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Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

July 3rd, 2014 6:32 am by Associated Press

Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

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Whip-elect visits Kingsport, promises to push for vote on Obamacare alternative

Whip-elect visits Kingsport, promises to push for vote on Obamacare alternative

July 2nd, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined U.S. Rep. Phil Roe during a visit to Eastman Chemical Company's Kingsport headquarters and talked to about 85 Realtors, lenders and insurers during a Food City breakfast hosted by Town and County Realty.

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Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells

Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells

July 2nd, 2014 4:35 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to "extensive" errors in the research.

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Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

July 2nd, 2014 4:32 pm by By Kavita Kuman, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

The matter became a surprising controversy for the Minneapolis-based retailer in recent months when activist gun owners in Texas and other states chose the company's stores to demonstrate their belief in the right to openly bear arms.

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Alexander raises more than $900K, launches new ad

Alexander raises more than $900K, launches new ad

July 2nd, 2014 4:29 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander has raised more than $900,000 in the second quarter and has more than $3.4 million on hand in the final weeks before the primary.

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New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert

New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert

July 2nd, 2014 8:49 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

July 2nd, 2014 8:43 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

A new report found that the NSA's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

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Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

July 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says 700,000 jobs could be at risk next year if Congress doesn't quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs.

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In dry California, water fetching record prices

In dry California, water fetching record prices

July 1st, 2014 9:40 pm by Associated Press

As a third parched summer forces farmers to fallow fields and lay off workers, two water districts and a pair of landowners in the heart of the state's farmland are making millions of dollars by auctioning off their private caches.

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From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off

From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off

July 1st, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Supersized isn't just for french fries. Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up.

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