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  • fifa corruption charges

    22 minutes ago

    FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

    FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

    Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer...

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  • Texas

    2 hours ago

    Punishing Storms in Texas Test Gov't Emergency Response

    Punishing Storms in Texas Test Gov't Emergency Response

    Deadly severe weather in Texas over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people...

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  • 1 minute ago

    Rick Santorum Launching 2nd White House Run

    Rick Santorum Launching 2nd White House Run

    Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said. The former Pennsylvania senator exceeded the political world's...

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  • 43 minutes ago

    Vatican Official: Irish Gay Marriage Vote a "Defeat for Humanity"

    Vatican Official: Irish Gay Marriage Vote a

    The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic...

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  • muhammad

    10 minutes ago

    "Draw Muhammad" Cartoon Submitted as Ad For D.C. Metro

    The group behind a provocative contest for cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad that led to a deadly shooting in Texas earlier this month has submitted the winning image to run as an advertisement on...

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  • chimpanzee rights

    May 27, 2015

    Chimp Rights to Be Weighed at NYC Court Hearing

    Chimp Rights to Be Weighed at NYC Court Hearing

    Lawyers for two chimpanzees are heading to court to argue that the animals have "personhood" rights and should be freed from the Long Island university where they are kept. The Nonhuman Rights Project has filed...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Family Killed in D.C. Mansion Remembered in Obit

    Family Killed in D.C. Mansion Remembered in Obit

    Three members of a family murdered in their Washington home are being remembered "for their devotion to family and charitable efforts for the less fortunate." An obituary published Tuesday in The Washington Post...

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  • san andreas

    56 minutes ago

    Seismologist Tweets "San Andreas" Film Premiere

    Seismologist Tweets

    The disaster film "San Andreas" received a real-time fact check from one of Southern California's foremost seismologists during its premiere Tuesday night in Hollywood.

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