Israel Pummels Gaza As World Pushes For Truce

Israel Pummels Gaza As World Pushes For Truce

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel pummeled Gaza for a 14th day on Monday, hiking th ...

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Beef’s Environmental Costs Far Outweigh Poultry, Pork

Beef’s Environmental Costs Far Outweigh Poultry, Pork

Washington (AFP) - Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage ...

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Johns Hopkins Agrees To Settlement Over Doctor’s Secret Recording Of Patients

Johns Hopkins Agrees To Settlement Over Doctor’s Secret Recording Of Patients

By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE -- Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 milli ...

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Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT Discrimination By Federal Contractors

Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT Discrimination By Federal Contractors

By Marianne LeVine, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed an executi ...

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Need Campaign Cash? No Problem. Sue The President

Need Campaign Cash? No Problem. Sue The President

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner has yet to ...

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Soldier Attacked By Grizzly At Alaska Military Base

Soldier Attacked By Grizzly At Alaska Military Base

By Michelle Theriault Boots, Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A National Guard s ...

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Northwest Fires Burn Almost 1 Million Acres, Dozens Of Homes

Northwest Fires Burn Almost 1 Million Acres, Dozens Of Homes

By Maria L. La Ganga and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires a ...

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Martin Tahse, TV Producer Of ‘ABC Afterschool Specials,’ Dies At 84

Martin Tahse, TV Producer Of ‘ABC Afterschool Specials,’ Dies At 84

By David Colker, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Martin Tahse, a stage and television producer best ...

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Friend Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Found Guilty

Friend Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Found Guilty

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing s ...

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Louis ‘Red’ Klotz, Who Won Respect As Loser To Globetrotters, Dies At 93

Louis ‘Red’ Klotz, Who Won Respect As Loser To Globetrotters, Dies At 93

By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times In the early part of his basketball life, Louis "Red" Klotz did ...

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Sheriffs Question Perry Move To Send National Guard Troops To Border

Sheriffs Question Perry Move To Send National Guard Troops To Border

By Christy Hoppe, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas -- The governor's office confirmed this morn ...

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Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs For 15 Days

Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs For 15 Days

By Brent Snavely and Matt Helms, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- The Detroit Water and Sewerage Depart ...

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FBI Pushed Muslims To Plot Terrorist Attacks: Rights Report

FBI Pushed Muslims To Plot Terrorist Attacks: Rights Report

Washington (AFP) -- The FBI encouraged and sometimes even paid Muslims to commit terrorist acts duri ...

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HIV Establishes Viral Reservoirs With Surprising Speed

HIV Establishes Viral Reservoirs With Surprising Speed

By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times In a sobering discovery, researchers say that rapid treatment of H ...

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Kerry Travels To Cairo Seeking ‘Immediate Ceasefire’

Kerry Travels To Cairo Seeking ‘Immediate Ceasefire’

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early Monday for crisis tal ...

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Man With A Hammer

Man With A Hammer

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U.S. Stocks Drop As Markets Eye Gaza, Ukraine

U.S. Stocks Drop As Markets Eye Gaza, Ukraine

New York (AFP) -- U.S. stocks Monday moved lower in early trade as investors eyed conflicts in Gaza ...

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Kerry Makes Mic Gaffe On Gaza

Kerry Makes Mic Gaffe On Gaza

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to criticize Israel in candid remark ...

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China Shuts Meat Producer Supplying McDonald’s, KFC

China Shuts Meat Producer Supplying McDonald’s, KFC

Shanghai (AFP) -- Shanghai has shut a factory of U.S. food producer OSI Group for selling out-of-dat ...

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Firefighters Face New Lightning Storms In Northwest

Firefighters Face New Lightning Storms In Northwest

By Maria La Ganga and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times SEATTLE -- An eruption of lightning-sparked wil ...

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Focus Shifts To Trainload Of Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Ukraine

Focus Shifts To Trainload Of Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Ukraine

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times The battle for control at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines ...

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Iran Is Pushing Limits On Nuclear Deal, Former Obama Advisor Warns

Iran Is Pushing Limits On Nuclear Deal, Former Obama Advisor Warns

By Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times When Iran and the world powers trying to negotiate a nuclear deal ...

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Proud Sunni Neighborhood Writhes Under Iraq’s Shiite Security Forces

Proud Sunni Neighborhood Writhes Under Iraq’s Shiite Security Forces

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD -- He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qa ...

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At Least 73 Killed In Afghan Violence

At Least 73 Killed In Afghan Violence

By Najeebullah Hazem, dpa KABUL -- At least 60 militants, 12 members of the Afghan security forces, ...

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Israeli Shelling Rocks Gaza; Palestinian Toll Tops 500

Israeli Shelling Rocks Gaza; Palestinian Toll Tops 500

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times Gaza's neighborhoods came under heavy shelling Monday as roc ...

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Putin Takes No Blame For Malaysia Jet Downing

Putin Takes No Blame For Malaysia Jet Downing

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times Russian President Vladimr Putin on Monday again sidestepped an ...

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Ukraine Prime Minister: ‘Russia Is On The Dark Side’

Ukraine Prime Minister: ‘Russia Is On The Dark Side’

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for ...

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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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WATCH: Todd Akin’s Comeback Tour Is Still A Disaster

WATCH: Todd Akin’s Comeback Tour Is Still A Disaster

Todd Akin's disastrous comeback tour continued on Thursday, when the disgraced f ...

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Pro-Business Populism?

Pro-Business Populism?

WASHINGTON -- Here's the thing to watch in this year's campaign: Democrats are t ...

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The 5 Worst Things Politicians Have Said About Migrant Children

The 5 Worst Things Politicians Have Said About Migrant Children

The influx of young Central American refugees across the U.S. border is a seriou ...

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Senate Republicans Block Bill To Undo Hobby Lobby Ruling

Senate Republicans Block Bill To Undo Hobby Lobby Ruling

Senate Republicans blocked a bill on Wednesday that would have reversed the Supr ...

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Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

In this column, reprinted with permission from Newsmax, Christopher Ruddy, the c ...

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