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  1. Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business. Paul's fundraiser at the Cannabis Business Summit - tickets start at $2,700, the maximum donation allowed for the primary contest - comes as the marijuana industry approaches its first presidential campaign as a legal enterprise.

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  2. Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come downRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Oklahoma's Supreme Court says the monument must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths i... OKLAHOMA CITY - A Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds is a religious symbol and must be removed because it violates the state's constitutional ban on using public property to benefit a religion, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The court said the Ten Commandments chiseled into the 6-foot-tall granite monument, which was privately funded by a Republican legislator, are "obviously religious in nature and are an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths."

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  3. Judicial Follies: Argle-Bargle and ApplesauceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    This is the time of year when anyone who is a Supreme Court junkie is in his or her glory. Every Monday in June the Supreme Court releases at least one, and usually several, of its remaining opinions.

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  4. Trump gets blacklisted by NBC over immigration commentsRead the original story

    18 min ago | 1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

    NBC announced Mondaythat they would be ending their relationship with Donald Trump over "derogatory statements" regarding illegal immigrants. Glenn doesn't agree on with Trump on much, but sees this as the latest person to get blacklisted for not agreeing with the liberal point of view.

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  5. Donald Trump is just a hair behind Scott Walker for first place in new Michigan pollRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Swing State Project

    God bless Donald Trump. Every passing day, he brings more and more disrepute on the GOP presidential field and the entire Republican Party.

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  6. TransCanada: Alberta's tougher CO2 rules bolster case for Keystone XLRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    TransCanada wants the U.S. State Department to include recent Canadian climate change announcements in its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, arguing those developments bolster the case for the long-delayed project. The Calgary-based pipeline builder outlined its rationale in a letter sent Monday to Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials as the U.S. regulatory process nears its seventh anniversary.

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  7. County Clerks in Texas Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | News Max

    Some county clerks in Texas say they won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, basing their refusal on religious convictions and following an opinion by the state's attorney general that they could so decline. Katie Lang, clerk of Hood County, southwest of Fort Worth, said she has not been approached by a same-sex couples asking for a marriage license, but added that she wouldn't do it if asked, reported the the Fort Worth Star-Telegram .

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  8. Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants in USRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty - a major issue for U.S. bishops in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision.

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  9. Rep. King: Could Be Fourth of July Threats in NYC, NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | News Max

    Rep. Peter King, chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, tells Newsmax TV that Islamic State [ISIS] terrorists may be plotting to explode a bomb in the New York metropolitan area on the Fourth of July. Making the threat even more real is the fact that a supply of explosives were discovered in the lair of one ISIS operative in the region earlier this month, according to King.

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  10. Trump to Newsmax: If Jeb Wins, a Clinton Will 'Beat a Bush' AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | News Max

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush would lose to Democrat Hillary Clinton in a presidential contest, Republican candidate and billionaire businessman Donald Trump told Newsmax TV on Tuesday. "I don't think Bush will beat her," Trump told J.D. Hayworth in an exclusive interview for a special edition of "Newsmax Prime" to be aired Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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  11. Fla. judge blocks law requiring 1-day for abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | CBS News

    A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Center for Reproductive Rights sued after Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed it into law.

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  12. CIA director: July 4th terrorist attack a legitimate threatRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Examiner.com

    America may be the target of a serious terrorist attack this Fourth of July holiday, says a former CIA director. According to a report published by the Washington Times , U.S. officials are concerned over recent chatter about a planned terrorist attack on U.S. soil.

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  13. US Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The China Post

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators. The justices split 5-4 along ideological lines to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency did not properly take costs into account when it first decided to regulate the toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired plants.

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  14. Appeals court says former BP engineer is entitled to new trial in Gulf oil spill ...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    A former BP engineer is entitled to a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge stemming from an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that granted Kurt Mix a new trial because of jury misconduct in his 2013 trial.

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  15. Kirk disappointed Ex-Im Bank will expire at midnightRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Illinoisreview

    The Ex-Im Bank will expire Tuesday night at midnight, and U.S. Senator Mark Kirk says he is disappointed that he was unable to get his legislation passed to reauthorize it. "As the author of bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes and reforms the Export-Import Bank and enjoys supermajority support in the Senate, I am disappointed the Bank is expiring today.

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  16. Thorner: Judicial activism prevails on the cusp of Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Illinoisreview

    The aching wound is still fresh that was created by the recent 5 - 3 decision on Thursday, June 25 in a case known as King v. Burwell .Through this decision theAffordable Care Act was saved in a ruling that let stand authorized federal tax credits for eligible Americans living not only in states with their own exchanges, but also in the 34 states with federal marketplaces.

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  17. Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    The protest was being held against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who, due to the ruling of the... . Malinda Andrews, center, refers to the Bible during a discussion with Erica Seagraves on the front lawn of the Rowan County Judicial Center, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Morehead, Ky.

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  18. United Airlines To Begin Flights That Run On Farm Waste, Animal FatRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Daily Caller

    United will start flying a domestic flight between Los Angeles and San Francisco at some point this summer that runs entirely on fuel from farm waste and oil from animal fat, The New York Times reports . In addition to beginning a regular flight, United will invest $30 million in one of the largest producers of jet bio-fuels, Fulcrum BioEnergy, which marks the biggest to date investment by a domestic airline into bio-fuels, according to the Times .

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  19. Christie pledges to shoot straight if elected presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | World Magazine

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his White House bid today at the Livingston, N.J., high school from which he graduated. As the Republican governor stood between the bleachers at one end of a packed gymnasium, he remarked it was the only place he could imagine making such an announcement.

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  20. Gay lobby groups go after clerks who won't issue marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | World Magazine

    In the face of Friday's Supreme Court ruling, state officials with religious convictions are grappling with how to reconcile their beliefs with the pressure to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. "My religious convictions will not allow me to in good conscience issue same-sex marriage licenses," Casey Davis, clerk in Casey County, Ky., said.

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