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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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.


11 hrs ago |

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

12 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

Big win for unions: NLRB decides McDonald's is a 'joint employer' with franchises

The decision that McDonald's is a "joint employer" with its franchises could make it harder for the restaurant chain to fight off demands for higher wages and union organizing efforts.


CBC News

Despite recent tragedies, plane crashes are more survivable than ever

Flight attendants were praised for their role when Air France Flight 358, carrying more than 300 people on board, ran off the runway of Toronto's Pearson airport and burst into flames.


Related Topix: Wall Street Systems, Florida

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Virginia senator to announce campus sexual assault legislation

Sen. Mark R. Warner is among a bipartisan group of senators that will announce details of the bill.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fox News

Fleeing Ebola Aid groups order dozens of workers out of Africa

In this undated family photo, Patrick Sawyer is shown with his daughter Ava at their home in Coon Rapids.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Fort Worth, TX

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio - Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She's also looking forward to the food.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Canada,


Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.


Related Topix: Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY

CBS Local

2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.


Related Topix: Drugs

David Frum Accuses NY Times and Reuters of Staging Photos of Weeping Gazans; Gets Debunked

Somewhat seems that way because on Tuesday morning, Frum took to Twitter to allege that the New York Times , Reuters, and the Associated Press all actively participated in using a "staged" photograph of bloodied Gazan men crying in a hospital following the shelling death of a man.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

Globe and Mail

Sharknado 2: More schlock, celebs and many more sharks

Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark with a giant chainsaw on a New York City street in Sharknado 2: The Second One.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Beverly Hills, 90210, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ian Ziering, New York

Bellingham Herald

Metropolitan Museum president announces retirement

Emily Rafferty said Tuesday she will retire at the end of March 2015. She has been president of the museum since January 2005.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Banking, Bank of New York

The Globe and Mail

Kansas refinery fire leads to $1 drop in U.S. crude oil

The fire in the isomerization unit began just after midnight and was extinguished just over an hour later, but news of the closure fuelled a $1 drop in U.S. crude oil prices because the refinery is a large consumer of benchmark West Texas Intermediate and is located near the Cushing storage hub.


Related Topix: Fire, Cushing, OK, Canada,


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