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  1. Sen. John Walsh of Montana under fire for plagiarizing War College graduate thesisRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Sen. John Walsh, a Democrat from Montana, is under fire for apparently plagiarizing substantial portions of his graduate thesis from the United States Army War College.

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  2. Poll: Clinton leads presidential pack in FloridaRead the original story

    23 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Jeb Bush leads a field of prospective GOP presidential candidates in Florida, topping Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Ted Cruz and others.

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  3. Committee Skeptical of Extra VA Funding, Citing Ballooning Staff SizeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Government Executive

    If you use an iPhone or iPad, your photos, web history, and GPS logs are vulnerable to theft and surveillance via back-door protocols running on all iOS devices.

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  4. UPDATE 1-U.S. Republican Paul Ryan wants choice in delivering aid to poorRead the original story

    23 min ago | Reuters

    Republican U.S. Representative Paul Ryan proposed a new way to help poor Americans on Thursday with a plan to allow charities, community groups and even for-profit firms to compete with government for federal money to fight poverty.

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  5. Haris Suleman, 17-year-old attempting around-the-world flight record, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Canada.com

    In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind.

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  6. Prosecutors seek to extradite ex-Deputy Treasurer Amer Ahmad from PakistanRead the original story

    24 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to start the process of extraditing former Deputy Treasurer Amer Ahmad from Pakistan, where he fled after pleading guilty to corruption charges.

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  7. Briefs piling up in gay marriage rulings appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Reporter

    At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

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  8. Chris Christie Battered By His GOP Rivals on Governors' CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | TIME.com

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, South Carolina Gov. Nikki R. Haley and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens as Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on Wednesday May 21, 2014 in New York.

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  9. Sanders offers lower-cost bill to reform VARead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Washington Examiner

    Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.

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  10. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support for conservation programRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Washington Examiner

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.

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  11. Casino company offers apology after boat got stuckRead the original story

    25 min ago | WTVC

    The company affiliated with a casino boat that got stuck off the coast near Tybee Island, Georgia, is apologizing to customers and insisting that no laws were broken.

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  12. Scarborough and Brzezinski Would Be Worst Choice to Helm Meet the PressRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Mediaite.com

    With yet more rumors that NBC is looking to pull the chair out from under David Gregory as moderator of Meet the Press , it's time serious replacements are considered.

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  13. Senator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets infoRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Examiner

    An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.

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  14. Deja vu as spending bills take a back seat to partisan politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Examiner

    House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, said as much Thursday when he told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.

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  15. Modern Family Star Refused to Pose for Picture with Rick SantorumRead the original story

    25 min ago | Mediaite.com

    Eric Stonestreet , who plays one half of what is arguably America's most famous fictional gay couple on the sitcom Modern Family is thrilled to count the Obamas among his many fans.

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  16. House advances lawsuit billRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Examiner

    House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law.

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  17. EXCLUSIVE-Allegations of GSK corruption spread to SyriaRead the original story

    25 min ago | AlertNet

    In this 2008 file photo, signage is pictured on the company headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline in west London REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON, July 24 - GlaxoSmithKline faces new allegations of corruption, this time in Syria, where the drugmaker and its distributor have been accused of paying bribes to secure business, according to a whistleblower's ... (more)

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  18. Overcoming the Media Blockade in GazaRead the original story

    25 min ago | Common Dreams

    Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge during fighting, in Gaza City on July 21, 2014.

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  19. Big Oil Threatens Maine City After Tar Sands Export BanRead the original story

    25 min ago | Common Dreams

    And it is therefore no surprise that it has threatened to sue a small coastal city in Maine which on Monday night struck an historical blow against the industry by banning the export of tar sands from its harbour.

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  20. Weak Oil-Train Regulations Don't Go Far Enough, Experts WarnRead the original story

    25 min ago | Common Dreams

    Environmental groups say the Obama administration's new crude-by-rail regulations , proposed Wednesday, don't go nearly far enough to reduce the risk posed by hazardous rail cars carrying oil and ethanol across long distances.

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