Obama Urges Joint Effort To End Jihadist ‘Cancer’

Obama Urges Joint Effort To End Jihadist ‘Cancer’

Edgartown (United States) (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama called for a joint effort to eliminate ...

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Uneasy Calm In Ferguson As Holder To Meet With Leaders

Uneasy Calm In Ferguson As Holder To Meet With Leaders

By Tina Susman and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. -- After a night of uneasy ...

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Mother Of Journalist Foley ‘Never Prouder’ Of Son

Mother Of Journalist Foley ‘Never Prouder’ Of Son

Washington (AFP) - Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James ...

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Video Of Journalist’s Beheading Is Authentic, U.S. Confirms

Video Of Journalist’s Beheading Is Authentic, U.S. Confirms

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau EDGARTOWN, Mass. -- A video showing the beheading of a ...

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Poll: Californians Strongly Support Measure Regulating Health Insurance Rates

Poll: Californians Strongly Support Measure Regulating Health Insurance Rates

By Tracy Seipel, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Californians are showing overwhelming sup ...

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Grand Jury Process In Michael Brown Shooting Could Last Into October, Prosecutor Says

Grand Jury Process In Michael Brown Shooting Could Last Into October, Prosecutor Says

By Kim Bell and Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERSUGON, Mo. -- St. Louis County Prosecutor Ro ...

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Even With His Troubled History, Law Let School Shooter Have Guns

Even With His Troubled History, Law Let School Shooter Have Guns

By Caitlin Cruz, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific ...

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Chicago Voters Split On Luring Obama Presidential Library

Chicago Voters Split On Luring Obama Presidential Library

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's ...

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FDA Faces Growing Calls To Change Policy Barring Gay Men From Donating Blood

FDA Faces Growing Calls To Change Policy Barring Gay Men From Donating Blood

By Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a ...

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Liberia Imposes Curfew As Ebola Crisis Grows

Liberia Imposes Curfew As Ebola Crisis Grows

Monrovia (AFP) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a nighttime curfew from Wednesday ...

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IS Claims Beheading Of Journalist, Warns U.S. On Iraq Strikes

IS Claims Beheading Of Journalist, Warns U.S. On Iraq Strikes

Baghdad (AFP) - Jihadists released a video apparently showing the beheading of an American journalis ...

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Officials Express Concern Over ‘Outsiders’ In Missouri Protests

Officials Express Concern Over ‘Outsiders’ In Missouri Protests

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. -- The perpetrators of violence who have i ...

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Rick Perry Defiant As He’s Booked, Has Mug Shot Taken At Courthouse

Rick Perry Defiant As He’s Booked, Has Mug Shot Taken At Courthouse

By Wayne Slater and Marissa Barnett, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Governor Rick Pe ...

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Not Ready To Call Special Prosecutor

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Not Ready To Call Special Prosecutor

By Kevin McDermott, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS -- Even as a St. Louis County grand jury prepa ...

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Ferguson Police Arrest 47 As Peaceful Protest Degenerates

Ferguson Police Arrest 47 As Peaceful Protest Degenerates

Ferguson (United States) (AFP) - Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people as tensions rose ...

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Rick Perry Indicted

Rick Perry Indicted

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EMT: Cancer Cells Grow On Microchip

EMT: Cancer Cells Grow On Microchip

Nobody wants to be diagnosed with any form of cancer, but scientists in search of more effective tre ...

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That Meaty Dilemma

We Americans love our meat and so of course does our meat industry. But health concerns over a diet ...

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James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Although he made his career in politics, ...

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Presidents Of Russia, Ukraine To Meet In Belarus As Fighting Rages

Presidents Of Russia, Ukraine To Meet In Belarus As Fighting Rages

By Isabel Gorst and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW -- The presidents of Russia and Ukra ...

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Virus Amok

Virus Amok

All the news about the Ebola virus reminds us that it’s time to re-read Laurie Garrett’s seminal wor ...

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7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times A 7-year-old Florida boy is in critical condition after his ...

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St. Louis Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Brandished Knife

St. Louis Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Brandished Knife

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis city police officers shot and killed ...

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Weak Safety Culture’ Faulted In Fatal Quebec Train Derailment, Fire

Weak Safety Culture’ Faulted In Fatal Quebec Train Derailment, Fire

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau CHICAGO -- Canadian safety investigators on Tuesday blam ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken form ...

