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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Collins inquiry should wait until election dust settles

If there is one thing all parties in the election can agree on, it is that an independent inquiry is needed to find out whether Judith Collins as Justice Minister was "gunning" for the head of the Serious Fraud Office during its investigation of Mark Hotchin and Hanover Finance.

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6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Hong Kong's Hopes Crushed

The people of Hong Kong can plead or protest for democracy all they want, but they can only hold a sham election for Chief Executive in 2017.

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9 hrs ago | Gazette Series

OPINION: Green Light with FGR fan John Light

SIX games played, twelve points won, four goals conceded and just three points from the top of the table.

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13 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Playing politics with health care

WE WOULD congratulate Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett , if it were seemly to commend public officials for doing the obvious.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News

Bangor Daily News

Lower corporate tax rates. Now.

The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

The Age

Australia at the US's beck and call - again

Tony Abbott has agreed to a United States government request for Australia to transport military equipment on the Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules and C-17A Globemaster aircraft.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, US Military, US Air Force, Iraq

Journal and Courier

Father journeys to Vegas murder sceneFather journeys to Vegas murder...

Father journeys to Vegas murder scene Todd Woodruff journeys to Las Vegas looking for peace after daughter's cop-killing spree.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Teen taking Lamborghini test drive dies in crash

A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.

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LaGrange Daily News

How I know Bible is from God, part 6: Perfection

Please notice that I haven't said that "I believe the Bible is from God," though I certainly do.

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Middlesboro Daily News

A retired coal miner's story

As I walked into This 'N That at Benham earlier this month, I saw a few people seated at a table at the back of the store, drinking their morning coffee and enjoying the day's conversation.

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Related Topix: Benham, KY, Harlan County, KY, Cumberland, KY

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

Authorities say the owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Witnesses testify in fatal dog attack case

A witness told a judge during a preliminary examination for the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger that he had to shoot at the animals to make them flee.

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fire destroys house on late author Clancy's estate

Authorities say two boys have been charged with setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied house on the Maryland estate of the late novelist Tom Clancy.

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Related Topix: Huntingtown, MD

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Man is guilty of murder after his dogs kill woman

A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.

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Palladium-Item

Have we gone to war again? We deserve straight answersHave we gone to ...

Have we gone to war again? We deserve straight answers Have we gone to war again? We deserve straight answers Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tVuUYF I'd like to know whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Explosion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Denver Post

I studied engineering, not English. I still can't find a job.

Despite diligent studying, the only real-world business skills I'd learned at college were how to write a rsum and operate three-fifths of the Microsoft Office suite, writes Casey Ark.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Marketing

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Scientific Americans take on Tinseltown, and they win: Larry Wilson

Physicist Stephen Hawking gave a free public lecture, titled the "Origin of the Universe."

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Newsday

Rampell: The one fight to have before your wedding

I'm getting married in a few days, and -- as I'm told happens with most weddings -- lots of exhausting fights over minuscule details have broken out along the long, treacherous road to the altar.

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