in a contentious fight for a Portland Public Schools board seat. In 1998, PPS board candidate Amy Kohnstamm joined Arlington Heights homeowners to oppose siting a Holocaust memorial in Washington Park .


  18. Oklahoma House OKs handguns in schools by trained personnelRead the original story

    11 min ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Gov. Mary Fallin's desk is the next stop for legislation that allows a school district to designate a school worker with firearms training to carry a handgun on school property. The Oklahoma House voted 82-12 for the Senate-passed measure Wednesday and sent it to Fallin to be signed into law.


  19. Armenian Genocide: Let Truth TriumphRead the original story

    35 min ago | Groong

    ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: LET TRUTH TRIUMPH 17:13 06/05/2015 Â" SOCIETY By Jagdish N. Singh The Jewish Press I admire Pope Francis. He is not just spiritual or religious.


  20. Obama to Speak at Nike - Does Nike Have Access to TPP Drafts? by @Gaius_PubliusRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Wilson's Almanac

    Obama to Speak at Nike - Does Nike Have Access to TPP Drafts? by Gaius Publius This is about Obama, Nike and TPP. But let's start with a taste of Your Weekly Oliver : In this video, "Gap" is a proxy for the whole industry, including Nike.