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Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

December 20th, 2014 8:16 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

December 20th, 2014 8:11 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private executive emails.

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Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

December 20th, 2014 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two weeks after a fire destroyed the county-run dog pound building, the Scott County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to consider the construction of a new animal shelter in the Daniel Boone community.

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Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

December 20th, 2014 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

What do you want Kingsport to be? Vibrant? Bicycle friendly? How about a fun place to work in? These are just some of the replies written on the "I want Kingsport" chalk board since its debut outside the historic State Theater.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 20th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a dentist facing TennCare fraud, a Kingsport man accused of shaking a baby resulting in severe brain damage, gunfire at a Kingsport shopping center, among others

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Up in smoke: Meth suspects elude cop with chemical cloud

Up in smoke: Meth suspects elude cop with chemical cloud

December 19th, 2014 3:34 pm by Nick Shepherd

A high-speed pursuit in Southwest Virginia resulted in a deputy crashing his cruiser after acid, which was allegedly tossed out of a window by meth suspects, created a cloud of gas on the highway.

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EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

December 19th, 2014 2:43 pm by BY DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

Environmentalists had pushed for the hazardous classification, citing the hundreds of cases nationwide where coal ash waste had tainted waters.

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Thai seafood giant to buy San Diego-based Bumble Bee tuna

Thai seafood giant to buy San Diego-based Bumble Bee tuna

December 19th, 2014 2:03 pm by By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Thai Union Frozen Products said it's buying the Southern California firm for $1.51 billion from private equity firm Lion Capital, which purchased Bumble Bee in 2010.

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FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

December 19th, 2014 1:42 pm by By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The hacking came as Sony was prepared to release "The Interview," which depicts an assassination plot against Kim Jong Un. After many U.S. theater owners said they would not show the picture, Sony canceled its scheduled release.

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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

December 19th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase — then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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