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Bribery Trial Opens For Ex-New Orleans Mayor

Monday, January 27, 2014

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who faces charges that he accepted bribes and free trips among other things from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work.

Nagin, a Democrat who was mayor when Hurricane Katrina ...

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Bombings Rock Egyptian Capital

Friday, January 24, 2014

A string of four bombings hit around Cairo on Friday, including a car blast that ripped through the Egyptian capital’s main security headquarters and wrecked a nearby museum of Islamic artifacts. Six people were killed in the most significant attack yet in the city at a time of mounting confrontation ...

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Justices Hear Arguments In Restitution Case

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Supreme Court lent a sympathetic ear Wednesday to a victim of child pornography who wants the court to make it easier for victims to collect money from people convicted of downloading and viewing the pornographic images.

The woman known as Amy was at the court, her legal team said, ...

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Obama Backs Limits On NSA Phone Collections

Friday, January 17, 2014

President Barack Obama is ordering changes to the government’s massive collection of phone records that he says will end the program “as it currently exists.”

Obama says intelligence officials have not intentionally abused the program to invade privacy. But he also says he believes critics of the program have been ...

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Pittsburgh Symphony Mulls Return Trip to Iran

Friday, January 17, 2014

The last American orchestra to perform in Iran is considering what would be a groundbreaking return concert tour this fall.

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LA Opera to Give Ghosts of Versailles its West Coast Debut

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The LA Opera will present the West Coast premiere of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles during its 2014-15 season as part of a Figaro Trilogy.

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Christie Proposing Longer School Day Amid Scandal

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

It’s a speech that Chris Christie hopes will help him rebound, after the damage done by an apparent political payback scheme carried out by some of his aides.

The New Jersey governor delivers his State of the State address today, and he’ll be proposing a longer public school calendar and ...

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Water Ban Lifted In Part Of W. Va. Spill Area

Monday, January 13, 2014

A ban on tap water is being gradually lifted today in the area of West Virginia that was hit by a chemical that spilled into a river and tainted the water supply.

Gov. Earl Tomblin made the announcement at a news conference today, five days after about 300,000 people were ...

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Latest Newscast: Federal Budget Talks Continue, WV Tap Water Improving, Leaders Pay Tribute to Ariel Sharon

Monday, January 13, 2014

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Rain likely throughout the day today with a high around 50. Tonight turns partly cloudy late with a low of 37.Tonight: cloudy, a 40% chance of showers late. Low 41. Tomorrow: rain, high 48.

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December Jobs Report Proves Disappointing

Friday, January 10, 2014

U.S. employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December, the fewest in three years. The disappointing gain ends 2013 on a weak note and could raise questions about the economy’s recent strength.

The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell from 7 percent in November to 6.7 percent, the lowest ...

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Latest Newscast: More Bridge Scandal Docs Released; W. Va. Reels From Chem Spill

Friday, January 10, 2014

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Latest Newscast: Christie Says He Knew Nothing, While Associate Takes Fifth

Thursday, January 09, 2014

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Christie Says He Didn't Know Of Traffic Jam Plan

Thursday, January 09, 2014

New Jersey Gov. Christie says he knew nothing of a plan by some of his closest aides to create traffic jams as political payback to a town mayor.

Christie spoke at a news conference Thursday. He says he had “no knowledge or involvement in this issue in its planning or ...

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De Blasio Ally Mark-Viverito Elected Council Speaker

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The Harlem Democrat was elected unanimously after her main rival withdrew just before the vote.

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Latest Newscast: Retired NYC Cops, Firefighters, Charged in Disability Fraud

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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Latest Newscast: Bitter Cold From a "Polar Vortex," JetBlue Halts NYC, Boston, Service

Monday, January 06, 2014

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