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Armed Group Takes Over Federal Building Following Protest In Oregon

Sunday, January 03, 2016

A small group of armed anti-federalists occupied the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Ore., on Saturday.

Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that the men were apparently led by Ammon Bundy. He is the son of Cliven Bundy, who was involved in a highly-publicized standoff with ...

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4 Christmas Stories (And A Video) To Check Out On Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 24, 2015

For those of you celebrating: Merry Christmas!

With that, we'll leave you with four stories and a video that are worth a bit of time as you settle in this Christmas Eve.

-- Christmas At Ellis Island: Atlas Obscura penned the story we found the most interesting. It takes ...

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U.S. Planning Operation To Deport Central American Families

Thursday, December 24, 2015

The United States is planning an operation to deport recently arrived Central American families who have ignored removal orders from immigration judges, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the plan.

The operation would at least in part affect Central Americans who fled violence in their home countries but ...

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U.S. Embassy In Beijing Warns Westerners Of Terrorist Threat

Thursday, December 24, 2015

The United States Embassy in Beijing issued a warning on Thursday about possible terrorist threats to Westerners in China.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

"'The U.S. Embassy has received information of possible threats against Westerners in the Sanlitun area of Beijing, on or around Christmas Day,' the embassy ...

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$16 Million Awarded To Brain Researchers, But NFL Is Contributing Nothing

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The National Institutes of Health announced a $16 million grant to researchers from Boston University and other institutions trying to find a way to detect a disease believed to stem from repetitive trauma to the head.

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., which at the moment can only be diagnosed ...

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In 2015, Deportations Reached Lowest Level Since 2006

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

In 2015, the United States' Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported fewer people than it has since 2006.

According to new numbers released by the Department of Homeland Security, 235,413 people were deported by ICE in fiscal year 2015. According to the AP, that's the lowest number recorded by ...

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Per Governor's Order, Kentucky Marriage Licenses No Longer Need Clerk's Name

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Marriage licenses in Kentucky will no longer need to be printed with the name of the county clerk who issues them.

The state's new governor, Matthew Bevin, issued a executive order yesterday saying he was changing protocol in order to "ensure that the sincerely held religious beliefs of all Kentuckians ...

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Government Can't Deny Trademarks Over Offensive Names, Appeals Court Rules

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

An Asian-American rock-band with an eyebrow-raising name has scored a big victory in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

The court ruled that their name — The Slants — is private speech and therefore protected by the First Amendment. The government, the court writes, has no business ...

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WATCH: SpaceX Celebrates A Spectacular Accomplishment

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It is without a doubt a spectacular moment for the space industry: Just months after the setback of a launch explosion, a SpaceX rocket managed to launch satellites into space, then tumble back to Earth, use rockets to stabilize itself and stick the landing on a small pad in Florida.

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The Number Of Migrants And Refugees Arriving In Europe Tops 1 Million

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The number of migrants and refugees who have arrived in Europe over the past year has topped 1 million, marking the highest migration flow since World War II.

In its latest report, the International Organization for Migration also lays out some grim statistics: The number of refugees and migrants ...

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FIFA Bans Soccer Chief Sepp Blatter For 8 Years

Monday, December 21, 2015

Soccer chief Sepp Blatter has been banned by the same organization that he helped build.

As The Washington Post reports, Blatter, the "architect of modern soccer," is now firmly at the center of a bribery scandal that has engulfed soccer's governing body.

In a statement, FIFA said that ...

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Major Fail: Watch As Steve Harvey Announces The Wrong Miss Universe Winner

Monday, December 21, 2015

We'll get back to the real news in a bit. But first, what everyone is talking about this morning: Comedian Steve Harvey really messed up last night.

During the Miss Universe pageant, Harvey crowned Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo, as the night's big winner. She smiled and waved and reveled ...

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Woman Hits Crowds With Her Car On Las Vegas Strip

Monday, December 21, 2015

A woman drove onto the sidewalk on a busy part of the Last Vegas Strip to mow down pedestrians on Sunday night, police say.

One person was killed and at least 30 others were injured.

Sheriff Joe Lombardo, of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, said video showed Lakeisha Holloway intentionally ...

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As Fighting Continues In Yemen, Negotiators Pause Peace Talks

Sunday, December 20, 2015

As fighting continued in Yemen, negotiators said they were temporarily suspending peace talks. The parties are scheduled to come back to the negotiating table on January 14.

In a statement, Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said that parties made progress during the ...

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Massive Landslides Leave More Than Two Dozen Missing In China

Sunday, December 20, 2015

A massive landslide in China's Guangdong Province has injured three people and left 27 missing.

The official English-language state agency Xinhua reports:

"A nearby section of the West-to-East natural gas pipeline exploded after the landslide struck the Hengtaiyu industrial park at around 11:40 a.m., causing more than 100,000 ...

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60 Percent Of Syrian Rebels Are Islamist Extremists, Think Tank Finds

Sunday, December 20, 2015

About 60 percent of rebel fighters in Syria hold an Islamist extremist ideology, a British think-tank has found. About a third of them hold the same ideology as the Islamic State.

The Centre on Religion and Geopolitics, an initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, warns that's why wiping out ...

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The Third Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And 4 Video Clips)

Saturday, December 19, 2015

The third Democratic debate began with an apology from Sanders over news his staffers had improperly accessed Clinton campaign data. With the hatchet buried, a tepid debate ensued. On foreign policy, Sanders said he didn't support regime change like Clinton does. O'Malley, who tried and tried to interject, joined ...

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Ending Mystery, Adelson Family Says It Bought The 'Las Vegas Review-Journal'

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The mysterious new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal was revealed in a statement printed on page 2 of Thursday's edition: "We are proud to announce that the Adelson family has purchased the Las Vegas Review-Journal through a wholly-owned fund, as both a financial investment as well as an ...

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LISTEN: Voices Of Baltimore Protesters In The Wake Of A Mistrial

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The sun had set long ago, and hours after a jury found itself deadlocked in the first Freddie Gray case, the cold had started to settle.

Only about 20 protesters had lasted this long. They had marched from the courthouse to City Hall to the City Juvenile Justice Center ...

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Use Of Death Penalty Continues Its Decline In The United States

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The death penalty is in decline no matter the measure, a new study released by the Death Penalty Information Center has found.

The report found that 28 people were executed this year, the lowest since 1991. The number of death sentences dropped by 33 percent.

Only six states executed ...

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