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Religion news in brief: Pakistan mob kills Christian couple; gunshots hit Calif. mosque

Religion news in brief: Pakistan mob kills Christian couple; gunshots hit Calif. mosque

November 5th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

Police in Pakistan say a Muslim mob has beaten a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies in a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating the Quran. Other sources say the young Christians were thrown alive into the fire.

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What small business can expect in the new Congress

What small business can expect in the new Congress

November 5th, 2014 5:47 pm by JOYCE ROSENBERG, Associated Press

The shift in power in Congress may give small businesses help with taxes and regulations, but there's little expectation that sweeping changes are in store. In fact, more gridlock could be on the way.

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Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with sex with teen

Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with sex with teen

November 5th, 2014 2:33 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of a prominent Maryland energy executive was arraigned Wednesday on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Delaware.

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Obama, GOP in new political dynamic after election

Obama, GOP in new political dynamic after election

November 5th, 2014 2:32 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Jubilant Republicans celebrated sweeping election gains Wednesday as President Barack Obama began adjusting to a Congress under two-house GOP control for his final years in office.

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Tenn. voters pass abortion, other amendments

Tenn. voters pass abortion, other amendments

November 5th, 2014 12:58 am by Associated Press

The most hard-fought of all the amendments was also the closest race with about 53 percent of voters favoring stricter abortion regulations.

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Roundup of top races in Volunteer State

Roundup of top races in Volunteer State

November 5th, 2014 12:37 am by Staff Report

Haslam, Alexander, constitutional amendments among winners in Tennessee.

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Takeover: Republicans surge to control of Senate

Takeover: Republicans surge to control of Senate

November 4th, 2014 11:44 pm by Associated Press

Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

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Appeals court takes on NSA surveillance case

Appeals court takes on NSA surveillance case

November 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The judges — all appointed by Republican presidents — expressed uncertainty about where to draw the line between legal surveillance and violations of constitutional rights in the age of terrorism.

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Man accused of trying to eat DWI test results

Man accused of trying to eat DWI test results

November 4th, 2014 7:02 pm by Associated Press

New York troopers say Kenneth Desormes, of Greenwich, Connecticut, was stopped for speeding on Interstate 95 at 5:30 a.m. Sunday. After speaking with him, the troopers determined he was intoxicated and arrested him.

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Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

November 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

And another question looms: How far will the accident push back the day when paying customers can routinely rocket dozens of miles into the sky for a fleeting feeling of weightlessness and a breathtaking view?

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