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The Daily Californian
Campus graduates appointed to White House economic councilAs of September, four UC Berkeley alumni have been appointed to work with the W
Campus graduates appointed to White House economic council
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 hours ago
As of September, four UC Berkeley alumni have been appointed to work with the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers. Two alumni have been appointed to serve on the council itself, while two others have been named economic advisers who will... Read more
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Leominster Champion
ABCC targeting bars selling alcohol to drunken driversBOSTON — The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, in conjuncti
ABCC targeting bars selling alcohol to drunken drivers
Leominster Champion / Posted 11 hours ago
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, in conjunction with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, will crack down on impaired driving this weekend, Treasurer Deb Goldberg has announced. The 2015... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
New launcher to provide support for soldiersThe Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center han
New launcher to provide support for soldiers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 15 hours ago
The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center handed over the keys to the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space. AMRDEC worked on the new program for 18 months,... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
New launcher to provide support for soldiersThe Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center han
New launcher to provide support for soldiers
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 15 hours ago
The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center handed over the keys to the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space. AMRDEC worked on the new program for 18 months,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Shroud of secrecy lifts on search for state's life sciences chief By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- After months of stonewalli
Shroud of secrecy lifts on search for state's life sciences chief
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- After months of stonewalling, the Baker administration agreed this week to release some information about the search for the state's... Read more
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PhysOrg
MUOS-4 secure communications satellite responding normally to ground control post-launchMUOS-4, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Object
MUOS-4 secure communications satellite responding normally to ground control post-launch
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
MUOS-4, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications network, launched this morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida and is responding normally to ground control. The... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Sparta man inducted into Ammunition Hall FameBy ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP -- Little-known fact
Sparta man inducted into Ammunition Hall Fame
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
By ROB JENNINGS rjennings@njherald.com ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP -- Little-known fact, at least to the general public: There is a hall of fame devoted to ammunition. Established in October 2011 by the U.S. Army, the Ammunition Hall of Fame is located at... Read more
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WBUR Boston
After Nanny’s Charges Dropped, Debate Over Shaken Baby Syndrome Goes OnAisling Brady McCarthy leaves court proceedings at Middlesex Superior Court in
After Nanny’s Charges Dropped, Debate Over Shaken Baby Syndrome Goes On
WBUR Boston / Posted yesterday
Aisling Brady McCarthy leaves court proceedings at Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn in July. (Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe/Pool) BOSTON The former Cambridge nanny who had been charged with murder until this week is back in her native... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Economic Management ChallengesIt is necessary to distil some of the economic management lessons from the firs
Buhari's Economic Management Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It is necessary to distil some of the economic management lessons from the first three months of President Muhammadu Buhari's regime and highlight needful reforms. Five issues stand out. Rising Economic Policy Uncertainty: It is true that a myriad... Read more
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ESPN FC
Michel Platini curiously quiet in bid to replace Blatter as FIFA presidentMichel Platini refused to get drawn into questions about his bid to become the
Michel Platini curiously quiet in bid to replace Blatter as FIFA president
ESPN FC / Posted 2 days ago
Michel Platini refused to get drawn into questions about his bid to become the next FIFA president. MONACO -- The media crowded into Monaco's Grimaldi Forum hoping to hear the front-runner -- among confirmed candidates, at least -- in the race to... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Authorities investigate DCYF financesThe Rhode Island State Police has been called to examine potential financial is
Authorities investigate DCYF finances
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
The Rhode Island State Police has been called to examine potential financial issues at the Department of Children, Youth and Families. According to Marie Aberger, a spokesperson from Gov. Gina Raimondo’s office, the investigation was requested by... Read more
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Slate
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With ClintonWho's winning, who's losing, and why. Her email scandal was easy to predict an
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid. Another week brings another chapter in the endless scandal of Hillary Clinton’s email management. Jamelle... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Mass. DPU approves Berkshire Gas contract with Tennessee Gas PipelineOpponents of Kinder Morgan's proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline project through ea
Mass. DPU approves Berkshire Gas contract with Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
Opponents of Kinder Morgan's proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline project through eastern New York and western New England are facing a setback following state approval of long-term preliminary contracts for Berkshire Gas, National Grid and... Read more
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Black Press USA
Columbia University Clarifies on ‘Obama’s Return’ President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower
Columbia University Clarifies on ‘Obama’s Return’
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, on the 50th anniversary of... Read more
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Boston Globe
184 children were abused or neglected while in DCF care last yearAll eyes are on the Department of Children and Families in the wake of recent t
184 children were abused or neglected while in DCF care last year
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
All eyes are on the Department of Children and Families in the wake of recent tragedies, like the 7-year-old boy who officials said was abused by his father and lapsed into a coma just two weeks after a social worker with the state’s child protection... Read more
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MinnPost
Does Gov. Mark Dayton's often-tense relationship with legislators help or hurt him?It ended before it even started. During a routine round of questions with the
Does Gov. Mark Dayton's often-tense relationship with legislators help or hurt him?
