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Biden says cannot say yet whether he will mount White House run
Sep 04, 2015   03:15 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
ATLANTA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he is still trying to determine whether he has the emotional energy to mount a White House bid in 2016 but cannot say yet whether he will.

Trump accuses talk-show radio host of ‘gotcha’ question
Sep 04, 2015   02:32 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not take kindly in a radio interview on Thursday to being asked to identify the affiliations of various militant leaders in the Middle East, saying the host was as…

Biden says cannot say yet whether he will mount White House run
Sep 04, 2015   02:11 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
ATLANTA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he is trying to determine whether he has the emotional energy to mount a White House bid in 2016 but cannot say yet whether he can do it.

Jeb Bush rejects Trump demand that everyone speak English in U.S
Sep 04, 2015   01:59 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
LACONIA, N.H. (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday rejected what he called a bizarre notion voiced by front-running rival Donald Trump that people should speak English in the United States.

Pressured by party, Trump signs Republican loyalty pledge
Sep 04, 2015   01:04 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party establishment and signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate in the November 2016 presidential election.

Bush says will lay out tax reform plan next week in North Carolina
Sep 03, 2015   11:53 PM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
HAMPTON, N.H. (Reuters) – Jeb Bush will lay out a tax plan next week aimed at lowering corporate and personal tax rates and giving the U.S. economy a jolt, the Republican presidential candidate said on Thursday.

CNN

Jeb Bush on Trump: ‘You’re damn right I’m going to fight back’
Sep 04, 2015   02:59 AM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
A fiery Jeb Bush ramped up his rhetoric against presidential rival Donald Trump Thursday night in yet another show of force as the former Florida governor changes tactics to go after the Republican front-runner.

Biden ‘would not hesitate’ to run in 2016 if family can handle race
Sep 04, 2015   02:04 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Trump: ‘I have signed the pledge’
Sep 04, 2015   02:04 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Top Clinton aide: No work-related emails were withheld or destroyed
Sep 04, 2015   01:21 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Hillary Clinton says her use of a private email server didn’t break the law — but she could be damaged by a former State Department employee’s refusal to testify before Congress about it.

Not losers: Trump praises Tom Brady, Kanye West
Sep 04, 2015   01:21 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Despite all of the loser-calling coming from GOP front-runner Donald Trump, it appears he does like at least two fellow celebrities.

Trump: Asking about terror leaders is a ‘gotcha question’
Sep 04, 2015   12:36 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Donald Trump said Thursday he believes getting asked about the heads of major terrorist organizations amounts to a “gotcha question.”

Washington Post

Marco Rubio announces he doesn’t support granting Puerto Rico the bankruptcy provisions it’s looking for
Sep 04, 2015   04:00 AM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Rubio and Hillary Clinton are both campaigning on the island Friday.

Biden openly ponders whether he has the ’emotional energy to run’ for president
Sep 04, 2015   02:33 AM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Close friends and associates say Biden is still reeling from the death of his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, who passed away in May after a bout with brain cancer.

Biden openly ponders whether he has the ’emotional energy to run’ for president
Sep 04, 2015   02:33 AM  3 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Close friends and associates say Biden is still reeling from the death of his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, who passed away in May after a bout with brain cancer.

Donald Trump just tripped up on the air over foreign policy. Again and again.
Sep 04, 2015   12:41 AM  5 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Not exactly the kind of news Trump was looking to make today.

Chris Christie blames ‘this president’s deceit’ for Syrian refugee deaths
Sep 03, 2015   11:12 PM  6 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Christie: “This president has allowed these folks to be slaughtered.”

Chris Christie blames ‘this president’s deceit’ for Syrian refugee deaths
Sep 03, 2015   11:12 PM  6 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Christie: “This president has allowed these folks to be slaughtered.”

Reuters

Shooting kills one, wounds two at community college in Sacramento
Sep 04, 2015   04:01 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – One person was killed and two others wounded after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said on Thursday.

Family of slain Washington state farmworker seeks $25 million in U.S. lawsuit
Sep 04, 2015   03:45 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Relatives of an unarmed Mexican immigrant farmworker who was shot dead this year by patrolmen in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking more than $25 million in damages.

U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
Sep 04, 2015   02:17 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
ASHLAND, Ky. (Reuters) – A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Co…

Brady to suit up after ‘Deflategate’ win; NFL appeals
Sep 04, 2015   01:32 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Star quarterback Tom Brady will play in the New England Patriots’ season opener next week after a federal judge threw out his “Deflategate” suspension on Thursday – but the National Football League has not conceded d…

Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules
Sep 04, 2015   01:12 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone locations, under a policy announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday.

Shooting kills one, wounds two at community college in Sacramento
Sep 04, 2015   12:46 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – One person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting at a Sacramento community college, police said on Thursday.

CNN

Clerk won’t budge over same-sex marriage licenses
Sep 03, 2015   09:56 PM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

1 killed in Marines helicopter hard landing at Camp Lejeune
Sep 03, 2015   06:32 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
One service member was killed and as many as 10 others were injured when a U.S. Marines helicopter had a hard landing Wednesday night at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, the Marine Corps said.

