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    Obama's FCC will consider petition to ban 'Redskins'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and we'll be respon ... Read More

    Sister: US Ebola patient did notify hospital he was from Liberia on first visit

    DALLAS (AP) -- The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told relatives he notified officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia. Mai Wureh says her brother, Thomas Eric Duncan, went to a Dallas emergency room on Friday and the ... Read More

    Ebola case stokes concerns about Liberians in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. The unidentified man was critically ill and has b ... Read More

    Neighbors say murder defendant in Oklahoma beheading case was odd and quiet

    MOORE -- Most of those who came into contact with murder defendant Alton Nolen -- who is accused of beheading a co-worker at a Moore food plant last week -- described him as odd and reserved. Employees at the Colonial Apartments where Nolen lived, just three turns by car and half a mile away from Va ... Read More

    Goddard College picks convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as commencement speaker

    FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater. Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield with 600 students, says on its website that Mumia Abu-Jamal's recorded re ... Read More

    OK Prosecutor: Beheading had more to do with race than terrorism

    NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) — A man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker, who was attacked from behind as the man sought revenge, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Alton Nolen, 30, could face the death penalty for Thursday's deadly attac ... Read More

    Ebola in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified patient was critically ill and has b ... Read More

    Obama administration disagrees with Netanyahu on Islam

    WASHINGTON – The United States declined to endorse Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's outlook on the state of political Islam throughout the Middle East, responding to his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. In the speech, Netanyahu said that all of militant Islam – regardless ... Read More

    Taxpayers funds lawyers for illegal alien children

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration. Kenneth Wolfe, a spokesman for the Departme ... Read More

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