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Kurdish Oil Shipment Too Far Offshore For U.S. To Seize

Kurdish Oil Shipment Too Far Offshore For U.S. To SeizeThe tanker, carrying $100 million worth of oil from Iraq, was in international waters and could not be seized by U.S. Marshals, the news agency says.

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector Calling

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector CallingIn about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck.

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu ScaresCiting an anthrax scare and other safety concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has temporarily shut down two of its laboratories.

HBO And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations

HBO And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Haul In The Most Emmy NominationsCable network HBO has received 99 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, running its streak as the network with the most Emmy nods to 14 years. HBO's Game of Thrones got 19 nominations, one ahead of the FX miniseries Fargo.

Carbon-Sensing Satellite Prepares For Second Launch

Carbon-Sensing Satellite Prepares For Second LaunchNASA is preparing to launch a satellite capable of monitoring carbon dioxide emissions from space. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) will be the first spacecraft dedicated to seeing the greenhouse gas from orbit, and could pave the way for new technology to enforce future global warming treaties.

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic VoteThe annual July 1 march for greater autonomy in Hong Kong has brought a large turnout, as tens of thousands of demonstrators demand democratic elections.

ISIS Declares Caliphate As Iraq Fights To Retake Tikrit

ISIS Declares Caliphate As Iraq Fights To Retake TikritExtremist Sunni group ISIS has announced a plan to rule the territory it has carved out of Iraq and Syria in recent months, in a declaration that touches on public services, salaries, and compensation for damages from the violence.

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care WorkersThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that some public employees cannot be required to contribute to unions.

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?Sunday's thrilling and frustrating World Cup match between the U.S. and Portugal drew an average of 24.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings company, a result that puts the game above the recent NBA finals.

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Oregon says the process surrounding the federal government's "no-fly list" is unconstitutional.
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