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Bill Chappell

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Eduard Shevardnadze, Former Georgian President, Dies At 86

Monday, July 07, 2014

The former Soviet minister and Georgian president is credited with helping end the Cold War. He died Monday following a long illness, his spokeswoman tells the media.

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Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up 'Knit-In' At Vermont Utility

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Five police cars responded to perhaps the most civil of all disobediences: five women knitting at a gas company's headquarters.

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VIDEO: A 4-Year-Old With A Crossover Dribble

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Basketball player Josiah Brown can dribble with either hand; he has a spin move and he regularly hits shots from outside the lane. But he's still just 4.

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Germany Votes For First-Ever Minimum Wage, Around $11.50

Thursday, July 03, 2014

By comparison, the U.S. is debating a raise to its minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. The new German law includes several exceptions.

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U.S. Added 288,000 Jobs In June, Labor Department Says

Thursday, July 03, 2014

This is the fifth consecutive month that American employers have added more than 200,000 jobs. Last month, the U.S. job market hit a milestone, finally surpassing pre-recession levels.

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Now A Hurricane, Arthur Steams Along Eastern Seaboard

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Arthur is now packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph; it could bring hurricane conditions to North Carolina tonight.

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Protesters Turn Back Buses Of Immigrant Detainees Near San Diego

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The buses were carrying nearly 140 people who had reportedly crossed the border in Texas. The protest drew a counterprotest by advocates for immigrants.

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Google Glass Faces A Ban In British Movie Theaters

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Just one week after the Google Glass eyewear went on sale in the U.K., fears of movie piracy have led an industry group to call for a ban on the device in theaters.

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Oh, Pooh: Bear Cub Gets Head Stuck In Cookie Jar

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A plastic jar of animal crackers was too enticing for a young bear in New Jersey, which got its head irretrievably wedged

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Navy Promotes Its First Female 4-Star Admiral

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Adm. Michelle Howard says that when she called a Navy office to order the women's four-star shoulder boards, she was told that they didn't exist.

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Tim Howard Emerges As Hero In U.S. World Cup Loss

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

After a wrenching loss to Belgium, fans are touting the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard, Photoshopping his head onto U.S. currency and (briefly) naming him secretary of defense on Wikipedia.

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Palestinians Clash With Israeli Forces After Teen Is Abducted

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

In Jerusalem, violence follows the discovery of a body believed to be that of an abducted Palestinian teen. The crime is being seen as a possible act of retribution for the deaths of three Israelis.

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5 Things To Know For The U.S. Vs. Belgium Game

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Two key questions are whether the U.S. can strike early, as it did against Ghana, and whether Belgium can pull away late, as it has in all its games so far in Brazil.

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VA Offers Doctor's Appointment To Man Who Died In 2012

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

A Massachusetts woman got a letter saying that a Veterans Affairs hospital was ready to see her husband, a Vietnam veteran who died of a brain tumor nearly two years ago.

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Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Activists are threatening to blockade the city's financial district unless China allows a free and fair vote to elect Hong Kong's leader.

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France's Former President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Suspicions about Nicolas Sarkozy's fundraising activities also touch on late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the heiress to the L'Oreal fortune.

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Israel Kills Man In Raid As Troops Seek Teens' Abductors

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The operation was part of the search for two Palestinians suspected in the deaths of three Israeli teens whose bodies were found Monday.

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Altidore Will Be Ready For Belgium, U.S. Soccer Says

Monday, June 30, 2014

Forward Jozy Altidore, who missed the U.S. team's last two World Cup games with a strained hamstring, is "ready and available" to play Tuesday, U.S. Soccer has announced.

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Details Of GM Recall Compensation Plan Released

Monday, June 30, 2014

GM's compensation program for claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the automaker.

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Some Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Says

Monday, June 30, 2014

The case, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, is perhaps the most important decision of the term. It centers on the Affordable Care Act's guarantee of no-cost prescription contraception.

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