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1 hr ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Man gets life in prison in retirement home deaths

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Ky. Senate Candidate Wants Keystone Pipeline OK'd

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining 11 incumbent Democrats as the party tries to keep control of the Senate this November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

7 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Asian stocks drop on no trade deal in Obama visit

Asian shares were mixed as stocks in Tokyo slipped Thursday after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama produced little on a trade agreement.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US Politics, Barack Obama, Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel

11 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

President Barack Obama speaks as he participates in a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

This photo combo of images provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett, left, and Charles Warner.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons

The News Tribune

Tentative deal reached in TSA breast-milk lawsuit

Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, said TSA officials have tentatively offered her $75,000, along with promises to retrain agents and clarify its guidelines on screening breast milk.

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Related Topix: Transporation Security Administration (TSA), California

CBS News

Supreme Court throws out $3.4M award to child rape, porn victim

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a U.S. law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, John G. Roberts

KSFY

First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Prison, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Joe Biden

Hudson Hub-Times

Republican activists push party on gay marriage about 1 hour

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Las Vegas, NV

Star Tribune

US judge to hear arguments in Oregon same-sex marriage case, but state isn't defending its ban

Teresa Shelley waves a rainbow-colored American flag on the steps of The Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Eugene, Ore.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Australia flags deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia - The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper as the current search of the most likely crash site in the Indian Ocean has failed to yield any clues, Australia's defense minister said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, US Military, US Navy

Canada.com

FBI trying to identify 90 potential victims of accused international child predator

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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National Public Radio

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 For False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard, US Military

The Olympian

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo Inc., which takes free television signals from the airwaves and charges subscribers to watch the programs on laptop computers, smartphones and even their large-screen televisions.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Stephen Breyer, Computers, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

NorthJersey.com

US Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on using race as college admissions factor

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

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Related Topix: Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Airbus A340, Airbus Aircraft, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel

The Washington Post

US weighs curbing deportations

This March 18, 2014 file photo shows Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaking in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Business News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Russia Taday

a Search-and-rescue group sues FAA for right to use drones

A group that uses small drones to assist in searches for missing persons around the United States filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging a government order that bars the nonprofit from flying its unmanned vehicles.

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ABC News

12 States Ban Sodomy a Decade After Court Ruling

A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

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WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Russian and American military dolphins might face off this summer

According to a report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia, the United States Navy's marine mammal unit will be deployed to the Black Sea this summer, where American dolphins and sea lions could find themselves nose-to-nose with their Russian counterparts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

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