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20 min ago | Yahoo!

FAA bans US-Tel Aviv flights

In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Malaysia, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Italy arrests smugglers accused of killing dozens

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Explosion, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

3 hrs ago | WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis

It's a question that's roiled the liberal universe for years: Why won't 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign from the Supreme Court and give President Obama the chance to pick her successor, in case the Senate turns Republican after the mid-terms? Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the left's jurisprudential ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | FOX23

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

7 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Little hope for success for a gridlocked Congress

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

9 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide between Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue after a closely watched campaign shaped largely by each candidate's personal history rather than the issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Cybercast News Service

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Small Business, Health Insurance, Personal Finance, Health

Stars and Stripes

Ex-soldier undecided on murder-conviction appeal

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

KTAR

Arizona execution-drug case heads to US Supreme Court

A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal combination it will use to put an inmate to death is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Death Penalty

Sunherald.com

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Coeur d'Alene, ID, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

WIS-TV Columbia

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, Prison, Transgender, Rick Perry, US Governors

KION 46

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law, George Bush

Click Orlando

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Times Herald

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US National Guard, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama

Click Orlando

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton needs time

Former President Bill Clinton says that Hillary Clinton, his wife and the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, needs time to not only decide whether she will run, but what she would bring to the race if she did.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Should Malaysia jet have flown over Ukraine?

"We, along with hundreds of other airlines, have flown that route safely for quite some time," Hugh Dunleavy, commercial director for Malaysia Airlines, told CNN's Saima Mohsin over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Federal Aviation Administration

Brandon Sun

Kerry heads to Mideast in bid for cease-fire as US sharpens criticism of Hamas

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional efforts to reach a ceasefire and sharpens its criticism of Hamas in its conflict with Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

4 killed in Arizona plane crash that sparks fire

The Federal Aviation Administration says hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and possible fire around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

The Washington Post

Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising

The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney

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