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Obama Visits Oregon Shooting Victims’ Families

October 10, 2015 0

U.S. President Barack Obama met privately Friday with the families of the eight students and one instructor gunned down at Umpqua Community College last week. After the family meeting, Obama said the country will have […]

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US Abandons Efforts to Train Syrian Rebels

October 9, 2015 0

The Obama administration is abandoning efforts to train Syrian rebel forces to fight Islamic State militants, and switching to a strategy of "equipping and enabling" a select group of "vetted" opposition leaders and units. "We […]

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McCarthy Drops Out of Race for House Speaker

October 8, 2015 0

Republican congressman Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives. McCarthy said at a news conference he stepped down as a candidate for speaker […]

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US Court Orders EPA to Rewrite Ballast Water Rulebook

October 7, 2015 0

The U.S. Court of Appeals’ 2nd Circuit has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite rules governing the discharge of ballast water by ships, ruling in favor of four environmentalist groups who sued […]

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Obama Addresses Chile Oceans Conference

October 5, 2015 0

At a major international conference on the world's marine ecosystem, U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced, via video message, the creation of two new marine sanctuaries in the states of Maryland and Wisconsin. Chile's […]

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Man gets long prison term, then gets married at courthouse

October 3, 2015 0

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports (http://bit.ly/1KR1CmH […]

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Investigators Seek Motive in Oregon Shooting Rampage

October 2, 2015 0

Investigators are attempting to determine why a lone gunman went on a shooting rampage at a local college in rural southern Oregon as a shocked community mourned the victims and comforted the survivors. Douglas County […]

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