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Perry, Paul Bash Obama for 'No Strategy' On Syria

Posted: 5:00 AM - Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq — but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.

Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

Posted: 4:42 AM - Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Women Taking To Haggling Over New Car Price

Posted: 4:12 AM - The stereotype of a woman being unwilling to haggle with a dealership salesperson thus relying on her husband or some other man to handle the negotiations is going by the wayside.

Victim's Family Feels Sorry For Girl Who Shot Uzi

Posted: 08/29/2014 - The accidental killing of a firing range instructor by a 9-year-old girl learning to shoot an Uzi unleashed a storm of criticism and anger, with much of it aimed at her parents.
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Ukraine: Two Tank Columns From Russia Enter Ukraine

Updated: 08/28/2014 - Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

Burger King Facing Backlash For Moving To Canada

Posted: 08/27/2014 - Burger King says it's struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion. The corporate headquarters of the new company will be in Canada, which means it will avoid the higher tax rates charged in the U.S.

Dispatcher Under Fire For Response To Child Locked In Car

Posted: 08/27/2014 - A Tampa 911 dispatcher faces disciplinary action because of his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car while playing with a set of keys.

Crested Butte To Become Bud Light's 'Whatever' Town

Posted: 08/26/2014 - Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.

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