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White House, lawmakers: No clemency for Snowden

White House, lawmakers: No clemency for Snowden

November 3rd, 2013 2:36 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

The White House and the leaders of the intelligence committee in Congress are rejecting NSA contractor Edward Snowden's plea for clemency. Snowden made the plea in a letter given to a German politician and released Friday.

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50 years on, profiting from 'truth' in JFK case

50 years on, profiting from 'truth' in JFK case

November 3rd, 2013 1:53 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

Conspiracy-touting books and movies have raked in massive profits since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. And now, with the 50th anniversary of that horrible day in Dallas looming, a new generation is set to cash in.

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School system's sexual harassment suit, tax dollars for 'elite' Kingsport housing and other stories you may have missed

School system's sexual harassment suit, tax dollars for 'elite' Kingsport housing and other stories you may have missed

November 3rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of some of the past week's most interesting and important local topics..

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Eastman ground breaking, Zombie zenith, Toy Run and more stories you may have missed last week

November 3rd, 2013 9:15 am by Staff Report

The following are some interesting stories you may have missed last week on timesnews.net

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Note: LAX suspect wanted to kill at least one TSA officer

Note: LAX suspect wanted to kill at least one TSA officer

November 2nd, 2013 6:51 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The suspect accused of opening fire inside the Los Angeles airport was determined to lash out at the Transportation Security Administration, authorities said Saturday.

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VDOT to hold public hearing for project on Route 613

VDOT to hold public hearing for project on Route 613

November 2nd, 2013 6:32 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing to show plans for the proposed widening of a .65-mile section of State Route 613, East Stone Gap Road, in Wise County.

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Pakistan slams U.S. for killing Taliban leader

Pakistan slams U.S. for killing Taliban leader

November 2nd, 2013 6:17 pm by ISHTIAQ MAHSUD, Associated Press

ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani government Saturday accused the U.S. of sabotaging peace talks with domestic Taliban fighters by killing their leader in a drone strike, as the militants began the process of choosing a successor.

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In midst of Syrian war, giant statue of Jesus arises

In midst of Syrian war, giant statue of Jesus arises

November 2nd, 2013 4:24 pm by DIAA HADID, Associated Press

In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a 40-foot-tall bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.

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Church facing foreclosure sells to bank

Church facing foreclosure sells to bank

November 2nd, 2013 2:23 pm by Associated Press

A large eastern Tennessee church sold its 30-acre campus and state-of-the-art worship center to a bank rather than face foreclosure.

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Tenn. woman wanted for offering baby to 7 families

Tenn. woman wanted for offering baby to 7 families

November 2nd, 2013 2:22 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with seven counts of illegal payments in connection with the placement of a child after police say she offered her newborn for adoption to seven different families before fleeing.

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