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Reuters

Obama jabs Republican candidates in Walker’s Wisconsin
Jul 02, 2015   08:49 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (Reuters) – President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his…

Former Democratic Senator Webb announces White House campaign
Jul 02, 2015   08:14 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb launched a long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, promising to fight the political influence of big-money interests and bring a new approach to solving pr…

Illinois court asked to clarify state payments without budget
Jul 02, 2015   08:12 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a court to determine what the state can continue to fund in an absence of an enacted budget for the fiscal year that began on Wednesday, she said on Thursday.

Former Democratic Senator Webb announces White House campaign
Jul 02, 2015   07:22 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb announced on Thursday he would make a bid for the White House in 2016, becoming the fourth Democrat to challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton on what is expected to be her march to the n…

State senator asks Justice Department to monitor gay marriage in Texas
Jul 02, 2015   07:02 PM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – A Texas Democratic state senator has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to keep an eye on same-sex marriage in the state after a Republican leader said county clerks could deny wedding licenses on religious grou…

Obama visits Walker’s Wisconsin to tout federal overtime pay rule
Jul 02, 2015   06:41 PM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (Reuters) – President Barack Obama put a political edge on his push for more overtime pay for U.S. workers on Thursday by touting it in Wisconsin, where Republican Governor Scott Walker has made a name for himself by…

CNN

British base cancels July 4 celebrations given threats
Jul 02, 2015   10:34 PM  33 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics

In Wisconsin, Obama offers competing economic vision to Walker’s
Jul 02, 2015   09:57 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics

Sanders adds race, civil rights to his stump speech
Jul 02, 2015   09:44 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics

Rubio’s ad buying plan hits snag
Jul 02, 2015   09:44 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics

‘Bern’-ing cash: $15 million for Sanders
Jul 02, 2015   09:39 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
His presidential campaign has raised about $15 million since it launched in late April, aides to the campaign told CNN on Thursday.

Clinton to tackle race again at conference
Jul 02, 2015   09:39 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics

Washington Post

Rick Perry: It’s the GOP’s duty to reach out to black voters
Jul 02, 2015   10:34 PM  34 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Former governor Rick Perry took his case for the GOP presidential nomination to the nation’s capital Thursday, arguing that it is the Republican Party’s moral and historical duty to court black voters.Read full article >…

Why aren’t more Republicans condemning Donald Trump?
Jul 02, 2015   09:51 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Over the past week, Donald Trump’s inflammatory remarks about Mexican immigrants have enraged the Hispanic community, cost him million-dollar business contracts and dominated media coverage of the 2016 presidential race.Read full article…

As Obama visits his state, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker slams him on Twitter
Jul 02, 2015   09:31 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
As President Obama arrived in Wisconsin on Thursday, Gov. Scott Walker warmly welcomed him with applause, a friendly smile and some laughing banter. Don’t be fooled. These two are not as chummy as they briefly appeared.Read full article …

In New Hampshire, Chris Christie bets his candidacy on town hall meetings
Jul 02, 2015   09:28 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
ROCHESTER, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been a presidential candidate for only a few days, but he already has settled into his routine: gather a crowd, remove his jacket and take questions — and more questions and more quest…

In New Hampshire, Chris Christie bets his candidacy on town hall meetings
Jul 02, 2015   09:28 PM  1 hour ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
ROCHESTER, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been a presidential candidate for only a few days, but he already has settled into his routine: gather a crowd, remove his jacket and take questions — and more questions and more quest…

In New Hampshire, Chris Christie bets his candidacy on town halls
Jul 02, 2015   07:58 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
ROCHESTER, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been a presidential candidate for only a few days, but he’s already settled into his routine: gather a crowd, remove his jacket and take questions — and more questions and more questio…

Reuters

Suspect in pharmacy fire during Baltimore riots charged with arson
Jul 02, 2015   10:31 PM  36 minutes ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A man who prosecutors allege torched a drugstore that came to symbolize the rioting in Baltimore in April was charged on Thursday with federal arson violations that carry the possibility of a 20-year prison sentence.

Connecticut to conduct DNA tests in deciding on retrying disabled man
Jul 02, 2015   10:30 PM  37 minutes ago  Reuters: U.S.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) – Connecticut prosecutors can conduct further genetic testing before deciding whether to retry a mentally disabled man who spent a quarter century in prison until his conviction for rape and murder was overturne…

Bodies of missing Arizona couple found, man arrested for murder
Jul 02, 2015   10:28 PM  39 minutes ago  Reuters: U.S.
PHOENIX (Reuters) – The bodies of an Arizona couple who vanished 10 days ago have been found by police and a local man was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of shooting them to death and burying them in his backyard, authorities said.

