Archive for August 25th, 2013

Soldier who ‘sucked at being a civilian’ earns Medal of Honor

August 25, 2013
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Soldier who ‘sucked at being a civilian’ earns Medal of Honor

When war hero Ty Carter goes to the White House Monday, he’ll do so with a heavy heart while still battling the demons from the day that earned him the military’s highest achievement for valor.
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U.N. to inspect Syria gas attack site, Damascus warns U.S.

August 25, 2013
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By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria agreed to let the United Nations inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack from Monday but a U.S. official said any such offer would be “too late to be credible” and there was little doubt the government was to blame.
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Poll: Americans oppose intervention in Syria

August 25, 2013
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By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria‘s civil war and believe Washington should stay out of the conflict even if reports that Syria’s government used deadly chemicals to attack civilians are confirmed, a Reuters/Ipsos poll says.
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NY sues Donald Trump for $40M

August 25, 2013
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general sued Donald Trump for $40 million Saturday, saying the real estate mogul helped run a phony “Trump University” that promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars, and even failed to deliver promised apprenticeships.
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Service for Hannah Anderson’s family

August 25, 2013
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SANTEE, Calif. (AP) — Calling their deaths “an abomination,” a priest memorialized a California mother and young son killed by a family friend who also abducted the woman’s 16-year-old daughter.
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Marching for King’s dream: ‘The task is not done’

August 25, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King’s famous speech and pledging that his dream includes equality for gays, Latinos, the poor and the disabled.
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