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  1. Bomb Maker Who Killed U.S. Soldier Jailed for 38 YearsFri, 22 May 2015 10:41:14 GMT
    A British taxi driver was sentenced to a minimum of 38 years in prison for his role in a bomb-making campaign that killed a U.S. solider in Iraq. More...
  2. NYC Vendor Caught Selling $30 Hot Dogs to Tourists FiredFri, 22 May 2015 10:06:29 GMT
    The hot dog vendor exposed by NBC New York for selling overpriced food to visitors near Ground Zero has been fired, the cart owner says. More...
  3. Radio Captures Fatal Shooting of Omaha Cop Who Was New MomFri, 22 May 2015 09:27:42 GMT
    Kerrie Orozco, 29, a seven-year Omaha police veteran who was working as a detective with the department's fugitive task force, died Wednesday. More...
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  1. The Royal Navy's Trident-class nuclear submarine VanguardFri, 22 May 2015 02:02:08 GMT
    The party says it will press the UK government on recent claims made by a whistleblower concerning the Trident programme. Able Seaman William McNeilly, 25, went absent without leave last week after producing an 18-page report containing a series of allegations about the Trident submarines based at Faslane on the Clyde. More...
  2. Obama's trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdleFri, 22 May 2015 02:02:07 GMT
    In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final moment. The 62-38 vote, two more than the 60 needed, came from a solid phalanx of Republicans and more than a dozen Democrats. More...
  3. Senators offer compromise on domestic surveillance changesFri, 22 May 2015 02:02:06 GMT
    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee floated a compromise Thursday that would end bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency after a two-year transition period, leaving it up to the House to accept the deal or allow expiration of government surveillance powers June 1. The proposal by Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, came as the White House and House leaders from both parties urged the Senate to take up a House-passed bill that would end NSA bulk collection after six months while preserving other surveillance powers set to expire. More...
  4. Oil pipeline spills about 21K gallons off California coastThu, 21 May 2015 05:55:52 GMT
    Capt. Da... . An oil slick washes up on the shore Tuesday, May 19, 2015, near Goleta, Calif. More...
  5. US looking into whether hostage was kept by IS leaderThu, 21 May 2015 01:46:34 GMT
    U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating the possibility that the Islamic State militant leader killed Friday was the captor of American hostage Kayla Mueller for a time. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, confirmed the line of inquiry at a breakfast with reporters Tuesday, but declined further comment. More...
  6. Five big banks face criminal charges and $5 billion bill over FX riggingWed, 20 May 2015 21:41:46 GMT
    Five of the world's biggest banks are expected to be hit with a combined bill of more than $5 billion and criminal charges on Wednesday in a settlement with U.S. and British authorities over rigging of currency markets. It will mark another dark day for an industry trying to put past sins behind it and brings the total in penalties some big banks will pay for their traders allegedly manipulating the $5-trillion-a-day foreign exchange market to about $10 billion. More...
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  1. 16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right NowFri, 22 May 2015 11:00:00 GMT
    Gratitude, a generous spirit and goals to work toward are the foundation of lifelong happiness. It's all within reach. More...
  2. Prosecutors say Minnesotans who tried to join ISIS threatened FBI agentsFri, 22 May 2015 09:40:53 GMT
    One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a document filed Thursday by prosecutors. More...
  3. Authorities arrest man wanted in the killings of a wealthy DC family, their housekeeperFri, 22 May 2015 09:15:01 GMT
    Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who's accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. More...
  4. Hundreds protest Washington state police shooting of shoplifting suspectsFri, 22 May 2015 08:07:34 GMT
    Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. More...
  5. Hundreds protest peacefully after police officer shoots 2 unarmed suspects in Washington stateFri, 22 May 2015 07:57:49 GMT
    Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. More...
  6. Environmentalists seize on latest California oil spillFri, 22 May 2015 07:57:31 GMT
    The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area's catastrophic blowout in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists in their battle against drilling and fossil fuels. More...
  7. Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records as law's expiration date loomsFri, 22 May 2015 07:27:46 GMT
    The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken. More...
  8. As decisions near in 3 killings by Cleveland police, the wait is notable for its calmFri, 22 May 2015 04:32:14 GMT
    For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people. More...
  9. President of the Boy Scouts says longstanding ban on gay adults is no longer sustainableFri, 22 May 2015 04:15:39 GMT
    The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement." More...
  10. Suspect in Washington DC quadruple homicide arrested Fri, 22 May 2015 04:15:38 GMT
    The Maryland man wanted for the murders of a corporate executive, his wife, their son, and their housekeeper in an upscale Washington D.C. home was arrested late Thursday. More...