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Air Force Allows Oath to be Taken Without 'So Help Me God' - Newsweek

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:51pm

Newsweek

Air Force Allows Oath to be Taken Without 'So Help Me God'
Newsweek
An atheist airman says he can't reenlist until he takes an oath with the phrase "So help me God." USAF. Tweet. AA. Filed Under: U.S., Air Force, atheism, Civil Rights. The U.S. Air Force has reversed its position on requiring enlisted members and officers to ...
After challenge by Creech airman, Air Force says word 'God' can be dropped ...Las Vegas Sun
Airmen No Longer Required to Say 'So Help Me God' During OathTIME
Air Force Drops Mandatory 'God' in Oath for EnlisteesNewsmax.com
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Iranian President: ISIS intent on 'killing humanity' - CNN

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:48pm

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Iranian President: ISIS intent on 'killing humanity'
CNN
(CNN) -- Sounding as much like a Western leader as a Middle Eastern one, Iran's president is denouncing ISIS in strong terms, but even in firm opposition he's hardly embracing the U.S.-led military effort intent on destroying the extremist group. Hassan ...
Iran slams US troop veto in IS fightSBS
Iran's Hassan Rouhani says ISIS' beheadings equal "the killing of the whole ...The Straits Times

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Two NFL Players, Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson, Ineligible to Play Over ... - ABC News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:22pm

Reuters

Two NFL Players, Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson, Ineligible to Play Over ...
ABC News
The Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy followed the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson today onto the commissioner's exempt list, making them ineligible to play until allegations of domestic abuse are resolved. Hardy, an All-Pro defensive end for the Carolina ...
Vikings admit 'mistake' on Peterson; sponsors pressure NFLReuters
Crisis expert says Vikings botched Peterson caseMinneapolis Star Tribune
Vikings owner: 'We made a mistake' on Adrian PetersonNewsOK.com
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Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes in study - CBS News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:27pm

CBS News

Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes in study
CBS News
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. The authors said they are not recommending any changes in how people use ...
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: StudyPhilly.com
An Unintended Consequence Of Diet Soda: Disrupting Friendly Bacteria And ...Forbes
Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body's Blood Sugar ControlsNew York Times (blog)
Tampabay.com -Reuters -USA TODAY
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NASA turns to Boeing, SpaceX for spacecraft to end dependence on Russia - GlobalPost

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:04pm

NASA turns to Boeing, SpaceX for spacecraft to end dependence on Russia
GlobalPost
Washington, Sep 17 (EFE).- Boeing and SpaceX have been selected to build vehicles to carry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on other countries for this purpose. The $6.8 billion contract signed on Tuesday will ...

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Florida State Suspends Jameis Winston for One Half - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:35pm

Wall Street Journal

Florida State Suspends Jameis Winston for One Half
Wall Street Journal
Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston comments about his half-game suspension during a news conference Wednesday. Reuters. Florida State said Wednesday that quarterback Jameis Winston would be suspended for the first half of ...
FSU star QB Jameis Winston suspended for first half vs. ClemsonMiamiHerald.com
6 things to know about Florida State QB Sean MaguireUSA TODAY
Jameis Winston suspended: Sean Maguire, former Seton Hall Prep QB, to start ...The Star-Ledger
FOXSports.com -Charleston City Paper -College Spun
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Joan Rivers' doctor snapped selfie during throat surgery: report - New York Daily News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:10pm

New York Daily News

Joan Rivers' doctor snapped selfie during throat surgery: report
New York Daily News
Joan Rivers' personal doctor stopped to take a selfie in the procedure room while the famous comedienne was under anesthesia, just moments before she went into cardiac arrest, CNN reported Tuesday. Rivers, 81, was getting a routine scoping of her throat ...
EXCLUSIVE: Revealed, the 'throat specialist to the stars' who was unauthorized ...Daily Mail
Joan Rivers' doctor took a selfie while she was under anesthesia, report claimsFox News
Joan Rivers -- Personal Doc During Fatal Procedure -- ENT to the StarsTMZ.com
Telegraph.co.uk -Atlanta Journal Constitution -TV Guide
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Holder calls for bigger rewards for whistleblowers - CBS News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:47pm

Reuters

Holder calls for bigger rewards for whistleblowers
CBS News
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today called on Congress Wednesday to provide bigger financial rewards to Wall Street whistleblowers, arguing that the current payoffs are too small to entice executives to provide evidence against their employers who have ...
Holder: We will punish corporate executives who misbehaveThe Detroit News
Holder Warns of Charges Against Bankers, Seeks InformantsBloomberg
Holder: Wall Street executives being investigatedUSA TODAY
The Hill -MiamiHerald.com
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Liberia President Praises US for Ebola Help Pledge - ABC News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:44pm

ABC News

Liberia President Praises US for Ebola Help Pledge
ABC News
People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcomed a U.S. pledge to send troops and ...

