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  • Sep 3, 2015

    GOP Seeks to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

    GOP Seeks to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

    Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances. The...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Obama Administration Has the Votes for Iran Deal

    Obama Administration Has the Votes for Iran Deal

    The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.In the Senate, Democratic supporters can claim a decisive 34 votes...

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  • Sep 2, 2015

    Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages Has Divorced 3 Times

    Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages Has Divorced 3 Times

    The Kentucky clerk who says she's following "God's word" in her refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples is a longtime civil servant with her own history of marital struggles. Rowan County Clerk...

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  • Sep 2, 2015

    U.S. Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

    U.S. Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

    American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

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  • Sep 2, 2015

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    More Americans will take to the streets and skies this Labor Day weekend than last year, in a continuation of recent travel trends. According to the AAA Labor Day Holiday Travel Forecast, 35.5 million Americans...

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    Sep 3, 2015

    Hundreds at Vigil for Fallen Ill. Officer, Manhunt Continues

    Hundreds at Vigil for Fallen Ill. Officer, Manhunt Continues

    Vigils have been scheduled for Wednesday night to honor Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, who was gunned down in the line of duty in Fox Lake, Illinois, Tuesday. Flags were at half-staff Wednesday...

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  • Sep 2, 2015

    Sony Settles Lawsuit Filed by 50,000 Workers

    Sony Settles Lawsuit Filed by 50,000 Workers

    Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said...

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  • 15 minutes ago

    Migrant Boat Capsizes, Some Dead

    Migrant Boat Capsizes, Some Dead

    A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said Thursday, adding there were an unknown number of fatalities.

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  • 2 hours ago

    Tesla Says it Will Take Orders for Cheaper Car in March

    Tesla Says it Will Take Orders for Cheaper Car in March

    Tesla Motors says it will reveal its lower-cost Model 3 electric car in March and will start taking orders then. In a tweet Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the car will start at $35,000, or about half the...

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