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Ohio Executive Avoids Prison in NBA Union Case

Ohio Executive Avoids Prison in NBA Union Case Federal judge orders 6 months house detention for Ohio executive convicted in NBA union case...

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Sacramento Asks Cab Drivers to Shower, Speak English

Sacramento Asks Cab Drivers to Shower, Speak English Sacramento has earned the ire of local cab drivers by suggesting they shower more often, speak English and be able to make change. "Telling people to take showers!? To take an English test!?" asks Kazman Zaido, indignation audible in his voice. Zaido, head of the Sacramento Taxi Cab Union, says many of the drivers in his union have worked in Sacramento for many years. They know perfectly well what level of professionalism is expected of them, he says, and they deliver it. In his view, such rules, if implemented at all, should apply only to new drivers....

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In Ukraine, Chaos Meets Self-Declared Independence

In Ukraine, Chaos Meets Self-Declared Independence In east Ukraine, a quiet majority grows frustrated by chaos of self-declared independent state...

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Questions From the National Geographic Bee Finals

Questions From the National Geographic Bee Finals The final 3 questions that decided the winner of the National Geographic Bee...

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Estimate of Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil Slashed

Estimate of Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil Slashed Federal energy officials slash estimate of recoverable oil at California's Monterey Shale...

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Inside Couple's 221-Square-Foot Dream Mansion

Inside Couple's 221-Square-Foot Dream Mansion Home cost a mere $22,744 to build....

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CANNES WATCH: Age-Defying Loren Shows off Curves

CANNES WATCH: Age-Defying Loren Shows off Curves CANNES WATCH: At 79, age-defying Sophia Loren shows off svelte figure in red before son's film...

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Race Tightens for Cannes' Canine Prize Palm Dog

Race Tightens for Cannes' Canine Prize Palm Dog The race from the kennel tightens for the Cannes top canine prize, the Palm Dog...

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Burwell Gets Committee Approval for Health Post

Burwell Gets Committee Approval for Health Post Senate Finance Committee approves Burwell for health secretary, sends to full Senate...

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'Star Wars' Fans to Get Chance at Cameo

'Star Wars' Fans to Get Chance at Cameo UNICEF fundraising effort gives 'Star Wars' fans chance at cameo in 'Episode VII'...

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Obama Salutes Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks

Obama Salutes Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks Obama salutes Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks at White House celebration...

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Pennsylvania Won't Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Case

Pennsylvania Won't Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Case Pennsylvania governor says he won't appeal ruling that legalized same-sex marriage...

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BP to Ask Supreme Court to Hear Claims Issue

BP to Ask Supreme Court to Hear Claims Issue BP will ask Supreme Court to weigh in on whether spill claims require proof of direct harm...

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Vincent Harding, Activist, King Aide, Dies at 82

Vincent Harding, Activist, King Aide, Dies at 82 Vincent Harding, activist, aide to King, dies at 82; remembered for commitment, humility...

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US Coast Guard: No Sign yet of British Yacht Crew

US Coast Guard: No Sign yet of British Yacht Crew US Coast Guard: No sign yet of 4 missing from British yacht that capsized in Atlantic...

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US Slow to Back Sanctions on Venezuela

US Slow to Back Sanctions on Venezuela Obama administration slow to back sanctions on Venezuela amid fears of regional backlash...

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Minutes: Fed Began Weighing Options for Rate Rise

Minutes: Fed Began Weighing Options for Rate Rise Fed minutes: Officials discussed options for eventually raising rates but set no timetable...

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Germany's Michael Schmidt Wins Pictet Photo Prize

Germany's Michael Schmidt Wins Pictet Photo Prize German photographer Michael Schmidt wins Pictet prize for photo essay on how food is produced...

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Man Faces Possible Life in Prison For Pot Brownies

Man Faces Possible Life in Prison For Pot Brownies A 19-year-old Texas man could be facing the possibility of life in prison for allegedly baking and selling pot brownies....

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UN: 13 Dead in Cholera Outbreak in South Sudan

UN: 13 Dead in Cholera Outbreak in South Sudan UN: 13 dead as cholera outbreak in South Sudan grows amid violence, crowding; 266 cases so far...

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