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  • fifa corruption charges

    52 minutes ago

    FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

    FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

    Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer...

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  • Texas

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    2 More Confirmed Killed in Houston Flooding

    2 More Confirmed Killed in Houston Flooding

    More rain fell on Houston on Wednesday, threatening to complicate the cleanup after a long holiday weekend of storms and floods that left at least 19 people dead and more than a dozen others missing in Texas and...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Rick Santorum Launching 2nd White House Run

    Rick Santorum Launching 2nd White House Run

    Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said. The former Pennsylvania senator exceeded the political world's...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Vatican Official: Irish Gay Marriage Vote a "Defeat for Humanity"

    Vatican Official: Irish Gay Marriage Vote a

    The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic...

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  • pizza

    54 minutes ago

    Delta Orders Pizza for Passengers Diverted Over Bad Weather

    Delta Orders Pizza for Passengers Diverted Over Bad Weather

    Call in the pizza guy! That’s what the crew of a Delta flight from Philadelphia did after the Atlanta-bound aircraft landed in Knoxville, Tennessee instead Tuesday afternoon. Bad weather in Atlanta caused the...

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  • Pamela Smart

    3 hours ago

    Author of "To Die For" Appeals for Pamela Smart's Release

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    The author of “To Die For,” a novel inspired by Pamela Smart and the murder of her husband by her teenage lover, is asking the governor of New Hampshire to consider parole for the former school media coordinato...

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  • 59 minutes ago

    Lucky Day! Restaurant Workers Get $2,000 Tip on $93 Bill

    Lucky Day! Restaurant Workers Get $2,000 Tip on $93 Bill

    The staff at one D.C. restaurant received a big surprise this weekend -- a $2,000 tip on a $93 bill. A customer at Blue 44 in Chevy Chase visited the restaurant on Monday to pick up a few quarts of gumbo, the...

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  • 21 minutes ago

    Poodle, Stranded 12 Hours in Houston Floods, Reunited with Joyful Owner

    Poodle, Stranded 12 Hours in Houston Floods, Reunited with Joyful Owner

    A Houston grandmother was overjoyed Tuesday after she was reunited with her poodle, who was stranded in a flooded house for more than 12 hours. Lena Givens, 84, was at the Rockets game when the storm started....

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  • 2 hours ago

    Below-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season Likely: NOAA

    Below-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season Likely: NOAA

    A below-normal Atlantic Hurricane season with between three to six hurricanes is likely for 2015, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA's forecast is predicting a 70 percent...

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