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

    1 hr 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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  2. Six carmakers add 6.8 million vehicles to Takata recall; number tops 40 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  3. California beaches reopen after goo cleanupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KATV Little Rock

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

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

    1 hr 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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  6. Hastert Revelations: A Live Boy, Not A Dead GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  7. Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign PictureRead the original story

    1 hr 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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  8. 'Confrontation' with bull killed Hampton Falls manRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  9. Marco Rubio: Obama Has Made Mideast 'More Dangerous and Unstable'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  10. Obama: a Handful of senatorsa standing in way of Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  11. Commentary: The Caribbean and climate change: An ocean runs through it?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  12. On Native GroundTHE Gop Still Hates WomenRead the original story

    1 hr 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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  13. House Speaker Dennis Hastert speaks about the sex scandal involving...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  14. Why Republicans fear Bernie Sanders more than Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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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  15. Make My DayGOOGLE Catches Plagiarizing EditorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., March 6, 202012 -- If you could really scrape below the surface of objective reality and peer into the unconscious minds of Republicans who will vote today in 10 states for their choice of presidential nominees, which of the key issues in the campaigns of Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Sanctorum would really be generative when they cast their votes? There's Iran and its alleged nuclear program . There's the economy.

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  16. Military burden: Obama warns of a new climate change worryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    Rather than warn of dire future consequences, President Barack Obama last week declared climate change an "immediate risk" to the country's security. His remarks, made in a commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, are a wake-up call to a complacent nation.

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  17. Market MoverTHIS High School 'Signing Day' is for the Academic StarsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt., May 4, 2012 -- "To all of the thousands of good and decent Americans I've met who want nothing more than a better chance, a fighting chance, to all of you, I have a simple message: Hold on a little longer. A better America begins tonight."

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  18. Campaign 2012ADVICE for ObamaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I listened to the first 2012 presidential debate on Oct. 3, and was surprised at how passive President Obama was and how aggressive Mitt Romney was. Romney did win the debate on style, which is enough to give you a short-term boost with the pundits.

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  19. Of Course Bernie Sanders Can Win: Five Compelling Bullet PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    * In Burlington, VT, Sanders won his fourth and final mayoral election in 1987, against a candidate who was endorsed by both major parties . * In 1990, Sanders became the first independent elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 40 years, winning with 56% of the vote.

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  20. An Unfortunate Game of Bingo: Kevin Allen versionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    So, this is my first diary, and it's because I have just heard the news of Kevin Allen, yet another black man shot by police this year. Reading the article, I felt a swell of rage seeing the same old talking points over and over again.

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