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Man’s Death After NYPD Chokehold Has Been Ruled A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

Man’s Death After NYPD Chokehold Has Been Ruled A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

By Anthony M. DeStefano, Newsday NEW YORK -- A police chokehold, as well as chest compression, were the causes of death for Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died two weeks a ...

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Obama: After 9/11 ‘We Tortured Some Folks’

Obama: After 9/11 ‘We Tortured Some Folks’

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that U.S. officials had "tortured some folks" in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, but urged they not ...

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Obama: New Truce ‘Very Hard’ If No Confidence In Hamas

Obama: New Truce ‘Very Hard’ If No Confidence In Hamas

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama urged Hamas Friday to show it is serious about wanting a ceasefire and called on Islamic militants to release an Israeli soldier reported ...

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Bill Clinton On Sept. 10, 2001: ‘I Could Have Killed’ Osama bin Laden

Bill Clinton On Sept. 10, 2001: ‘I Could Have Killed’ Osama bin Laden

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia that he could have had terrorist leader Osama bin Laden killed, but chose not to, ...

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Americans With Ebola To Be Sent To United States For Treatment By End Of Weekend

Americans With Ebola To Be Sent To United States For Treatment By End Of Weekend

By Monte Morin And Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times ATLANTA -- The medical evacuation from Liberia to Atlanta of two American citizens infected with the deadly Ebola virus wil ...

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Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Execution Arrives In United States

Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Execution Arrives In United States

Washington (AFP) -- A Sudanese Christian woman -- sentenced to death for renouncing Islam but acquitted after international pressure on Khartoum -- has arrived in the United State ...

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There’s More Than Meets The Eye In California’s Water Usage Data

There’s More Than Meets The Eye In California’s Water Usage Data

By Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- When state regulators tried to tally water use across California in June, they didn't exactly get a flood of cooperation. Of th ...

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Congress OKs Highway Funding Fix At Last Minute, But Problem Isn’t Solved

Congress OKs Highway Funding Fix At Last Minute, But Problem Isn’t Solved

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved ...

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Senate Sends $16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill To Obama

Senate Sends $16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill To Obama

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Nearly four months after Veterans Affairs employees were exposed for allegedly falsifying records to cover up long wait ...

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U.S. Aid To Afghanistan Exceeds Marshall Plan In Costs, Not Results

U.S. Aid To Afghanistan Exceeds Marshall Plan In Costs, Not Results

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from ...

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