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Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

November 4th, 2013 12:26 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer

SAN DIEGO — Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.

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Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

November 4th, 2013 12:05 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley helped calm a man down well enough to take his gun and arrest him Sunday night in the Sam’s Creek area of the county, the sheriff’s department said.

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Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

November 3rd, 2013 8:36 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.

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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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