French official: Plane debris from MH370
Sep 03, 2015   06:32 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

‘Certainty’ that Reunion debris from MH370, French official says
Sep 03, 2015   06:16 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Now even French investigators are convinced: The airplane debris found on Reunion Island in July belonged to vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a top French prosecutor said Thursday.

Judge vacates Tom Brady’s four-game suspension
Sep 03, 2015   06:16 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Judge vacates Tom Brady’s four-game suspension
Sep 03, 2015   03:10 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
[Breaking news update, posted at 10:36 a.m. ET]

MSNBC

Three Shot, One Killed, Near Sacramento College
Sep 04, 2015   05:01 AM  40 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A gunman was at large after three people were shot, one of them fatally, in a parking lot near Sacramento City College in California.

Train Hero Returns Home to Cheering Crowd
Sep 04, 2015   04:32 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Airman Spencer Stone, one of three Americans credited with stopping a terror attack, returned to California to cheers from a crowd.

Drone Crashes Into Stands During U.S. Open Match
Sep 04, 2015   03:44 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The NYPD said it is “conducting an ongoing investigation” after the aircraft buzzed over the court and landed in an empty section of seats Thursday.

Drone Crashes Into Stands During U.S. Open Match
Sep 04, 2015   03:43 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The NYPD said it is “conducting an ongoing investigation” after the aircraft buzzed over the court and landed in an empty section of seats Thursday.

Community Goes Blue for Fallen Officer
Sep 04, 2015   03:11 AM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
People are showing their support for murdered Deputy Darren Goforth and law enforcement by placing blue ribbons around their homes.

Three Shot, One Killed, Near Sacramento College
Sep 04, 2015   02:48 AM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A gunman was at large after three people were shot, one of them fatally, in a parking lot near Sacramento City College in California.

Fox News

Missouri 11-year-old fatally shoots 16-year-old intruder
Sep 04, 2015   07:15 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
An 11-year-old boy shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during an attempted home invasion Thursday afternoon, St. Louis County police said.

Virginia police officer indicted on murder, firearms charges in fatal Walmart shooting
Sep 04, 2015   07:15 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A Virginia police officer who shot and killed a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot was indicted Thursday on charges of first-degree murder and using a gun in a felony.

Officials: 3 hurt, including suspect, in machete attack on University of Arkansas campus
Sep 04, 2015   05:21 AM  21 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Officials say a man with a machete injured two people during an attack in a wooded area of the University of Arkansas campus.

Utah softball coach dies after lightning strike at family picnic
Sep 04, 2015   05:20 AM  22 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A popular softball coach from Lehi has died after being shocked over the weekend during a family picnic when lightning hit a nearby tree.

Arby’s fires manager, suspends clerk who allegedly refused to serve Florida police officer
Sep 04, 2015   04:44 AM  57 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
The Arby’s fast food chain announced late Thursday that it had fired a Florida restaurant manager and suspended a clerk after a female police officer said she had been denied service because she was a cop.

3 California jail guards arrested after inmate died of blunt trauma
Sep 04, 2015   04:23 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
Three California deputies have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt drama, authorities said on Thursday.

Reuters

After troop cuts, China military warns reforms will be hard
Sep 04, 2015   05:03 AM  39 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement…

Migrants scuffle with Hungary police; dead toddler’s image shocks Europe
Sep 04, 2015   04:37 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) – Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appall…

Russia’s Putin calls for international coalition on extremism
Sep 04, 2015   03:43 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday to establish an international coalition on extremism, saying he had talked with U.S. President Barack Obama about the initiative.

Guatemala’s president quits, jailed pending hearing on corruption charges
Sep 04, 2015   03:03 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala’s Otto Perez resigned as president and was jailed on Thursday while a judge weighs charging him in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into a political crisis days …

Migrants scuffle with Hungary police; dead toddler’s image shocks Europe
Sep 04, 2015   02:53 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) – Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appall…

Putin urges investors to invest in Russia’s Far East
Sep 04, 2015   02:15 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: World News
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – Russia is interested in both foreign and domestic investment, especially in the country’s Far East region, President Vladimir Putin told the Eastern Economic Forum on Friday.

CNN

Toddler, brother, mom died fleeing war, had hoped for Canada
Sep 03, 2015   03:19 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World

World’s biggest selfie to be taken in Australia
Sep 03, 2015   03:08 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
The trouble with selfies… OK, one of the troubles with selfies, is it’s so hard to see anything past that grimacing face bang, slap in the center.

What Chinese call Cumberbatch
Sep 03, 2015   03:08 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
When Benedict Cumberbatch’s baby boy was born in June, the newborn immediately became a global obsession.

Thai bomb suspect carrying ‘formula’
Sep 03, 2015   03:07 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Fingerprints taken from possible bomb-making material found at an apartment in Bangkok at the weekend, match those from a second suspect arrested in connection with last month’s deadly bombing at a popular shrine in the city, Thai police…

Guatemala’s scandal deepens
Sep 03, 2015   03:06 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina resigned late Wednesday amid a corruption scandal, his spokesman said.

Son’s memory travels the globe in toy cars
Sep 03, 2015   03:05 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Hilary and Zac Cheney are delighted that people have found connections to their late 4-year-old son across the nation. Those ties have even transcended international borders.

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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