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Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics
Sep 01, 2014   03:48 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW ORLEANS La. (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed all five abortion clinics in the state.

Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics
Sep 01, 2014   02:32 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW ORLEANS La. (Reuters) – A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.

U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to U.S.: lawmaker
Sep 01, 2014   02:27 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in Iraq and Syria pose a “very serious threat” to the United States, a top Republican…

Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics
Sep 01, 2014   02:08 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
(Reuters) – A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli
Sep 01, 2014   01:07 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials…

U.S. urges Israel to reverse planned West Bank land appropriation
Aug 31, 2014   09:32 PM  9 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States sees Israel’s announcement on Sunday of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied West Bank as “counterproductive” to peace efforts and urges the Israeli government…

CNN

Obama’s ‘cautious’ approach on ISIS is panned
Aug 31, 2014   06:58 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
After President Barack Obama said he didn’t yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President’s approach to fighting the extremist terror group.

The threat of ISIS
Aug 31, 2014   06:16 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Reps. Ruppersberger and Kinzinger – 2 key Congressmen – on the threat of ISIS and how to stop the Islamic militants.

Mitt Romney to the rescue?
Aug 31, 2014   06:16 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Will new poll numbers change Romney’s mind about a third WH run?

DeLay: Perry indictment “partisan politics”
Aug 31, 2014   06:16 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Fmr. Majority Leader Tom DeLay dismisses Rick Perry’s indictment as partisan politics in Texas.

Obama: ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’
Aug 31, 2014   03:12 PM  16 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
POTUS says he doesn’t have a strategy yet… the ‘Inside Politics’ panel weighs in on how this will impact 2014 & 2016.

The ‘Inside Politics’ political forecast
Aug 31, 2014   03:10 PM  16 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
GOP jitters over KS, Warren’s hawkish foreign policy, 2016ers courting the Latino vote & winning in Nov without the wave.

Washington Post

Clintons keep up with a sprawling, yet aging, political network in Arkansas
Sep 01, 2014   02:31 AM  4 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
LITTLE ROCK — While Bill and Hillary Clinton were vacationing in August at their rented mansion on a scenic bluff in the tony Hamptons , they read a flurry of e-mail updates from an earlier life. At 7:41 one Monday morning, the Clintons …

Clintons keep up with a sprawling, yet aging, political network in Arkansas
Sep 01, 2014   02:31 AM  4 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
LITTLE ROCK — While Bill and Hillary Clinton were vacationing in August at their rented mansion on a scenic bluff in the tony Hamptons , they read a flurry of e-mail updates from an earlier life. At 7:41 one Monday morning, the Clintons …

Clintons keep up with a sprawling, yet aging, political network in Arkansas
Sep 01, 2014   12:49 AM  6 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
LITTLE ROCK — While Bill and Hillary Clinton were vacationing in August at their rented mansion on a scenic bluff in the tony Hamptons , they read a flurry of e-mail updates from an earlier life. At 7:41 one Monday morning, the Clintons …

Clintons keep up with a sprawling, yet aging, political network in Arkansas
Sep 01, 2014   12:49 AM  6 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
LITTLE ROCK — While Bill and Hillary Clinton were vacationing in August at their rented mansion on a scenic bluff in the tony Hamptons , they read a flurry of e-mail updates from an earlier life. At 7:41 one Monday morning, the Clintons …

Question of beard and religious freedom unites groups who’ve been opponents
Sep 01, 2014   12:17 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Religious groups and some civil libertarians were often at odds during the last Supreme Court term, but they have found common ground on a religious freedom case that the justices will take up as one of their first orders of business in …

Question of beard and religious freedom unites groups who’ve been opponents
Sep 01, 2014   12:17 AM  7 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Religious groups and some civil libertarians were often at odds during the last Supreme Court term, but they have found common ground on a religious freedom case that the justices will take up as one of their first orders of business in …

Reuters

Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles
Sep 01, 2014   03:31 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said.

All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
Sep 01, 2014   03:04 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
DENVER (Reuters) – All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said.

Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics
Sep 01, 2014   02:32 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW ORLEANS La. (Reuters) – A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.

Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics
Sep 01, 2014   02:24 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW ORLEANS La. (Reuters) – A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.

After unrest over shooting, Ferguson police now wear body cameras
Sep 01, 2014   02:04 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said o…

Aftershock hits California’s Napa Valley
Sep 01, 2014   02:02 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – California’s Napa Valley, the site of a strong and damaging earthquake a week ago, was shaken by a small aftershock early on Sunday.

