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  • Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

    Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:01:02 GMT
    Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.
    Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong...
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory cancels class to reduce southern accents

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory cancels class to reduce southern accents

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:20:05 GMT
    The move comes after some employees complained about the course that was advertised as a way to "feel confident in a meeting when you need to speak with a more neutral American accent, and be remembered for what you say and not how you say it."
    The move comes after some employees complained about the course that was advertised as a way to "feel confident in a meeting when you need to speak with a more neutral American accent, and be remembered for what you say and not how you say it."
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:56:16 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:00:40 GMT
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:47:16 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:58:26 GMT
    Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.
    Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.
  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:47:52 GMT
    Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...
    The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health...
  • Jonesboro entertainer's drug case pushed to August

    Jonesboro entertainer's drug case pushed to August

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:37:04 GMT
    A well-known Jonesboro entertainer's drug case has been pushed back to August after his case was continued Tuesday.
    A well-known Jonesboro entertainer's drug case has been pushed back to August after his case was continued Tuesday.
  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:01:17 GMT
    House Republicans are heading toward a vote Thursday on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to...
    House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would...
  • Experts: Be aware of Ebola, not fearful

    Experts: Be aware of Ebola, not fearful

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:52:31 GMT

    There have been at least 759 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in the last four months - 467 of them have died.

    There have been at least 759 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in the last four months - 467 of them have died.

  • Disable bloatware from running on your Android

    Disable bloatware from running on your Android

    Android phones will often contain apps that you aren’t able to uninstall. 
    Android phones will often contain apps that you aren’t able to uninstall. 
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:50:16 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:51:03 GMT
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
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  • NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:33:39 GMT
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
  • Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:38:14 GMT
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
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  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:22:56 GMT
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.

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