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Dana Farrington

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Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The agreement follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys. Customers of both department stores said they had been targeted as suspects of theft because of their race.

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SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after an orca named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training. But it still faces criticism.

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Ferguson Update: Holder Writes Op-Ed; City Calls For Nighttime Calm

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder, who will go to the St. Louis suburb Wednesday, wrote that the Justice Department's investigation of Michael Brown's death would be full and fair.

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Gov. Perry Gets Booked At Texas Courthouse After Indictment

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Following allegations of abuse of power, Rick Perry maintained that he had done nothing wrong. He told a crowd outside the courthouse he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

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Man With A Knife Fatally Shot By Police In St. Louis, Officials Say

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The shooting appears to be unrelated to the ongoing protests in neighboring Ferguson, Mo. Police say the 23-year-old, suspected of stealing items from a convenience store, was "acting erratically."

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Think Tank Apologizes For 'Unconscionable' Tweet To Amnesty

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington said an intern had accidentally used the organization's account to respond to a tweet from Amnesty International.

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3 Of Pope's Family Members Die In Traffic Accident In Argentina

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pope Francis is "profoundly saddened" by news that the wife of his nephew and her two young children have been killed, Vatican Radio reports. His nephew is in intensive care.

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Cease-Fire In Gaza Reportedly Extended 24 Hours

Monday, August 18, 2014

The previous cease-fire lasted five days and expired at midnight. Unlike other deal extensions, there have been no reports of rockets fired or Israeli action. Talks continue with mediators in Egypt.

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Ferguson Police Use Tear Gas, Flash Grenades To Disperse Protesters

Monday, August 18, 2014

Protests escalated Monday night as police tried to push back demonstrators who defied orders to disperse. Attorney General Eric Holders will travel to the Missouri city on Wednesday.

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Former Vermont Sen. Jeffords, Who Once Tipped Senate Scale, Dies

Monday, August 18, 2014

James Jeffords' decision to leave the GOP and become an independent handed power to Democrats for 18 months. In his career of more than 30 years, Jeffords focused on education and the environment.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse-Of-Power Charges

Friday, August 15, 2014

An ethics complaint was opened last year after the governor vetoed funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Perry had said he would carry out the veto unless a district attorney resigned.

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Ebola Numbers Vastly Underestimate Reach Of Outbreak, WHO Says

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Nearly 2,000 cases have been reported, but staff in West Africa say there are likely many more. The World Health Organization is also coordinating a "massive scaling up" of the international response.

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Hagel: Rescue Mission On Iraq's Mount Sinjar Less Likely

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A U.S. assessment team sent to the mountain concluded there were far fewer Yazidi refugees stranded there than previously thought, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.

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Long Island Soaked By Record-Breaking Rainfall

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Flood warnings are still in effect for other parts of New England after an early-morning downpour jeopardized commuters in New York. One town has been hit with more than a foot of rain.

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Amid Reports Of Cease-Fire Extension, Hostilities Continue

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Israel says rockets were fired from Gaza just before the last three-day truce was due to end. Israel responded with airstrikes.

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130 U.S. Personnel Sent To Iraq, Defense Secretary Hagel Says

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The troops, who have arrived in northern Iraq, are in addition to advisers already in the country. This "is not a combat boots on the ground kind of operation," Chuck Hagel said.

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The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The best time to see the shower, which comes every August, is between 3 and 4 a.m. in your local time zone.

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Uber And Lyft Spar Over Alleged Ride Cancellations

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The companies, which help customers request car rides on demand, both say their competitor has intentionally requested and then canceled rides on drivers.

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Robin Williams Hanged Himself In Apparent Suicide, Police Say

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The actor was found in his bedroom by his personal assistant in California, law enforcement said Tuesday. Police say Williams had been seeking treatment for depression.

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LA Clippers Sold To Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The announcement by the Clippers followed an order by a California court that ruled that Shelly Sterling, wife of the team's previous owner, Donald Sterling, had the authority to sell the team.

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