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Three times lucky as Kerry swaps crutches for Kennedy clan cane
Aug 05, 2015   03:45 AM  8 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday swapped the crutches he has been on since breaking his leg in a cycling accident in May for a silver-handled cane that served successive members of the Kennedy clan…

FBI looking into security of Clinton private email account: Washington Post
Aug 05, 2015   02:47 AM  9 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private email setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, the Washington Post reported o…

Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup
Aug 05, 2015   01:51 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the wake of high profile killings of unarmed black men by police, Americans feel blacks are treated less fairly today than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Tuesday.

Kasich, Christie make the cut for prime-time Republican debate
Aug 05, 2015   01:50 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Governors Chris Christie and John Kasich on Tuesday grabbed the last spots on stage next to front-runner Donald Trump and seven others in the first prime-time presidential debate, winning a potentially v…

Kasich, Christie make the cut for prime-time Republican debate
Aug 04, 2015   11:41 PM  12 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Governors Chris Christie and John Kasich on Tuesday grabbed the last spots on stage next to front-runner Donald Trump and seven others in the first prime-time presidential debate, winning a potentially v…

Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup
Aug 04, 2015   10:53 PM  13 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the wake of high profile killings of unarmed black men by police, Americans feel blacks are treated less fairly today than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Tuesday.

CNN

Bobby Jindal does push-ups on the issues
Aug 05, 2015   12:05 PM  19 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking on the issues head on.

Donald Trump’s Iowa playbook: Organize, organize, organize
Aug 05, 2015   11:58 AM  26 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics

Trump surrogate Michael Cohen back after rape remarks
Aug 05, 2015   11:58 AM  27 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics
Michael Cohen is back on the airwaves playing up his boss Donald Trump’s presidential campaign just one week after saying marital rape was legal and threatening to ruin a reporter’s life.

Durbin: Biden ‘owes it to himself’ to consider 2016 run
Aug 05, 2015   11:03 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics

First on CNN: Walker super PAC announces $7 million Iowa ad buy
Aug 05, 2015   11:03 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said it will spend nearly $7 million on its first major ad buy in Iowa.

Clinton hammers Bush over women’s health funding remark
Aug 05, 2015   10:41 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush questioned Tuesday whether the U.S. government should spend “half a billion dollars for women’s health issues,” providing fodder for attacks that came instantly from Hillary Clinton.

Washington Post

Reuters

Two elite U.S. airmen die after parachute training accident
Aug 05, 2015   08:27 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Two elite U.S. airmen who served in combat zones around the world died from injuries sustained during a parachuting accident in Florida, the military said on Tuesday.

Northern California wildfire grows further after jumping highway
Aug 05, 2015   05:43 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – California’s biggest and fiercest wildfire of the year grew larger as it raged for a seventh day through drought-parched land north of Napa Valley wine country after jumping a highway that authorities hoped would slow its adv…

Florida triple murder may have been ritualistic killing: police
Aug 05, 2015   03:42 AM  8 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – A Florida woman and her two adult sons were killed in their Pensacola home in what investigators believe was a ritualistic murder linked to last week’s “blue moon,” police said on Tuesday.

Man found guilty of 2010 killing of Chicago police officer
Aug 05, 2015   03:01 AM  9 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A judge on Tuesday found a man guilty of fatally shooting a Chicago police officer after a scuffle in a police station parking lot in 2010, prosecutors said.

Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup
Aug 05, 2015   01:51 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the wake of high profile killings of unarmed black men by police, Americans feel blacks are treated less fairly today than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Tuesday.

California man pleads guilty to hate crime threat to Islamic group
Aug 05, 2015   12:57 AM  11 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A California man who telephoned threats to the San Diego and Washington offices of a prominent Islamic group after the Charlie Hebdo massacre in France in January pleaded guilty to a felony hate crime charge on Tues…

CNN

Undocumented immigrants appointed to city commissions
Aug 05, 2015   08:46 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Two undocumented immigrants will get to serve on city commissions in Southern California — drawing outrage from some residents.

Surge of synthetic marijuana linked to violent crime
Aug 05, 2015   08:44 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Synthetic marijuana is flooding the streets of major U.S. cities this summer, causing a surge in overdoses and, according to some police officials, a rise in violent crime.

Signs of ‘ritualistic killing’ in triple homicide, sheriff says
Aug 05, 2015   08:44 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Investigators found three people hammered to death with their throats slit inside a Florida home in a case that authorities said Tuesday could be linked to witchcraft.

Trump: Mexico will pay for wall because I say so
Aug 05, 2015   08:44 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Donald Trump — who Fox News said literally will be at the center of its GOP primary debate on Thursday — is already feeling the heat from network hosts.

Ohio prison yard free-for-all after drone drops drugs
Aug 05, 2015   08:44 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Ohio prisons have had incidents with drones hovering over their yards before. But the most recent one saw the unmanned aerial vehicle become a high-flying drug mule.

