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  1. APNewsBreak: Kasich nixes union option for Ohio care workersRead the original story

    6 min ago | Washington Times

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child-care workers doing business with the state to unionize. In an executive order signed Friday, Kasich says a main benefit of unionization was health insurance coverage, which is now widely available elsewhere.

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  2. Deutsche Bank: We Still Like These Defense StocksRead the original story

    6 min ago | Benzinga

    In a report issued Thursday, analysts at Deutsche Bank provided updated commentary on the defense industry, following their annual survey of program managers, which offers perspectives from inside the Department of Defense ." The analysts see that relative pull back as an opportunity, for they see these as "the early days of a positive budgetary inflection."

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  3. Some of the major bills approved by Oklahoma LegislatureRead the original story

    6 min ago | Washington Times

    The Oklahoma Legislature planned to wrap up the 2015 legislative session on Friday, one week before its constitutionally mandated deadline, by passing dozens of last-minute measures. Among them are several related to the $7.1 billion state budget.

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  4. Marine Corps: No doubts on Osprey's safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CNN

    Air Force CV-22 Ospreys take off from Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, for a training mission. The Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and landing qualities of a helicopter with the normal flight characteristics of a turboprop aircraft.

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  5. Lawmakers must clear the air about the data they use: Susan ShelleyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | LA Daily News

    If you're looking for something good to read at the beach, you probably wouldn't think of checking out pending legislation on Capitol Hill. The story begins in the 1970s, when Harvard researchers chose 8,111 people in six U.S. cities to participate in a study on the health effects of air pollution.

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  6. McCain: Obama remarks on ISIS 'mind-boggling'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CNN

    Arizona Sen. John McCain called President Barack Obama's declaration that the U.S. isn't losing the fight against ISIS "mind-boggling" in an interview on CNN on Friday. In reality, McCain said on CNN's "New Day," "the President's strategy is certainly not succeeding - it's an abject failure," one that will eventually bring Americans around to the prospect of deploying boots on the ground in Iraq.

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  7. Congress To Expand Birth Control Options For Women In The MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | NewsOne

    A major move to broaden birth control options for women in the military is taking shape in both houses of Congress as they move forward to make contraceptives accessible on a larger scale, the New York Times reports. An annual defense policy bill says women should "have access to a sufficient supply" of birth control during their deployment, the site writes.

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  8. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton talks with...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton watches as Lee Lord tests beer during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with employees during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. HAMPTON, N.H. - Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that guarantees loans to help U.S. exporters, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday. Clinton said during a round-table discussion at Smuttynose Brewery that Congress should renew financing for the Export-Import Bank.

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  9. Clinton targets GOP Congress as 2016 bid starts to kick into higher gearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Washington Post

    "It seems as though they would rather threaten the livelihoods" of working people than "stand up to the tea party and talk radio," Clinton said here at Smuttynose Brewing Co. on her second campaign trip to New Hampshire.

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  10. Breaking=Read the original story

    8 min ago | Gateway Pundit

    ISIS took responsibility for the suicide bombing carried out by Abu Umar Najdi on a Shia mosque in Qateef, Saudi Arabia.

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  11. It's Hard to Un-Teach Racism When Teachers Still DiscriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | ThinkProgress

    A recent New York Magazine story examined a new initiative at for third grade students at Fieldston Lower School that separated students by race and asked each group to talk about their own perceptions about other races and how certain races perceived them. It became very controversial among parents for different reasons - some parents said they didn't want to segregate their kids while others said their children didn't belong in certain groups.

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  12. Hackers Expose Adult Hook-up App Users Sexual Orientation, Intimate DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | ThinkProgress

    Personal data including intimate sexual predilections for nearly 4 million users of popular dating and casual hook-up app have reportedly been exposed after the site was hacked Friday. According to a UK's Channel 4 News report , California-based Adult Friend Finder's user email, birth dates, sexual preferences including the desire for extramarital affairs and sexual orientation from active and deleted profiles were posted in more than a dozen spreadsheets on the Darknet.

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  13. Monmouth County Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Prison For Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Patch.com

    A previously convicted sex offender was sentenced Friday to more than 10 years in federal prison for uploading images of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network, authorities said. Layne Bracht, 32, of Highlands, pleaded guilty in Camden federal court to possession of child pornography.

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  14. Arpaio moves to remove judge on racial-profiling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Arizona Republic

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys have called for a federal judge to be removed from a long-running racial-profiling case involving the Sheriff's Office. Arpaio moves to remove judge on racial-profiling case Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys have called for a federal judge to be removed from a long-running racial-profiling case involving the Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Luke's 56th Fighter Wing has new missionRead the original story

    10 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Luke Air Force Base's 56th Fighter Wing conducted a change of mission ceremony May 21, formally including the F-35 Lightning II as part of the wing's new mission statement. The ceremony included the military tradition of unveiling the 56th FW commander, Brig.

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  16. Memorial Day events throughout Central New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WKTV

    The Clark Mills Parade starts at 11 a.m. Monday at the cemetery on French Road, proceeds down White Street to Main Street, stops on the bridge for a ceremonial toss of a wreath into the Oriskany Creek and ends at the Clark Mills American Legion. Memorial Day Parade, hosted by Wicks Staley Post #231, begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Sauquoit Valley Cementary, ending at the Legion, 2311 Main St. An open house at the Legion will follow.

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  17. IBM defends use of temp visa workersRead the original story

    11 min ago | ComputerWorld

    A letter from IBM serves as both a defense of the H-1B program and an argument for its expansion. IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is "exacerbating the skills shortage" in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech workers.

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  18. Obama pitches Iran plan at Adas Israel synagogueRead the original story

    15 min ago | WICU12 Erie

    Seeking to reassure deeply skeptical Jewish-Americans of the deal he's attempting to strike over Iran's nuclear program, President Barack Obama on Friday strongly defended his intentions with Tehran, telling congregants at the Adas Israel synagogue in Northwest Washington that his reputation is on the line if the country ends up securing a bomb. "This will be my name on it," he told the largely receptive crowd, echoing comments he made earlier in the week in an interview with the Atlantic.

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  19. Is texting in the cockpit ready to take off?Read the original story

    15 min ago | WICU12 Erie

    As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, the Federal Aviation Administration is touting the expansion of new technology in both air traffic control towers and airliner cockpits that would let controllers communicate critical flight route changes instantly via text messages. "Data Comm," or data communications technology, allows air traffic controllers to send text messages with flight routing information and routing changes directly to an airplane's onboard computer, which can be instantly uploaded to a plane's navigation system.

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  20. Seattle couple leaves $850,000 to US as thanks to adopted countryRead the original story

    15 min ago | WICU12 Erie

    A Seattle couple left nearly $850,000 to the U.S. government as a gesture of thanks to their adopted country. Peter Petrasek, who emigrated from Czechoslovakia after World War II, and his wife Joan stipulated in their will that all of their money be donated to the government.

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