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The Longview News-Journal
Will: Affirming a right to dieBrittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on h
Will: Affirming a right to die
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 12 minutes ago
Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette Cederquist, who regrets that Maynard had to move to Oregon in order to do so, is working with others to change... Read more
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The Columbian
Milbank: Clinton could ride ‘stalking horse’to nominationJoe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won’t
Milbank: Clinton could ride ‘stalking horse’to nomination
The Columbian / Posted 13 minutes ago
Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won’t beat Hillary Clinton. He’s been a lackluster presidential candidate in the past, and there’s no clear path for him to win the Democratic nomination this time. He should... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California takes new approach on water regulation for pot farmsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife helicopter circled over steep ti
California takes new approach on water regulation for pot farms
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife helicopter circled over steep timberland in Humboldt County’s coastal mountains, prowling for potential water diversions and environmental damage caused by what is arguably the state’s most lucrative... Read more
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iol.co.za
Getting old the Star Trek wayWashington - Patrick Stewart seems to be having a lot of fun lately. One day h
Getting old the Star Trek way
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
Washington - Patrick Stewart seems to be having a lot of fun lately. One day he's recording silly videos on his Brooklyn rooftop with songstress wife Sunny Ozell and the next he's tooling around town with bestie Ian McKellen wearing matching bowler... Read more
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Business Insider
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacksAs the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the seco
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacks
Business Insider / Posted 2 hours ago
As the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the second world war in Asia 70 years ago, a digital deterrent of a similar magnitude could be Washington’s only way to stop cyber attacks from the latest Asian aggressor, China,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for TrumpWASHINGTON - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Repub
Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. Since launching his campaign in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Taking on immigrants in US could be time bomb for Trump Published: 30 August 2015 12:21 PM | Updated: 30 August 2015 12:35 PM Donald
Taking on immigrants in US could be time bomb for Trump
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
Published: 30 August 2015 12:21 PM | Updated: 30 August 2015 12:35 PM Donald’s Trump's meteoric primary surge has set off alarms among Republican leaders who had been planning on delivering a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How Miley Cyrus went from joke to activist starMiley Cyrus will be hosting the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Ahead of the show,
How Miley Cyrus went from joke to activist star
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
Miley Cyrus will be hosting the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Ahead of the show, here's a look back at what turned the actress and pop singer from a joke into a star. The beginning of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. A giant teddy bear's stomach... Read more
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Washington Post
Texas sheriff’s office identifies defendant in deputy’s ‘execution-style killing’Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman told reporters Aug. 29 that Shannon J. Miles
Texas sheriff’s office identifies defendant in deputy’s ‘execution-style killing’
Washington Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman told reporters Aug. 29 that Shannon J. Miles is facing charges in the fatal shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth, 47. Hickman said the attack appeared to be "unprovoked." (KTRK-TV) A man arrested Saturday in the... Read more
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Rappler
Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for TrumpIn this file photo, businessman Donald Trump speaks with reporters following a
Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
In this file photo, businessman Donald Trump speaks with reporters following a Republican presidential candidates debate at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 06 August 2014. Photo by David Maxwell/ EPA WASHINGTON, United States –... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
How a second baby can make your marriage more resilientThe secret to a happy marriage is two-fold: First, have a baby. Then, have anot
How a second baby can make your marriage more resilient
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
The secret to a happy marriage is two-fold: First, have a baby. Then, have another. This is according to a new study from the University of Michigan that found marriages are more resilient after a second child, and that couples are less overwhelmed... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine AP News | 08/29/15 07:01 am WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- A former Washington Po
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 hours ago
AP News | 08/29/15 07:01 am WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- A former Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled will be this... Read more
