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3 Sep 2015 - United States

Arby's apologizes for refusing to serve cop

New York Post - 3 Sep 2015 00:01
Arby's apologizes for refusingA Florida Police Department had a beef with Arby's after a cop was denied service Tuesday evening by a worker at the fast food franchise - simply because the customer...
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Mexico Senate OKs academic as next ambassador to US, main trade partner and northern neighbor
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Obama Visit to ArcticWith historic Arctic visit, Obama to cast spotlight on rough plight of rural Alaska
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Wild emotional ride for KrisKris Bryant experienced the peaks and valleys of baseball Wednesday in the eighth and ninth innings.
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France drops Arafat poising investigation

Al Jazeera English - 3 Sep 2015 03:08
French judges probing claims that Yasser Arafat was murdered close the case without bringing charges.
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Counselors charged with defrauding California of $46 million in treatment for school abusers
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Security ushers Emanuel awayMayor Rahm Emanuel's security detail ushered him away after protesters trying to keep open a Bronzeville high school rushed the stage during a Wednesday night public budget hearing.
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2 Fort Carson soldiers injured after Black Hawk hard landing in suburban Denver forest
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The environmental group 350 photobombed Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich to make a point on climate change, a month after they tricked Scott Walker with a fake check.
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The ABCC released a report citing Boston bars that violated pay to play regulations.
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New Ferguson Report OffersJustice Dept. report says flawed Ferguson response offers lessons on how to handle protests
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(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks jumped almost 2 percent on Wednesday in the latest volatile session as investors weighed the impact of a stumbling Chinese economy and global market turmoil on the... Federal Reserve's impending decision about when to raise interest rates.
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Czech police detained more than 200 refugees on a train and used markers to write registration numbers on their forearms -- a move that called to mind Nazi Germany's treatment of concentration camp... prisoners. The measure outraged many human rights activists in the country, but Czech officials defended the practice, reported the AFP.
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6 Ways to Personalize YourA little decor won't hurt your security deposit, as long as you play your cards right. Rentals have their virtues: The maintenance isn't your problem, and you can move out without having to find a... buyer. Yet a temporary living space can often feel a bit ... soulless. You're usually dealing with standard-grade appliances, budget finishes, and that old classic, "Apartment White" walls. While it's understandable that a rental is someone else's investment (and thus needs to be kept as inoffensive to the average prospective tenant as possible), an apartment devoid of any personality can be a bit of a downer to come home to after a long day. Here are our favorite apartment decorating ideas, ranked by how risky they can be for your security deposit. Low risk: Creating a gallery wall An...
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How to Buy Bedding Like a Grown-Up

The Huffington Post - 3 Sep 2015 01:50
How to Buy Bedding Like aEverything you thought you knew about thread count is wrong. Quality bed linens can mean the difference between blissful sleep and a night spent fitfully tossing and turning while anxiously replaying... the day's events. (Not to mention add a personal touch to your space, especially if you rent.) The best ones are crisp, cool, and barely noticeable. The worst ones are clingy and rough -- nightmare material! Yet finding a good set is almost as difficult as finding a soul mate. First up, the prevalence of "no-iron sheets" (who on earth is actually ironing their sheets?). Next: thread count. It can range into the thousands, and you might assume that a higher thread count is automatically better -- until you see a 1,000-count set at a bargain shop and wonder if true luxury could really be had for...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren responded cagily to questions about what she talked about with Vice President Joe Biden in their August 22 meeting.
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John Kasich's Pep Talk for America

Time - 3 Sep 2015 01:41
John Kasich's Pep Talk forIn a Republican primary filled with notes of fear and anger, John Kasich is heading in the other direction. “We’re spending too much time being negative about our lives, and I don’t think... that’s very healthy,” Kasich says, warning of a nationwide morale problem, “because when we are positive we come together to solve our…
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Cate Blanchett Will Star inThe film will be produced by Ball's two children
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Northern Illinois using freeNorthern Illinois' notoriously fickle student fan base will have extra incentive to attend the Huskies' six home football games this fall.
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Dean Jones, Star of The LoveHe died of Parkinson's Disease
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Twitter's fake Peoria mayorA Peoria man who repeatedly parodied the city's mayor on Twitter, then saw police raid his home in a unsuccessful attempt to bring criminal charges against him, has agreed to settle his lawsuit... against the city, his lawyers and the city announced on Wednesday.
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Northwood principal stoleThe former principal of a middle school in Woodstock has been charged with felony theft and forgery after police said he illegally withdrew "several thousands" of dollars from the bank accounts of two... school groups.
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When the Affordable Care Act was being debated, an amendment was offered -- by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Al Franken (D-Minn.) -- that would have removed the health... excise tax and replaced the revenue through a surtax on the extremely wealthy. That was a sensible approach, but it was rejected.
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