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  1. Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutinyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst - an oil spill - when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department rushed to the shoreline, where they discovered oil flowing across a beach and into the Pacific.

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  2. Latest on Dennis Hastert: Ex-House speaker resigns from firmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    A spokesman for the lobbying and law firm where Hastert worked in Washington, D.C., says the former House speaker has resigned. The website for Dickstein Shapiro LLC had Hastert's biography as a "featured attorney" as late as Thursday afternoon, but Hastert's contact details appeared to have been removed from the website hours later.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    Fed... . FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek re-election for a 12th term in Yorkville, Ill.

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  4. Rwanda: US Congress asks whether President Kagame hires assassinsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Francisco Bay View

    Southern California Congressmember Karen Bass and New Jersey Congressmember Chris Smith queried Rwanda's representative Willis Shalita about evidence that Rwandan President Paul Kagame hired assassins to eliminate his enemies abroad. KPFA Weekend News Anchor David Landau : And now, in news from Africa, earlier this week, California Congresswoman Karen Bass and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith heard testimony and queried witnesses in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S. relations with Rwanda.

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  5. Plastic pollution problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Castanet.net

    About 80 per cent of human-made debris found in the Great Lakes is plastic, ranging from tiny micro-beads found in cosmetics and clothing fibers to bottles and plastic wrap, scientists said Thursday during a meeting of Great Lakes scientists being held at the University of Vermont. While the big pieces can be ugly, the smaller pieces can attract dangerous chemicals, such as pesticides or herbicides, which can then be eaten by plankton, mussels, fish or birds, the scientists said.

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  6. Former US house speaker Dennis Hastert indicted for lying to the FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    The charges relate to an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments to a person to conceal past misconduct. The Illinois Republican was charged with structuring the withdrawal of $952,000 in cash in order to evade the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000, and lying to the FBI about his withdrawals, the US Attorney's Office in Chicago said.

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  7. Whoops! A creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Memeorandum

    Whoops! A creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil find. - Canadian Edgar Nernberg isn't into the whole evolution thing. In fact, he's on the board of directors of Big Valley's Creation Science Museum, a place meant to rival local scientific institutions.

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  8. Hope to nope: Artist behind iconic Obama poster disappointed in presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    He created the 2008 "Hope" poster that helped Barack Obama become president. Seven years later, Shepard Fairey says Obama did not live up to his promise, and blames an out-of-control political system distorted by campaign finance.

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  9. Let independents vote in primary electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | O-R Online

    As reported in the Observer-Reporter , just 23 percent of registered voters in Washington County and 38 percent of registered voters in Greene County went to the polls in the May 19 primary election.

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  10. Western states decry Obama plan to save gr...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    There's one big problem with the Bureau of Land Management's newly released federal habitat plan for the greater sage grouse: It's federal. That was the reaction Thursday from Western Republicans, industry groups and economic development advocates, who accused the Obama administration of bigfooting in what should be a state-led effort to protect the declining species - while balancing economic and development interests across the region.

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  11. Union presses measure to prevent strike, lockoutRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Democrats and the state's largest employee union say Gov. Bruce Rauner's approach to contract negotiations is so hostile he is intentionally preparing for a strike. The House Labor and Commerce Committee approved a union-proposed measure to require binding arbitration in case of a contract-negotiation impasse.

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  12. Obama defends plan, links hurricanes to cl...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    President Obama on Thursday linked hurricanes and other extreme weather events to climate change - the latest move by this White House to keep the issue at the forefront of domestic politics while also pursuing a landmark international agreement to save the planet. After touring the National Hurricane Center in Miami, the president defended his controversial plan to combat climate change, which centers on new restrictions on power-plant emissions, increased auto fuel efficiency standards and a host of other steps.

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  13. Martin Oa Malleya s longtime all...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    As former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley prepares to announce his run for president this weekend, even some of his oldest allies in the state's Democratic political establishment are not behind his long-shot bid. For the past 15 years, Mr. O'Malley pulled the levers of power of Maryland's Democratic machine as governor and as mayor of Baltimore, the state's largest and most politically influential city.

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  14. Obama hopes to save immigration amnesty de...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House from Marine One, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Washington, as he arrives from Miami where the he visited the National Hurricane Center and the Shrine of Our Lady ... more > The administration is fighting feverishly to try to keep a federal judge from riding herd on its deportation amnesty, saying in papers filed late Wednesday that while Homeland Security goofed in breaking a court injunction, it was an "isolated" incident and vowing it won't happen again.

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  15. One More Chance for Justice at the IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    Paul Ryan on Thursday sent his first official letter to Loretta Lynch, the new U.S. attorney general. With luck, Ms.

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  16. Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inlandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Gay Head Lighthouse, a 160-year-old beacon that's amon... California's U.S. senators say the response to last week's oil spill that blackened beaches and created a 10-square-mile slick on the Pacific was "insufficient."

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  17. Hey Mr. Green, is my vegetable garden more efficient than a big farm?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sierra

    My friend is a master gardener who grows enough vegetables for him and his wife, with some to spare. His garden is in his backyard, so transport from there to kitchen is about 20 feet.

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  18. Ex-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down on Thursday in Chicago. CHICAGO - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down on Thursday in Chicago.

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  19. Apple must submit to monitor in e-books case, appeals court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    JULY 10: A pedestrian walks by an Apple Store on July 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A federal judge ruled today that Apple Inc. conspired with five major book publishers to increase the retail prices of e-books in an effort to undercut Amazon.com Inc's stronghold of online e-book sales.

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  20. Frauds in power? VPs, CEOs in UAE hold fake degrees, without knowing itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

    Hundreds of residents in the UAE have paid the Pakistani IT company for credentials issued by non-existent colleges. In the eye of a global firestorm for selling fake degrees, Pakistani firm AXACT raked most of its ill gotten millions from the UAE, an XPRESS investigation has found.

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