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Ecuador rhetoric heats up as Obama downplays Snowden

Ecuador rhetoric heats up as Obama downplays Snowden

June 27th, 2013 8:06 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama tried to cool the international frenzy over Edward Snowden on Thursday as Ecuador stepped up its defiance and said it was preemptively rejecting millions in trade benefits that it could lose by taking in the fugitive.

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Feds: Boston suspect downloaded bomb instructions

Feds: Boston suspect downloaded bomb instructions

June 27th, 2013 4:10 pm by DENISE LAVOIE and TOM HAYS,Associated Press

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev downloaded bomb-making instructions from an al-Qaida magazine, gathered online material on Islamic jihad and martyrdom, and later scribbled anti-American messages inside the boat where he lay wounded.

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Hawkins detective shoots victim’s dog after alleged attack during investigation

Hawkins detective shoots victim’s dog after alleged attack during investigation

June 27th, 2013 2:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County detective investigating a home invasion complaint shot and killed the victim’s husky Wednesday after the dog reportedly attempted to attack the detective.

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KPD: Two arrested while making pharmacy run for meth supplies

KPD: Two arrested while making pharmacy run for meth supplies

June 27th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Two men have been arrested after visiting numerous city pharmacies to stock up on pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient to the production of methamphetamine, Kingsport police reported.

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Update: Faulk says his best tool as new judge will be ‘good old common sense’

Update: Faulk says his best tool as new judge will be ‘good old common sense’

June 27th, 2013 12:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gov. Bill Haslam has officially appointed Hawkins County's Mike Faulk to complete the term of recently retired 3rd Judicial District Circuit Judge Kindall Lawson.

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Vows wait, but gay couples cheer high court moves

Vows wait, but gay couples cheer high court moves

June 27th, 2013 12:22 pm by LISA LEFF,Associated Press

Backed by rainbow flags and confetti, thousands celebrated in California's streets after U.S. Supreme Court rulings brought major advances for gay marriage proponents in the state and across the country.

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Update: Driver in serious condition after dump truck plummets off Kingsport bridge

Update: Driver in serious condition after dump truck plummets off Kingsport bridge

June 27th, 2013 9:11 am by Rain Smith

A dump truck jumped a barrier along Interstate 26 in Kingsport on Thursday morning, plummeting 80 feet off a bridge before landing on the driver's side in a city park.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 27th, 2013 6:58 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

June 27th, 2013 6:43 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Thirty-five people were arrested in West Tennessee on Wednesday as part of a national crackdown against synthetic drugs, federal law enforcement officials said.

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Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982

Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982

June 26th, 2013 10:58 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kimberly McCarthy, 52, was executed for the 1997 robbery, beating and fatal stabbing of retired college psychology professor Dorothy Booth. Authorities say McCarthy cut off Booth’s finger to remove her wedding ring.

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