Oregon Budgets Millions for Cover Oregon Lawsuit

Posted by Associated Press on September 15, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state’s failed health care exchange website.

The state sued the Redwood City, California, company in Marion County Circuit Court last month, claiming that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Meanwhile, the company has sued the state …

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9/11: Thirteen Years Later

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at Ground Zero

A look at events marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:

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In New York, the annual commemoration has changed little over the years. But so much around it has. The museum now sits open at the site of the tragedy. The fences have come down around the memorial …

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Analysis: Obama Takes Big Risk in Wider Airstrikes

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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WASHINGTON — For a president criticized as overly cautious and reluctant to lead, Barack Obama is taking a huge risk. He is thrusting U.S. fighting forces into a growing military operation with clear dangers, unknown costs, an indefinite length and unpredictable consequences.

After years of resistance, the president who wanted to end America’s wars will now oversee a sweeping airstrike campaign in …

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Apple Reveals Larger iPhones and Smartwatch

Posted by Associated Press on September 9, 2014
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CUPERTINO, Calif. — For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones weren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company’s first major entry in a new product category since the iPad’s debut in 2010.

The move is significant because of recent questions about whether Apple still has a knack for innovating …

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Video Appears to Show Ray Rice Striking Fiancee

Posted by Associated Press on September 8, 2014
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Ray Rice holding hands with his wife, Janay Palmer as they arrive at court

BALTIMORE — The NFL says the league never saw until Monday a video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in February.

The grainy video, released by TMZ Sports, apparently shows Rice and Janay Palmer in an elevator at an Atlantic City …

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