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Dana Farrington

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Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

Friday, September 05, 2014

A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.

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McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns To Avoid Being 'Distraction'

Friday, August 29, 2014

There's an investigation into a payoff scheme before the 2012 presidential caucuses in Iowa. Jesse Benton says suggestions of his involvement are inaccurate and politically motivated.

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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions

Friday, August 29, 2014

Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, have been blocked by a federal judge, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion.

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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.

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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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