Federal Monitor Ordered For Newark Police For Civil Rights Violations

Federal Monitor Ordered For Newark Police For Civil Rights Violations

By Tina Susman and James Queally, Los Angeles Times NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey's largest police depa ...

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Stars Make Four-Year Deal With French Wing Roussel

Stars Make Four-Year Deal With French Wing Roussel

Dallas (AFP) -- French left wing Antoine Roussel has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the Na ...

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Curt Gentry, Co-Author Of Bestseller On Manson Murders, Dies At 83

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than ...

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Karl Albrecht, German Billionaire Who Built Aldi Food Empire, Dies At 94

Karl Albrecht, German Billionaire Who Built Aldi Food Empire, Dies At 94

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times Karl Albrecht, a reclusive German billionaire who with his youn ...

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Nigeria’s President Meets With Schoolgirls Who Escaped Kidnappers

Nigeria’s President Meets With Schoolgirls Who Escaped Kidnappers

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday me ...

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U.S. Stocks Rise On Mostly Solid Corporate Earnings

U.S. Stocks Rise On Mostly Solid Corporate Earnings

New York (AFP) -- Wall Street stocks Tuesday moved higher in early trade on a stream of generally so ...

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Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach, And Rock To Premiere New Films

Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach, And Rock To Premiere New Films

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah ...

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Joan Rivers Riles Young Hollywood, But She’s Got Youth On Her Side

Joan Rivers Riles Young Hollywood, But She’s Got Youth On Her Side

By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times The moment Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview earlier this ...

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Leap To Eight-Month High

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Leap To Eight-Month High

Washington (AFP) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes in June hit the highest level in eight months as ho ...

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Top Airlines Cancel Israel Flights After Gaza Rocket Strike

Top Airlines Cancel Israel Flights After Gaza Rocket Strike

Washington (AFP) -- Major US, European and Canadian airlines cancelled flights to and from Israel on ...

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From Front-Row Seat, Israeli Town Cheers Assault on Gaza

From Front-Row Seat, Israeli Town Cheers Assault on Gaza

By Daniella Cheslow, McClatchy Foreign Staff SDEROT, Israel -- Dragging a sofa up a hill, residents ...

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No Breakthroughs As Kerry Joins Talks For Gaza Cease-Fire

No Breakthroughs As Kerry Joins Talks For Gaza Cease-Fire

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO -- Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Str ...

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FAA Bans U.S. Airlines From Flying To/From Israel For 24 Hours

FAA Bans U.S. Airlines From Flying To/From Israel For 24 Hours

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying ...

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Delta Suspends Flights To Israel, Cites Safety Concerns

Delta Suspends Flights To Israel, Cites Safety Concerns

London (AFP) -- U.S. airline Delta said Tuesday it was indefinitely suspending flights between the U ...

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Amid Border Crisis, Situation In Texas’ Brooks County Turns Urgent

Amid Border Crisis, Situation In Texas’ Brooks County Turns Urgent

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times FALFURRIAS, Texas -- Daniel Zamarripa loaded his police d ...

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Kansas Senator’s Years In Washington Are Both Advantage, Vulnerability

By Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., f ...

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Drawing Undocumented Immigrants Out Of The Shadows

Drawing Undocumented Immigrants Out Of The Shadows

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, ...

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European Diplomats Weigh Harsher Sanctions On Russia

European Diplomats Weigh Harsher Sanctions On Russia

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON -- Europe's top diplomats huddled behind closed doors Tuesday ...

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Climate Scientists Have A Beef With Beef

Climate Scientists Have A Beef With Beef

By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times If you want to slow climate change, white meat may be the right ...

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Pregnant Woman Strangled, Boyfriend Beheaded In Craigslist Sex Meeting

Pregnant Woman Strangled, Boyfriend Beheaded In Craigslist Sex Meeting

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times When Michigan police found the body of a 25-year-old man in a park ...

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Israel Confirms Soldier Is Missing After Gaza Battle

Israel Confirms Soldier Is Missing After Gaza Battle

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Israel's military announced Tuesday that it was ...

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Train Carrying Malaysia Jet Victims Completes Its Halting Journey

Train Carrying Malaysia Jet Victims Completes Its Halting Journey

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine -- A train carrying more than 280 bodies from Ma ...

