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Reuters

Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post
Apr 18, 2014   08:53 PM  20 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.

Supreme Court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight
Apr 18, 2014   08:49 PM  20 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva’s…

Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post
Apr 18, 2014   08:37 PM  20 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.

Supreme Court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight
Apr 18, 2014   08:16 PM  20 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd that would have prevented a lower court ruling from going into effect while the court considers an appe…

Obama signs law aimed at stopping Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post
Apr 18, 2014   08:12 PM  20 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.

U.S. appeals court rejects latest challenge to Wisconsin union law
Apr 18, 2014   07:09 PM  21 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected the latest challenge to a Wisconsin law that restricts the power of public-sector unions.

CNN

Obama: Time for political fight to end
Apr 18, 2014   08:11 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
President Obama gives a statement about the political battle regarding the Affordable Care Act.

Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?
Apr 18, 2014   06:19 PM  22 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The Obamacare enrollment is 8 million strong and growing.

Obama: Time to end fight over Obamacare
Apr 18, 2014   06:00 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
President Obama gives a statement about the political battle regarding the Affordable Care Act.

White House on ‘POTUS bromance’
Apr 18, 2014   05:35 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The White House is framing it as a “POTUS bromance,” a “BROTUS,” if you will. CNN’s Jake Tapper reports.

Transcript: Obama answers media queries
Apr 18, 2014   05:34 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
President Barack Obama: Hello, everybody. Before I begin I just want to express on behalf of the American people our deepest condolences to the Republic of Korea, and the families of all those who’ve seen their loved one last when I ferr…

Dispute has its roots in 1970s ‘Rebellion’
Apr 18, 2014   04:58 PM  1 day ago  CNN.com – Politics
Photo gallery: Land rights in the West

USA Today

Sen. Ted Cruz sidesteps question about 2016 plans
Jan 26, 2014   11:29 AM  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 months ago  On Politics
Democrats Michael Bennet of Colo. and Patty Murray of Wash. show pride in their football teams.

Washington Post

The Fix: How the marathon bombings changed everything in Boston politics
Apr 19, 2014   03:30 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The City of Boston has two great loves: Sports and politics. And, a year removed from the Boston Marathon bombings, the influence of that tragedy on the Boston sports community remain apparent.The marathon is, after all, a race. And seve…

She The People: Confronting a taboo after the death of ‘For Brown Girls’ founder
Apr 19, 2014   02:35 PM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Much of Karyn Washington’s online presence — from her organization For Brown Girls , to her beauty-driven #DarkSkinRedLip project — sought to uplift other women and make them feel beautiful. When news broke last week that the 22-year-o…

The Fix: The taxonomy of the political book hatchet job
Apr 19, 2014   01:00 PM  4 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Earlier this year, when Buzzfeed announced they were killing scathing book reviews in an effort to create LOL nirvana, literary types watched the funeral, aghast. Why would you dispose with one of the most fun and underrated weapons left…

Notes from the Clinton White House
Apr 19, 2014   12:08 AM  16 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The National Archives made public Friday 7,500 pages of previously unseen documents from former President Bill Clinton’s administration. Like earlier releases, the internal e-mails, speech drafts and memos provide interesting vignettes a…

Obama signs into law a measure aimed at blocking visa for Iran’s proposed U.N. envoy
Apr 18, 2014   09:36 PM  19 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama on Friday signed a law barring the U.S. government from providing a visa to any nominee to the United Nations deemed to have engaged in terrorist activity, a measure aimed at blocking Iran’s preferred ambassador to the wo…

Obama signs into law a measure aimed at blocking visa for Iran’s proposed U.N. envoy
Apr 18, 2014   09:36 PM  19 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
President Obama on Friday signed a law barring the U.S. government from providing a visa to any nominee to the United Nations deemed to have engaged in terrorist activity, a measure aimed at blocking Iran’s preferred ambassador to the wo…

Reuters

Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: police
Apr 19, 2014   06:09 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said, but no gun was recovered during the incident.

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight
Apr 19, 2014   04:53 AM  12 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
DENVER (Reuters) – A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote taxiway after an unspecified “potential security threat” onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane, but authorities later saw the…

Landslide gains speed, threatens Wyoming resort homes
Apr 19, 2014   04:53 AM  12 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – A slow-moving landslide threatening the affluent Wyoming community of Jackson is picking up speed, with safety concerns prompting authorities to halt efforts to stabilize the area, city officials said on Friday.

Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: police
Apr 19, 2014   04:05 AM  12 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said.

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight
Apr 19, 2014   03:33 AM  13 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
DENVER (Reuters) – A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote taxiway after an unspecified “potential security threat” onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane, interviewed and the scene sec…

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight
Apr 19, 2014   01:43 AM  15 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
DENVER (Reuters) – A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified “potential security threat” onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being intervi…

CNN

A new way for the KKK?
Apr 19, 2014   03:58 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A Klan leader says the hate group condemns recent attacks at Kansas Jewish facilities. The “new” Klan is not about violence, he insisted. Is it even conceivable that the KKK could change it’s image?

FBI questions Delta flight passengers
Apr 19, 2014   01:18 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The FBI questioned passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat.

National parks free this weekend
Apr 19, 2014   01:17 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Looking for something free to do this weekend? Check out a national park.

FBI questions Delta flight passengers
Apr 19, 2014   10:18 AM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The FBI questioned passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat.

10 things you didn’t know about Las Vegas
Apr 18, 2014   10:57 PM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Not many cities evoke as many instant associations as Las Vegas.

