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House OKs bill allowing 9/11 victim families to sue Saudi Arabia

The House, with the 15th anniversary of 9/11 looming, approved legislation Friday permitting victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia over the terrorist attack. Passage of the bipartisan legislation will likely prove a pyrrhic victory as the White House has already indicated President Obama will veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). But the House vote voice, coming four ...

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AirBnB ‘American Horror Story’ Murder House Listing Mysteriously Disappears

The American Horror Story: Murder House AirBnB may have had a relatively non-creepy setting compared to the grimy psych ward of Asylum or the bloody stacks of bedrooms in Hotel, but that still doesn’t quite explain what kind of person would want to spend a night living in a space that was used to connect them with some of their ...

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House votes to repeal most of Obamacare

J. Scott Applewhite/AP The 240-to-181 House vote won’t succeed in undoing the 2010 Affordable Care Act. WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday night to repeal most of Obamacare — sending legislation to President Obama’s desk for the first time that would dismantle his biggest domestic policy achievement. The 240-to-181 House vote — following Senate passage of the bill Dec. 3 ...

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Calif. Rep. Adam Schiff sings ‘Meet the Mets’ on House floor

Politicians normally use their time on the House floor to drone on about debt limits, but California Rep. Adam Schiff used his time Friday to settle a personal debt. The Hollywood Democrat made good on his bet with Congressman Steve Israel (D-Brooklyn), singing “Meet the Mets” as payment for the wager the two put on the NLDS between the Mets ...

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Is an Open House Still a Must When Selling Your Home?

Filed under: Real Estate, Advertising & Marketing, Housing Market, Home Buying Richard Vogel/APIf you decide to hold an open house, make sure to promote it online and with signs to draw in buyers. By Teresa Mears Despite all the changes technology has made in how houses are bought and sold, one standard feature of the process remains: the Sunday open ...

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White House fence jumper charged with assault

October 23, 2014 8:21 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A group of Secret Service police gather on the North Lawn as a member of the Secret Service Counter Assault team surveys from the White House rooftop Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington, after a man jumped the White House fence earlier in the evening. (Credit: AP / Jacquelyn Martin) Travel deals ...

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Woman Spends £4,000 To Shield Her House From Wi-Fi, Mobile Signals, Saying They Make Her Sick

There is a long standing debate about signals emanating from wireless access devices and mobile phones affecting humans. While the supporters of the theory make and buy products that claim to shield the user from these ‘harmful’ electromagnetic waves, the opponents strongly point out there have been no conclusive studies that prove these waves actually do any harm. However, a ...

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White House to release report on reforms of NSA spying

Evan Vucci/AP White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday that any reforms to the NSA that result from an independent task force’s report will not harm national security. The White House will release a task force report Wednesday of recommended changes to the NSA’s data collection programs a month ahead of schedule. The review conducted by an outside panel ...

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