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At risk in Senate, Democrats seek to rally blacks - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:37pm

Houston Chronicle

At risk in Senate, Democrats seek to rally blacks
Houston Chronicle
Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign is trying to boost black turnout in a competitive Senate race. Landrieu, center, is a Democrat from Louisiana. By Jonathan Martin. August 30, 2014. WASHINGTON - With their Senate majority imperiled, Democrats ...
2014 and the limits of rageBristol Press
Absentee, early votes big part of Senate strategyQuad City Times
Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'The Seattle Times
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5 highlights from California's legislative session - PallTimes.com (subscription)

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:28pm

5 highlights from California's legislative session
PallTimes.com (subscription)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has until the end of September to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him by the Legislature. Here are five notable actions, some of them firsts in the country, that state lawmakers took in the final ...

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Second NYPD Restraint Death Being Investigated - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:20pm

USA TODAY

Second NYPD Restraint Death Being Investigated
Wall Street Journal
The Manhattan District Attorney's office said it would investigate the New York Police Department's role in the death of a man who was high on a hallucinogenic drug and subsequently restrained in a protective body wrap by officers. The July 13 death of ...
PBA President: Officers Shouldn't Be Held Responsible for Death of Man on PCPNY1
NYC union: Cops not to blame for drugged-out deathseattlepi.com
Policework Gone Wrong; Another Investigation for Restraint-related DeathsThe Utah People's Post
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Donald Tusk: A Champion for Eastern Europe in a Leading Role at EU - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:27pm

Wall Street Journal

Donald Tusk: A Champion for Eastern Europe in a Leading Role at EU
Wall Street Journal
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, after being elected to head the EU's European Council in Brussels on Saturday. European Pressphoto Agency. The European Council's incoming president, Donald Tusk, is a seasoned politician who has been prime ...
David Cameron scores EU victory as Polish ally named new European presidentTelegraph.co.uk
Donald Tusk takes Poland to Europe's top tableTimes of India
Italy's Mogherini and Poland's Tusk get top EU jobsBBC News
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Live updates: Protesters clash with police, enter Parliament House - The News International

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:43pm

The News International

Live updates: Protesters clash with police, enter Parliament House
The News International
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Allama Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan leading their protesters towards Prime Minister House to 'stage peaceful sit-ins outside'. Live updates: 01:50: Pakistan Army and ...

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Saints cut Champ Bailey - ESPN

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:35pm

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Saints cut Champ Bailey
ESPN
The New Orleans Saints released future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey on Saturday before he ever wound up playing a snap for them. They also released veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both of the kickers they had in camp -- Shayne Graham ...
New Orleans Saints release veteran cornerback Champ BaileyThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Saints shocker: Kickers cut, along with Bailey...WDSU New Orleans
New Orleans Saints cut Champ Bailey, Robert Meachem; announce 53-man rosterWWL
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No. 6 Ohio State pulls away late vs. Navy, 34-17 - USA TODAY

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:26pm

USA TODAY

No. 6 Ohio State pulls away late vs. Navy, 34-17
USA TODAY
BALTIMORE —. THE BIG PICTURE: Ohio State looked shaky — way too shaky — for way too long in Saturday's 34-17 win. The sixth-ranked Buckeyes trailed Navy until late in the third quarter before taking the lead for good, inviting questions about their new ...
After taking halftime lead, Navy run down by Ohio State in 34-17 lossBaltimore Sun
Ohio State blows past Navy in 2nd halfChicago Tribune
Ohio State freshman QB JT Barrett shows who he is in first start: Buckeyes ...The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
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Corvette museum decides to fill giant sinkhole on heavy security costs - WallStreet OTC

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:19pm

Chron.com

Corvette museum decides to fill giant sinkhole on heavy security costs
WallStreet OTC
The board members of Kentucky's National Corvette Museum on Saturday voted to fill the massive sinkhole that swallowed eight sports vehicles, creating sensation all over the state. Despite the giant hole fetched good attendance and revenue for the ...
Cost, Aesthetics Lead To Decision To Fill In Corvette Museum SinkholeWKU Public Radio
GM, museum to restore 3 of 8 prized 'Vettes damaged by sinkholeAutomotive News
Corvette museum to fill in sinkhole that opened up six months ago and became ...Daily Mail
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US to push for coalition to fight 'cancer' of Islamic State – Kerry - euronews

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:24pm

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US to push for coalition to fight 'cancer' of Islamic State – Kerry
euronews
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will use a NATO summit next week to push for a coalition of countries to beat back incursions in Syria and Iraq by Islamic State militants who are destabilising the region and ...
Tony Abbott shows leadership in grasping nettle of Islamic State terrorismThe Australian

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Federal court blocks Tex. rule that could have closed most of state's abortion clinics - Washington Post