Local students have tougher time getting into University of California
Jul 02, 2015   10:17 PM  50 minutes ago  Reuters: U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Winning admission to the prestigious University of California was harder for California students this year than it was for international applicants, according to data released on Thursday likely to further …

Thousands evacuated after freight train derails, catches fire, in Tennessee
Jul 02, 2015   10:01 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed in eastern Tennessee, igniting a fire in one car and spreading noxious fumes that forced the evacuation of more than 5,000 people and the hospitalization of 25, offici…

Bail set for Florida doctor tied to Senator Menendez corruption case
Jul 02, 2015   09:44 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
MIAMI, Fla. (Reuters) – A judge set bail on Thursday at $18 million in a Medicare fraud case for a doctor who has also been accused of bribery and political corruption for giving lavish gifts to U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, his attorney…

CNN

Don’t be scared of shark attacks
Jul 02, 2015   06:46 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Is it safe to go in the water after Carolinas’ shark attacks?
Jul 02, 2015   06:33 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Don’t be scared of shark attacks
Jul 02, 2015   06:23 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Is the July 4th terror threat hyped?
Jul 02, 2015   06:23 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Sweat says murderers split up while on the run
Jul 02, 2015   04:38 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Is it safe to go in the water after Carolinas’ shark attacks?
Jul 02, 2015   03:59 PM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Sharks have attacked 10 people off the coast of North and South Carolina this year, according to the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida, including a man bitten Wednesday on the Outer Banks’ Ocracoke Island.

MSNBC

6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the N.C. Attacks
Jul 02, 2015   09:42 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
After a spike in summer shark attacks, the Director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries named the most common types of sharks that could be responsible for attacks.

Man Charged With Murder In Case of Missing Arizona Couple
Jul 02, 2015   09:40 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Michael and Tina Careccia were killed at a home after some kind of disagreement, and then buried in a grave in Maricopa, authorities said.

Dress Rehearsal? Navy Yard Scare Reflects July 4 Fears
Jul 02, 2015   08:43 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
As July 4 looms, law enforcement is on alert amid concerns about a heightened threat of attacks by ISIS and supporters of the terrorist group.

Prominent ISIS Leader Killed in Coalition Airstrike, U.S. Says
Jul 02, 2015   08:31 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Tariq al-Harzi — one of the first terrorists to join ISIS and a major fundraiser for the group — was the target of a $3 million U.S. reward.

Prominent ISIS Leader Killed in Coalition Airstrike in Syria, U.S. Says
Jul 02, 2015   08:25 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Tariq al-Harzi — one of the first terrorists to join ISIS and a major fundraiser for the group — was the target of a $3 million U.S. reward.

What We Now Know About Escapee’s Final Moments
Jul 02, 2015   08:04 PM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The Border Patrol statement was the first official confirmation that Richard Matt pointed a weapon at officers before he was shot.

Fox News

Man who climbed over White House fence sentenced to time served, to be on probation for a year
Jul 02, 2015   10:05 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A man who climbed over the White House fence last year has been sentenced to time served.

US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat
Jul 02, 2015   10:04 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.

6 Tips on Getting Customer Feedback and Making It Actionable
Jul 02, 2015   10:00 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
While qll entrepreneurs know that customer insights are invaluable to product design and continued improvement, acquiring and organizing useful feedback is easier said than done.

Lawsuit cites Indiana’s new religious objections law in seeking looser rules for sex offenders
Jul 02, 2015   09:58 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana’s new religious objections law in arguing they’ve been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.

DC mansion murder suspect fires defense attorney
Jul 02, 2015   09:44 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
The man accused of killing a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper, and setting their mansion ablaze, fired his defense counsel at a court hearing Thursday.

TV news crews robbed of cameras during live broadcasts
Jul 02, 2015   09:32 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
News crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman was pistol whipped during live broadcasts on Thursday.

Reuters

Kerry urges dialogue, cooperation in message to Venezuela
Jul 02, 2015   10:13 PM  54 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged Venezuela’s government and opposition to find a “peaceful resolution” to their disputes before a Dec. 6 parliamentary election and said the United States wanted to im…

Afghanistan targets U.S. defense contractors in row over back taxes
Jul 02, 2015   10:09 PM  58 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan is threatening to crack down on U.S. defense contractors it says owe hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, including by freezing their bank accounts and refusing to renew yearly business licenses wh…

Syrian Islamist insurgents launch battle to seize government-held Aleppo
Jul 02, 2015   10:03 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian insurgents led by Islamist groups began a major offensive to gain full control of the divided northern city of Aleppo, a monitor and rebels said on Thursday.

Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai: sources
Jul 02, 2015   09:59 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) – Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years.

Malaysia tells U.N. Security Council of push for MH17 tribunal
Jul 02, 2015   09:12 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Malaysia told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday it plans to push for a U.N.-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, though Russia…

No sweat? Colombia turns to lie detectors to tackle government graft
Jul 02, 2015   09:09 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s government plans to carry out lie detector tests on senior civil servants who allocate contracts to private companies as it tries to clamp down on widespread corruption and embezzlement of public funds.

CNN

What the Iran deal is really about
Jul 02, 2015   07:27 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Pilot shut off wrong engine in TransAsia crash
Jul 02, 2015   07:26 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Bloody campaign spills across region and into Egypt
Jul 02, 2015   07:24 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World

17 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai
Jul 02, 2015   07:24 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World
In a dramatic demonstration of its expanding reach, ISIS apparently launched simultaneous attacks Wednesday on five Egyptian military checkpoints, reportedly killing 17 Egyptian soldiers and injuring 30 others.

The ISIS terror threat
Jul 02, 2015   07:22 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World
The aim of the ISIS militant group is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.

Pope Francis to visit South America
Jul 02, 2015   07:16 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – World

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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