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Pelosi Backs Obama, but Says 'We Just Don't Whip War Votes' - Roll Call (blog)

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:27pm

Politico

Pelosi Backs Obama, but Says 'We Just Don't Whip War Votes'
Roll Call (blog)
House Democratic leaders aren't whipping votes on the continuing resolution and an amendment to give President Barack Obama authority to arm Syrian rebels against the terrorist group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. But Minority Leader ...
Nancy Pelosi on possible Obama request for ground troops: 'Whatever it is, I'm ...TheBlaze.com (blog)

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Pelosi: NFL Rice Investigation Sufficient for Now - ABC News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:49am

Pelosi: NFL Rice Investigation Sufficient for Now
ABC News
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that for now the NFL's investigation into its handling of the domestic violence case involving running back Ray Rice is an appropriate response. When asked whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign ...

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Stanford's Jennifer Eberhardt wins MacArthur 'genius' grant - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:36am

Fox News

Stanford's Jennifer Eberhardt wins MacArthur 'genius' grant
Los Angeles Times
Jennifer Eberhardt is fascinated with objects. It may seem an incongruous fixation for a social psychologist, but it helped the Stanford University associate professor land a spot among the creative and academic elite Wednesday, when the MacArthur ...
2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners UnveiledABC News
Lawyer in Utah's gay marriage case wins MacArthur genius grantSalt Lake Tribune
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipientsSFGate
Bustle -TIME -Washington Post
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Iraqi PM says no to foreign ground troops in Islamic State fight - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:36am

SFGate

Iraqi PM says no to foreign ground troops in Islamic State fight
Los Angeles Times
Iraq's new leader told the Associated Press on Wednesday that foreign ground troops are unwanted and unnecessary in his country's fight against the Islamic State militant group. We don't want them. We won't allow them. Full stop. - Iraqi Prime Minister ...
Iraqi prime minister says foreign troops not neededBoston Globe
AP Interview: Iraq premier says no foreign troopsBusinessweek

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On Ebola, Islamic State, Obama strives to project resolve - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:26am

Philly.com

On Ebola, Islamic State, Obama strives to project resolve
Chicago Tribune
WASHINGTON — Abraham Lincoln did it when he inspected troops on Civil War battlefields. Lyndon Johnson flew to Vietnam to stand with soldiers. And George W. Bush donned a flight jacket during the Iraq war and landed on a U.S. carrier to declare ...
Obama to Get Briefed on Military Plan Against ISVoice of America
Obama reaffirms opposition to US combat in IraqChron.com
President Barack Obama at MacDill AFB in Tampa today for briefingsTampabay.com
Washington Times
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King Richard III killed by two blows to bare head, forensics show - CBC.ca

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:24am

CBC.ca

King Richard III killed by two blows to bare head, forensics show
CBC.ca
Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago and say two of many blows to his bare head could have killed him very swiftly. King Richard III skull. According to Guy Rutty, ...
King Richard III killed by blows to head: StudyBusiness Standard

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Musk 'deeply honored' by NASA contract - MarketWatch

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:05am

MarketWatch

Musk 'deeply honored' by NASA contract
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Elon Musk, the CEO of s SpaceX as well as Tesla Motors Inc., tweeted his thanks to NASA for choosing his rocket company (and Boeing Co.) to take U.S. astronauts back to space in a few years. Deeply honored and ...

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AP Interview: Iraq Premier Says No Foreign Troops - ABC News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:42am

ABC News

AP Interview: Iraq Premier Says No Foreign Troops
ABC News
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question." In his first interview with foreign media since ...

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HGH testing of NFL players to begin this month; Welker and Scandrick eligible to ... - Washington Post

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:39am

ESPN

HGH testing of NFL players to begin this month; Welker and Scandrick eligible to ...
Washington Post
NFL players are expected to be blood-tested for human growth hormone beginning this month and three players, including Wes Welker and Orlando Scandrick, had their suspensions cut short and were reinstated immediately, under changes to one of the ...
NFL lifts suspensions of Wes Welker, two others with revised PED policyUSA TODAY
NFL, union announce new PED policyMiamiHerald.com
NFL, NFLPA adopt human-growth hormone testing, reinstate Welker, two othersBaltimore Sun
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Texas Woman Set to Die for Starvation of Child, 9 - ABC News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:32am

ABC News

Texas Woman Set to Die for Starvation of Child, 9
ABC News
Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago. Lisa Coleman is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in ...

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Apple Pay system to use iPhone, Apple Watch devices for payments - The Australian

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:07am

Firstpost

Apple Pay system to use iPhone, Apple Watch devices for payments
The Australian
SOON, when you head out to do the shopping, the catchcry will be: “Don't forget your phone.” If Apple's Tim Cook has his way, you won't be paying by cash or using a plastic credit card. You won't even need a wallet. Instead you'll wave your iPhone in front of ...
iPhone 6 Plus reviews: what the experts are sayingTelegraph.co.uk
Review and Video: With Big New iPhones, It's the iOS 8 Software Inside That ...New York Times
When Does Apple Need China For The iPhone 6 And 6 Plus To Be Successful?Forbes
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