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Clinton calls for pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants

Clinton calls for pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants

May 6th, 2015 10:35 am by By Mark Z. Barabak and David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Hillary Rodham Clinton staked an early claim for Latino support Tuesday by calling for a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants living in the country illegally, elevating the debate on an issue likely to play a vital role in the 2016 presidenti

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Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

May 6th, 2015 9:42 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The Fed chair said a well-functioning financial sector promotes job creation, innovation and economic growth but that problems arise when the incentives become distorted, prompting bank executives to pursue risky strategies to increase profits.

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Bristol woman celebrates birthday performing 21 acts of kindness

Bristol woman celebrates birthday performing 21 acts of kindness

May 6th, 2015 8:16 am by Associated Press

Alexa Sexton celebrated her 21st birthday traveling across the city to complete the task, taking food to people in the waiting rooms of a hospital and taking breakfast to firefighters.

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Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

May 6th, 2015 7:20 am by JULIET LINDERMAN and DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon.

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Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

May 5th, 2015 7:30 pm by Associated Press

The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack. The statement marked the first time that IS, which frequently calls for attacks against the West, had asserted responsibility for one in the United States.

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Aetna curtails coverage of surgical tool tied to cancer risk

Aetna curtails coverage of surgical tool tied to cancer risk

May 5th, 2015 5:30 pm by Associated Press

The nation's third-largest health insurer is ending most coverage of hysterectomies performed with a once-popular device that has drawn warnings from federal regulators over a risk for spreading cancer.

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'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney

'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney

May 5th, 2015 1:34 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

One indicator of the craze surrounding "Star Wars" is that a second teaser trailer for the film released two weeks ago has been viewed over 200 million times.

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First day of testimony in Facebook murder trial

First day of testimony in Facebook murder trial

May 5th, 2015 8:15 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Seven-month-old Tyler Payne looked like he'd cried himself out between the time his parents were shot dead in their Mountain City home and when someone found them hours later in January 2012, according to testimony.

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Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray

Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray

May 5th, 2015 8:09 am by DAVID KLEPPER and MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Senate leader Dean Skelos, 67, of Long Island, was charged Monday with extortion and soliciting bribes.

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Parton kicks off '30 Days of Thanks' as Dollywood celebrates 30th Season

Parton kicks off '30 Days of Thanks' as Dollywood celebrates 30th Season

May 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Every day the park is open in May, Dollywood will hold giveaways for prizes, including 2016 season passes.

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