‘My heart’s broken, just broken’
Aug 05, 2015   08:43 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

MSNBC

Wildfire Forces Entire Washington Town to Evacuate
Aug 05, 2015   10:42 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Roosevelt, Washington, has been evacuated after as a fast-moving wildfire roared toward people’s homes, officials said.

Four Children Dead After Missouri Condo Fire
Aug 05, 2015   10:41 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A fourth-floor unit at the Compass Pointe condominium complex was engulfed in flames.

Alabama Dump Dispute a Modern Civil Rights Struggle
Aug 05, 2015   10:26 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
As Esther Calhoun sees it, discrimination, rooted in the acts of many, has turned this wisp of a town into a dumping ground. Thirty miles from Selma, a different kind of civil rights struggle.

Two Special Ops Airmen Killed During Free-Fall Training
Aug 05, 2015   10:26 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Two U.S. airmen were killed during military free-fall training in Florida, the Air Force announced late Tuesday.

Horrors of Hiroshima: Nuke Bomb ‘Should Never Be Used Again’
Aug 05, 2015   09:46 AM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Seven decades after the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, a 99-year-old veteran refuses to give up his life’s mission.

Two Special Ops Airmen Killed During Free-Fall Training
Aug 05, 2015   09:15 AM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Two U.S. airmen were killed during military free-fall training in Florida, the Air Force announced late Tuesday.

Fox News

Vandals scrawl ‘lion killer’ on garage door of vacation home owned by dentist who killed Cecil
Aug 05, 2015   12:13 PM  12 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Police in southwest Florida say vandals spray painted the words “lion killer” on the garage door of the vacation home owned by a Minnesota dentist who has been identified as the hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

2nd man questioned after reported shooting inside car on National Mall
Aug 05, 2015   12:07 PM  18 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
U.S. Park Police have detained a second man for questioning after someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall.

The 4 Steps Needed to Instill an Entrepreneurial Mindset Into Your Company Culture
Aug 05, 2015   12:00 PM  25 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Entrepreneurship is a mindset, but to succeed, you must transform it into a business model.

Police: Man stole power tools from cars at home improvement stores, tried to sell them
Aug 05, 2015   11:33 AM  51 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Delaware State Police have arrested a man they say stole power tools from cars parked at home improvement stores and tried to sell them at construction sites.

7 Timeless Lessons About Getting Rich From a Book Your Grandparents Read
Aug 05, 2015   11:30 AM  55 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
The Richest Man in Babylon may have been about a merchant in ancient times, but the wisdom still applies today.

Sheriff: ‘Ritualistic’ killings of mother, 2 sons may be tied to recent blue moon
Aug 05, 2015   11:14 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
Investigators in the Florida Panhandle are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two adult sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to the recent blue moon.

Reuters

Malaysia’s anti-graft unit to ask Najib to explain $671 million donation
Aug 05, 2015   12:10 PM  15 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s anti-graft unit said in a statement on Wednesday it would ask Prime Minister Najib Razak to explain a 2.6 billion ringgit ($671 million) donation that was deposited into his private bank account.

Greek PM Tsipras says deal with lenders is close
Aug 05, 2015   12:02 PM  23 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday Greece is close to concluding a deal with lenders on a multi billion euro bailout, which he said would end doubts over the country’s presence in the euro zone.

China says has stopped reclamation work in South China Sea
Aug 05, 2015   11:59 AM  26 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday that Beijing had halted land reclamation in the South China Sea, and called on countries in the region to speed up talks on how claimant states should conduct th…

President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks: PAP
Aug 05, 2015   11:52 AM  33 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland together with Ukraine’s other neighbors should be involved in resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s president-elect Andrzej Duda said.

Poll shows Spain set for unpredictable political autumn
Aug 05, 2015   11:49 AM  36 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s ruling conservative Popular Party has taken a clear lead over rivals in a fragmented political landscape four months before a general election but looks set to fall far short of a…

Aid workers struggle to assess needs in flood-hit Myanmar
Aug 05, 2015   11:32 AM  53 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Aid workers are struggling to reach areas in Myanmar hit by floods that have killed 69 people, contaminated water sources and cut off electricity, phone lines, roads and rivers.

CNN

Look at me! 26 selfies of the week
Aug 05, 2015   10:50 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World

Answer on MH370 could come this week
Aug 05, 2015   10:49 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World
A definitive answer on whether a barnacle-encrusted plane part that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is part of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could come this week.

Guide who aided dentist’s lion hunt charged
Aug 05, 2015   10:49 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World
Theo Bronkhorst appears to have had a long, smooth career as an African safari hunting guide, but a tempest has engulfed him since he allegedly helped Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer kill Cecil the lion.

Al Qaeda branch calls for new attacks on U.S.
Aug 05, 2015   10:48 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World
Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen, which officials have called the terror group’s most dangerous affiliate, has issued two threatening new communiques praising recent lone-wolf style attacks against the West and calling for more of them.

World’s greatest free diver feared dead
Aug 05, 2015   10:48 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World

Twin trains veer off flooded bridge in India, killing dozens
Aug 05, 2015   10:45 AM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – World
At least 27 have died and many more are injured after two trains veered off a flooded bridge in central India, local authorities said.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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