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1 min ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Ventura wins $1.8M after suing ex-SEAL sniper

It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Autos

4 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

U.N. asked to recognize Jewish holiday

Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Holidays, Yom Kippur

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Millennials spend big bucks on these vices

Millennials spend big bucks on these vices What Millennials are spending on booze, coffee and fast food, by state.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Fast Food, Food

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Congress cooperates and fights as recess nears

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.


Related Topix: US News, Veteran Affairs, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, Barack Obama

Bellingham Herald

VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Cheyenne, WY

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Spirit Airlines Adds New Direct Flights At New Orleans Airport

The company, based in Miramar, Florida, announced the expanded service Wednesday before it is set to start non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas, on Aug. 1. The New Orleans Advocate reports Spirit currently offers non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Holidays, Lughnasadh

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ways to Save: 3 laptops drop to Black Friday prices Wednesday

In my continued search to save you time and money, I have a major price drop on the tech aisle.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Holidays, Black Friday, Computers, Cyber Monday

WAVE-TV Louisville

10 things to know for Wednesday

The strike that hit the crowded compound sheltering the war displaced comes amid Israel's heaviest air and artillery assault in more than three weeks of conflict with Hamas.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs

WAPT-TV Jackson

McDonald's unveils tofu and fish nuggets in Japan

If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.


Related Topix: Food, Vegetables, Dining, Vegetarian

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray Share Details of Their Secret Atlanta Dates

But the proposal actually happened months ago and, since the end of filming, the two have had to sneak around Atlanta, where they both live, to see each other.


Related Topix: Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Food

Tue Jul 29, 2014


At least 24 reported killed in Guinea beach concert stampede

At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, news agency AFP said, with Guinea's Presidency declaring a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Holidays, Ramadan

WTOC-TV Savannah

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Food, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes

KHOU-TV Houston

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Veteran Affairs


House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Representative Tim Huelskamp

The Olympian

UPS 2Q profit drops, lowers outlook on spending

UPS said it will spend $175 million on upgrades that include expanded operations on the day after Thanksgiving and sped-up deployment of software designed to help drivers find the quickest route to a destination.


Related Topix: Holidays, Black Friday

Cybercast News Service

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Veteran Affairs, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.


Related Topix: Delaware Government, Delaware, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Daily Journal

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Explosion, Ramadan

Brandon Sun

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont., Monday, to mark the 61st anniversary of the armistice to end the war.


Related Topix: Canada, Veteran Affairs

Washington Examiner

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr