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Safety concerns led to Nevada cow release, federal land managers say

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 9:02am

Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.

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Family, friends of US contractor held in Cuba plead for US to do more to secure release

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 4:15am

For Alan Gross, the American contractor locked up in a Cuban prison on spying charges, the road to freedom seems increasingly out of reach.

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Asian American group tries to reconnect with GOP, citing shared core values

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 4:15am

A group of Asian Americans is started a grassroots effort to garner support for the Republican Party and its candidates, saying the GOP most closely aligns with their core value including family, education and entrepreneurship.

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Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:00am

When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an entrepreneur selling shrimp out of the back of a pickup truck by the road with a hand-scrawled sign promoting it as both fresh and local. There's a chance it's neither.

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Federal agency vows to continue legal action after ending Nevada ranch standoff

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:00am

The Bureau of Land Management announced Saturday that it has concluded its mission to remove illegal cattle from a rural Nevada range after a tense week-long standoff with a rancher.

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Vice President Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:14pm

Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Ukraine later this month for meetings with government leaders and members of civil society, the White House announced Saturday.

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Asian American group tries to reconnect with GOP, citing shared core values

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:10pm

A group of Asian Americans is started a grassroots effort to garner support for the Republican Party and its candidates, saying the GOP most closely aligns with their core value including family, education and entrepreneurship.

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Federal agency pulls back in Nevada ranch standoff, but legal fight remains

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:53pm

The Bureau of Land Management announced Saturday that it has concluded its mission to remove illegal cattle from a rural Nevada range after a tense week-long standoff with a rancher.

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Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:13pm

When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an entrepreneur selling shrimp out of the back of a pickup truck by the road with a hand-scrawled sign promoting it as both fresh and local. There's a chance it's neither.

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Conservatives, White House hopefuls gather in New Hampshire, attack ObamaCare

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:39am

The country’s leading conservative voices -- and potential 2016 presidential candidates -- gathered Saturday in New Hampshire to drive more stakes into ObamaCare and urge voters to end Democrats’ control of the White House and Senate.

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Carson for president backers report $4 million raised, campaign apparatus into place

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:30am

Conservatives frustrated with the direction of the country think Dr. Ben Carson can change the course by winning the 2016 presidential race. Now they just have to convince him.

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Departures put dent in Michigan's veteran House delegation, four seats now open

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:31am

Four Michigan representatives will exit the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.

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Family, friends of US contractor held in Cuba plead for US to do more to secure release

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:00am

For Alan Gross, the American contractor locked up in a Cuban prison on spying charges, the road to freedom seems increasingly out of reach.

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EPA coal rules leaving US vulnerable to power blackouts?

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:00am

Facing the Obama administration's so-called "war on coal," some utility officials are warning that fewer coal-fired power plants could leave the U.S. power system vulnerable to blackouts in the near future.

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Union warns House Democrats of retaliation for opposing Keystone XL

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:21am

One of the nation's leading building trades unions is stepping up pressure on House Democrats who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, calling on union members in 27 congressional districts to punish their representative in the midterm election.

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NSA denies report that agency knew about, exploited 'Heartbleed' flaw

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:31pm

Sources told Bloomberg News that by using “Heartbleed,” the NSA had a new weapon in its arsenal to conduct sophisticated hacking operations

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Federal dietary guidelines bring new nanny-state concerns

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:59pm

Critics also fear the guidelines, which are subject to revision every five years, may go well beyond nutrition to address the planet’s health, too. 

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GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:13pm

Documents from a House subcommittee show that General Motors CEO Mary Barra received an email about a steering problem in the Saturn Ion in October 2011 -- more than two years before the car was recalled.

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EPA coal rules leaving US vulnerable to power blackouts?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:56pm

Facing the Obama administration's so-called "war on coal," some utility officials are warning that fewer coal-fired power plants could leave the U.S. power system vulnerable to blackouts in the near future.

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Sound familiar? Top Nevada Dem official vows to pursue conservative group

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:49pm

Miller, who as secretary of state is Nevada’s chief elections official, last month threatened to pursue “every legal option” to force SGLF to disclose its donors.

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