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TribLIVE
Affirming a right to dieBrittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on h
Affirming a right to die
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette Cederquist, who regrets that Maynard had to move to Oregon in order to do so, is working with others to change... Read more
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TribLIVE
Verbatim“What is clear is that the world is no longer willing to give the economic bene
Verbatim
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
“What is clear is that the world is no longer willing to give the economic benefit of the doubt to Chinese leaders. The pretensions of market Leninism have been shattered by one policy blunder after another over the past year.” e_SDHp— Ambrose... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Partick Buchanan: Dis-integrating AmericaThe Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker
Partick Buchanan: Dis-integrating America
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime. Were they not white, they would be alive today. Their killer, Vester L. Flanagan II, said as much in... Read more
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FOX News
O'Malley, Sander criticize small Democratic debate schedule, suggest its rigged to favor ClintonTwo top Democratic candidates in the 2016 White House race suggested Friday nig
O'Malley, Sander criticize small Democratic debate schedule, suggest its rigged to favor Clinton
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
Two top Democratic candidates in the 2016 White House race suggested Friday night that party leaders have rigged the debate schedule in favor of frontrunner Hillary Clinton. “Only four debates … before voters in our earliest states make their... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
TE P.J. Gallo leaving Terps after 2015… for Wall StreetThe 2015 season hasn’t even kicked off yet and Maryland already knows one playe
TE P.J. Gallo leaving Terps after 2015… for Wall Street
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 8 hours ago
The 2015 season hasn’t even kicked off yet and Maryland already knows one player is set to leave College Park with eligibility on the table — and not for the NFL draft, either. Instead of working out with his teammates this past summer getting... Read more
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The Morning Call
Planned Parenthood positions under fire Maria Gallagher: Casey's vote to retain funding doesn't translate to pro-lifeU.S. Sen. Bob Casey tries to make the case that casting a vote against a Planne
Planned Parenthood positions under fire Maria Gallagher: Casey's vote to retain funding doesn't translate to pro-life
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey tries to make the case that casting a vote against a Planned Parenthood defunding amendment shows him to be pro-life. The mental gymnastics required for this audacious statement are truly mind-boggling. Planned Parenthood, the... Read more
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Washington Post
Millennials have transformed Arlington, but will they stay?Steve and Aneliz Sipe care for their 9-month-old son, Will, in their Arlington
Millennials have transformed Arlington, but will they stay?
Washington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Steve and Aneliz Sipe care for their 9-month-old son, Will, in their Arlington condominium earlier this month. They recently moved to a single-family house in Fairfax County. (Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post) The condominiums on the cul-de-sac... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 9 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faith and Values: Be attentive and open to finding graceFriday, Jan. 12, 2007, the morning rush hour in Washington, D.C. A white man i
Faith and Values: Be attentive and open to finding grace
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, the morning rush hour in Washington, D.C. A white man in jeans, a long-sleeved T and a Washington Nationals cap stood against a wall at the L'Enfant Plaza station. He removed a violin from a case, swiveled the open case toward... Read more
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Washington Post
A look at Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant appMicrosoft’s personal assistant app is in beta testing for Android, so expect a
A look at Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant app
Washington Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Microsoft’s personal assistant app is in beta testing for Android, so expect a few glitches. (Microsoft) Microsoft’s personal assistant app, Cortana, is a core new feature of its Windows 10 operating system. Like Siri or the Google Now assistant,... Read more
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Washington Post
A summer of Clinton stumbles gives way to an uncertain fall for DemocratsHillary Rodham Clinton, seen here speaking in Iowa on Aug. 14, is trying to ass
A summer of Clinton stumbles gives way to an uncertain fall for Democrats
Washington Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton, seen here speaking in Iowa on Aug. 14, is trying to assure nervous Democrats that she would be the party’s strongest presidential nominee in the general election. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) MINNEAPOLIS — The Democratic... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
George F. Will: The nobility of suffering, and choosing to dieBy George F. Will The Washington Post SAN DIEGO >> Brittany Maynard was soon
George F. Will: The nobility of suffering, and choosing to die
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
