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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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Russia, West Reach Surprise Deal On Ukraine Crisis

Russia, West Reach Surprise Deal On Ukraine Crisis

Geneva (AFP) - Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and EU reached a surprise deal Thursday on de-escalating the worsening Ukrainian crisis, in a ray of hope for the former Soviet republic t ...

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Criticism Mounts In South Korean Ferry Disaster; Death Toll Rises To 14

Criticism Mounts In South Korean Ferry Disaster; Death Toll Rises To 14

By Dirk Godder SEOUL, South Korea — Survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry lashed out Thursday at what they called inadequate safety procedures they say likely cost dozens, if ...

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Last Remaining Populist House Republican Faces K Street’s Own Wolf Of Wall Street

Last Remaining Populist House Republican Faces K Street’s Own Wolf Of Wall Street

by Lee Fang, Republic Report Congressman Walter Jones, a Republican who represents a wide swath of eastern North Carolina, might not strike you as a populist. But as a lawmaker, t ...

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Boats ‘N Hoes PAC Draws Criticism, Subsequently Disbands

Boats ‘N Hoes PAC Draws Criticism, Subsequently Disbands

In a bit of news that seems unlikely to help the GOP's latest efforts to attract women, Texas Republicans have added yet another offense to their "Inappropriate Things Said to Wom ...

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Russia’s Lavrov Announces Deal To “De-Escalate Tensions” In Ukraine

Russia’s Lavrov Announces Deal To “De-Escalate Tensions” In Ukraine

Geneva (AFP) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday announced a deal had been reached with Ukraine, the United States and the European Union to "de-escalate" danger ...

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WATCH: Edward Snowden Quizzes Vladimir Putin On Russian Surveillance

WATCH: Edward Snowden Quizzes Vladimir Putin On Russian Surveillance

In their highest-profile interaction to date, fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden phoned Russian president Vladimir Putin on live TV on Thursday. Snowden, who was ...

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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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Putin Makes Thinly-Veiled Invasion Threat As Ukraine Talks Open

Putin Makes Thinly-Veiled Invasion Threat As Ukraine Talks Open

Geneva (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin left the door open to intervening in Ukraine Thursday in a thinly-veiled threat that coincided with the opening of crunch Geneva ta ...

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