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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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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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New wolf pups, 'Idol' winner with Model City ties and more stories you may have missed

New wolf pups, 'Idol' winner with Model City ties and more stories you may have missed

May 25th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

A look back at a few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sheriff: California gunman stabbed three people at home, shot three others

Sheriff: California gunman stabbed three people at home, shot three others

May 24th, 2014 10:02 pm by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

A California gunman who went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in a terrorizing crime spree.

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TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

May 24th, 2014 8:16 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Valley Authority's public use area overlooking the Fort Patrick Henry Dam and reservoir looks much like it did when it opened more than a half century ago, but conditions have changed.

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Gates says he would have allowed gay adults in Scouts, opposes new debate

Gates says he would have allowed gay adults in Scouts, opposes new debate

May 24th, 2014 7:33 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.

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Attorney: Family suspects son in California college shootings

Attorney: Family suspects son in California college shootings

May 24th, 2014 4:30 pm by Associated Press

Police said a gunman driving a BMW near the university campus went on a rampage that left seven people dead, including the shooter. Authorities described the tragedy as "obviously the work of a mad man."

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Iran executes billionaire over $2.6B bank fraud

Iran executes billionaire over $2.6B bank fraud

May 24th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.

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7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

May 24th, 2014 1:32 pm by Associated Press

A drive-by shooter went on a nighttime rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday.

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House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

May 24th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 116 though May 23.

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