By George F. Will The Washington Post SAN DIEGO >> Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette Cederquist, who regrets that Maynard had to move to Oregon in... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Snyder, McCloughan met for two hours on ThursdayDysfunction take all sorts of shapes and forms. In D.C., the effort to reverse
Snyder, McCloughan met for two hours on Thursday
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 10 hours ago
Dysfunction take all sorts of shapes and forms. In D.C., the effort to reverse more than a decade of dysfunction is creating the perception of even more of it. Via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post, CSN Mid Atlantic’s Brian Mitchell said during... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary | Politics - Home A wind-fueled brushfire exploded near Lake Billy Chinook in
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 hours ago
| Politics - Home A wind-fueled brushfire exploded near Lake Billy Chinook in Cove Palisades State Park Saturday morning and raced east across at least 200 acres into the Culver area, burning at least... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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Washington Post
Ruth Leger Sivard, economist who measured the cost of militarism, dies at 99Economist Ruth Leger Sivard died Aug. 21 at 99. (Family photo) Ruth Leger Siva
Ruth Leger Sivard, economist who measured the cost of militarism, dies at 99
Washington Post / Posted 10 hours ago
Economist Ruth Leger Sivard died Aug. 21 at 99. (Family photo) Ruth Leger Sivard, an internationally known economist who sought to demonstrate the cost of militarism by compiling and comparing statistics on global spending for soldiers and doctors,... Read more
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Washington Post
Texas sheriff’s office identifies defendant in deputy’s ‘execution-style killing’Shannon J. Miles, 30 (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP) A man arrested Sa
Texas sheriff’s office identifies defendant in deputy’s ‘execution-style killing’
Washington Post / Posted 10 hours ago
Shannon J. Miles, 30 (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP) A man arrested Saturday in the shooting death of a sheriff’s deputy at a Houston gas station Friday has been charged with capital murder, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman told reporters... Read more
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Denver Post
A cautious "yes" on the Iran nuclear dealThe Iran nuclear deal that Congress will vote on next month is very likely to p
A cautious "yes" on the Iran nuclear deal
Denver Post / Posted 10 hours ago
The Iran nuclear deal that Congress will vote on next month is very likely to prevent that country from developing nuclear weapons for at least 15 years. It requires Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium by 98 percent, mothball thousands... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KSPR Springfield / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
No decency and no backbone: Dana MilbankWASHINGTON -- Wednesday was Women's Equality Day, the anniversary of the 19th A
No decency and no backbone: Dana Milbank
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Wednesday was Women's Equality Day, the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote 95 years ago. And how have Republicans marked this egalitarian milestone? Why, with another bimbo eruption, of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Obama's epic misjudgment of Russia: Charles KrauthammerBy Charles Krauthammer WASHINGTON -- On September 5, 2014, Russian agents cros
Obama's epic misjudgment of Russia: Charles Krauthammer
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
By Charles Krauthammer WASHINGTON -- On September 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Department issued... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversarySaturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Mar
Kin of American held in Iran marks anniversary
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 hours ago
Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death penalty in Iran in... Read more
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Washington Post
A summer of Clinton stumbles gives way to an uncertain fall for DemocratsHillary Rodham Clinton, seen here speaking in Iowa on Aug. 14, is trying to ass
A summer of Clinton stumbles gives way to an uncertain fall for Democrats
Washington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton, seen here speaking in Iowa on Aug. 14, is trying to assure nervous Democrats that she would be the party’s strongest presidential nominee in the general election. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) MINNEAPOLIS — The Democratic... Read more
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Washington Post
First female Va. trooper killed on duty was ‘rebel’ who broke racial barriersA ceremony honoring Jacqueline Vernon, a Virginia state trooper who was killed
First female Va. trooper killed on duty was ‘rebel’ who broke racial barriers
Washington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
A ceremony honoring Jacqueline Vernon, a Virginia state trooper who was killed in 1988 at the age of 32 and recently had a bridge named after her. (Courtesy of Virginia State Police) Virginia state trooper Charles King III was racing down Interstate... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christian Students at Duke University Refuse to Read LGBT Porn NovelA group of students in Duke University's freshman class are speaking out public
Christian Students at Duke University Refuse to Read LGBT Porn Novel
The Christian Post / Posted 12 hours ago
A group of students in Duke University's freshman class are speaking out publicly about their refusal to read a novel that was selected as the freshman summer reading book because the book's pornographic content violates their Christian beliefs and... Read more
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