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Supreme Court Upholds Michigans Affirmative Action Ban
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:20:00 GMT
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Wall Street Journal
Where does affirmative action stand now? A splintered Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6-2 states may end racial preferences without violating the U.S. Constitution. WSJ's Ashby Jones explains the ruling and the ramifications. WASHINGTON—The Supreme ...
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Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:42:31 GMT
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Washington Post
HONOLULU — A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official ...
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Enroute to Asia, Obama Visits Landslide Victims in Western State
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:16:52 GMT
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Voice of America
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is on a four-nation tour of Asia, visiting Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. On his way to Asia, the president stopped in the northwestern state of Washington to visit an area struck by deadly ...
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Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:52:22 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster. While the captain ...
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NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big way
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:34:16 GMT
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(CNN) -- It's hard to imagine how the campaign could have gone more wrong from the perspective of police. The New York City Police Department on Tuesday asked folks on Twitter to post photos with its officers, using the hashtag #myNYPD. The response ...
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Asteroids colliding with Earth cause atomic-scale blasts
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:42 GMT
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Asteroids hurtling towards the planet threatening to wipe out entire cities are normally the reserve of Hollywood blockbusters like Armageddon. But now scientists have found that there could be some truth to the hysteria, as minor planets hitting the Earth ...
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Lawyer takes GM strategy to task
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:12:22 GMT
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Boston Herald
QUESTION OF PROTECTION: A lawyer representing families of those killed driving recalled cars, including that of a Massachusetts man, says GM should not be entitled to bankruptcy protection from lawsuits due to faulty ignitions because the company ...
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Supreme Court Highlights: Is Aereo a Car Dealer, or Valet Parking?
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:19:08 GMT
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Wall Street Journal (blog)
Online video startup Aereo got its day in the highest court in the land today, with the Supreme Court hearing the case of American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo. At issue in the case: is Aereo's system of streaming free-to-air television over the internet for ...

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Ukraine crisis: President relaunches military operation against rebels after two ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:15:06 GMT
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ABC Online
Ukraine's acting president has called for renewed anti-terrorist operations in the east of the country after the body of a local politician was found showing signs of torture. Oleksander Turchinov says two "brutally tortured" bodies were found near Slaviansk, ...
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Flyers lose home-ice advantage with loss to Rangers
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:33:27 GMT
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DAN CARCILLO tapped a pass through Ray Emery's five-hole and turned to celebrate in front of the same Sea of Orange at Wells Fargo Center that once swallowed him up after a playoff overtime winner in 2010. Across the ice, on the Flyers' bench, coach ...
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