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  1. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while Supreme Court considers appealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Daily Mail

    Free for now: Disgraced former Virginia Gov Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while Supreme Court considers his appeal Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to consider his appeal of his public corruption convictions, the justices ruled Monday. McDonnell made a last-ditch plea to the high court to stay out of prison shortly after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond refused to grant the same request.

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  2. Jewish former lawmakers urge backing for Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Jane Harman, a Jewish ex-lawmaker who once was the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, was among 75 ex-Congress members who signed a letter urging their sitting colleagues to support the Iran nuclear deal. "We know of no viable alternatives to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that is now before you," said the letter organized by the Win Without War group posted Monday.

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  3. Trump Holds Massive National LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    A new Morning Consult poll finds Donald Trump leading the GOP primary pack with 37%, followed by Jeb Bush and Ben Carson at 9% each, Marco Rubio and Mike Huckabee at 6% each and Scott Walker at 5%.

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  4. Federal judge: Moral objections enough to override HHS contraception mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Hot Air

    In a stunning decision , a federal judge permanently barred the Department of Health and Human Services from enforcing the contraception mandate under ObamaCare against an employer for moral rather than explicitly religious grounds. Judge Richard Leon, the same DC district court judge that ruled the NSA phone collection program unconstitutional , rebuked the federal government for violating the Equal Protection clause by only allowing religious groups a waiver for objections to contraception and other products and services.

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  5. "Fear the Walking Dead" grumble thread: Zombie lives matterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Hot Air

    It's rare that I disagree with Lileks, but let's face facts: The teenagers are not the weak link on this show. The 1st part of "Fear the Walking Dead" ep2 is really scratching that itch I had to see a teen-focused zombie breakdown The junkie son is irritating but he's the only character with any energy.

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  6. Supreme Court says Kentucky clerk can't deny same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Westland Observer

    The Supreme Court refused to let a Kentucky county clerk deny marriage licenses to all comers because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage. Supreme Court says Kentucky clerk can't deny same-sex marriage licenses The Supreme Court refused to let a Kentucky county clerk deny marriage licenses to all comers because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage.

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  7. Christie's Private Yahoo vs. Clinton's Private ServerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    In a bid to boost his sluggish poll numbers, Republican presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie has been stepping up his attacks against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. Christie says Clinton may have committed a crime in her use of a private email server to conduct State Department business.

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  8. Latest on Texas deputy: Lawyer says man had mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Prosecutors on Saturday charged Miles with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed s... Attorneys are set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder in the deaths of three men who overdosed on prescription painkillers. A prosecutor says that even after several patients died of overdoses, the California doctor now charged in their deaths continued to prescribe powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes.

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  9. Supreme Court rules against Kentucky clerk in gay marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | KFI

    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian conviction, or continue to refuse them, defying a federal judge who could pummel her with fines or order that she be hauled off to jail.

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  10. SCOTUS: Kentucky clerk must issue licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Supreme Court on Monday night denied an emergency application from a Kentucky clerk who has been refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her religious objections to same-sex marriage. The clerk, Kim Davis, sought to put a lower court ruling on hold pending appeal, and in a one-page order the Supreme Court refused.

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  11. Fate of Californiaa s death penalty system weighed by federal appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Pasadena Star-News

    In his case before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, convicted Los Angeles murder Ernest Dewayne Jones, seen in a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation photo, claims that decades of delays in carrying out his death sentence violate the Constitution's Eighth Amendment barring cruel and unusual punishment. After hearing arguments for about an hour Monday, a federal appeals court is poised to make a decision that could effectively end the death penalty in California or clear the way for the case to be tackled in state court.

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  12. Kentucky Clerk's Request For A Stay Is Denied By U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story

    4 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Camryn Colen, his wife, Lexie, and their daughter, LaKoda, attended a same-sex-marriage rally at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Saturday. Camryn, who underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2013, married Lexie in February with a marriage license signed by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

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  13. Obama opens historic Alaska trip focused on global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Pasadena Star-News

    President Barack Obama, accompanied by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, steps off Air Force One after arriving at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Monday in Anchorage, Alaska. President Barack Obama opens a historic three-day trip to Alaska aimed at showing solidarity with a state often overlooked by Washington, while using its glorious but changing landscape as an urgent call to action on climate change.

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  14. Cory Booker's Big Decision on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Senators Chuck Schumer and Bob Menendez both oppose President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand backs the president.

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  15. Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on US mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " A 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments from a group of atheists and agnostics that allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and state.

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  16. Bill To Penalize Drone Operators Near Wildfires Passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | CBS Local

    RIVERSIDE - Legislation endorsed by Riverside County supervisors that would establish fines for drone operators whose remote-controlled aircraft disrupt aerial firefighting efforts received unanimous approval in the state Senate on Tuesday. The Riverside Board of Supervisors voted in July to back the bill, which mandates fines of up to $5,000 and six months in jail for anyone who flies an unmanned aerial vehicle in the vicinity of aircraft deployed to battle any type of fire.

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  17. Appeals court looks reluctant to overturn Californ...Read the original story

    5 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A federal appeals panel showed little appetite on Monday for upholding a lower-court ruling that could potentially overturn California's death penalty, saying a defense attorney's argument had already been dismissed by a state court. During oral arguments, a lawyer for Ernest Jones, who was sentenced to die in 1995, asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to agree with a federal judge's ruling that the death penalty is unconstitutional in California because of the time and uncertainty involved in carrying out such sentences.

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  18. 'Welfare reform does not lead to higher employment' - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    There is little evidence to justify Government claims that welfare reforms have led to more people being in work, a new study has suggested. Academics at Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Glasgow said that while employment has risen, this could not simply be attributed to controversial welfare reforms.

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  19. Obama on Killing of TX Deputy: Targeting Cops 'An Affront to Civilized Society'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Mediaite.com

    President Obama issued a statement tonight on the killing of a Harris County, Texas deputy this past weekend. Deputy Darren Goforth was shot in the back in what some authorities believe was a deliberate targeting of a law enforcement official.

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  20. 3 NYC Ds Disappoint Area Residents and Announce Support for Nuclear Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Jewish Press

    Three members of the New York City Congressional Delegation came out in favor of the Nuclear Iran Deal on Monday, Aug. 31. Rep. Yvette Clarke , said that after much review and discussion, she now believes that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is "the most effective means by which the United States and her allies can achieve the goal of preventing the Iranian regime from obtaining nuclear weaponry. It will set new rules of engagement regarding nuclear capabilities with one of the world's most hostile and menacing regimes.

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