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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

Nancy Kaffer: Another day, another shameless attempt to steal DIA's art

Detroit's creditors aren't giving up their attempts to pry away the city-owned treasures at the Detroit Institute of Arts, despite the grand bargain.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI, Opinion

6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings during a test in New York.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case

A friend who was arrested during the investigation after Philip Seymour Hoffman's fatal overdose on suspicion of felony heroin possession with intent to sell has taken a plea deal on a lesser charge.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, New York County, NY, Entertainment

The York Daily Record

APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett.


Related Topix: York, PA, Warren Buffett

CBC News

43 UN peacekeepers captured by militants in Golan Heights

Peacekeepers with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force monitor the 1974 disengagement accord between Syria and Israel in the Golan Heights.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Syria,

Manchester Journal

Venice Watch: Iranian tales; vampire takes a break

The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.


Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment

KHQ-TV Spokane

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple.


Related Topix: California, Wedding

CBS 3 Springfield

Here's the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

A former Jasper Johns assistant has told a New York judge that he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist's Connecticut studio across state lines.


Related Topix: Salisbury, CT, Stamford, CT, Middletown, CT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

10 things to know about corporate inversions

A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed in Ottawa, Ontario Aug. 25. / Sean Kilpatrick / Associated Press The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies looking to lower their tax bills.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat

The Washington Post

Ukraine says ita s being invaded by Russia, and can you please retweet

Ukrainian soldiers ride atop an armored personnel carrier near the village of Sakhanka in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News

The Globe and Mail

Hate-crime convictions in hair-cutting attacks on Amish overturned

In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bergholz, OH, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Deming Headlight

Venice Watch: Fest supports imprisoned filmmakers

VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red-carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.


Related Topix: Prison, Italy, World News, Pieta

Ruidoso News

Correction: Emmys-List story

In a story Aug. 26 listing the Emmy Awards winners, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Bernstein won for outstanding directing of a miniseries, movie or dramatic special for "Fargo."


Related Topix: Columbia, SC

O-R Online

Police: Drugs, alcohol not factors in Freeh crash

In this Nov. 21, 2011, photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Mexican President, Jerry Brown Call for - Justice' for Illegals...

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, speaking in Los Angeles, said that it is time to give justice to illegal immigrants in the USA.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, California

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

Federal authorities say two homeless men used a stolen gun to kill a New York City orchestra violinist after gaining entry to her western New York summer home by telling her they had run out of gas.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

CBC News

TSX continues record climb on Tim Hortons deal

The S&P 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, part of a string of records broken this summer in U.S. and Canadian markets.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Financial Markets, Business News

The Washington Post

Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

This Aug. 12, 2014 file photo shows protesters standing on a street in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Conservatism rises, libertarianism declines

Along with several conservative commentators, we have suggested that the "libertarian moment" in the GOP is a canard.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Mike Pence

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada Associated Press NEW...

Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Hamburger


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