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Deadly attack in Syria renews chemical arms claim

Deadly attack in Syria renews chemical arms claim

August 21st, 2013 6:29 pm by Staff Report

BEIRUT (AP) — Videos and photographs showed row upon row of bodies wrapped in white shrouds lying on a tile floor, including more than a dozen children. Survivors of the purported attack, some twitching uncontrollably, lay on gurneys with oxygen masks.

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NSA collected thousands of US communications

NSA collected thousands of US communications

August 21st, 2013 4:15 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER,AP Intelligence Writer

The National Security Agency declassified three secret U.S. court opinions Wednesday showing how it scooped up as many as 56,000 emails and other communications by Americans with no connection to terrorism annually over three years.

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Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

Church urged to be patient in bid for Bloomingdale youth home

August 21st, 2013 3:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of Freedom Fellowship Church were encouraged to let the political process play itself out before doing any kind of renovation at the former Cedar Grove Elementary School, which they aim to convert into housing for at-risk teens and children.

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ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

ACLU issues warning on Bible distribution at schools

August 21st, 2013 2:42 pm by Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to superintendents in Kentucky advising them to start following federal guidelines on distributing Bibles at public schools.

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No defense from suspect in 2009 Fort Hood shooting

No defense from suspect in 2009 Fort Hood shooting

August 21st, 2013 2:29 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The soldier on trial for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood refused to put up a fight on Wednesday, resting his case without calling a single witness or testifying in his own defense.

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Kingsport man faces child porn charges

Kingsport man faces child porn charges

August 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Rain Smith

Joshua D. Johnson, 27, turned himself in Tuesday night at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in Blountville. A warrant for his arrest was obtained following indictments last week by a Sullivan County grand jury.

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Man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

Man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

August 21st, 2013 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

Drugs found inside a child's toy car led to multiple drug charges for one Kingsport man, according to a police report.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 21st, 2013 7:23 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, including a gas attack in Syria that killed more than 100 people.

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Facebook aims to get more people online

Facebook aims to get more people online

August 21st, 2013 7:17 am by Staff Report

Facebook Inc. announced a partnership called Internet.org on Wednesday. The company says its goal is to "make Internet access available to the two-thirds of the world who are not yet connected."

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Scott teen pleads not guilty to murder in father's death

Scott teen pleads not guilty to murder in father's death

August 20th, 2013 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Savannah Ellen Napier, 15, was arraigned on a single count of first-degree murder stemming from accusations she participated in the March 2012 shooting death of her 74-year-old father, Billy Ray Napier.

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