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Three American military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

Three American military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

December 21st, 2013 5:09 pm by Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The aircraft were trying to evacuate U.S. citizens in a remote area that on Saturday became a battleground between the country’s military and renegade troops, officials said.

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U.S. nuclear missiles are a force in much distress

U.S. nuclear missiles are a force in much distress

December 21st, 2013 4:47 pm by ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, is dwindling, their future defense role is in doubt, and missteps and leadership lapses have raised questions about how the force is managed.

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SW Va. woman's baking creativity wins trip to Duncan Hines’ test kitchen

SW Va. woman's baking creativity wins trip to Duncan Hines’ test kitchen

December 21st, 2013 12:25 pm by Marci Gore

Genell was treated to a trip to Parsippany, N.J. after one of her recipe creations was selected as a winner of the Duncan Hines 2013 Spring Bake Recipe

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Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

Masked man accosts women, jewelry heist and more this week in crime

December 21st, 2013 9:25 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Dec. 13 through Dec. 20.

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Obama hints at changing phone records collection

Obama hints at changing phone records collection

December 20th, 2013 11:46 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's remarks came the same week a federal judge declared the NSA's bulk collection program unconstitutional and an advisory panel that included intelligence experts suggested reforms.

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France: It’s not sexting, it’s textopornographie

France: It’s not sexting, it’s textopornographie

December 20th, 2013 11:39 pm by Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — That’s the term recently chosen by the Academie Francaise, the respected institution that watches over the French language and regularly invents French terms for English or other expressions that have gone global.

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'I-55 Bandit' pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

'I-55 Bandit' pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

December 20th, 2013 4:26 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

The teenage serial bank robber dubbed by the FBI as the "I-55 Bandit" for a series of crimes in five states pleaded guilty Friday in federal court.

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Obama: 2014 can be 'breakthrough year for America'

Obama: 2014 can be 'breakthrough year for America'

December 20th, 2013 4:20 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Citing strong progress on the economy, President Barack Obama said at his annual year-end news conference Friday that 2014 "can be a breakthrough year for America" after a long season of recession and slow recovery.

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Retail sales decline in Tri-Cities, but jump in Kingsport

Retail sales decline in Tri-Cities, but jump in Kingsport

December 20th, 2013 1:52 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport reported a large increase in retail sales during this year’s third quarter, while retail activity was down slightly in Johnson City and Bristol, according to a report released Friday by ETSU.

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Alternative plans: Kingsport’s Cora Cox Academy set to split into three programs

Alternative plans: Kingsport’s Cora Cox Academy set to split into three programs

December 20th, 2013 12:58 pm by Rick Wagner

The city school system’s alternative school is not just about addressing disciplinary issues any more. New programs mean that one of the oldest structures in the system could house tech savvy non-traditional high school programs.

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