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  1. The bilingual Bush in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The former Florida governor delivered a speech on economic opportunities partly in Spanish on Tuesday, and his audience responded with hearty applause. Bush is fluent in the language, and often uses it in Florida, but it's rarely heard in Republican presidential campaign politics.

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  2. UN: More than 300,000 driven from homes in Yemen's conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Shiite fighter, known as a Houthi, collects ammunition at the residence of a military commander of the Houthi militant group, destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike, in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. A security official ... .

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  3. NFL Voluntarily Ends Tax-Exempt StatusRead the original story

    39 min ago | Switched

    In this Nov. 20, 2011, file photo, an NFL logo is displayed on the Ford Field turf before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Carolina Panthers in Detroit. Google has been holding talks with the National Football League, raising speculation that the internet monolith is seeking new inroads into television.

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  4. Last Night There Was a Riot in My Neighborhood - Today There's Mostly Just SadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | New York Magazine

    A store is looted in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, April 27, 2015. Maryland governor Larry Hogan Monday evening declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to address the escalating violence and unrest in Baltimore City following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody.

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  5. UK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in IraqRead the original story

    39 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    As National Guard troops responded to rioting in Baltimore, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens across American in what he called "a... As National Guard troops responded to rioting in Baltimore, President Barack Obama said Tuesday there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens across American in what he called "a slow-rolling... Police say a dispute outside a New York City church where a funeral was taking place triggered a shooting which left two people dead and four others were injured.

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  6. Sen. Gary Peters calls for comprehensive review of the country's criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | MLive.com

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters speaks during a press conference on April 2, 2015 at Genesys Downtown Flint Health Center. (Brittany Greeson With recent police-related killings leading to protests and civil unrest, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters is calling for a comprehensive review of the country's criminal justice system.

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  7. Oklahoma House approves cannabis oil study legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Gov. Mary Fallin 's desk is the next stop for legislation that authorizes an investigational study into clinical trials on certain patients with severe forms of epilepsy using an oil derived from the marijuana plant. The Oklahoma House voted 85-5 for the measure and sent it to Fallin to be signed into law.

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  8. Would Jeb Bush Attend A Gay Wedding? 'Claro Que Si'Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Switched

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he has no reservations about attending a gay wedding. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday that although he has never attended a gay wedding, he would have no reservations about doing so.

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  9. HUD secretary announces 8 new Promise Zone designationsRead the original story

    40 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Six metropolitan areas, one rural region and one tribal community have been designated as Promise Zones under an Obama administration program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty communities. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced the new Promise Zone designations Tuesday after touring a job-training center in St. Louis, one of the eight new participants in the program that began last year.

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  10. If This Is the Best Defense of the Clinton Foundation, She's in TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | New York Magazine

    The Clintons' post-presidential career has turned out to be a serious problem, especially for people like me, who will almost certainly vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The Clintons' foundation work and Bill Clinton's speech-for-hire business put the couple in the position of asking for money from people or businesses who had or have reason to curry favor from Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of State or as potential future president.

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  11. NFL giving up a distractiona of tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    In a letter to team owners, Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year. Goodell says the NFL has been tax-exempt since 1942, though all 32 teams pay taxes on their income.

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  12. Obama: Too many troubling police interactions with blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KOB-TV

    As National Guard troops responded to rioting in Baltimore, President Barack Obama said Tuesday there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens across American in what he called "a slow-rolling crisis." But he said there was no excuse for rioters to engage in senseless violence.

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  13. NFL to voluntarily give up its tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Globe and Mail

    The National Football League's front office will voluntarily give up its decades-old tax-exempt status, Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Tuesday. NFL teams pay taxes on their profits but the league's central office has gotten a pass since it is listed a non-profit trade or industry association.

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  14. NFL relinquishing tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    In a letter to team owners, Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year. Goodell says the NFL has been tax-exempt since 1942, though all 32 teams pay taxes on their income.

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  15. Kevin McCarthy: Obama's demands would ruin attempt to lift sequesterRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Washington Times

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that Republicans will not try to lift "sequester" limits during the annual spending process because the caps are written into law and they view President Obama as an uncooperative negotiator. Mr. McCarthy , California Republican, argued Mr. Obama would seek tax hikes to get around the limits both parties agreed to in 2011, and "that's not gonna happen."

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  16. Latest on police-custody death: Rev. Jackson tours BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    By The Associated Press 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Jesse Jackson has visited a burned-out drug store in Baltimore as crowds gather in the streets a night after riots.

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  17. Marco Rubio visits Los Angeles for speech, fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Monterey County Herald

    LOS ANGELES >> Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is turning to a state known as a perennial source of campaign dollars. In California, Rubio has private fundraisers on his agenda in San Francisco and in Los Angeles.

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  18. NFL to drop tax-free statusRead the original story

    41 min ago | Washington Times

    The National Football League said Tuesday it will give up its tax-exempt status, with Commissioner Roger Goodell saying complaints that the wealthy league was skimming millions of dollars from taxpayers had become a "distraction." The league will begin paying on its income earned this year, Mr. Goodell said in a letter to team owners.

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  19. Scott Walker up double digits in Iowa: pollRead the original story

    41 min ago | Washington Times

    A new poll shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sitting atop a handful of 2016 GOP contenders in the early presidential state of Iowa, notching a 10-point lead over his nearest rival. Mr. Walker, who has not yet officially declared his candidacy, was the choice of 23 percent of Republicans, followed by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida at 13 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 12 percent, according to the survey released Tuesday by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.

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  20. Obama: Baltimore violence is 'distraction' from police issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | USA Today

    Obama and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint news conference after meeting in the Oval Office, with trade a major topic.American and Japanese negotiators try to put the finishing touches on their Obama: Baltimore violence is 'distraction' from police issues Obama and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint news conference after meeting in the Oval Office, with trade a major topic.American and Japanese negotiators try to put the finishing touches on their Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1zkqcdG WASHINGTON - President Obama condemned the violence in Baltimore Tuesday, saying it distracts from legitimate questions about police conduct in communities of color.

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