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Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The number is in line with what military officials had asked for. The United States will end America's longest-running war in 2014 and expects most of the residual force out of the country by 2016.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Secret Service In Free Speech Case

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Anti-Bush protesters claimed the Secret Service violated their First Amendment rights because they moved them away from the president. The court said there was a security reason for doing so.

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Malaysia Releases Satellite Data From Missing Jetliner

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 communicated with satellites as it flew across the Indian Ocean. Malaysia, however, is facing criticism for leaving out some information.

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A Meaty Offer: Pilgrim's Pride Offers $5.58 Billion For Hillshire Brands

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Pilgrim's Pride said the deal would create a "protein-focused company." The offer also puts Hillshire Brands' own intent to buy Pinnacle Foods in limbo.

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PHOTO: Massachusetts Honors Fallen Vets With 37,000 Flags

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund estimates that 37,000 of the state's residents have lost their life in combat since the Revolutionary War.

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Weather Helps Firefighters Gain Control Of Wildfire In Arizona

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The fire forced the evacuation for more than 200 residents. Authorities say they will likely lift the pre-evacuation notice for more than 3,000 Flagstaff residents.

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Billionaire Poroshenko Claims Victory In Ukraine Election

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko was the overwhelming favorite for president, according to exit polls. Official results will not be known until Monday at earliest.

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On Memorial Day Eve, President Obama Visits Troops In Afghanistan

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan for a rally with U.S. troops. He said he was hopeful that a new Afghan president would lead to a signed security agreement between the two countries.

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As Protests Continue, Former Thai PM Is Released

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Yingluck Shinawatra was detained after the military took control of Thailand in a coup d'etat. The military junta had said it was holding former leaders to give them a chance to think.

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Would You Buy A 9/11 Key Chain? Memorial Gift Shop Makes Some Cringe

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The gift shop at the new 9/11 Memorial in New York sells tote bags, plush rescue dogs and other trinkets commemorating the tragedy. What meaning can a souvenir from a mass murder have?

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UC Santa Barbara Hosts Vigil For Victims Of Killing Rampage

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The college community was trying to come to terms with a rampage that left seven dead and 13 others injured. Meanwhile, police were still reviewing a 140-page manifesto left behind by the shooter.

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The Current Presents: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Watch the former Pavement frontman perform "Chartjunk," a highlight of his recent album Wig Out at Jagbags, live in The Current's St. Paul studios.

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Alleged Shooter In California Left Vast Digital Trail

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Through videos and online statements, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger showed an extravagant lifestyle, but also revealed he was haunted by his virginity and inability to woo women.

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U.S. Cancels Joint Exercises With Thailand

Saturday, May 24, 2014

The U.S. had previously suspended foreign assistance to the country following the military coup. The State Department called for an immediate return to civil rule.

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Opening Mideast Trip, Pope Francis Calls For An End To Syrian War

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Francis is only the fourth pontiff to visit the Holy Land in 2,000 years. Francis will make stops in the West Bank and Jerusalem during a three-day visit.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Will Attend India's Narendra Modi's Swearing In

Saturday, May 24, 2014

This is a historic first for two countries with strained ties. Nawaz Sharif will also meet with Modi for bilateral talks following the ceremony.

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Police Say Calif. Shooting Suspect Was 22-Year-Old Seen In Threatening Videos

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Seven people were killed and 13 others injured in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a University of California, Santa Barbara, student community.

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Minnesota Selected As Host Of Super Bowl LII

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The NFL continued its tradition of awarding the big game to teams with newly-built stadiums.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania's Ban On Gay Marriage

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The ruling comes a day after another federal judge ruled Oregon's ban on gay marriage violated the constitution. Pennsylvania passed the constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in 1996.

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G.M. Recalls 2.42 Million Vehicles Over Four Different Issues

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The American auto company has faced intense criticism over its failure to recall more than 2 million vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to at least a dozen deaths.

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