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Boycott The NFL? #BoycottNFL Trends On Twitter And Facebook Amid Sunday’s National Anthem Seattle Seahawks Team Protest Rumor

News about an NFL boycott has caused #boycottNFL to trend on Twitter, with #boycotttheNFL creating buzz on Facebook as well. Why would NFL fans potentially boycott the NFL? Because of controversy stemming from the national anthem boycott started by Colin Kaepernick, which has caught fire and caused the NFL boycott backlash. Rumors that the entire Seattle Seahawks team may join ...

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Manhattan District Attorney Asks to Be Recused Amid Spitzer Investigation Standstill

The Manhattan district attorney, Cy Vance, has moved to recuse himself from the criminal investigation into (now apparently recanted) allegations that former Governor Eliot Spitzer assaulted a 26-year-old woman he was with at the Plaza Hotel Saturday, the New York Times reports. The investigation has reached a “standstill,” police said. http://gawker.com/eliot-spitzers… The formal request to transfer the case to the ...

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U.S., Japan display warships amid rising tensions with China

Fred LambertTOKYO, Oct. 18 (UPI) — The United States and Japan showed off their naval prowess during a review ceremony in Tokyo Harbor amid regional territorial disputes with China. Latest News – UPI.com

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10 US charity staff to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY AND ROBBIE COREY-BOULET, Associated Press FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Ten clinicians with a Boston-based nonprofit organization responding to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone are to be transported to the United States after one of their colleagues was infected with the deadly disease. Partners in Health said in a statement Saturday that the medical workers would ...

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber resigns amid controversy

Danielle HaynesSALEM, Ore., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation Friday amid allegations involving his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes. Top News – UPI.com

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber announces his resignation amid scandal

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned Friday, giving in to mounting pressure to abandon his office amid suspicions that his fiancee used her relationship with him to land contracts for her green-energy consulting business. In a lengthy statement, the state’s longest-serving chief executive insisted he broke no laws. He said the resignation would be effective Wednesday. Most Popular Cops: Man who ...

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Lebanon on edge amid Tripoli clashes

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, March 18 (UPI) — The Lebanese Ministry of Information reported Tuesday the security situation in the northern city of Tripoli has deteriorated dramatically. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Lebanon on edge amid Tripoli clashes

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, March 18 (UPI) — The Lebanese Ministry of Information reported Tuesday the security situation in the northern city of Tripoli has deteriorated dramatically. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Healthcare.gov chief resigns amid Web site glitches

As bugs and glitches continue to plague the healthcare.gov Web site, the man who oversaw the site’s creation has said he’s resigning. Tony Trenkle, who is the chief information officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), sent an e-mail to his co-workers on Tuesday that said he will be leaving on November 15 “to take a position ...

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