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  • Man arrested in bomb hoax at Louisiana university

    A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a bomb hoax last week at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette that forced an evacuation of the sprawling campus and triggered a large-scale police response, authorities said on Tuesday. Devin Haywood, a Louisiana resident who is not a…

  • U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obama health care law

    By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two federal judicial panels on Tuesday delivered conflicting rulings on how the government subsidizes premiums through President Barack Obama's healthcare law, creating more uncertainty over signature legislation that has been dogged by…

  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

  • Air France suspends all flights to Tel Aviv due to security situation

    Air France said on Tuesday it had decided to suspend all flights to Tel Aviv until further notice due to the evolution of the security situation in Israel. "For security reasons linked to the evolution of the local situation, Air France has decided to suspend its flights to Tel Aviv," a spokesman…

  • Lufthansa says suspends service to Tel Aviv for 36 hours

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's largest airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG said on Tuesday it would suspend flights to Tel Aviv for 36 hours, citing security concerns. The suspension would also affect its Germanwings, Austrian Airlines and Swiss divisions. Earlier on Tuesday, U.S. air carriers Delta Air…

  • Britain plans new laws to prevent female genital mutilation

    By Kylie MacLellan and Emma Batha LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will introduce new laws to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) including making it compulsory for teachers and health workers to report cases, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. "It's absolutely clear what we are trying to…

  • San Diego-area community expected to reject illegal immigrant shelter

    By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A Southern California city could find itself at the center of a nationwide debate over illegal immigration on Tuesday evening when officials there are expected to reject a bid by the U.S. government to open a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children. The…

  • Race for North Dakota's agriculture commissioner is all about oil

    By Ernest Scheyder TOWNER North Dakota (Reuters) - North Dakota's biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state's agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines. …

  • Suspect charged over fatal California bank robbery shootout

    By Jennifer Baires STOCKTON Calif. (Reuters) - A suspect in a California bank heist in which heavily armed robbers took hostages and engaged police in a running gun battle during a high-speed chase last week was charged with murder on Monday for the deaths of a hostage and two suspected fellow…

  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

  • U.S. airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability

    (Reuters) - U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and United Airlines said on Tuesday they have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region has intensified. Delta and United said in separate statements that they have suspended flights to…

  • Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea

    Daytona Beach Police Chief Michael Chitwood, who last week said he did not take issue with the father's initial response to the alleged assault, on Tuesday said police were "bewildered" when they saw the picture of the 11-year-old boy, shown sleeping, online. "Once you put that out there, he just…

  • Manhunt on for armed bandits in $181,000 heist at Atlantic City casino

    By Daniel Kelley AVON-BY-THE-SEA N.J. (Reuters) - A manhunt was underway on Tuesday for masked bandits who reportedly stole roughly $181,000 in an armed robbery at Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey, police said. Authorities were tight-lipped about the robbery, but the Press of Atlantic…

  • Feds: Police misconduct rampant in Newark, N.J., city OKs monitor

    By David Jones NEWARK N.J. (Reuters) - Federal investigators found police repeatedly violated civil rights in New Jersey's largest city, Newark, and recommended an independent monitor to oversee changes, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday. The city has agreed to accept the findings…

  • Detroit workers, retirees give bankruptcy plan a boost

    Detroit will head into the critical phase of its historic bankruptcy case next month with the backing of an overwhelming majority of its active and retired workers and with opposition from a small, hard-core group of hold-out creditors. It puts U.S. Judge Steven Rhodes in a position to impose the…

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  • Defense lawyer says Ventura seeking attention with defamation suit

    By Art Hughes ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura's defamation case is aimed at keeping the name of the fading star in the headlines at the expense of an ex-Navy SEAL who served his country with honor, defense lawyers said on Tuesday. In closing arguments made at a…

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  • Millions "Rattled" by New Site Releasing Records!

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  • Three injured when home explodes north of Houston

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three people were critically burned when a house exploded near a city north of Houston on Tuesday, with the blast felt for miles, officials said. Video footage of the scene provided by television station KHOU showed the structure reduced to splinters near the city of Willis,…

  • Georgia voters to pick Republican U.S. Senate nominee after long fight

    By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A drawn-out fight between an 11-term congressman and a former Fortune 500 chief executive in a key U.S. Senate race is due to be decided by Georgia's Republican voters on Tuesday. U.S. Representative Jack Kingston and David Perdue, former CEO of Reebok, Dollar…

  • Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

    By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The order did not include new exemptions for religious organizations, a move that was welcomed by…

  • U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin had challenged the…

  • 'Slenderman' attack victim receives Purple Heart from an anonymous well wisher

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times in a murder plot allegedly hatched by two classmates to win favor with a fictional Internet character, has been sent a prestigious Purple Heart medal by an anonymous well-wisher, the victim's family said on Tuesday. "It…

  • Philadelphia Eagles player arrested in shoving of Arizona officer

    A Philadelphia Eagles football player was arrested in Arizona on suspicion of felony aggravated assault for allegedly pushing a police officer probing a bar fight, authorities said on Monday. Keelan Johnson, 24, was booked into jail early on Saturday and later released after the skirmish at a bar…

  • Millions 'rattled' by new website

    New site posts over 37 billion public records online. Anyone can access this information and see what some may be hiding. You may not like findings!

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