CNN

The ‘Inside Politics’ forecast: GOP jitters over Kansas
Sep 01, 2014   05:05 AM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the “Inside Politics” table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama’s immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren’s hawkish foreign policy views, an…

KKK steps up its recruiting efforts
Aug 31, 2014   05:10 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Recruiting fliers are being left at homes in cities across the country, possibly in an attempt to seize on issues of race and immigration that have become prevalent recently.

Girl, 9, dies in beach sand collapse
Aug 31, 2014   07:56 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A 9-year-old died at an Oregon beach when a hole she was digging in the sand caved in and buried her, authorities said.

KKK steps up its recruiting efforts
Aug 31, 2014   07:54 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Recruiting fliers are being left at homes in cities across the country, possibly in an attempt to seize on issues of race and immigration that have become prevalent recently.

Grieving family: ‘Heart goes out’ to girl in Uzi accident
Aug 31, 2014   07:54 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach
Aug 31, 2014   04:55 AM  1 day ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A 9-year-old died at an Oregon beach when a hole she was digging in the sand caved in and buried her, authorities said.

MSNBC

TV Host Killed in Murder-Suicide Attempt
Sep 01, 2014   02:11 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The killing of Baton Rouge talk show host Scott Rogers has exposed a tangle of past troubles dating back to his England dance school.

Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law
Sep 01, 2014   01:52 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A district Judge says the law can still take effect Monday but officials cannot penalize doctors for breaking it while a challenge is heard.

Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law
Sep 01, 2014   01:45 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A district Judge says the law can still take effect Monday but officials cannot penalize doctors for breaking it while a challenge is heard.

Four Family Members Found Dead in Home: Police
Sep 01, 2014   01:15 AM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Police said two men and two women were found with visible gunshot wounds.

Heavy Rain Halts US Open
Sep 01, 2014   01:09 AM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Intense rain stopped action at the U.S. Open in New York on Sunday evening.

Small Plane Crash Near Denver Kills 5
Sep 01, 2014   12:51 AM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver.

Fox News

5 killed in plane crash north of Denver
Sep 01, 2014   07:00 AM  14 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Five people were killed when a small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver Sunday, according to a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board. 

California high school drops controversial mascot, but keeps ‘Arabs’ nickname
Sep 01, 2014   07:00 AM  14 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

California high school retires controversial Arab mascot
Sep 01, 2014   03:14 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City
Sep 01, 2014   02:28 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.

Bundy son pulls children from Nevada schools after daughter barred from carrying pocket knife
Sep 01, 2014   01:44 AM  5 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.

Police: X-ray shows Utah suspect swallowed stolen ring in attempt to hide it
Sep 01, 2014   12:20 AM  6 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

Reuters

Pakistani protesters push closer to PM House amid clashes
Sep 01, 2014   06:23 AM  51 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones marched on government buildings in the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation turned vi…

Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine ‘statehood’; rebels fire on ship
Sep 01, 2014   06:17 AM  57 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
MOSCOW/MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on the “statehood” of southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow now endorsed rebel calls f…

Dozens of Turkish police detained over ‘anti-government plot’: media
Sep 01, 2014   06:14 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved in plotting against the governme…

Pakistani protesters push closer to PM House amid clashes
Sep 01, 2014   06:12 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones marched on government buildings in the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation turned vi…

Hong Kong police use pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy protesters
Sep 01, 2014   05:55 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police on Monday used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists who stormed a security check-point at a venue where a senior Chinese official was explaining Beijing’s decision not to grant the forme…

Clashes in Islamabad as pressure mounts on PM to resign
Sep 01, 2014   05:46 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation turned …

CNN

Libyan militia uses vacated U.S. Embassy in Libya as swim club
Sep 01, 2014   04:43 AM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.

Beijing says no to open elections in Hong Kong
Sep 01, 2014   04:37 AM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – World
It’s a decision thousands of protesters feared.

What North Korea wants you to see
Aug 31, 2014   03:42 PM  15 hours ago  CNN.com – World
On a tightly controlled trip, CNN’s Will Ripley gets a glimpse of a country that has built an almost unassailable boundary between it and the outside world.

Lesotho PM alleges army coup attempt
Aug 31, 2014   08:11 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – World
An attempted military coup took place in the remote and mountainous nation of Lesotho on Saturday, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said in an interview aired by South African broadcaster eNCA.

U.N. peacekeepers under fire in Golan Heights
Aug 31, 2014   08:11 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Two U.N. peacekeeper positions in the Golan Heights came under fire Saturday while efforts continued to free 44 detained peacekeepers, the United Nations reported.

U.S. military strikes ISIS targets
Aug 31, 2014   08:10 AM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – World
The United States says it has carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid in the Iraqi town of Amerli to protect an ethnic minority that one official says faces the threat of an “imminent massacre.”

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  9 months 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  9 months 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  9 months 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  9 months 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  9 months 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  9 months 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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