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  • Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral

    Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:34:10 GMT
    Vermont's congressional delegation and other dignitaries from across the state are due in Rutland for the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords.More >>
    The Vermont congressional delegation and other dignitaries from across the state are due in Rutland for the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords who died earlier this week at age 80.More >>
  • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:52 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
  • GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:14:06 GMT
    A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.More >>
    About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday.More >>
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  • Most Asia stocks inch higher ahead of Yellen talk

    Most Asia stocks inch higher ahead of Yellen talk

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:45:01 GMT
    Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors...More >>
    Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a...More >>
  • Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

    Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:47:05 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.More >>
    Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a key...More >>
  • Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn

    Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:04:22 GMT
    As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk publicly...More >>
    The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking tea laced with a chemical cleaning compound at a Utah restaurant said Thursday an employee at the eatery burned herself a month earlier on the same...More >>

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