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Police Ready to Abide by Court's Cellphone Ruling

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Officers are being briefed during roll calls, new procedures are in place, and prosecutors are considering the effect on potentially thousands of pending court cases after the Supreme Court's ruling that restricts police searches of cellphones.

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Iran Tries To Save Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.

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Washington Prepares For Marijuana Retail Sales

Posted: 06/25/2014 - As Washington state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders on Tuesday announced steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren't attractive to kids.

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Tycoon to Treat Homeless to Lunch

Posted: 06/25/2014 - A Chinese tycoon is set to feed hundreds of homeless New Yorkers some fancy food — in Central Park.

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US Plans Child Migrant Processing Center in Texas

Posted: 06/24/2014 - The U.S. government plans to turn an empty 55,000-square-foot warehouse in South Texas into a processing facility for unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally, according to construction permits.

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KFC Probes Claim Scarred Child Was Asked To Leave

Posted: 06/24/2014 - Fried chicken chain KFC says a franchised Mississippi restaurant has hired an investigator to look into claims an employee asked a 3-year-old girl to leave because injuries she suffered in a pit bull mauling disturbed customers.

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Honda, Mazda, Nissan Issue Recalls Over Airbags

Updated: 06/23/2014 - Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly explode.

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Swiss Urge Glacier Hikers to Look for Artifacts

Posted: 06/23/2014 - Swiss scientists are urging alpinists and hikers to keep an eye out this summer for lost items in melting ice patches — items lost hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

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Massachusetts Mayor: Stop Sending My City Refugees

Posted: 06/23/2014 - A Massachusetts mayor is calling for an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services in Springfield, a onetime industrial center where nearly a third of the population lives below the poverty line.

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Before 'Saving Private Ryan,' Pvt. Smith Was Saved

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Carved into the simple obelisk commemorating the fallen are the names of five sons of Margaret and John McDowell Smith. There's a story behind the name that isn't there — a sixth brother, Wilfred — and a century after World War I a local historian has dug out the details from archives.

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New Push to Get Girls Into Computer Sciences

Posted: 06/19/2014 - Diana Navarro loves to code, and she's not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she's an anomaly: Writing software to run computer programs in 2014 is — more than ever — a man's world.

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US Man, 89, is Held on Nazi Death Camp Charges

Posted: 06/18/2014 - An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children while he was a guard at the Auschwitz death camp.

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Social Security Closes Offices as Demand Soars

Posted: 06/18/2014 - The Social Security Administration has been closing a record number of field offices because of budget constraints even as the demand for services soars, according to a congressional report being released on Wednesday.

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US Consumer Prices Rise 0.4 Percent in May

Posted: 06/17/2014 - U.S. consumer prices increased in May by the largest amount in more than a year as the cost of food and gasoline showed big gains and airline fares jumped by the largest amount in 15 years.

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FDA Prepping Long-Awaited Plan to Reduce Salt

Posted: 06/17/2014 - Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.

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Whataburger Introduces Two New Breakfast Favorites In H-E-B

Updated: 06/16/2014 - Based on its growing popularity and strong customer demand, Whataburger and H-E-B announced today Whataburger’s Honey Butter and Premium Pork Sausage are now available at H-E-B and Central Market stores in Texas.

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