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  • U.S. Secret Service blasted for sending agents to employee's house

    By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Government investigators faulted the Secret Service on Wednesday for pulling agents from their posts near the White House and sending them to the home of an agency employee involved in a private dispute in 2011. The report by the inspector general of the…

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  • Detroit can survive after bankruptcy but large risks loom: expert

    By Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit's relatively fast move through municipal bankruptcy has resulted in costly creditor settlements and too little emphasis on fixing the city's broken operations, a restructuring expert testified in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday. Still, Martha Kopacz,…

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  • Dog of Ebola-infected Texas nurse tests negative for virus

    DALLAS (Reuters) - The 1-year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse infected with Ebola has tested free of the virus and will remain in isolation for the remainder of his 21-day monitoring period, the city of Dallas said on Wednesday. "Bentley is doing great! Turns out he likes butt…

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  • As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies

    By Carolyn Cohn, Richa Naidu and Avik Das (Reuters) - As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organizers and other businesses vulnerable to local…

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  • Suspected serial killer silent at Indiana court hearing

    By Mark Guarino CROWN POINT Ind. (Reuters) - Serial killer suspect Darren Vann was silent on Wednesday at a preliminary court hearing in Lake County, Indiana, and the judge warned him he could be held in contempt and ordered him to appear again next week to be informed of his rights. Vann was…

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  • Three Denver girls reportedly en route to Turkey detained, sent home

    By Aruna Viswanatha and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Voice of America reported earlier this week…

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  • U.S. CDC announces new Ebola monitoring steps for travelers

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced new measures to monitor for Ebola anyone entering the United States from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for a 21-day period. Under the measures starting Monday, travelers from the three West African countries…

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  • Researchers find German U-boat, ship it sank off U.S. coast

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wreck of a World War Two German U-boat and a freighter it sank 72 years ago have been discovered off the North Carolina coast by U.S. researchers, officials said. The submarine, the U-576, and the Nicaraguan-flagged freighter Bluefields were found about 30 miles (48 km)…

    Reuters
  • Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

    BERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday there had been no deal with North Korea in the release of one of three detained Americans but that Washington was willing to resume talks if the reclusive country took steps towards denuclearization. Jeffrey Fowle, 56,…

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  • Newborn killer whale, first born since 2012, presumed dead in Washington

    By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - The first calf born in two years to an endangered killer whale population off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been declared missing and presumed dead just weeks after its birth, experts said on Tuesday. The mother of the baby orca was seen for three…

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  • Wildlife photo wins first place in Yahoo News and Flickr winter scenes contest

    David Renwald’s patience in freezing temperatures and snow in Yellowstone National Park in January paid off. His photograph captured a coyote sitting among grass poking from the snow in a moment that evokes seclusion, concentration and calm.

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  • Atlanta's 'Snowpocalypse' turned ordinary commutes into chaos, confusion

    Tales from this week’s storm that dumped three inches of snow on metro Atlanta, iced roads, forced the cancellation of almost 800 flights, caused roughly 1,200 accidents, injured at least 130 people, killed two, wrecked countless commutes and stranded thousands in local schools and business.

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  • Is the 'clock turning back' on American women?

    Hillary Clinton cautions that opportunities for American women could vanish if the United States does not prioritize their economic advancement.

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