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MPs bid to secure NI air routes

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:57
MPs have called on the government to ensure that air routes in and out of Northern Ireland are retained.
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Jury hung on most charges in Pa. priest abuse case

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:56
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A jury deliberating a sex abuse trial involving a high-ranking official in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been ordered to deliberate further to overcome a stalemate on four of the five charges....
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AMA supports requiring obesity education for kids

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:55
CHICAGO (AP) -- The American Medical Association on Wednesday put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public schoolchildren and teens....
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Southern Baptists debate gay vs. civil rights

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:50
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists are considering a resolution opposing the idea that gay rights are civil rights....
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Northeast prepares to bake on 1st day of summer

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:49
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- If you need a reminder that summer has officially started, just walk outside: Temperatures across the Northeast are expected to approach triple digits....
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First test tube baby mother dies

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:45
The woman who gave birth to the world's first test tube baby in 1978 after pioneering treatment has died, it is announced.
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Radical Professors Indoctrinate Students

Eagle Forum - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:40
A new study by the California division of the prestigious National Association of Scholars has reported that left-wing political activism in the classroom has had a corrupting effect on the University of California. The report, which is called "A Crisis of Competence," states that this left-wing activism has caused four basic problems. 1st: A sharp increase in faculty members who self-identifyPhyllis Schlaflyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11930380089191812969noreply@blogger.com0

Toulouse hostage gunman arrested

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:35
French police detain a gunman who held four people hostage at a bank in the southern city of Toulouse for almost seven hours.
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Defense rests without calling Sandusky to testify

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:33
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky's lawyers finished putting on their case Wednesday without calling the former Penn State assistant football coach to the stand to rebut child sex abuse allegations that could put him in prison for the rest of his life....
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Contempt? GOP lawmakers weigh citing AG Holder

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege Wednesday to withhold documents a House committee is seeking. The panel neared a vote on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt....
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Contempt? GOP lawmakers weigh citing AG Holder

AP - Politics - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege Wednesday to withhold documents a House committee is seeking. The panel neared a vote on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt....

France standoff ends with gunman shot

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:30
A man was holding four people hostage Wednesday in a bank in the southern French city of Toulouse, authorities said.
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Father charged with murder in S. Texas shootings

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:28
McALLEN, Texas (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting his 1-year-old son and critically injuring another boy in a South Texas motel was charged Wednesday with capital murder....
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'Slow' progress on Earth problems

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:27
The UN sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro has formally opened with a warning from UN head Ban Ki-moon that progress on the issue is too slow.
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Experts say science lacking on 9/11 and cancer

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:24
NEW YORK (AP) -- Call it compassionate, even political. But ... scientific? Several experts say there's no hard evidence to support the federal government's declaration this month that 50 kinds of cancer could be caused by exposure to World Trade Center dust....
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Does the Galaxy S III live up to the hype?

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:21
The world has high hopes for Samsung's Galaxy S III, but does the smartphone live up to the hype?
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Man dies in west London shooting

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:20
A man dies and a woman is seriously injured in a shooting at a residential address in west London.
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Terror suspect 'cannot find wife'

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:19
A man suspected of aiding the 2006 plane bomb plotters says new government security restrictions stop him from finding a wife.
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Call for free school breakfasts

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:17
Doctors and head teachers are calling on the government in England to look at providing free breakfasts to children on free school meals.
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Habbo unmutes to hear from users

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:17
Troubled social network Habbo Hotel is creating a new temporary website to allow users to post views about its future.
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