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John Boehner Faces A Primary Challenge, But Only Barely

Sat, 2014-05-03 01:35

The House speaker is the overwhelming favorite to win his Republican primary election Tuesday. But one of his foes produced a campaign ad that won't soon be forgotten.

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OSCE Observers Released In Ukraine

Sat, 2014-05-03 01:13

Pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine released the seven OSCE military observers and five Ukrainian assistants who had been held for more than a week.

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Apple Awarded $120 Million In Patent Suit Against Samsung

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:32

Apple had been seeking more than $2 billion in damages. The jury also awarded Samsung $158,400 for Apple's infringement.

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For Apple, A Limited Victory Against Samsung In Infringement Case

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:17

In a case between tech giants Apple and Samsung, a jury has issued a mixed verdict. The decision marks only the latest in an ongoing struggle over patents between the two companies, a struggle that is expected to see its next skirmish at the Supreme Court later this year.

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Superintendent: Reports On N.J. High School Prank Were 'Exaggerated'

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:03

The prank became national news after 62 students were arrested. But custodians did not find urine in the hallways and most of the graffiti was done with water-based markers, a school official said.

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Blaze In Odessa Kills 31, Marking Escalation In Ukraine Crisis

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:20

According to local reports, a building was set on fire after pro-Moscow demonstrators retreated into it. Friday became the deadliest day since the ousting of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich.

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This Hamster Gets To Eat Two Tiny Burritos

Fri, 2014-05-02 13:44

Do your pets eat better than you? A hamster with a taste for Tex-Mex food gets to feast on homemade burritos, courtesy of his very own chef.

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Want A Shot At $10,000? Solve Kentucky's Great Bourbon Mystery

Fri, 2014-05-02 13:16

Toasting the Kentucky Derby with a shot of prized Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will cost you. Last fall, 222 bottles were stolen straight from the distillery, and the police still don't know who did it.

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With Truce, Syrian Regime On The Verge Of An Important Gain

Fri, 2014-05-02 13:11

Rebels say they have agreed to retreat from some areas they control in Homs, a city once known as the capital of the revolution.

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New Anonymous Facebook Login Hides Info, But Not From Facebook

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:51

Facebook has introduced a way for users to log into apps anonymously as a way to build trust and protect privacy. User info would be protected from app developers, but visible to Facebook.

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FBI Director: Radicalization Of Westerners In Syria Is Of Great Concern

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:49

"All of us with a memory of the '80s and '90s saw the line drawn from Afghanistan to Sept. 11," says James Comey.

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MERS Virus Comes To U.S., But Risk To Public Is Deemed Low

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:27

An American health care worker who worked in Saudi Arabia is the first confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in this country. Health officials are concerned but not panicked.

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Deaths And Downed Helicopters In Eastern Ukraine Offensive

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:13

The Ukrainian government says it has begun an operation to retake the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk from pro-Moscow militants. Militants there have already shot down two government helicopters.

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Outrage Out Of Moscow As News Of Ukrainian Offensive Spreads

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:10

Moscow has accused the U.S. and EU of destroying hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine by supporting the interim government's attempts to retake towns occupied by pro-Russia militants.

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Positive April Jobs Report Blows Past Expectations

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

The April jobs report shows a labor market on the mend. Employers added 288,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent, partly because of a decline in the size of the labor force.

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In South Sudan, Peace Sought In Bringing Two Leaders Together

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

While on a one-day visit to South Sudan's capital, Secretary of State John Kerry said the country's recent conflict could devolve into genocide. He and regional leaders voiced support for a U.N.-sanctioned force to keep civilians safe.

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Out Of White House Meeting, Obama And Merkel Emerge United On Russia

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

President Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House Friday, in an effort to present a united front on the Ukrainian crisis. The pair held a joint press conference discussing the prospect of further sanctions on Russia.

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An End In Sight For Siege Of Homs, As Syrian Rebels Plot Retreat

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

A deal is in the works to draw the long battle at Homs to a close. The deal would let the rebel fighters evacuate their stronghold in the Syrian city, at which point the Syrian government would enter.

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First American Case Of MERS Reported In Indiana

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the first case of Middle Eastern Respiratory Virus, or MERS, has been confirmed in the U.S. A health care worker in Indiana who recently returned from Saudi Arabia has been hospitalized and is critical condition.

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Amid New Details Of Botched Execution, A Timeline Of Final Hours

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:08

Details of the botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett reveal a procedure rife with problems. A timeline released by the state's Department of Corrections offers unsettling insight into the day of Lockett's death.

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