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S.C. Sen. Graham Defeats 6 GOP Challengers, Avoids Runoff

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:33

Graham defeated six Tea Party challengers with about 59 percent, far more than what was needed to avoid a runoff.

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Upset Of Eric Cantor Deals A Shock To GOP Establishment

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:25

Eric Cantor became the first house majority leader ever to lose a primary, losing the GOP nomination to Tea Party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary.

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Tea Party Challenger Upsets Eric Cantor In GOP Primary

Tue, 2014-06-10 16:31

In a surprise result, voters in Virginia's 7th Congressional District have dealt a defeat to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, nominating Tea Party challenger David Brat instead in the GOP primary.

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Eric Cantor Defeated By Tea Party Candidate In Virginia Primary

Tue, 2014-06-10 16:09

The House majority leader's stunning loss to an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College will upend the GOP leadership in the chamber.

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Hillary Clinton Refines Her Benghazi Response

Tue, 2014-06-10 15:39

As Hillary Clinton contemplates a 2016 presidential run, it's clear she'll need to answer Benghazi questions in a way that neutralizes conservative attacks and avoids politicizing the issue.

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Anchor Recovered In Puget Sound May Have Been Lost In 1792

Tue, 2014-06-10 14:50

Two amateur artifact hunters have managed to raise a 900-pound anchor to the surface that they believe was lost 222 years ago by one of Capt. George Vancouver's ships.

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In A Standoff With Montana Officials, The Justice Department Blinks

Tue, 2014-06-10 14:38

Two years ago, the Missoula county attorney defied the DOJ's efforts to force his office to change the way it handles sexual assault cases. Today, the county won a partial victory.

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Obama: Country Needs To Do Some 'Soul Searching' On Gun Control

Tue, 2014-06-10 13:25

President Obama addressed the issue of gun control hours after another school shooting left two dead. He said Washington should be "ashamed" of its inability to pass gun control legislation.

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Cars Shed Pounds In Race To Meet Fuel-Efficiency Goals

Tue, 2014-06-10 13:25

Hybrids represent only a small fraction of overall car sales. So automakers are trying to boost fuel savings by making vehicles lighter using some unexpected materials.

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Illinois Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Accepting $7,000 Payoff

Tue, 2014-06-10 13:21

The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.

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Court OKs Universities' Quest To Turn To More Digital Copies Of Books

Tue, 2014-06-10 13:17

An appeals court has ruled against a group of authors, deciding in favor of a consortium of universities in a case that hinged on copyright law and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Don't Be A Jerk. There's A Lot More To Island Cooking

Tue, 2014-06-10 13:05

Drawing on a history both savory and sweet, two sisters are reintroducing Caribbean cooking to the world beyond the islands. And they'd like to make one thing clear: It's not just about jerk spice.

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Brewers Have Been All Bottled Up, But Now They're Canning It

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:15

Cans are making a comeback in the beer world. They're cheaper and lighter, and have an old-school cachet. But those ubiquitous bottles aren't going away anytime soon, say brewers.

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Green Berets Are Killed In A Possible Case Of Friendly Fire

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:13

Five U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, the result of what might have been friendly fire from an American plane. The deaths, if confirmed, would be the worst case of friendly fire in the war.

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Honored Puerto Rican Army Unit Made A Name For Itself In Korean War

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:13

The Army's 65th Infantry Regiment was a segregated military unit, begun in 1899 and composed of Puerto Ricans. President Barack Obama is signing a bill to honor the unit with one of the highest civilian honors, the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Key Iraqi City Falls To Islamist Militants

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:13

Extremists have taken over most of the Iraqi city of Mosul, a key commercial hub. Hundreds of thousands are fleeing as the group, known as ISIS, is capturing weapons caches and government buildings.

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With 2 Days Till Kickoff, World Cup Host City Is Stricken By Strike

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:13

The World Cup kicks off in two days, and fans are pouring into Brazil. But in Sao Paulo, the site of the opening game, metro workers are striking over pay, fueling fierce clashes.

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Switching To Newer Insulin For Type 2 Diabetes Comes At A Cost

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:08

More people are using insulin to control Type 2 diabetes, and most of those people are using newer analog forms. But patients pay more out of pocket for these drugs, a study finds.

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Bye-Bye To The Home Of A Favorite Internet Conspiracy Theory

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:00

The U.S. military is closing a facility scientists have used to study the edge of Earth's atmosphere. Conspiracy theorists suspect it's also been used for nefarious activity — like mind control.

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Clinton Position On Cuba Signals New Political Era

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:54

In her new book, Hillary Clinton says she urged President Obama to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba, a position that reveals just how much the political climate has changed — especially in Florida.

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