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Just Heartbreaking

Just Heartbreaking

The BBC, citing a study in JAMA’s Internal Medicine, speculates on whether one can die of a broken h ...

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The World’s Most Dangerous Food

The World’s Most Dangerous Food

Part of the fun of living is trying new things and new foods, but don’t let your sense of adventure ...

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What We’ve Paid For War In Afghanistan And Iraq

What We’ve Paid For War In Afghanistan And Iraq

War is hell. Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you all about that ...

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Romney Redux? Nunn Uses Familiar Attack In Georgia Senate Race

Romney Redux? Nunn Uses Familiar Attack In Georgia Senate Race

Democrat Michelle Nunn is staying on the offensive in Georgia's Senate race, wit ...

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What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What next? That's what should concern us now. When the nightly dance of angry pr ...

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Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

I once knew a curmudgeonly physician whose wife practiced family therapy. In her ...

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Election Forecast: GOP Has 86 Percent Chance Of Taking Back The Senate

Election Forecast: GOP Has 86 Percent Chance Of Taking Back The Senate

The latest Election Lab forecast from The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog has ...

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The 5 Worst Media Reactions To Michael Brown And Ferguson

The 5 Worst Media Reactions To Michael Brown And Ferguson

The killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, ...

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Why People Are Angry Over Ferguson Police Shooting

Why People Are Angry Over Ferguson Police Shooting

By James E. Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Why did the Ferguson Police Depar ...

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Missouri Burning: Why Ferguson’s Inferno Is No Surprise

Missouri Burning: Why Ferguson’s Inferno Is No Surprise

The past week’s unfolding tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, with its militarized an ...

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Racing Through Nature

Racing Through Nature

The story of a young man's speed hiking the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail has r ...

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SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld's stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of ...

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DNC Chair: Joni Ernst ‘An Onion Of Crazy’

DNC Chair: Joni Ernst ‘An Onion Of Crazy’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) appears to be shifting tactics in Iowa, ...

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Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Alaska Republicans will head to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidate t ...

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Poll: Republicans Still Aren’t Evolving On Marriage Equality

Poll: Republicans Still Aren’t Evolving On Marriage Equality

The latest McClatchy-Marist poll finds that Americans are continuing to evolve o ...

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United States Carries Out 15 Air Strikes Near Iraq Dam

United States Carries Out 15 Air Strikes Near Iraq Dam

By Serene Assir Badriyah (Iraq) (AFP) -- U.S. warplanes and drones carried out 1 ...

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Even Red States Can’t Ignore Rising Green Economy

Even Red States Can’t Ignore Rising Green Economy

With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private ut ...

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Ferguson Police Arrest Reporters For Reporting

Ferguson Police Arrest Reporters For Reporting

Looks like police in Ferguson, Missouri, took it upon themselves to suspend the ...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Counts In Funding Case

Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Counts In Funding Case

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a gr ...

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Excessive Police Violence Must End

Excessive Police Violence Must End

A Rip Van Winkle who fell asleep in 1968, awakening now, would see TV news foota ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years’

Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years’

The dramatic influence the Christian right exerts over the Republican Party has ...

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Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Pulling Away From Grimes?

Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Pulling Away From Grimes?

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

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Tea Party PAC Funding Increases While Candidates Falter

Tea Party PAC Funding Increases While Candidates Falter

The Tea Party’s really been struggling this primary season. They've failed to un ...

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What The U.S. Should Do In Iraq: Stop What Is Counterproductive

What The U.S. Should Do In Iraq: Stop What Is Counterproductive

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Los Angeles Times From a moral perspective, President Bar ...

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Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Wall Street is one of the biggest sources of funding for presidential campaigns, ...

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Our Selective Outrage

Our Selective Outrage

WASHINGTON -- The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked wide ...

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This Week In Crazy: Affirmative Action For Terrorists, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Affirmative Action For Terrorists, 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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Ranting On Robin Williams, Limbaugh Exposed A Hole In His Own Soul

Ranting On Robin Williams, Limbaugh Exposed A Hole In His Own Soul

Having infuriated millions of Robin Williams fans with insensitive remarks on th ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

With his political allies perpetually unable to find an actual victim of the Aff ...

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Our Gayest Summer Ever

Our Gayest Summer Ever

Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country ...

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GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

By Dean Baker, McClatchy-Tribune News Service WASHINGTON -- Ever since its passa ...

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Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Little noticed in coverage of President Ba ...

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