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Wed Apr 23, 2014 - 5:20 AM
Prompted in part by the discovery of the body of a Ukrainian politician who appeared to have been tortured, officials in Kiev decided to renew what they call an "anti-terrorist operation" against separatist militias who have seized control of about a dozen public buildings in eastern Ukraine. But it was unclear what steps, in reality, Kiev could take to restore its authority in the mainly Russian-speaking east, without wrecking an international deal, signed last week in Geneva, desig ... Full Story

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Sun Apr 6, 2014 - 7:11 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Sunday that illegal immigrants who come to the United States to provide for their families are not committing a felony but an "act of love." In comments at odds with the views of many in his party, Bush, the son of the 41st president and brother of the 43rd, said of the divisive immigration issue: "I think we need to kind of get beyond the harsh political rhetoric to a better place. &q ... Full Story

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Fri Sep 21, 2012 - 12:26 PM
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Wed Apr 23, 2014 - 5:56 AM
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Snohomish County was on Wednesday to consider a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas countywide after a slide last month that killed 41 people, local media reported. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the Stillaguamish River on March 22 unleashing a torrent of mud that swallowed up a stretch of state highway and about three dozen homes near the small community of Oso, about 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Of ... Full Story

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Mon Apr 21, 2014 - 10:22 PM
In his book, Lipsky recounts accompanying Wallace, the author best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," on his book tour.Production on "The End of the Tour," written by Donald Margulies, directed by James Ponsoldt ("The Spectacular Now"), and starring Jason Segel as Wallace and Jesse Eisenberg as Lipsky, wrapped in late March.Lawyers for Wallace's family and literary trust said in a news release Monday that they "have no connection with, and neither en ... Full Story

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Wed Apr 23, 2014 - 4:10 AM
(Reuters) - Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Pujols drilled a three-run shot over the fence in the first inning for his 499th then added the landmark blast on a two-run drive in the fifth. He became the 26th player in Major League history to reach the milestone and the Washington crowd saluted the 34-year-old with a standing ovation. After the game, Pujols took to Tw ... Full Story

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Mon Apr 21, 2014 - 10:53 PM
Real-life In a comically shocking introduction to Offerman's character, Ulysses, his estranged, urbane ex-wife Emma bursts into his squalid trailer to find him clad only in a loincloth-like apron and an oxygen backpack. From this overly quirky reunion, White, ("The Other Place"), builds the rest of his story with care. DeLorenzo's sure touch lets the focus linger on more somber moments while capturing the humor and irony of othersUlysses and Emma move warily into genuinely poig ... Full Story

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Fri Sep 14, 2012 - 9:53 AM
WASHINGTON Amine El Khalifi, 29, an illegal immigrant who lived in Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced after pleading guilty in June to attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He faced a maximum sentence under the law of life in prison, but prosecutors agreed to 25 to 30 years as part of a plea deal. "The sentence in this case must be a beacon to those would seek to commit such attacks that, when caught and prosecuted, they will be sentenced to d ... Full Story

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Wed Apr 23, 2014 - 5:51 AM
Investigators Authorities released the information to The Associated Press ahead of their announcement.Though the news that 22-year-old Edward Beaudion of Chicago is believed to have been killed by a small-time Missouri crook named Jerry Jackson who died last year at age 62 comes too late to bring Jackson to justice, it answers a question Beaudion's family has spent decades asking."I always thought he was killed but you still aren't sure until you get the proof," said Beaudion& ... Full Story

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