MinnPost / Posted 2 days ago
It ended before it even started. During a routine round of questions with the press in August, Gov. Mark Dayton announced that his latest idea — to call a special legislative session focused on providing relief to resort owners suffering from low... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Taser, stun gun use rise slightly in Massachusetts By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Police officers in Massa
Taser, stun gun use rise slightly in Massachusetts
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Police officers in Massachusetts used or threatened to use a Taser or stun gun more than a thousand times last year, a slight increase from 2013.... Read more
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Business Wire
US Navy and Raytheon Company Visit and Tour Norristown-Based High-Tech Electronics Design and Manufacturing Company LCR Embedded SystemsNORRISTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Executives from the US Navy’s Naval Sea Syste
US Navy and Raytheon Company Visit and Tour Norristown-Based High-Tech Electronics Design and Manufacturing Company LCR Embedded Systems
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Executives from the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Raytheon Company, together with representatives from the United States Senate and the Secretary for the PA Department of Community and Economic... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Bach+adviser+named+to+key+position+with+IOC+networkBach adviser named to key position with IOC network International Olympic Comm
Bach+adviser+named+to+key+position+with+IOC+network
Sports Business Daily / Posted 3 days ago
Bach adviser named to key position with IOC network International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has appointed a close adviser to a key position in the nascent Olympic Channel. Jochen Färber, currently head of Bach’s executive office, will... Read more
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Everett Herald
Clinton not the only one with email problem Published: Monday, August 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Does Hillary Clinton have a s
Clinton not the only one with email problem
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Monday, August 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Does Hillary Clinton have a serious legal problem because she may have transmitted classified information on her private email server? After talking with a... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The Clinton scandal that isn't: David IgnatiusBy David Ignatius WASHINGTON -- Does Hillary Clinton have a serious legal prob
The Clinton scandal that isn't: David Ignatius
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
By David Ignatius WASHINGTON -- Does Hillary Clinton have a serious legal problem because she may have transmitted classified information on her private email server? After talking with a half-dozen knowledgeable lawyers, I think this "scandal" is... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Lawsuit alleges DCF staff lied to police in Oliver caseA lawsuit filed in Worcester Superior Court by a social worker who used to work
Lawsuit alleges DCF staff lied to police in Oliver case
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A lawsuit filed in Worcester Superior Court by a social worker who used to work in the state Department of Children and Families office in Leominster, during the time staff there was charged with providing services to Jeremiah Oliver’s family,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cause of deadly plane crash under investigationNEW WINDSOR The state police and the National Transportation Safety Board are i
Cause of deadly plane crash under investigation
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
NEW WINDSOR The state police and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating what caused a stunt plane to crash ahead of an air show planned for Stewart International Airport this weekend. Trooper Steven Nevel said the accident... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Flanagan announces fiscal 2016 budget overridesSen. Jennifer L. Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced a series of Senate overr
Flanagan announces fiscal 2016 budget overrides
Leominster Champion / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Jennifer L. Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced a series of Senate overrides to Gov. Charlie Baker’s vetoes of the fiscal 2016 budget. The overrides occurred nearly two weeks after the governor’s vetoes and restore funds for all-day... Read more
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ABC News
Family Fights to Save Tree House Built in Memory of Late FatherA family from Rossmoor, California, is fighting to save a three-story tree hous
Family Fights to Save Tree House Built in Memory of Late Father
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
A family from Rossmoor, California, is fighting to save a three-story tree house they built in front of their home in memory of their dad, who recently passed away in a surfing accident. Joni Doherty told ABC News that the tree house, which cost... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Immigration courts face huge backlogOver the last 10 years, the workload of the federal immigration court system ha
Immigration courts face huge backlog
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
