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Breaking News: New York court says parents spanking their children is ‘a reasonable use of force'
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 09:28:26 -0700 | disasters-news

A New York appeals court ruled Wednesday that spanking a child is not child abuse but rather “a reasonable use of force.” The case in question involved a Long Island father who was found guilty of child endangerment by a...
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Breaking News: Violence forces evacuation of US embassy in Libya
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-26 10:33:36 -0700 | political-news

Around 150 officials, workers and military security guards were evacuated from the US Embassy July 26 in Tripoli to escape mounting militia violence in Libya's capital. The US State Department said Saturday that all embassy personnel, including 80 Marines, were...
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Breaking News: 'Sexualized' marching band culture in OSU investigative report gives Buckeye fans another black eye
Posted by: John Michael Spinelli SelectMedia

Columbus :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 09:39:30 -0700 | sports-news

Details revealed Thursday in an investigative report that followed up on a complaint made by the parent of a marching band member at Ohio State University, that band culture traditions and customs have become sexualized, stunned central Ohio and Columbus,...
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Breaking News: Baseball greats, fans gather in Cooperstown for star-studded Hall of Fame induction
Posted by: Punditty

Cooperstown :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 09:39:59 -0700 | sports-news

Babe Ruth. Ty Cobb. Christy Mathewson. Walter Johnson. Honus Wagner. Those were the five members of Major League Baseball’s first Hall of Fame induction class in 1936. On Saturday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New...
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Breaking News: Norway under terror threat
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Oslo :: Norway | updated 2014-07-26 07:32:56 -0700 | disasters-news

Norway's government has warned of a possible terror attack, as reported in the media July 24. The possible attack was reportedly confirmed by several independent sources and now a possible date has been set for the attack. Allvoices reported Thursday...
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Breaking News: Israel rejects one-week Gaza cease-fire, agrees to 12-hour cease-fire
Posted by: saleh1966

Tel Aviv :: Israel | updated 2014-07-26 10:31:13 -0700 | disasters-news

The Israeli security cabinet on Friday rejected a one-week Gaza cease-fire proposal presented by US Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli public television said. "The security cabinet has unanimously rejected the cease-fire proposal of Kerry, as it stands," Channel 1...
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Breaking News: Passenger booted from flight for tweeting about bad service
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 09:47:04 -0700 | travel-news

Duff Watson was waiting with his children to board a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver. He was eligible for priority boarding, but it seems his children were not, and he got into an argument with the gate agent about the...
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Breaking News: Another New York City police officer chokehold caught  (video)
Posted by: VeronicaS

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 09:53:40 -0700 | disasters-news

A second video has surfaced showing a New York City police officer placing an East Harlem man in a chokehold just three days before Staten Island resident Eric Garner died in a similar chokehold. The video clearly showed a group...
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Breaking News: World's craziest freefall theme park ride ever (video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Copenhagen :: Denmark | updated 2014-07-26 07:46:35 -0700 | travel-news

For visitors to Denmark, if you're looking for some sheer excitement with a side of terror, look no further. You need to experience the Sky Tower at Aarhus's Tivoli Friheden for the ride of a lifetime. As long as you...
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Breaking News: Indian casinos cancel Ted Nugent's shows for 'racism'
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 10:08:17 -0700 | political-news

"If Barack Obama becomes the president in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year." -- Ted Nugent, April 2012 Since no one else will, Native Americans are pushing back hard and in...
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Breaking News: Andre Johnson finally arrives at Houston Texans training camp
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 19:36:17 -0700 | sports-news

Andre Johnson skipped all of the NFL offseason training with the Houston Texans because he wants to actually play for a winner. However, Johnson is a well-respected professional and when it came time to show up for official training camp,...
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Breaking News: Palin's talk of impeaching Obama only serves to mobilize Democrats ahead of midterms
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 10:27:24 -0700 | political-news

Opinion Of the 44 men who have served as president of the United States since George Washington first took the oath of office in 1789, two have been impeached: Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998. Both presidents...
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Breaking News: Chris Paul threatens hold out if Clippers aren't sold before season begins
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 20:14:01 -0700 | sports-news

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life and the NBA set out to force him to sell his team. His wife then had him found legally incompetent and set up to sell the team out from under...
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Breaking News: Like the Phoenix rising from ashes, Putin wants a 'Soviet re-Union'
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-07-26 07:33:27 -0700 | disasters-news

(This is the second in a two-part series. For the first installment, click here.) Commentary Although he probably didn’t know it at the time, the last 15 years have demonstrated that Boris Yeltsin – the Russian president who became the...
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Breaking News: Back to school: How lead gen firms can help recent grads consolidate their student loans
Posted by: Maria Wood

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 19:54:47 -0700 | business-news

The numbers are staggering. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the total amount of outstanding student debt backed by the federal government now nears $1.2 trillion. Yes, that trillion, with a T. So colossal is the student loan...
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