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Obama Not Sure If Ukraine Deal Will Work

Obama Not Sure If Ukraine Deal Will Work

Washington (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama said a deal Thursday to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine was a "glimmer of hope" but cautioned he could not be sure if Russia would l ...

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Judge In 9/11 Case Confirms FBI Is Investigating Defense Lawyers

Judge In 9/11 Case Confirms FBI Is Investigating Defense Lawyers

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau FORT MEADE, Md. — The judge in the Sept. 11 conspiracy case at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, confirmed Thursday that the FBI is investigat ...

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GOP Congressman Can’t Quite Explain The Problem With Raising Minimum Wage

GOP Congressman Can’t Quite Explain The Problem With Raising Minimum Wage

The GOP is having an increasingly difficult time explaining why its constituents don't deserve a raise. On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) attended a town hall meeting in Ta ...

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ACLU Sues Over Delays For Immigrants Seeking U.S. Protection

ACLU Sues Over Delays For Immigrants Seeking U.S. Protection

By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether ...

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Teenager Linked To ‘Jihad Jane’ Gets Five Years In Prison

Teenager Linked To ‘Jihad Jane’ Gets Five Years In Prison

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A Maryland teenager who pleaded guilty to conspiring with Islamic terrorists through “Jihad Jane” was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursd ...

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Edward Snowden Asks Putin On Live TV: Does Russia Spy On Millions?

Edward Snowden Asks Putin On Live TV: Does Russia Spy On Millions?

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times   MOSCOW — Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who was granted asylum in Russia, made a surprise appearance a ...

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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times   SAN DIEGO — A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an ele ...

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U.S. Jobless Claims Tick A Bit Higher

U.S. Jobless Claims Tick A Bit Higher

Washington (AFP) - New claims for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits edged higher last week but still remained close to a seven-year low, the Labor Department said Thursday. Ame ...

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Obama Launches Measures To Support Solar Energy In U.S.

Obama Launches Measures To Support Solar Energy In U.S.

Washington (AFP) - The White House Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at increasing solar energy production in the United States, particularly by encouraging the instal ...

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Guantanamo Judge To CIA: Disclose ‘Black Site’ Details To USS Cole Defense Lawyers

Guantanamo Judge To CIA: Disclose ‘Black Site’ Details To USS Cole Defense Lawyers

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers detai ...

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