Archives for August 2014

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law – Washington Post


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US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
Washington Post
BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers disagree about whether his order covers doctors at all five of the state's clinics or only two doctors and three clinics.
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Michael Sam Has a Spot in History, if Not With the Rams – New York Times


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Michael Sam Has a Spot in History, if Not With the Rams
New York Times
Michael Sam, in Columbia, Mo., on Saturday, was among the final cuts by the St. Louis Rams. Credit Ed Zurga/Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Sports of The Times. By WILLIAM C. RHODEN. Continue reading …
Michael Sam cut, doesn't make Rams' 53-man rosterUSA TODAY
Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams as rookie defensive end doesn't survive final New York Daily News
Michael Sam is cut by Rams, falling short in setting NFL milestoneLos Angeles Times
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Air strikes and aid provide relief for the Iraqi town of Amirli – The Australian


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Air strikes and aid provide relief for the Iraqi town of Amirli
The Australian
AUSTRALIA has joined the United States, France and Britain, dropping food and water by air to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said. US air strikes supported the …
US conducts fresh airstrikes in IraqXinhua
Airstrikes and Aid Provide Relief for Iraqi TownABC News
US leads humanitarian airdrop for besieged Iraqi townToronto Star
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Immigration activists push reform despite possible White House delay – Los Angeles Times


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Immigration activists push reform despite possible White House delay
Los Angeles Times
"My preference continues to be that Congress act," the president said. "I don't think anybody thinks that Congress is going to act in the short term, but hope springs eternal that after the midterm elections they may act." "My preference continues to be that …
Pentagon Is Also Waiting for Islamic State Strategy From the White HouseU.S. News & World Report
Obama under pressure to delay immigration action until after midtermsFox News
No Islamic State strategy? Obama gets lots of unsought adviceChristian Science Monitor
Town Hall -Deseret News -Reuters
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Islamabad: 1 dead, 400 injured as anti-govt protesters clash with cops – Hindustan Times


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Islamabad: 1 dead, 400 injured as anti-govt protesters clash with cops
Hindustan Times
One person was killed and more than 400 wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn. The violence, which began late Saturday and …
Pressure mounts on PM Nawaz Sharif to quit as protests continueReuters India
One dead, 400 injured in Pakistan protest clashesChannel News Asia
Pakistan crisis: 1 killed as Imran Khan, agitators march towards Nawaz Sharif's Firstpost
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Trapped peacekeepers at Golan Heights moved to secure area: Philippine … – Reuters


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Trapped peacekeepers at Golan Heights moved to secure area: Philippine
Reuters
MANILA (Reuters) – All Philippine peacekeepers trapped at Golan heights have been moved to a more secure place within the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission, the Philippines' armed forces chief said on Sunday. Israel and Syria …
Filipino peacekeepers escape encirclement by Syria rebels in Golan HeightsFox News
Peacekeepers on Golan moved to safe area, UN and Philippines sayReuters India
All Filipino Peacekeepers Escape Golan StandoffTIME
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In Texas, Cruz sounds like he’s running in ’16 – Longview News-Journal


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In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in '16
Longview News-Journal
DALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that “we are part of a grass-roots fire that is sweeping this country.”.
Cruz speaks at influential conservative eventFOX 4 News
Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016Austin American-Statesman
Cruz serves up red meat to conservativesThe Hill (blog)
Washington Post -Politico -Houston Chronicle
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California Passes Plastic Bag Ban – WTMA

California Passes Plastic Bag Ban
WTMA
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags. State lawmakers okayed the bill Friday after protections were added for …

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Kicker Sam Ficken survives fickle fans to become hero for Penn State – Los Angeles Times


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Kicker Sam Ficken survives fickle fans to become hero for Penn State
Los Angeles Times
Penn State Coach James Franklin lifts place kicker Sam Ficken, who kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired Saturday in a 26-24 victory over Central Florida in Dublin, Ireland. Penn State Coach James Franklin lifts place kicker Sam Ficken, who …
Penn State kicks off with winMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
'The trip was worth it:' Nittany Lion fans bask in Ireland victoryCentre Daily Times
Late Drive Rescues Penn State in DublinNew York Times
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Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions – Reuters


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Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions
Reuters
KIEV/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signaled on Saturday they would threaten more sanctions against Moscow over the crisis.
US welcomes EU decision on RussiaSFGate
Putin warns enemies of Russia: 'It's best not to mess with us'New York Daily News
Ukraine crisis: EU threatens Russia with more sanctionsCBC.ca
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