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Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit meeting in Minsk, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutions

Federal attorneys say an updated report released Tuesday on investigations and prosecutions on tribal lands shows continued improvement since a five-year-old study that criticized the Department of Justice for turning its back on reservation crime.

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News 4 Jax

Knee defender or knee offender?

Why did the "knee defender" cause an in-flight fight? CNN's Jeanne Moos says recline at your own risk.

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Brandon Sun

Unable to reach agreement, American and US Airways will pull flight listings from Orbitz

American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

L.A. County Fair: A guide to the best things to eat, see and do

Le Grande Ferris wheel on the last day of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.

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NorthJersey.com

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, California, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, us Travel

The Republic

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Asia

Iol.co.za

Tycoon apologises for tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologised to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malvern Gazette

Commuters face rush-hour rail chaos

Rail commuters heading into London following the bank holiday are facing severe delays on one of the UK's key train routes.

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Windsor Beacon

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Bill Young, us Travel

KMIZ

Watching the watchers: Spy guide to Berlin

At the former headquarters of the East German secret police, cheerful American and British tourists scan maps and chatter as they file into the blocky concrete building once known as "the House of One Thousand Eyes."

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Whittier Daily News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto starts California tour in Los Angeles

His two-day tour starts in Los Angeles on Monday and comes less than a month after Brown visited Mexico.

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Channel3000

England's historic statues can now 'speak'

They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Greater London County, England, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel

ABC News

Mimicking the Airlines, Hotels Get Fee-Happy

Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

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York Press

Briton with Ebola flown back to UK

A plane carrying a British healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has landed in the UK, the Ministry of Defence said tonight.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Dempsey: We Will Act If Islamic Group Threatens US

Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines that the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland or Europe, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Some Napa Valley wineries hit hard by quake

The 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Northern California early Sunday and sent more than 100 people to the hospital also dealt a blow to the region's noted wine industry.

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NorthJersey.com

Oglala Sioux leader Gerald One Feather dies

Gerald One Feather, the legendary Oglala Sioux leader, former tribal president and tireless advocate for educational opportunities, has died.

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Bournemouth Echo

Meet the widowed pensioner who went on a mission to Africa armed with a book of mince recipes

As a widower in an empty house in Preston, he realised he needed to step out of his comfort zone.

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Newsday

Earthquakes shake Icelandic volcano

Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano.

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