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Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken
Aug 20, 2014   12:15 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felo…

Lawmakers threaten Ex-Im Bank subpoena in oversight rebuff
Aug 19, 2014   11:55 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank’s refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers …

Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken
Aug 19, 2014   11:29 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felo…

Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken
Aug 19, 2014   10:58 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felo…

Indicted Texas Governor Perry turns himself in for fingerprints, photo
Aug 19, 2014   10:28 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, turned himself in to authorities for fingerprinting and a mug shot on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felony…

California lawmakers pass bill banning inmate sterilizations
Aug 19, 2014   09:48 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – California lawmakers sent a bill to ban sterilization surgeries on inmates in California prisons to Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday, after media reports and a later audit showed officials failed to follow th…

CNN

Perry: I did the right thing
Aug 19, 2014   10:36 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a statement before appearing at the Travis County Court to be fingerprinted and booked.

Howard Dean: I hope Hillary Clinton becomes president
Aug 19, 2014   10:32 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Howard Dean still thinks Hillary Clinton will have a Democratic challenger in 2016 — maybe several of them. But he won’t be one of them. And he sounds like he’s ready to join the team.

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: ‘We will prevail’
Aug 19, 2014   10:29 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said his actions “were not only lawful and legal but right,” as he was booked on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Obama cautious in comments on Ferguson, no visit now
Aug 19, 2014   08:23 PM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
As outrage flares and more questions are raised over the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, President Barack Obama increasingly finds himself drawn to the center of the discussion.

Minorities become majority in U.S. public schools
Aug 19, 2014   04:09 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Ruben Navarrette says the increasing diversity of America is something to celebrate, not fear.

Can Hillary Clinton win over the left?
Aug 19, 2014   04:09 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Julian Zelizer says the left mistrusts Clinton but there are ways she can win support from liberals in 2016

USA Today

Sen. Ted Cruz sidesteps question about 2016 plans
Jan 26, 2014   11:29 AM  6 months ago  On Politics
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, declines to say whether he’ll run for president.

Mitch McConnell: I’m not an ‘Obama enabler’
Jan 26, 2014   10:45 AM  6 months ago  On Politics
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell says White House “snickering” at idea that he supports Obama.

Paul Ryan: Being House speaker isn’t family friendly
Jan 24, 2014   08:54 AM  6 months ago  On Politics
Rep. Paul Ryan told a Texas audience that he’s not interested in becoming House speaker.

Romney: Sochi Winter Olympics ‘will be safe’
Jan 24, 2014   07:49 AM  6 months ago  On Politics
Mitt Romney, who ran 2002 Winter Olympics, says “hard sites” at Sochi Games will be safe.

Virginia poll: Warner leads Gillespie for Senate
Jan 23, 2014   12:10 PM  6 months ago  On Politics
By 50%-30%, Virginia voters say they support Democratic Sen. Mark Warner over GOP challenger.

Senators trash talk Super Bowl via Twitter
Jan 23, 2014   11:21 AM  6 months ago  On Politics
Democrats Michael Bennet of Colo. and Patty Murray of Wash. show pride in their football teams.

Washington Post

Rick Perry, facing two felony counts, is booked in Texas
Aug 20, 2014   12:57 AM  30 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), under indictment on two felony counts, was booked by authorities Tuesday afternoon, a process during which he declared his innocence and vowed to fight the charges. “I’m going to enter this courthouse with my h…

The QuikTrip gas station, Ferguson protesters’ staging ground, is now silent
Aug 20, 2014   12:46 AM  41 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
FERGUSON, Mo. — The red and white gas station at the corner of West Florissant Avenue and Northwinds Estates Drive was the victim of a rumor. On Sunday, there was a false report that employees of the gas station had called 911 to report …

Q&A: The Michael Brown shooting is going before a grand jury. Here’s how it will work.
Aug 20, 2014   12:22 AM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
A St. Louis County grand jury is expected to review evidence related to the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson. Here are some questions and answers about the process. R…

Federal Diary: Report shows lack of diversity in top civil service ranks
Aug 20, 2014   12:10 AM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The latest annual Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) report on the federal workplace is not happy summer reading for diversity advocates. The numbers, graphs and tables document a story they know too well. Read full article &…

Al Kamen: Despite financial woes, SeaWorld still awash in political activity
Aug 20, 2014   12:07 AM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales. The company last week reported second-quarter losses, its…

Top Obama advisers tell African American leaders that justice will prevail in Ferguson
Aug 19, 2014   11:55 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The White House is working behind the scenes to assure leading civil rights groups that the administration is determined to see justice achieved in the Michael Brown shooting as President Obama seeks to preserve his support in the black …

Reuters

Florida woman shoots grandson, 7, after mistaking him for intruder
Aug 19, 2014   01:37 PM  11 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – A 7-year-old Florida boy was in critical but stable condition on Tuesday after being shot by his grandmother, who mistakenly thought he was an intruder, sheriff’s officials said.

