Purported Islamic Video Shows Jordan Pilot Burned to Death

Posted by Associated Press on February 3, 2015
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Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh standing in a cage just before being burned to death by his captors

CAIRO — A video released online Tuesday purportedly showed a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria being burned to death by his captors following a weeklong drama over a possible prisoner exchange.

The military confirmed the death of Lt. Muath Al-Kaseasbeh, 26, …

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Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by Associated Press on February 2, 2015
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady wasn’t letting this one slip away.

Sure, the brilliant Brady needed a huge play by an undrafted rookie to preserve New England’s 28-24 Super Bowl victory over Seattle on Sunday night. But Brady’s imprint was all over the Patriots’ sensational fourth-quarter rally for their fourth NFL championship …

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Portland Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on January 24, 2015
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ATLANTA (AP) — Police bomb and dog teams searched two planes at Atlanta’s main airport Saturday after authorities received what they called credible bomb threats made online, airport and military officials said.

The threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived from Milwaukee, and Delta Air Lines Flight 1156, which arrived from Portland, Oregon, said Reese McCranie, a spokesman for Hartsfield-Jackson …

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President Obama Challanges GOP in State of the Union

Posted by Associated Press on January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November – and they’re the proof.

“Much of what he did tonight … new taxes, new spending is sort of the same …

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State Of The Union Address: Live at 6:00pm

Posted by Associated Press on January 20, 2015
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WASHINGTON — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016 election on income inequality and middle-class economic issues, rather than setting a realistic agenda for Congress.

Obama’s calls for increasing taxes on the wealthy, making community college free for …

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