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  1. Historic Dam Failures Serve as Reminders of the Need for Continuing...Read the original story

    22 min ago | PRWeb

    Extreme rainfall with accompanying flooding in the USA's Midwest is testing the strength of dams in that region. This event coincides with National Dam Safety Awareness Day-May 31-a day that reminds us of the consequences of dam failure.

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  2. Chafee to announce presidential runRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | 4029TV.com

    The former Rhode Island governor and senator, who became a Democrat in 2013, will make the announcement during a previously scheduled speech at George Mason Center for Politics & Foreign Relations in Arlington, Virginia on June 3. Chafee has spent most of his life as a Republican. He was nominated to his late father's Senate seat in 1999 and then was elected as a Republican in 2000.

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  3. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsRead the original story

    22 min ago | Graham Leader

    NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio. CNN's "State of the Union" - Republican presidential candidate George Pataki; Sens. Angus King, I-Maine, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

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  4. Indictment gives few hints about former speaker's actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Federal prosecutors have indicted Thursday, May 28, 20... . FILE - In this June 15, 2007 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., sits for a portrait in his Capitol Hill office.

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  5. Senior Living Column: If I were president, I'd need nap timeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Hillary Clinton is running for President. You probably knew that. She is 67 and I am 72. I suppose that five years can make a difference in terms of stamina and strength.

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  6. US & Canada, 11:05 PMFormer Governor Lincoln Chafee to Run for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will officially enter the presidential race on behalf of the Democrats on June 3, a source with knowledge of his plans told the Politico news website on Friday. Chafee will make the announcement in a speech he's scheduled to deliver next Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia, the report said.

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  7. Hastert allegedly paid to coverup sexual misconduct as Yorkville High teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Illinoisreview

    UPDATE: CBSLocal is reporting that former Speaker Denny Hastert allegedlypaid $1.7 million of a promised $3.5 million to conceal Hastert's sexual misconduct as a high school teacher with "Individual A." Another source is using the term "sexual abuse." CHICAGO -The case the federal government has built against former U.S. House Speaker DennyHastert was assigned Thursday to U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Durkin, an appointee of President Barack Obama and the brother of Illinois House GOP Leader Jim Durkin.

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  8. Menendez, Booker say Sandy victims' insurance claims were underpaidRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Some 74,000 Superstorm Sandy victims - including 14,000 in Bergen County - are being urged to contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is reviewing claims filed by National Flood Insurance Protection policyholders. During a press conference Friday morning on Hoboken's Pier A, Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker said that several insurance adjustors understated the 2012 storm's damage, meaning most Sandy victims' claims were underpaid.

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  9. Former RI governor set to announce 2016 campaign next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, once a Republican, then an independent, then a Democrat, plans to announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination next week. Chafee surprised many when he formed an exploratory committee in April.

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  10. Smiley: Rockya s returnRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Advocate

    Dear Smiley: During the '70s, my husband found a 6-week-old raccoon in a car trunk and brought it home. We named him Rocky Raccoon, and he lived with us for a year and a half.

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  11. Tree branches may have saved men in helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The York Daily Record

    Strong tree branches may have saved two men from injury or death after their helicopter crashed late Friday morning in western Michigan. The men, contracted by Consumers Energy, were doing visual inspections of overhead power lines from inside the Bell 206B when the helicopter went down just before noon in Caledonia, southeast of Grand Rapids.

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  12. People Power Can Terminate the Patriot Act and Its Ugly SiblingsRead the original story

    24 min ago | Dissident Voice

    This Sunday, at midnight, the notorious Section 215 of the Patriot Act is set to expire. Section 215 has been the basis for the bulk collection of communications of all Americans, indeed of all the world.

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  13. 9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The York Daily Record

    Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. The attorneys general asked an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections for the Utah prairie dog on private property.

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  14. Nancy Pelosi: 'The Clintons Will Have To Answer For The Foundation' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Daily Caller

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Bill and Hillary Clinton will need to answer for the donations taken in by the Clinton Foundation. Pelosi told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts that there's "no question" the donation scandal "raises questions" that the former secretary of state will need to answer for.

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  15. South Korean Activists' Extraordinary Struggle to Save Jeju IslandRead the original story

    24 min ago | Dissident Voice

    South Korea's Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination full of spas, resorts, golf courses, sandy beaches, waterfalls and hiking trails. But if you really want to get rejuvenated, skip the tourist hotspots and go directly to the village of Gangjeong to support the extraordinary community that has been opposing the building of a naval base since 2007.

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  16. Earth's First Space Station: The NASA SkylabRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Universe Today

    Before their was the International Space Station , before there was Mir , there was Skylab . Established in 1973, and remaining in orbit until 1979, this orbital space station was American's first long-duration orbital workshop, and the ancestor of all those that have followed.

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  17. Video: Funny moments and bloopers from the legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    What's happening in politics and lawmaking in Richmond, Hampton Roads and around Virginia? Our reporters share tips, tidbits and stories here. What do you know? Post your comments.

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  18. Silk Road Mastermind Handed Life in Prison for Drug BazaarRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Bloomberg

    Supporters of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015 in New York City. The man known as the Dread Pirate Roberts was sentenced to life in prison for running a $214 million online drug bazaar called Silk Road, despite pleas for leniency by the 31-year-old, his friends and family, some of whom ascribed his creation of the website to simple naivete.

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  19. Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of othersRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Federal prosecutors have indicted Thursday, May 28, 20... . FILE - In this July 31, 2000 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Ill.

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  20. Sources: Ex-House Speaker Hastert paid to conceal sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this March 1, 2006 file photo, Vice President Dick Cheney, left, talks with Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., right, on May 1, 2006, as they wait for the arrival of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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