Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Washington (AFP) - Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to ...

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Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

By Hannah Allam, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration knew an attack w ...

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If Four Atlantic City Casinos Close In September, Then What?

If Four Atlantic City Casinos Close In September, Then What?

By Suzette Parmley, The Philadelphia Inquirer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- This resort town faces the pros ...

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UBS Charged With Tax Fraud In France

UBS Charged With Tax Fraud In France

Paris (AFP) - Swiss bank UBS was on Wednesday charged with tax fraud in Paris for allegedly helping ...

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Officials: At Least 42 Killed In Taiwan Plane Crash

Officials: At Least 42 Killed In Taiwan Plane Crash

Taipei (AFP) - At least 42 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials sai ...

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EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

By Chris Adams, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The head of the Environmental Protection A ...

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The Dogs Of War

The Dogs Of War

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First MH17 Bodies Arrive In Bereft Netherlands

First MH17 Bodies Arrive In Bereft Netherlands

Eindhoven (Netherlands) (AFP) - The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wedn ...

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IMF Cuts 2014 U.S. Economic Growth Forecast To 1.7 Percent

IMF Cuts 2014 U.S. Economic Growth Forecast To 1.7 Percent

Washington (AFP) - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday lowered its U.S. economic growth for ...

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‘Saltwater’ From Fracking Spill Much Different From Ocean Water

‘Saltwater’ From Fracking Spill Much Different From Ocean Water

By Lisa Song, InsideClimate News In early July, a million gallons of salty drilling waste spilled fr ...

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Montana Judge Publicly Reprimanded For Comments About Rape Victim

Montana Judge Publicly Reprimanded For Comments About Rape Victim

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times The Montana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Billings jud ...

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For Civilians Fleeing In Gaza, Escape Options Are Few

For Civilians Fleeing In Gaza, Escape Options Are Few

By Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times GAZA CITY -- A lonely figure in a striped button-down shirt st ...

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White House Working On New Birth Control Insurance Rule

White House Working On New Birth Control Insurance Rule

By Kathleen Hennessey, Los Angeles Times The Obama administration plans to make another change in th ...

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N.Y. Gubernatorial Candidate Demands Christie Quit GOP Duty

N.Y. Gubernatorial Candidate Demands Christie Quit GOP Duty

By Melissa Hayes, The Record TRENTON, N.J. -- A GOP candidate for governor in New York said New Jers ...

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Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down To Deal With Alzheimer’s Disease

Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down To Deal With Alzheimer’s Disease

By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control ...

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Ukraine Rebels ‘Shoot Down Two Fighter Jets’

Ukraine Rebels ‘Shoot Down Two Fighter Jets’

Kiev (AFP) - Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine ...

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White House Rebuffs Criticism Of Obama Fundraising Trip

White House Rebuffs Criticism Of Obama Fundraising Trip

Washington (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama left Washington Tuesday for a round of West Coast fun ...

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Bill Clinton: Perpetrators Of MH17 Crash Sought A Divided World

Bill Clinton: Perpetrators Of MH17 Crash Sought A Divided World

Melbourne (AFP) - Former U.S. president Bill Clinton called Wednesday for strength in responding to ...

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U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

Mexico City (AFP) - Human rights groups on Tuesday said that U.S.-bound migrants passing through Mex ...

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Kerry Pushes Truce As Gaza Conflict Hits Israel Air Traffic

Kerry Pushes Truce As Gaza Conflict Hits Israel Air Traffic

Jerusalem (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took his truce mission to Israel Wednesday as t ...

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Georgians Choose Millionaire Newcomer Perdue In GOP Senate Runoff

Georgians Choose Millionaire Newcomer Perdue In GOP Senate Runoff

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Georgia voters Tuesday chose a millionaire ...

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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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Blind Ideological Justice

Blind Ideological Justice

WASHINGTON -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens captured our ideal ...

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Iowa’s Branstad Among Governors In The Wrong On Immigration Issue

Iowa’s Branstad Among Governors In The Wrong On Immigration Issue

A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocume ...

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Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’ For President In 2016

Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’ For President In 2016

Michele Bachmann may be retiring from the House of Representatives, but that doe ...

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After Perdue Win, Senate Control Could Be Decided In Georgia

After Perdue Win, Senate Control Could Be Decided In Georgia

In the wake of Republican businessman David Perdue's upset victory over U.S. Rep ...

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Adam Kwasman Runs For Wrong Bus, Leaves Border Issue Unsolved

Adam Kwasman Runs For Wrong Bus, Leaves Border Issue Unsolved

It's a revealing video. Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is nake ...

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The ‘Most Powerful Men In The World’ Seem Defeated

The ‘Most Powerful Men In The World’ Seem Defeated

Search the phrase “the most powerful man in the world” and what comes up are pho ...

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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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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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At The Crash Site

At The Crash Site

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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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