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Tentative deal reached on VA reform

In this July 24, 2014, file photo, House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health care system scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US cleans up at home but sends dirty coal abroad

In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Virginia. AP File photo.

As the Obama administration weans the United States off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Family of 5 shot dead in US, gun recovered

State Police investigate an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. AP

A family of five, including three children from four to 12-years-old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a U.S. apartment, authorities said.

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California lightning hits 14; 2 critically injured

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Lightning struck 14 people, injuring two critically, during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said Sunday.

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Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine—US images

This fourth page of a four page document released by the U.S. State Department in Washington, July 27, 2014  shows a satellite image that purports to shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukraine military units.  AP

The United States stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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