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Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

May 25th, 2014 6:13 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Pope Francis delivered a powerful boost of support to the Palestinians during a Holy Land pilgrimage Sunday, repeatedly backing their statehood aspirations.

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Crime Regional & National
Denied again by people he hated, gunman improvised

Denied again by people he hated, gunman improvised

May 25th, 2014 5:58 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

GOLETA, Calif. — Elliot Rodger pounded on the sorority house front door while, inside, the young women he yearned to slaughter were preparing for another Friday night.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

May 25th, 2014 5:47 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.

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Crime Regional & National
Three dead in separate shootings in Myrtle Beach

Three dead in separate shootings in Myrtle Beach

May 25th, 2014 5:19 pm by MAYA T. PRABHU, The Sun News

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Three people were killed and two were injured in multiple shootings in Myrtle Beach late Saturday.

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Sports
Dodgers' Beckett fires no-hitter against Phillies

Dodgers' Beckett fires no-hitter against Phillies

May 25th, 2014 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Josh Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his stellar career and the first in the majors this season, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Sunday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

May 25th, 2014 3:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American to win the Indianapolis 500 since 2006, making a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.

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News Regional & National
Obama pledges 'responsible end' to Afghanistan war

Obama pledges 'responsible end' to Afghanistan war

May 25th, 2014 3:18 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday to make clear that the United States was likely to maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Sycamore Shoals celebrates Cherokee culture

Sycamore Shoals celebrates Cherokee culture

May 25th, 2014 3:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

The weekend-long event will feature traditional and contemporary arts and crafts, traditional Native American song and dance, Cherokee storytelling and legends, Native American flute, Cherokee language workshops, craft demonstrations and sales.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Sweets makers work to keep names off e-cigarettes

Sweets makers work to keep names off e-cigarettes

May 25th, 2014 2:35 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Owners of brands geared toward children of all ages are battling to keep notable names like Thin Mint, Tootsie Roll and Cinnamon Toast Crunch off the flavored nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.

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Regional & National
Odd news: Surprise delivery — 5 baby raccoons — at NY agency

Odd news: Surprise delivery — 5 baby raccoons — at NY agency

May 25th, 2014 1:37 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

Someone left five well-fed baby raccoons — as well as bottles of milk, blankets and toys — on the doorstep of the Westchester County Health Department in White Plains, N.Y., on Friday morning.

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