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  1. California beaches reopen after goo cleanupRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Officials hope to reopen a 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore. Seven miles of Southern California beach shut down for three days by an invasion of oily goo were reopened Friday evening after health officials declared the sand and water safe following a cleanup.

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  2. Startups make pitch on a Fort Collins trolleyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    How about pitching investors aboard a historic trolley as it moves down Mountain Avenue in downtown Fort Collins? Your time limit? Before the trolley's next stop. About a dozen college students jumped on Birney Car 21 on Friday for a chance at the $2,000 prize during Fort Collins Startup Week .

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  3. U.S. defense chief says China's island-building erodes securityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned on Saturday that Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea was undermining security in the Asia-Pacific and he called for a diplomatic push to solve the territorial dispute that is driving China's effort. Carter, speaking to top defense officials from across the Asia-Pacific, acknowledged that several countries had created outposts in the region's disputed islands, but he said the scope of China's activity created uncertainty about its future plans.

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  4. Iran Defends Spy Trial Of US JournalistRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    IRAN DEFENDS SPY TRIAL OF US JOURNALIST Al-Ahram, Egypt May 28 2015 AFP , Thursday 28 May 2015 Iran hit back Thursday at US claims that the trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian on spying charges lacked transparency, insisting its judiciary is independent. Washington has called for the release of Rezaian, who went on trial behind closed doors on Tuesday, and National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan condemned a "complete lack of transparency" in the case.

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  5. Congressman Sherman Statement On NKR Parliamentary ElectionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    CONGRESSMAN SHERMAN STATEMENT ON NKR PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION Congressional Documents and Publications May 28, 2015 Rep. Brad Sherman News Release Washington, DC - Congressman Brad Sherman , a Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement upon the news that an independent team of election observers from the University of California deemed the May 3, 2015 Republic of Nagorno Karabakh parliamentary elections transparent and fair. "Despite remarkably difficult challenges, the people and government of Nagorno Karabakh have managed to develop a democratic society and a vibrant civil society in a relatively short period of time.

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  6. Australia vows to work with Blatter despite breaking ranks with his Asia power blocRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The Federation Internationale de Football Association is the international governing body for football, founded in 1904. Now comprising 209 nations, the organisation generates huge revenues, mainly because it controls the World Cup.

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  7. 'Clean energy' bills take back seat to Illinois budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Workers, union members and other supporters rally May 6 to provide a financial incentive for nuclear power and low-carbon emissions at the State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. Supporters say measures to encourage using solar- or wind-generated power and keeping nuclear power plants profitable overshadow iclean energyi initiatives as the legislative session winds down.

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  8. AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing and the allegations are not contained in an indictment issued Thursday.

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  9. Six carmakers add 6.8 million vehicles to Takata recall; number tops 40 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    With a Congressional hearing looming, developments in the Takata airbag crisis continued exploding as the week ended. As of Friday, six automakers expanded their list of recalled models, adding nearly 7 million vehicles to the 33.8 million already feeling the impact of the growing issue.

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  10. Super PAC releases ad showing Rand Paul as WWE contender for Patriot Act showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The first Republican ad of the 2016 election shows Sen. Rand Paul as a World Wrestling Entertainment contender against Obama in a "Brawl for Liberty," as the Patriot Act is due to sunset on Sunday. The ad also attacks competing Republican candidates.

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  11. Travel ban for 5 Taliban prisoners ends soonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Bowe Bergdahl, the last American soldier held captive from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, is on a long journey home after being freed in exchange for five Taliban detainees who had been held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American soldier held captive from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, is on a long journey home after being freed in exchange for five Taliban detainees who had been held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  12. Hastert Revelations: A Live Boy, Not A Dead GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | VDARE

    J. Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, was paying a man to not say publicly that Mr. Hastert had sexually abused him decades ago, according to two people briefed on the evidence uncovered in an F.B.I. investigation into the payments. Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced the indictment of Mr. Hastert on allegations that he made cash withdrawals designed to hide those payments and for lying to federal authorities about the purpose of the withdrawals.

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  13. Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign PictureRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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  14. 'Confrontation' with bull killed Hampton Falls manRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    A black Audi that crashed into four other cars on Granite Street Thursday night as hundreds of people were leaving the Fisher Cats baseball game went airborne over the railroad tracks after speeding... The Red Sox have a lot of issues.

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  15. Marco Rubio: Obama Has Made Mideast 'More Dangerous and Unstable'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    President Barack Obama's Middle East policies have "backfired," leaving the region "more dangerous and unstable," Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio charges. In an assertive foreign policy commentary for the Washington Post that went online Friday night, the GOP candidate for president says what's needed is "a reassertion of U.S. leadership in the region and specifically in the fight against the Islamic State."

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  16. Obama: a Handful of senatorsa standing in way of Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Blaming a "handful of senators" for stalled national security legislation, President Barack Obama said Friday he has told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other senators that he expects them to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions. Without action by midnight Sunday, a number of tools that permit law enforcement to pursue and investigate suspected terrorists will expire.

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  17. Commentary: The Caribbean and climate change: An ocean runs through it?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Rebecca Theodore The conviction that climate change is a colossal, intellectual deception within the ranks of mainstream North American conservatism is one of the most important discussions of our time. However, if a political dialogue on climate change is to mean anything, then, rising sea levels, population shifts and heightened competition for food and natural resources in the Caribbean should send tremors through the nucleus of all humanity, making it evident that the ravaging effects of climate change cannot readily be discounted as illusory.

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  18. On Native GroundTHE Gop Still Hates WomenRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history. Will the candidates come through? The 20th GOP presidential debate kicks off at 8pm Eastern, 8pm Central time, on CNN, and all four candidates - who have canceled out of two other debates and have just one more to go, on March 19 - are salivating at the chance one or more of their rivals will say or do something that dramatically shifts the outcome of the race for the Republican nomination in August.

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  19. House Speaker Dennis Hastert speaks about the sex scandal involving...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    That appears to be the case in Yorkville, where the combination of power and cash were apparently used for the last five years to keep someone quiet. That much is now known, thanks to the indictment that named Yorkville native and former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert as the subject of a federal investigation.

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  20. Why Republicans fear Bernie Sanders more than Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On April 29th, the junior Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, announced that he was running for President. So we wanted to know, who is Bernie Sanders? The 2016 presidential election is a year and a half away, and while the Republican field is expanding by the day , there are only two candidates currently on the Democratic sideline.

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