Over the last 10 years, the workload of the federal immigration court system has increased by 146 percent to an astounding 453,948 active cases at the end of July. The average amount of time each of those cases has been pending: 627 days. Some have... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Campaigning-against-IslamistsA group of intellectuals and representatives of civil forces have initiated a c
Campaigning-against-Islamists
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
A group of intellectuals and representatives of civil forces have initiated a campaign to disband Egypt’s remaining Islamist political parties. The immediate objective is to prevent Islamists from winning seats in the parliamentary elections expected... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
Sens 2015-16 schedule unveiled []Local Sports The B-Sens are scheduled to face 12 of the 15 opposing teams in t
Sens 2015-16 schedule unveiled []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 7 days ago
Local Sports The B-Sens are scheduled to face 12 of the 15 opposing teams in the newly aligned AHL Eastern Conference. Binghamton will face two of their New York State rivals, the Syracuse Crunch and Rochester Americans, in 10-game season series... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Ombudsman Program honors nursing home residentsResidents Council members Irene Beaudoin, left, and Joan McGann, right, of Life
Ombudsman Program honors nursing home residents
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
Residents Council members Irene Beaudoin, left, and Joan McGann, right, of Life Care of Leominster enjoy the luncheon hosted by MHCC’s Ombudsman staff. Courtesy photo Residents from local nursing homes were honored at a recent luncheon at... Read more
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Leominster Champion
A new shine on a ‘crown jewel’$600K in improvements unveiled at Barrett Park Mayor Dean Mazzarella and a cou
A new shine on a ‘crown jewel’
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
$600K in improvements unveiled at Barrett Park Mayor Dean Mazzarella and a couple of people take a spin in a paddle boat around Colburn Pond. David Dore photo A lot of construction at Barrett Park got squeezed into a short amount of time this past... Read more
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BBC Football
Who will win race for top Fifa job?Sepp Blatter: Fifa, Michel Platini & who is in line for presidency One of the
Who will win race for top Fifa job?
BBC Football / Posted 7 days ago
Sepp Blatter: Fifa, Michel Platini & who is in line for presidency One of the more interesting aspects of my interview with Sepp Blatter earlier this week was his reluctance to discuss who should succeed him as Fifa president. The election to... Read more
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The Washington Times
prisoners still unwelcome at Obama’s White House despite second-chance rhetoricAlthough President Obama has embraced the idea of offering second chances to ex
prisoners still unwelcome at Obama’s White House despite second-chance rhetoric
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
Although President Obama has embraced the idea of offering second chances to ex-prisoners — like removing the box on employment applications asking if a candidate has committed a felony — his ideals have yet to be implemented at the White House,... Read more
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The News-Times
Colorado movie theater shooter gets life sentenceVice President Joe Biden gestures to Stephen Barton, who was a victim of gun vi
Colorado movie theater shooter gets life sentence
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Vice President Joe Biden gestures to Stephen Barton, who was a victim of gun violence in the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, before speaking about gun violence, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive... Read more
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Business Wire
Travelzoo Adds Two Members to its Board of DirectorsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO), a global Internet media com
Travelzoo Adds Two Members to its Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO), a global Internet media company, expands the international and product development experience of its board with the appointment of two new independent directors. Ms. Caroline Tsay, vice president &... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams to seek $1.6 million for Heritage State Park improvementsNORTH ADAMS >> City officials have announced plans to apply for $1.64 mil
North Adams to seek $1.6 million for Heritage State Park improvements
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> City officials have announced plans to apply for $1.64 million in state funding to continue investments in the infrastructure of Western Gateway Heritage State Park. The new application calls for the construction of a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Witness Rule Can't Be Used in Ruto Hague Case - Attorney GeneralNairobi — The Government on Tuesday said it will seek to be enjoined in an appe
Witness Rule Can't Be Used in Ruto Hague Case - Attorney General
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nairobi — The Government on Tuesday said it will seek to be enjoined in an appeal challenging use of evidence of prior statements in the case against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang. Attorney General Githu Muigai told... Read more
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Sun Star
Will Lito run or not?FORMER Cebu Gov. Emilio “Lito” Osmeña said yesterday he has not yet decided to
Will Lito run or not?
