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Dana Farrington

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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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Actor-Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63

Monday, August 11, 2014

Williams was found in his California home Monday. The cause of death is believed to be suicide, according to a statement by the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

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Barneys Agrees To Settlement Over Racial Profiling Allegations

Monday, August 11, 2014

The retailer will pay a fine of $525,000 in connection to charges that its flagship store in New York was disproportionately suspecting black and Hispanics of credit card fraud and shoplifting.

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Obama Calls Nomination Of New Iraqi Prime Minister A 'Step Forward'

Monday, August 11, 2014

The president said the only long-term solution in Iraq would be for Iraqis to work together. Obama said he and Vice President Biden have called to congratulate Haider al-Abadi.

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WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears

Monday, August 11, 2014

New footage shows dramatic operations to help people stranded in mountains in northern Iraq. As people flee militants, the Pentagon says its airstrikes have slowed but not stopped the Islamic State.

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Federal Judges Weigh Gay Marriage Cases From 4 States

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The outcome of the hearing could put more pressure on the Supreme Court to make a decision on states' same-sex marriage bans.

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Bank Of America 'Close' To Settlement With Justice Department

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The bank would pay between $16 billion and $17 billion for alleged mortgage-related abuses, according to a source familiar with the talks. A final announcement could come next week.

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States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.

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FedEx Charged With Shipping Drugs For Illegal Online Pharmacies

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Prosecutors say the company knowingly distributed controlled substances to customers who had never met with doctors. FedEx says it is innocent and that it will plead not guilty.

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