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Goldberg: Any public panic over Ebola stems from government's handling of i

In the wake of the latest confirmed Ebola case in the United States, Jonah Goldberg told viewers on "Special Report with [..]


 
 

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Airfare: $790 round trip from LAX to Bangkok, Thailand, on Delta

Thailand has seen its share of turmoil this year — the military took over the government in May — but things are calm for [..]


 
 

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EU contribution: Cameron will have to pay up, says Farage

Prime minister under pressure from Tory backbenchers to refuse additional £1.7bn for the EU budgetNigel Farage has claimed [..]


 
 

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‘My house is not for sale’: Indiana residents fight city’s home-seizu

Indiana residents are fighting to save their homes as their local government weighs a sweeping plan to demolish them to make [..]


 
 

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New indictment for Alex Rodriguez’s cousin Yuri Sucart

Federal prosecutors unsealed a superseding indictment Thursday that suggests the government isn’t just relying on testimony [..]


 
 

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US charges safari owners with illegal rhino hunts

Two South African men were charged Thursday by the US government with conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts to [..]


 
 

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Obama hit for hedging on ‘terrorist’ attack, unlike Canadian PM

President Obama is taking heat for seeming to hedge on whether Wednesday's attack on Canada's government complex was an act [..]


 
 

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Feds confused, automakers alarmed over air bags

Government total rises, Tokyo investors chary of Takata stock as airbag concern spreads like oil [..]


 
 

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U.S. Suspends Risky Disease Research

The government will cease funding "gain-of-function" studies that make viruses more dangerous -- Read more on [..]


 
 

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Lorry tax take bigger than expected

A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new [..]


 
 

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New Testing Starts on Experimental Ebola Vaccine

U.S. health officials say they've started human testing of another new Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside [..]


 
 

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DealBook: In Turnabout, Former Regulators Assail Wall St. Watchdogs

When former top government officials become white-collar defense lawyers, they still wield influence when they weigh in on [..]


 
 

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News Anchor Says Young Women Should Go on Tinder Instead of Voting

Maybe the biggest theme this election cycle is the war on women. Democrats say Republicans don't care about womens' needs, [..]


 
 

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'Citizenfour': Movie review

Edward Snowden’s name is famous worldwide, thanks to his decision to leak thousands of covert government documents. But who [..]


 
 

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British government pushes for NFL team in London

The British government wants an NFL team based in London. George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told the Evening [..]

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Libyan rebels, Moammar Kadafi's forces battle for Misurata

Witnesses report intense combat in the rebel-held city of Misurata, with pro-government forces using Libyan civilians as [..]


 
 

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NATO strike kills Kadafi son, Libyan official says

Killed were Saif al Arab Kadafi, 29, and three of Moammar Kadafi's grandchildren, a government spokesman says. He says the [..]


 
 

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Breitbart website posts cartoon of fat, burger-scarfing First Lady

  Andrew Breitbart, at it again? The conservative blogger who is at the center of a lawsuit over a video his site posted [..]


 
 

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Kadafi loyalists, rebels fight for control of Libyan oil facility

Government forces attack a key oil facility and air base in rebel-controlled Port Brega, their first offensive in eastern [..]


 
 

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Unions warned over strike 'trap'

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls urges the unions not to fall into the government's "trap" by striking over plans to reform public [..]


 
 

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Biggest school strikes since 1980s as doubts grow on pension reform

Forecast that cost of pensions will fall in the future leads to row over David Cameron's claim that system could 'go [..]


 
 

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Greek debt: Greece launches massive fire sale as riot police clash with pro

The Greek government said it was putting vast areas of state-owned land on the market to raise £44billion in the next four years.


 
 

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Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children

Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on 'opt-in' basisInternet [..]


 
 

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Syria holds local elections as deadly clashes reportedly continue

The government says the voting is part of a series of reforms in response to protests, but the opposition calls it a [..]


 
 

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‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas faces jail for allegedly bilking feds 

The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. [..]


 
 

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Bin the best-before label, not the food | Mina Holland

The proliferation of date labels encourages waste – and amounts to a government-endorsed validation of our food [..]


 
 

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Kat Dennings says her 'Thor' character is 'very Scooby Doo'

In a film populated by noble warriors, blue frost giants, and dour government agents, Kat Dennings plays a sort of [..]


 
 

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Obama welcomes era of 'equal partnership' with Iraq

The president marks 'the end of this war' with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki at the White House. Numerous challenges and [..]


 
 

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents in the US 2006-2009 Data

From 2006 through 2009 U.S. oil and gas pipeline accidents killed 56 people, caused $1.2 billion in property damage and [..]


 
 

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Libya militias given deadline to disarm and leave Tripoli

Armed groups from the Libyan cities of Misurata and Zintan are among the most powerful still in the Libyan capital. There is [..]

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David Cameron: even my family is worried by NHS reforms

Prime minister makes admission during visit to London hospital in face of opposition to GPs policyDavid Cameron spoke [..]


 
 

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Chancellor George Osborne holds talks with NFL over London-based team

Anything the government can do to make this happen we will Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons to meet at Wembley London [..]


 
 

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Cable to confirm business bank

Vince Cable is to confirm that the government is moving ahead with plans for a government-backed "business bank" to boost [..]


 
 

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Documents Released on U.S. Wiretapping Since Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks

Newly disclosed Justice Department reports show how frequently government agents asked to tap the communications of [..]


 
 

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House Republicans Approve Spending Measure

Representative Paul D. Ryan detoured from the campaign trail to vote on a measure that will avoid a government default and [..]


 
 

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Auditor queries Help to Buy spending

National Audit Office says government has sunk £3.7bn into mortgage loan scheme without being able to gauge its success


 
 

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Anti-Japan protests in China spread to more cities

More than 1,000 Chinese march in Beijing to protest Japan's plan to buy the disputed Diaoyu islands. Japanese businesses are [..]


 
 

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PM may soften stance on Racial Discrimination Act

Reports suggest the Abbott government may seek to amend parts of the Racial Discrimination Act, rather than repeal one [..]


 
 

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PayPal Blocks Argentine Peso-to-Dollar Conversions

Online payment service PayPal will prevent users in Argentina from making domestic transfers. PayPal users in Argentina will [..]


 
 

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Britain joins call for UN to investigate alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka

David Cameron's office says decision taken after Sri Lanka failed to conduct its own inquiry into civil warBritain is to [..]


 
 

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Why are British troops still in Afghanistan?

Aims were never made clearMinisters and commanders gave conflicting messagesUS drawing in its "military horns", says [..]


 
 

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Snowden wants more security, but are we too lazy for more locks?

Snowden says the best way – perhaps the only way – to prevent mass government surveillance is through the use of widespread [..]


 
 

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Portugal backs down on tax rise

The centre-right government in Portugal agrees to look for alternatives to a social security tax rise a week after huge [..]


 
 

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Serco and G4S ripped us off – the public sector must start to play hardba

It's good news the government has clawed back taxpayers' money – firms should no longer get away with failing to deliverIt's [..]


 
 

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Greek workers begin general strike

Anti-austerity walkout called by unions expected to ground flights, disrupt local transport and shut public service [..]