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Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

The city's medical examiner said Friday that Garner was killed by neck compressions from the chokehold and "the compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police."


Related Topix: New York, New York Government

The Bennington Banner

North Korea holds California man called shy, smart

One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.


Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Television, FOX News Network

CBC News

Why Argentina's default feels like American bullying: Don Pittis

A man reads a newspaper with a headline that reads in Spanish, 'Argentina Didn't Accept the Conditions of the Vultures,' referring to U.S. hedge funds.


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Ticket signed by Lou Gehrig on retirement day goes for big bucks at auction

On the day Lou Gehrig said farewell in his famous "luckiest man on the face of the earth" speech, he signed a ticket stub from the July 4, 1939 Yankees game where he spoke.


The Washington Post

Owners of dogs that were a looking to killa charged in fatal mauling of jogger

Two dog owners - who may have been in the country illegally - are facing second-degree murder charges following the fatal mauling of a 46-year-old jogger in Michigan late last month.


Related Topix: Michigan, World News


Man Captured After Raping Mother And 8-Year-Old Daughter: Cops

A man accused of raping a mother and her 8-year-old daughter in Alabama last week was captured in Florida on Monday.


Related Topix: Fire, World News, China, Indonesia, Boat Disaster

Battle Creek Enquirer

Clinton just before 9-11 attacks: 'I could have killed' bin Laden

Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia just hours before the Sept.


Related Topix: Osama bin Laden

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Palestinian Heygar Jendiyah, gestures as she speaks to the photographer, while her daughter Ranin, 10, stands background, at the house, partially destroyed by an Israeli strike earlier during the war, in the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,


Starz' 'Outlander' brings novels to life vibrantly

This photo released by Sony Pictures Television shows Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in a scene from Starz' new TV series, "Outlander."


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Bob McDonnell

Detroit Free Press

Boston man charged with rape at Keith Urban concert

Musician Keith Urban performs at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden on Friday April 12, 2013, in New York.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Mansfield, MA

WTEN-TV Albany

Tweet derails Cassidy DWI plea deal hearing

A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.


Montco D.A. Risa Ferman with an AR-15 rifle and drugs seized by the police. / Associated Press

Montco D.A. Risa Ferman with an AR-15 rifle and drugs seized by the police in the case.


Related Topix: Drugs, Montgomery County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

The Age

White House accidentally emails torture report memo to reporter

A former senior CIA official said the US Secretary of State in 2001, Colin Powell, was eventually informed about the interrogation program.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Wed Jul 30, 2014


10:17 Argentina heads into default as debt talks fail

Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years has ended with bitter recriminations as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with US hedge fund creditors it dismisses as "vultures".


WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Group backing gay marriage releases TV ad in Ohio

A group supporting gay marriage in Ohio is airing its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear oral arguments on the issue.


Related Topix: Ohio, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Israel, World News, Middle East

NewsOn6 Tulsa

George W. Bush writes book about father

Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program ... (more)


Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, UC Los Angeles

Air Force Times

Japanese urgently search U.S. archives for Wwii Mia info

World War II veteran Arthur Robinson of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., looks old photographs from his time in the service at the New York State Military Museum on May 8, 2014, in Saratoga Springs.


Related Topix: mia, Life, Veteran Affairs, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, North Korea, Asia, Drugs, UC Los Angeles, New York


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