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  1. Virginia Teen Sentenced to Prison in ISIS CaseFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:35:03 GMT
    Ali Shukri Amin, 17, of Manassas, Virginia on Friday became the youngest person in the US sentenced to prison for supporting the ISIS terror group. More...
  2. Jurors Resume Deliberations in Prep School Rape TrialFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:05:00 GMT
    Jurors must decide whether the defendant, Owen Labrie, sexually penetrated his accuser, and if so, was it done without her consent. More...
  3. Tian Tian, You Are the Pandas' FatherFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:36:53 GMT
    In a reality TV-like storyline, the National Zoo announces the results of paternity test to determine the father of fraternal twin panda cubs. More...
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  1. Sanders to rip 'establishment politics' to DNCFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:36:22 GMT
    According to an aide, the Vermont senator will argue during his speech at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting in Minneapolis that "if Democrats want to keep the White House and recapture Congress and make gains in statehouses, then establishment politics won't do it." Sanders will call on the DNC to take on the establishment -- namely Wall Street, big banks and corporations -- not be beholden to them. More...
  2. Rubio takes on China in op-edFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:29:07 GMT
    Marco Rubio will sketch how he would handle a rising China in remarks Friday in South Carolina that will likely draw some contrast with the other Republican presidential candidate giving a foreign policy speech in the same city that day: Scott Walker. Previewing his China speech in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Rubio argues that the United States has chosen to "appease" a China that is as much foe as friend. More...
  3. Draft Biden holds DNC meeting briefingsFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:16:46 GMT
    Behind the scenes at the Democratic National Committee summer meetings in Minneapolis, super delegates and members of the DNC are quietly being asked by Draft Biden representatives to "keep an open mind" about the race for the presidential nomination. A series of meetings started Thursday in which selected DNC members and super delegates are being briefed on the state of the race and the vice president's explorations into running for president, a source tells CNN. More...
  4. Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to CongressFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:01:47 GMT
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists. The report supports the organization's claims that the secretly recorded videos were distorted to misrepresent conversations employees had with anti-abortion activists posing as biomedical company employees interested in buying fetal tissue, Planned Parenthood said. More...
  5. Hillary Rodham Clinton likens Republicans' 'extreme' views on women to those of terroristsThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:35:05 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an audience her potential rivals were pushing outdated policies. Clinton did not mention any specific terrorist or militant groups, such as the Islamic State, which has held women as sex slaves in Iraq and Syria. More...
  6. The Latest: Prosecutor says rape suspect's words defy logicThu, 27 Aug 2015 18:18:48 GMT
    An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won't survive, but she's hopeful one can be saved. A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins in Colorado told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived. More...
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  1. Teen gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic StateFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:14:51 GMT
    A northern Virginia teenager has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group. More...
  2. This Franchisee Investigated a Restaurant Company He Liked and Signed OnFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    Paul Scholtes had a yen for Asian cuisine and loved how the menu at Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen encompassed delicacies from ten different regions. More...
  3. Virginia prosecutor says Portsmouth officers involved in fatal shooting won't be chargedFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:25 GMT
    Prosecutors say the Portsmouth, Virginia, officers involved in a fatal shooting of a black man in March won't be charged. More...
  4. Katrina 10 Years Later as Erika Heads for Florida and Hurricane Trump Surge ContinuesFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:33:07 GMT
    Katrina 10 Years Later as Erika Heads for Florida and Hurricane Trump Surge Continues More...
  5. Shooting at New York City hookah lounge leaves 1 dead, 3 injured; no arrests made yetFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:32:14 GMT
    New York City police say an overnight shooting at a hookah lounge has left one person dead and three others injured. More...
  6. 7 Bits of Wise Career Advice That Doesn't Apply to EntrepreneursFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:30:00 GMT
    What makes sense when you're climbing the ladder doesn't when you're building your own ladder. More...
  7. Oily spill closes popular beach at New York's Lake George; substance appears near boat launchFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:41 GMT
    A popular beach at New York's Lake George is closed after an oily substance was spilled into the water. More...
  8. Train Your Mind to Win the Game of Entrepreneurship With These 4 Mental ExercisesFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT
    Running your own business requires an emotional tolerance strong enough to deal with the pressure of change and unpredictability. More...
  9. Guitar hero: Charges dropped against man who blasted 'Star Spangled Banner' on July 4Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:38:16 GMT
    The Florida college student who was cited and nearly arrested for celebrating July 4 with a searing guitar rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" at a block party is getting the last laugh. More...
  10. Will You Be Stubborn and Break, or Adaptable and Succeed?Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:30:00 GMT
    To succeed in any area of life, you have to be like a bridge in California, with just enough give to withstand an earthquake. More...