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UN, U.S. Press Gaza Truce Efforts As Death Toll Soars

UN, U.S. Press Gaza Truce Efforts As Death Toll Soars

Cairo (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday discussed proposals for a Gaza ceasefire ...

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Credit Suisse Posts Heavy Loss After U.S. Tax Fine

Credit Suisse Posts Heavy Loss After U.S. Tax Fine

Zurich (AFP) - Credit Suisse posted an unexpectedly big net second-quarter loss on Tuesday as a huge ...

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U.S. Investigators Focus On Money Laundering Linked To Border Crisis

U.S. Investigators Focus On Money Laundering Linked To Border Crisis

By Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis ...

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Dutch To Recover MH17 Bodies From Morgue Train

Dutch To Recover MH17 Bodies From Morgue Train

Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) - Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to take custody of some 280 bodies recov ...

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Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

A new survey of likely voters in the 12 states where control of the Senate is be ...

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WATCH: Democrats Slam Joni Ernst On Social Security

WATCH: Democrats Slam Joni Ernst On Social Security

Democrats are ramping up their attacks against Senate candidate Joni Ernst, with ...

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Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

By Michael Doyle and Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Two ap ...

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D.C. Court Ruling Deals New Blow To Affordable Care Act

D.C. Court Ruling Deals New Blow To Affordable Care Act

By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times President Obama's health care law was deal ...

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Body May Be That Of South Korean Tycoon With Ties To Sunken Ferry

Body May Be That Of South Korean Tycoon With Ties To Sunken Ferry

By Steven Borowiec, Los Angeles Times The body of South Korea's most wanted man, ...

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Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Here's a really clever idea: Let's run express passenger trains 16 times round-t ...

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RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

In another attempt to discredit Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign bef ...

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Watch Out Hill Staffers, @congressedits Is Tweeting All Of Your Wikipedia Edits

Watch Out Hill Staffers, @congressedits Is Tweeting All Of Your Wikipedia Edits

Congressional staffers can no longer edit Wikipedia pages in their spare time at ...

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The Choice On Iran: Inspectors On The Ground, Or Boots On The Ground

The Choice On Iran: Inspectors On The Ground, Or Boots On The Ground

By Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, McClatchy-Tribune News Service With nuclear negotiat ...

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Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

At 10:50am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the downing of M ...

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At The Crash Site

At The Crash Site

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Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

WASHINGTON -- Tragedies concentrate the mind. American politics was trundling al ...

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Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again. You remember what happened la ...

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Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Kentucky senator Rand Paul is a curious vehicle for reformation of the Republica ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Six Amendments: How And Why We Should Change The Constitution’

Weekend Reader: ‘Six Amendments: How And Why We Should Change The Constitution’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change ...

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Putting Names, Faces To Malaysian Airlines Victims

Putting Names, Faces To Malaysian Airlines Victims

By Michael Muskal and Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times Around the world Frid ...

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Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which ki ...

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Poll Roundup: Close In Colorado

Poll Roundup: Close In Colorado

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will beg ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine

At 11:30am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the downing ...

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Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

It should not be particularly surprising news that former Massachusetts senator ...

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5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family va ...

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Global Anger Mounts Over Downed Malaysia Airlines Jet

Global Anger Mounts Over Downed Malaysia Airlines Jet

GRABOVE (Ukraine) (AFP) - Global outrage and shock mounted Friday after the appa ...

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Border Crisis Tests Religious Faith — And Some Fail Badly

Border Crisis Tests Religious Faith — And Some Fail Badly

Flamboyant piety has long been fashionable on the political right, where activis ...

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This Week In Crazy: Malaysia Airlines Crash Just A Liberal Media Distraction, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Malaysia Airlines Crash Just A Liberal Media Distraction, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildes ...

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Combating Domestic Threats In Talks With Iran

Combating Domestic Threats In Talks With Iran

The stakes in Vienna right now couldn't be much higher. Sunday marks the end of ...

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Israel Launches Ground Operation In Gaza

Israel Launches Ground Operation In Gaza

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel launched a ground operation in Gaza late Thursday to st ...

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Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

The Senate hearing for the Women's Health Protection Act shows just how importan ...

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A Banker In Jail?

A Banker In Jail?

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Ukraine Leader Says Malaysia Jet May Have Been Shot Down

Ukraine Leader Says Malaysia Jet May Have Been Shot Down

Kiev (AFP) - A Malaysian passenger liner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur h ...

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