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U.S. honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend
The U.S. Marine Corps’ chaplain, speaking Sunday to a congregation that has tied gold ribbons on the church’s fence in honor of fallen soldiers since the Iraq War began, lauded the sacrifice of veterans around the world as President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for Memorial Day.
Younger members split with GOP on social issues
At a recent meeting, the Tampa Bay Young Republicans recited the Pledge of Allegiance, prayed and then tackled the night’s topic: marijuana.
Putin: West ignores Russia’s interests in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he does not believe there will be a new Cold War with the United States, and Russia does not want it.
‘The bear is loose’ — Obama goes out and about
“The bear is loose!”
Those were President Barack Obama’s words as he ditched his motorcade and left the White House on foot, favoring the fresh air in a walk toward the Interior Department.
Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 people at home
The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and randomly killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to slaughter all the people who wronged him.
Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City’
When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers.
Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards
Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week’s revelation that hackers stole consumer data from eBay’s computer systems.
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A sober Brantley Gilbert still singing party songs
Go ahead and congratulate country rocker Brantley Gilbert on his No. 1 hit, “Bottoms Up.” Just don’t buy him a beer.
Tarantino calls digital ’the death of cinema’
When Quentin Tarantino won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for “Pulp Fiction,” he showered his cast with high-fives, bounced to the stage where jury president Clint Eastwood awaited, and promptly answered a heckler with a middle finger.
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