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Breaking News: Drone tries dropping phones, drugs, tobacco into prison yard
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Charleston :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 22:56:11 -0700 | political-news

As prisons become more and more high-tech and state-of-the-art, prisoners are adapting to and turning the new technologies against “the system” and to their own advantage. Case in point: A drone was used in April to attempt to smuggle cellphones,...
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Breaking News: Lifelong Cardinals fan reflects on the Allen Craig Era in St. Louis
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

St Louis :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 22:52:27 -0700 | sports-news

The Allen Craig Era didn’t last long in St. Louis, but it was sweet while it did. The Cardinals dealt Craig, 30, and starting pitcher Joe Kelly, 26, to the Boston Red Sox Thursday ahead of Major League Baseball’s trading...
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Breaking News: Cantor speeches, tributes ring hollow as he prepares to leave House
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 06:37:25 -0700 | political-news

Opinion Months after losing his Republican primary to tea party candidate David Brat, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) will be leaving the House of Representatives entirely as of Aug. 18, according to an article in Friday’s issue of...
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Breaking News: Normally warring lawmakers unite to help veterans claim military service injury benefits
Posted by: John Michael Spinelli SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:33:53 -0700 | political-news

On any normal day, US Sens. Sherrod Brown and Roy Blunt and US Reps. Tammy Duckworth and Steve Stivers would be squabbling over a long list of issues that taken together create a political chasm so wide that no bridge...
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Breaking News: ReaganBook, conservatives' Facebook alternative, shuts down after one day
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Columbus :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:10:24 -0700 | political-news

In a move that at first seemed destined to appear on the front page of The Onion, the president of a right-wing, pro-family group recently announced the launch of a conservative social network called ReaganBook. The network was described as...
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Breaking News: House border bill's withdrawal is more than just Boehner's blunder
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

El Paso :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 21:10:35 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The House of Representatives did the right thing Thursday, but they did it for the wrong reasons. House Republicans junked a bill designed to address the crisis on the United States-Mexico border that has seen thousands of undocumented children...
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Breaking News: UN official breaks down in tears over deaths of Palestinian children
Posted by: Nina Rai

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-08-01 06:48:35 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The killing of Palestinian children in the Israeli shelling of a school in Gaza on Wednesday reduced a seasoned UN official to tears, while interviewed live on television. Artillery shells from Israel hit the UN-run school sheltering some 3,300 Palestinian...
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Breaking News: What happens when all the good blue-collar jobs are gone?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 06:12:30 -0700 | business-news

Is there any future at all for blue-collar workers in this country? In the wonderful 1979 movie "Breaking Away," four recent high school graduates are trying to decide what to do with their lives. They spend part of their time...
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Breaking News: NASA's Mars 2020 rover will explore red planet as never before
Posted by: Robert Myles

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 05:38:59 -0700 | technology-news

NASA’s successor to the Mars Curiosity rover will head to the red planet in 2020 carrying a payload of scientific instruments that will explore Mars as never before. At NASA’s headquarters Thursday, the seven instruments selected as part of the...
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Breaking News: Being pro-abortion isn't a bad thing
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Henderson :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 06:14:03 -0700 | political-news

Some judgmental folks use the term “pro-abortion” as a sort of slur against women who are for abortion rights -- clearly as an attempt to demean and dehumanize the person who identifies with the common sense idea that women should...
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Breaking News: 6 things you need to know to get sponsored content right
Posted by: EricSchaal

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 05:56:28 -0700 | technology-news

How can your brand get in-feed sponsored content right? This question can only be answered by the consumer, which highlighted the need for the research conducted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) with partner Edelman Berland. The result was the...
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Breaking News: 'Crashing' tablet market led by declining iPad sales
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 03:27:21 -0700 | technology-news

Will the tablet be a victim of 2014? According to a Re/Code interview with Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, tablet sales are in decline. “The tablets boomed and now are crashing,” Joly noted. “The volume has really gone down in...
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Breaking News: Panasonic, Tesla together in Gigafactory
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 03:26:31 -0700 | business-news

Tesla and Panasonic finally come together to build a battery plant. Two giants – Tesla and Panasonic – have come together to boost the trend that’s catching up with people opting for electric cars, over conventional vehicles. The manufacturing unit,...
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Breaking News: IAB-Edelman study reveals what brands get right with in-feed sponsored content
Posted by: EricSchaal

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 06:05:18 -0700 | technology-news

Are you handling sponsored content effectively? That question has been near impossible for publishers, marketers and agencies to answer with any degree of certainty, which led the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) to research the topic in-depth with Edelman Berland. After...
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Breaking News: Airline prohibits psoriasis patient from boarding, loses in court
Posted by: Stef dela Cruz

Manila :: Philippines | updated 2014-08-01 02:34:10 -0700 | disasters-news

Magnolia Mendoza, a female minister diagnosed of psoriasis, filed a lawsuit against Philippine-based airline Cebu Pacific Air after being prohibited from boarding without a medical certificate. Almost four years later, the regional trial court in Pasay found Cebu Pacific guilty...
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