Judge explodes: ‘I hope you die’
Apr 18, 2014   03:37 PM  1 day ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A convicted killer interrupts a relative of the victim during sentencing, prompting a Michigan judge to erupt in court.

MSNBC

Armed Robbers in N.J. Scrap Yard: ‘Shut Up Or I’m Going to Shoot You’
Apr 19, 2014   03:51 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Armed Robbers in Elizabeth, N.J., tied up the owners of a scrap metal yard Friday and shot at police in an attempt to steal nearly $250K in car parts.

Conn. Grandmother Left Vengeful Note Before Murdering Grandsons: Report
Apr 19, 2014   03:25 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Debra Denison, who shot and killed her two grandsons before committing suicide, reportedly left a note to their parents before last year’s grisly act.

Deadly Diseases Rising for Cats and Dogs
Apr 19, 2014   03:25 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News

Busted! 81 Percent of Parents Steal Easter Candy From Kids
Apr 19, 2014   03:25 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Chocolate bunnies will be in kids’ baskets on Easter. His ears will be the first to go, and there’s a good chance it will be a parent eating them.

Hospital Technician Admits Lying About Test Results
Apr 19, 2014   03:25 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News

Columbine Survivor Heads Back to the School 15 Years Later
Apr 19, 2014   03:08 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Columbine High School Littleton, Colorado April 20, 199913 killed (15 including the shooters), 21 injuredSam’s entire ten day journey has led up to his final stop, Columbine High School.

USA Today

Police raid LA Times building after threat reports
Apr 19, 2014   12:08 PM  4 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Police took a man into custody inside the building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report.

How a NYC cab driver evaded $28K in tolls
Apr 19, 2014   10:53 AM  6 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Now the 69-year-old faces grand larceny charges and seven years in prison.

Biometric identification that goes beyond fingerprints
Apr 19, 2014   10:39 AM  6 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
New biometric identification offers convenience, but it can threaten privacy and security.

Smart home tech doesn’t have to be ugly
Apr 19, 2014   10:27 AM  6 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Why do some smart home accessories look like they came out of a nursing home?

Atlanta civil rights museum focuses on stories, not memorials
Apr 19, 2014   09:04 AM  7 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
The center, opening in June, uses “communal storytelling” to target Millennials and their kids.

Warming worsens Western wildfires
Apr 19, 2014   07:30 AM  9 hours ago  USATODAY.com Nation – Top Stories
Study finds massive wildfires are on the rise in western U.S. due to climate change.

Fox News

Sleeping Florida woman dies after car crashes into bedroom
Apr 19, 2014   04:11 PM  49 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A Florida woman died early Saturday after a car plowed through the side of her home as she was sleeping, Sarasota police said.

Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart
Apr 19, 2014   03:20 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

Ole Miss fraternity members accused of tying noose around statue of first black student
Apr 19, 2014   02:05 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white Southern college.

Woman finds dead body under deck during Easter egg hunt with son
Apr 19, 2014   01:57 PM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body.

Man arrested for alleged fraud in Austria after asking police whether he faces investigation
Apr 19, 2014   01:47 PM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom
Apr 19, 2014   12:33 PM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

Reuters

New militant group claims responsibility for Friday blast in Cairo
Apr 19, 2014   03:06 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
CAIRO (Reuters) – The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo.

Strong 7.5 magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea
Apr 19, 2014   03:05 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
(Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for the Pacific Island nation and neighboring Solomon Islands, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting
Apr 19, 2014   03:04 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana’s presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the West African nation.

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting
Apr 19, 2014   02:29 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana’s presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the West African nation.

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea
Apr 19, 2014   02:00 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 was recorded off Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea
Apr 19, 2014   01:45 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 was recorded off Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

CNN

Police: Texts from trapped survivors fake
Apr 19, 2014   12:23 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Disgust, anger and shock greeted statements from South Korean authorities that texts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry were fake.

Most endangered species in Africa
Apr 19, 2014   12:20 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Africa is home to much unique wildlife, but many of its iconic species are threatened. Find out more about its most endangered animals.

Drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants
Apr 19, 2014   11:57 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
A drone strike in Yemen killed at least 15 people on Saturday, including 12 suspected al Qaeda militants, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.

4 French journalists freed after 10 months in Syria
Apr 19, 2014   11:36 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Four French journalists who had been held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, the French President’s office said Saturday.

Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche
Apr 19, 2014   11:35 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Another Sherpa guide died in Friday’s Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

Official: Flight 370 search to intensify
Apr 19, 2014   10:22 AM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said — adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane’s last flight.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  5 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  5 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  5 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  5 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  5 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  5 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

Official: Diver spots 3 bodies in sunken ferry
Apr 19, 2014   12:22 PM  4 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Rescuers planned 40 dives Saturday in an attempt to enter the ferry and retrieve at least some of the missing.

Prosecutor: Mate was steering ferry route for 1st time
Apr 19, 2014   12:22 PM  4 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
Rescuers planned 40 dives Saturday in an attempt to enter the ferry and retrieve at least some of the missing.

Around the world in 180 characters
Apr 19, 2014   12:03 PM  4 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
USA TODAY’s bite-size look at the past week’s top stories from around the world.

Venice wants out of Italy
Apr 19, 2014   11:15 AM  5 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
A movement for the Italian region that includes Venice to declare itself independent is gaining momentum.

Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea
Apr 19, 2014   10:41 AM  6 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
The magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck late Saturday 47 miles southwest of the town of Panguna.

Biometric identification that goes beyond fingerprints
Apr 19, 2014   10:39 AM  6 hours ago  USATODAY.com World – Top Stories
New biometric identification offers convenience, but it can threaten privacy and security.

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