U.S. police come under gunfire, arrest 31 in Missouri racial unrest
Aug 19, 2014   01:21 PM  12 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – U.S. police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black te…

Convicted Oregon bomber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison
Aug 19, 2014   05:34 AM  19 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) – A man convicted of bombing an Oregon district attorney’s office last year in a bid to delay his prosecution on unrelated burglary charges was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in federal prison.

With Sterling saga over, Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation
Aug 19, 2014   04:50 AM  20 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the…

Two California youths accused of plotting high school shooting spree
Aug 19, 2014   03:58 AM  21 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Police in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena said on Monday they had thwarted a mass shooting plot with the arrest of two teenagers who were conspiring to kill several staffers and as many fellow students as…

National Guard deploys as curfew lifted in violence-hit Missouri town
Aug 19, 2014   03:31 AM  21 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) – Missouri’s governor lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday as National Guard troops were called out after days of violent unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenage…

CNN

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: ‘We will prevail’
Aug 19, 2014   10:54 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
Aug 19, 2014   10:53 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley, who disappeared in November 2012 in Syria.

Rescue crews respond to Phoenix flash floods
Aug 19, 2014   10:32 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
As many as 4 inches of rain fell near Phoenix on Tuesday, sending flash floodwater through areas of Arizona already saturated from recent rains.

Rescue crews respond to Phoenix flash floods
Aug 19, 2014   08:32 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
As many as 4 inches of rain fell near Phoenix on Tuesday, sending flash floodwater through areas of Arizona already saturated from recent rains.

Guard’s role in quelling past unrest
Aug 19, 2014   07:53 PM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
They’ve served in every U.S. war since 1637. When natural disasters strike, they’re often among the first to head to the epicenter.

Trayvon Martin’s mother’s letter
Aug 19, 2014   07:15 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The pain that Michael Brown’s parents are going through in Ferguson, Missouri, is something Sybrina Fulton can relate to. She is Trayvon Martin’s mother. Here are her words to Michael’s mother.

MSNBC

2002: Passenger Relives Air Transat Flight 236
Aug 16, 2014   03:42 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Margaret McKinnon’s flight from the U.S. to Portugal ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean but made a successful emergency landing on a small island in the Azores.

Adult and Child Die in Texas Plane Crash
Aug 16, 2014   03:27 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The twin-engine Cessna 414 crashed near Bowie in North Texas at 3:44 p.m. Friday, killing an adult and two children.

New Top Cop Unhappy With Ferguson Chief’s Remarks
Aug 16, 2014   03:25 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
“I will be talking to the chief,” said Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, adding: “We don’t need to be giving hints. We need to say it.”

Adult, Two Kids Die in Texas Plane Crash
Aug 16, 2014   02:56 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The twin-engine Cessna 414 crashed near Bowie in North Texas at 3:44 p.m. Friday, killing an adult and two children.

Rage Returns but Ferguson Stays Calm After New Revelations
Aug 16, 2014   02:48 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Anger returned after police released a surveillance tape appearing to show Michael Brown robbing a convenience store just before he was shot.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Hit With Coercion Indictment
Aug 16, 2014   02:00 AM  3 days ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The indictment stems from an allegation the Texas governor vetoed state funding to the Travis County Public Integrity Unit for political purposes.

USA Today

Hot wheels: Man charged with selling neighbor’s vehicle
Jun 24, 2014   12:56 PM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Neighbor’s Jeep Grand Cherokee was sold to salvage yard for $300 while he was away.

Long-lost shipwreck found in Lake Michigan, explorer says
Jun 24, 2014   12:39 PM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
The Griffin was commanded by a 17th-century French explorer.

Obama gets his fast-food fix again
Jun 24, 2014   12:35 PM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Obama stops for a casual lunch at Chipotle.

Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan valor
Jun 24, 2014   11:58 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts to be recognized for actions during deadly Battle of Wanat.

Why you should care about the U.K. phone-hacking case
Jun 24, 2014   11:43 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
As the British phone hacking scandal continues to unfold, we look at why it matters to Americans.

Shocking CDC anti-smoking campaign is back with new ads
Jun 24, 2014   11:32 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Former smokers show what the deadly habit can do

Fox News

Erin Corwin case: Former Marine charged in killing inquired about body disposal, sheriff says
Aug 20, 2014   12:05 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff’s investigator said.

Officials: 2 men hold 6 hostages in Chicago suburb of Harvey; police officers wounded
Aug 19, 2014   11:46 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
Authorities were negotiating Tuesday with two men barricaded in a home and holding a woman and five children hostage in the south suburbs of Chicago.

Potential charges against suburban St. Louis police officer who shot, killed Michael Brown
Aug 19, 2014   11:03 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Man wins release after judge tosses murder conviction from 1989 fire that killed daughter
Aug 19, 2014   10:39 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A New York City man who has spent 24 years in prison for setting a fire that killed his daughter will be released from custody while prosecutors decide whether to retry him.

County spokeswoman: At least 57 arrests overnight in Ferguson, almost double police report
Aug 19, 2014   10:25 PM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The number of people arrested Monday night and Tuesday morning in Ferguson, Missouri, far exceeds what police originally said.

Nation’s drug czar says updates to northern border plan include focus on Bakken oil patch
Aug 19, 2014   10:22 PM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The nation’s acting drug czar promised more coordination with Canada on drug trafficking issues Tuesday and highlighted his northern border strategy by touring an area in North Dakota where authorities say heroin and other drugs are bein…

Reuters

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist
Aug 20, 2014   01:01 AM  26 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamist militants fighting in Iraq released a video on Tuesday which purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley and U.S. officials said they were working to determine its authenticity.

Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire
Aug 20, 2014   12:57 AM  30 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza.

Advancing Ukraine troops take fight to heart of pro-Moscow rebellion
Aug 20, 2014   12:56 AM  31 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
DONETSK Ukraine/BERLIN (Reuters) – A gun battle broke out in the center of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk and residents ran for cover from artillery fire on Tuesday, taking a government military offensive into the heart of the …

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist
Aug 20, 2014   12:48 AM  39 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamist militants fighting in Iraq released a video on Tuesday which purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley and U.S. officials said they were working to determine its authenticity.

Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another
Aug 20, 2014   12:39 AM  48 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, and images of another U.S. journalist w…

Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another
Aug 20, 2014   12:27 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, and images of another U.S. journalist w…

CNN

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
Aug 19, 2014   10:40 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley, who disappeared in November 2012 in Syria.

29 rockets, 20 minutes: Truce broken
Aug 19, 2014   09:15 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce. Hamas denies firing rockets.

Rare pale-headed croc kills man
Aug 19, 2014   07:47 PM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed “Michael Jackson” in Australia’s Northern Territory.

Israel-Gaza truce broken … again
Aug 19, 2014   07:34 PM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce. Hamas denies firing rockets.

Gaza zoo animals suffering
Aug 19, 2014   07:10 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – World
The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn’t be sadder.

Bootcamp helps kick internet addiction
Aug 19, 2014   06:40 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – World
CNN’s David McKenzie visits a school in China devoted to helping children kick their addiction to the internet.

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.

USA Today

Rieder: A guilty verdict for sleazy journalism
Jun 24, 2014   12:15 PM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Key figure in British phone-hacking scandal faces a stint in the slammer

Sudan woman, freed from death row, detained at airport
Jun 24, 2014   11:53 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
A Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan and later freed has been detained.

‘Face’ of search for Flight 370 leaving post
Jun 24, 2014   11:51 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Hishammuddin Hussein will give up job as Malaysia’s acting transportation minister.

Century-old Mafia murder apparently solved
Jun 24, 2014   10:26 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
After more than 100 years, Italian police believe they’ve solved the killing of a famed New York police detective.

Rebekah Brooks cleared in U.K. phone-hacking trial
Jun 24, 2014   07:13 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Former British tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks has been acquitted in a London court of charges related to phone hacking.

Putin seeks to revoke right to use troops in Ukraine
Jun 24, 2014   06:38 AM  1 month ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Previously announced cease-fire appears to be largely holding.

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