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:18pm

USA TODAY

Federal court blocks Tex. rule that could have closed most of state's abortion clinics
Washington Post
A federal judge Friday blocked a Texas restriction set to take effect Monday that could have led to the closure of most of the abortion clinics in the state. In a 21-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the measure, which would have required ...
Federal court strikes Texas anti-abortion provisionJURIST
Texas to appeal after federal judge strikes down abortion restrictionsThe Guardian
Part of Texas abortion law overturnedWESH Orlando
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Obama to attend wedding of longtime personal chef - 6abc.com

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:01pm

Obama to attend wedding of longtime personal chef
6abc.com
MSNBC host Alex Wagner is about to marry someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, White House chef Sam Kass. They are tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014. (Photo/Charles Dharapak/Photo/Jeff Roberson/). Saturday, August 30 ...

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Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital - Reuters

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:47pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital
Reuters
FREETOWN Aug 30 (Reuters) - Health workers have gone on strike at a major Ebola treatment centre in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday. "The workers decided to stop working ...
Ebola's toll in West Africa will be felt for years to comeCTV News

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George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack - New York Times

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:22pm

Telegraph.co.uk

George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack
New York Times
LONDON — George Galloway, a member of the British Parliament known for his vocal criticism of Israel, was released from a hospital on Saturday after being treated for injuries suffered when an assailant attacked him on the streets of London. The attack ...
Man charged over George Galloway assaultBBC News
George Galloway attacked in the streetTelegraph.co.uk
George Galloway: Man charged over assaultThe Independent
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McConnell campaign manager resigns amid bribery scandal - MSNBC

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:19pm

MSNBC

McConnell campaign manager resigns amid bribery scandal
MSNBC
In a development that was simply unheard of, state Sen. Kent Sorenson (R), the chair of Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign in Iowa, announced just six days before the caucuses that he was quitting Team Bachmann to support Ron Paul's presidential ...
Iowa Probe: A Ditch For Mitch?Huffington Post
McConnell refuses to take questions in TompkinsvilleThe Independent
How scandal could touch Rand Paul, McConnellThe Courier-Journal
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New York teen dies in horrific crash while test-driving Lamborghini - New York Daily News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:36pm

New York Daily News

New York teen dies in horrific crash while test-driving Lamborghini
New York Daily News
A teenager taking a friend's Lamborghini out for a spin was killed when he slammed into a guard rail while going too fast, police said. Samuel Shepard, 18, died Friday on Long Island in New York after wrecking the powerful sports car. Its owner, who was a ...
New York Teenager Test Driving Lamborghini Dies in Car CrashGuardian Liberty Voice
Teen Dies In Lamborghini Crash During Thrill-Seeking Test DriveThe Inquisitr
Long Island Teen Dies After Lamborghini Test-Drive CrashHeadlines & Global News
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Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole - WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:28pm

WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
(AP) - A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. The museum's board of directors voted Saturday to fill in the entire hole that opened up in February and became ...

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town - Reuters

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:20pm

BBC News

Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army and Kurdish forces closed in on Islamic State fighters on Saturday in a push to break the Sunni militants' siege of the Shi'ite town of Amerli, army sources said. Two officers said Iraqi troops, militia and Kurdish peshmerga were ...
Iraq begins operation to free jihadist-besieged townPress Trust of India

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James Harrison, former Steelers star, announces his retirement - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:25am

USA TODAY

James Harrison, former Steelers star, announces his retirement
Los Angeles Times
Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement Saturday. (David Kohl / Associated Press). By Austin Knoblauch contact the reporter · FootballProfessional FootballJames HarrisonNFLPittsburgh ...
James Harrison announces retirement on FacebookUSA TODAY
James Harrison retires from NFLESPN
Former Steelers linebacker Harrison announces retirementPittsburgh Post Gazette
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In Sandy Turnaround Test, NYC Says It'll Meet Goal - ABC News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:12am

SFGate

In Sandy Turnaround Test, NYC Says It'll Meet Goal
ABC News
A city home-repair program has been sprinting to meet a self-imposed deadline to signal a turnaround in Superstorm Sandy recovery, and officials say they're positioned to pass their test of rebuilding both houses and confidence. The milestone for the Build It ...
After reboot, NYC Sandy-repair program faces test of its turnaround; officials say ...Fox News

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To fight Isil and its genocidal agenda, we need a global coalition, says John Kerry - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:02am

Telegraph.co.uk

To fight Isil and its genocidal agenda, we need a global coalition, says John Kerry
Telegraph.co.uk
John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has called for the formation of a “global coalition” to combat the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, effectively announcing his country's participation in that coalition, urged ...
DHS considering new security measures to intercept 'foreign fighters' returning ...Fox News
John Kerry calls for global coalition to defeat 'genocidal' Isis militantsThe Guardian
Kerry calls for global coalition to 'stamp...The Hill
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