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Obama: Feds to see if more can be done to stop homegrown terror

Originally published: April 30, 2013 9:49 AMUpdated: April 30, 2013 11:15 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | President Barack Obama answers questions during his new conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (April 30, 2013) President Barack Obama says a national security review following the Boston Marathon bombings will look at whether ...

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Online poker is back: Legal website launches in NV

Published: April 30, 2013 9:42 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Ultimate Gaming chairman Tom Breitling, left, and CEO Tobin Prior sit for a photo at their company headquarters in Las Vegas. (April 29, 2013) LAS VEGAS – Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch ...

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Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

Published: April 30, 2013 5:51 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: Getty Images | King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima and their daughters Princess Catharina Amalia, Princess Ariane and Princess Alexia of the Netherlands appear on the balcony of the Royal Palace to greet the public after the abdication of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands and ahead of the Inauguration of ...

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Carnival Triumph cruise ship moving again, Coast Guard says

Originally published: February 13, 2013 11:39 AMUpdated: February 14, 2013 7:32 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | A disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. The ship with over 1,000 passengers aboard has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room ...

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US Airways merger: What can passengers expect?

Originally published: February 13, 2013 8:01 PMUpdated: February 14, 2013 3:47 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | US Airways jets are parked at their gates at the Charlotte/Douglas International airport in Charlotte, N.C. In a deal announced Feb. 14, 2013, a combined carrier will be called American Airlines and will reduce the number of major U.S. airlines to ...

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Oscar Pistorius charged with murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Olympics Newsday > Sports Originally published: February 14, 2013 3:03 AMUpdated: February 14, 2013 6:42 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS You need the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player to view the video related to this article. Download Now. Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was charged February14, 2013, with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp,� who was shot inside his ...

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Senate Republicans block Hagel vote

Published: February 14, 2013 6:17 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Then Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. President Barack Obama has nominated Hagel as his next defense secretary. (June 26, 2008) WASHINGTON – Republicans have, for now, blocked Chuck Hagel‘s nomination to become defense secretary. The Senate came up ...

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Pope Benedict's retirement exposes papal secrets

Published: February 14, 2013 6:51 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Pope Benedict XVI in this file photo. VATICAN – For an institution devoted to eternal light, the Vatican has shown itself to be a master of smokescreens since Pope Benedict XVI‘s shock resignation announcement. On Thursday, the Vatican spokesman acknowledged that Benedict hit his head and bled ...

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Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City

Published: February 14, 2013 5:32 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan reacts as she is crowned Miss America 2013 in Las Vegas. (Jan. 12, 2013) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – There she is, Miss America, headed back to Atlantic City. The Miss America pageant, a staple in Atlantic City for decades before it ...

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