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Hit hard by secretly recorded videos, Planned Parenthood fights back

Hit hard by secretly recorded videos, Planned Parenthood fights back

August 22nd, 2015 5:30 pm by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

But the videos, which were captured by hidden cameras as part of a strategy funded by abortion opponents, have had an additional effect. They've also roused support for Planned Parenthood

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Voters say Nuts to pollsters, putting survey credibility on alert

Voters say Nuts to pollsters, putting survey credibility on alert

August 22nd, 2015 4:30 pm by By Ben Brody, Bloomberg News (TNS)

By now, you've almost certainly heard: An Iowa teenager registered to run for president as "Deez Nuts," and suddenly found himself polling beside Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in North Carolina.

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Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fears

Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fears

August 22nd, 2015 3:30 pm by ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press; KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press

The first high-level talks in nearly a year between South Korea and North Korea stretched into the early hours of Sunday, as the rivals looked to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed them to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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Officer's mistrial: Mother of slain man still wants justice

Officer's mistrial: Mother of slain man still wants justice

August 22nd, 2015 8:37 am by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Georgia Ferrell says she's still seeking justice after a jury couldn't unanimously decide the fate of a white North Carolina police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of her son, an unarmed black motorist.

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In Alabama, Trump says he'd like to have election tomorrow

In Alabama, Trump says he'd like to have election tomorrow

August 22nd, 2015 8:33 am by MELISSA NELSON, Associated Press

Republican front-runner Donald Trump rallied thousands of supporters in south Alabama by telling them: "I would like to have the election tomorrow. I don't want to wait."

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Haslam: No discussion with AG about Supreme Court vacancy

Haslam: No discussion with AG about Supreme Court vacancy

August 21st, 2015 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says he has not had any communication with Attorney General Herbert Slatery about an upcoming vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work

As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work

August 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three months of treatment for melanoma cancer.

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Newcomer to Koch scene, Bush competes with tea party class

Newcomer to Koch scene, Bush competes with tea party class

August 21st, 2015 1:00 pm by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press; JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are opening the tea party's door for Republican Jeb Bush, whose time as Florida governor preceded the movement.

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Crowd urges peace, healing at vigil for 9-year-old girl killed in Ferguson shooting

Crowd urges peace, healing at vigil for 9-year-old girl killed in Ferguson shooting

August 21st, 2015 12:00 pm by By Nancy Cambria and Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS)

More than 200 people gathered Thursday night, including police officers and parents, calling for justice in a different name in Ferguson, this time for Jamyla Bolden.

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Tarrant judge grants county's first gay divorce; other same-sex couples face long road

Tarrant judge grants county's first gay divorce; other same-sex couples face long road

August 21st, 2015 11:00 am by By Mitch Mitchell, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

It took two Tarrant County women nearly two years to untangle their failing marriage from the contradictory set of laws that state and federal courts followed until June.

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