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
FORMER Cebu Gov. Emilio “Lito” Osmeña said yesterday he has not yet decided to call off a plan to run for governor of Cebu in 2016, 23 years after his term ended. “Nothing is final until after Oct. 17,” he said in a phone interview, referring to the... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami's Own Ana Navarro is Joining The ViewABC's long running ladies' chat program The View has hit a slump. The backstage
Miami's Own Ana Navarro is Joining The View
Miami New Times / Posted 9 days ago
ABC's long running ladies' chat program The View has hit a slump. The backstage gossip involving the program's ever revolving carousel of co-hosts has proven far more compelling than anything they've put on air lately. Execs have announced an... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire unemployment rate drops slightly in JulyPITTSFIELD >> Berkshire County's unemployment rate fell slightly in July,
Berkshire unemployment rate drops slightly in July
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Berkshire County's unemployment rate fell slightly in July, as the Central Berkshire region added more jobs last month than any of the 15 similar areas that the state tracks for job growth. The county's overall unemployment rate... Read more
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SMU Daily Campus
STEMPREP Project receives $3.87 million grantThe U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the STEMPREP Project at SMU a $3.8
STEMPREP Project receives $3.87 million grant
SMU Daily Campus / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the STEMPREP Project at SMU a $3.87 million grant to “support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields” in July. The STEMPREP Project, centered at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School... Read more
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iol.co.za
Obama workout: strength and powerThe Washington PostFirst Lady Michelle Obama demonstrates exercises as part of
Obama workout: strength and power
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
The Washington PostFirst Lady Michelle Obama demonstrates exercises as part of a #Gimmefive video taping in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Gymnasium of the White House. Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon Washington - When a... Read more
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Japan Update
Third round of ‘intense’ talks held MondayDeputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kazuhiro Sugita arrived at Okinawa Sunday mornin
Third round of ‘intense’ talks held Monday
Japan Update / Posted 10 days ago
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kazuhiro Sugita arrived at Okinawa Sunday morning for the third round of ‘intensive’ talks between the Okinawa Prefectural Government and the Central Government in Tokyo, to defuse the fight over the relocation of MCAS... Read more
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Roll Call
'Moneyball' for the Power Grid: Harry Reid Says Metrics Key‘Moneyball’ for the Power Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key Reid compared utility co
'Moneyball' for the Power Grid: Harry Reid Says Metrics Key
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
‘Moneyball’ for the Power Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key Reid compared utility companies ignoring renewable energy to a baseball team benching Harper. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid kicked off his annual clean... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Froma Harrop: Sanders is a fighter, but not in the frayBack in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist. He led
Froma Harrop: Sanders is a fighter, but not in the fray
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Back in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist. He led sit-ins against segregation and participated in the 1963 March on Washington. A few years later, he joined the exodus of countercultural lefties from the cauldron of New... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fallgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6460422|article-gallery-6460422|0 gall
Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
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Stamford Advocate
Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fallFILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the So
Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The president may have finally shed his summer curse, just in... Read more
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NBC Washington
Slow Down for Children on First Day of SchoolWith school children heading to classes on Monday, the D.C. government is askin
Slow Down for Children on First Day of School
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
With school children heading to classes on Monday, the D.C. government is asking drivers to slow down to keep kids safe. Volunteers and the executive office of the mayor will be out Monday, encouraging drivers to pay more attention to their... Read more
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The Telegraph
Modi's red carpets great, but India's red tape greater, says USWashington, Aug 23 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made “remarkable” pr
Modi's red carpets great, but India's red tape greater, says US
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Washington, Aug 23 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made “remarkable” progress in his first 15 months in office by rolling out a red carpet for foreign companies, but the infamous red tapism of Indian bureaucracy continues to pose hurdles to... Read more
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The New Yorker
Annals of National Security ArchivesIs Iran actively trying to develop nuclear weapons? Members of the Obama Admini
Annals of National Security Archives
The New Yorker / Posted 12 days ago
Is Iran actively trying to develop nuclear weapons? Members of the Obama Administration often talk as if this were a foregone conclusion, as did their…October 25, 2010The Online ThreatBy Seymour M. Hersh On April 1, 2001, an American EP-3E Aries II... Read more
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The Christian Post
Ashley Madison Hack: White House, Congressional Workers Used Office Internet to Access, Pay on Infidelity WebsiteAshley Madison is an online site for people seeking affairs. Days after the re
Ashley Madison Hack: White House, Congressional Workers Used Office Internet to Access, Pay on Infidelity Website
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
Ashley Madison is an online site for people seeking affairs. Days after the revelation that conservative Christian reality TV star Josh Duggar allegedly had two accounts with a website that promotes extra-marital affairs, hundreds of leaked accounts... Read more
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