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Yahoo News – Elections 2012

  • Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparel>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 6:50 PM:)
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    Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparelStates cannot impose a blanket prohibition on apparel such as T-shirts and buttons bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in an important free speech ruling striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional. The court ruled 7-2 that Minnesota's law, which dates back to 1912 and was intended to maintain decorum at polling sites, went too far in banning voters from wearing political apparel - without even defining what is meant by "political." But the justices left room for states to craft some sort of limits on what should be allowed in polling places and what should not.


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  • Indonesian students fast, and study, during Ramadan>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 5:55 PM:)
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    Indonesian students fast, and study, during RamadanFor students at one of Indonesia's oldest Islamic boarding schools, the holy month of Ramadan doesn't only mean fasting from dawn till dusk. It also means intensive study of the Koran.


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  • &#39;Melting Away&#39; —  Climate change and Greenland&#39;s Inuits>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 4:59 PM:)
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    'Melting Away' —  Climate change and Greenland's InuitsOver the past five years, photographer Ciril Jazbec has documented the changing lives of the Inuit people in Greenland, the world’s largest island, which is covered by the world’s largest and fastest-melting ice sheet.  This fact, together with the darkening of its surface, mean the changes in Greenland will affect the entire planet and its species, the majority of the scientists have come to agree. Jazbec’s long-term project, Melting Away, is about a people at the forefront of climate change, who have an ancient knowledge of hunting and are in search of ways to survive a collapsing ecosystem. Qaanaaq and Siorapaluk, the world’s northernmost settlements of roughly 700 Inuits, continues its traditional ways despite several alarming climate, environmental and cultural threats.


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  • Bode Miller&apos;s Daughter Wandered Off and Fell Into Swimming Pool in Matter of Moments, Authorities Say>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 3:20 PM:)
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    Bode Miller's Daughter Wandered Off and Fell Into Swimming Pool in Matter of Moments, Authorities Say19-month-old Emeline was not in the pool long when she was discovered Saturday.


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  • Target Apologizes For Father&apos;s Day &apos;Baby Daddy&apos; Cards>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 3:17 PM:)
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    Target Apologizes For Father's Day 'Baby Daddy' CardsTarget apologized and pulled a Father's Day card off its shelves after it drew


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  • Mom killed in front of her 3 young children during carjacking: &apos;I&apos;m sorry. I think I&apos;m about to die&apos;>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 2:57 PM:)
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    Mom killed in front of her 3 young children during carjacking: 'I'm sorry. I think I'm about to die'A Missouri mother was shot dead in front of her three young children during a


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  • DOJ Watchdog Report Takeaway: FBI Hurt Hillary Clinton, Not Donald Trump>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 2:55 PM:)
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    DOJ Watchdog Report Takeaway: FBI Hurt Hillary Clinton, Not Donald TrumpWASHINGTON ― The Justice Department's internal watchdog just served up a hefty


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  • Bodycam Footage From Harrowing First Moments of Police Response to Las Vegas Shooting Is Released>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 2:15 PM:)
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    Bodycam Footage From Harrowing First Moments of Police Response to Las Vegas Shooting Is ReleasedOfficers huddled with concertgoers, led terrified people to safety and helped the wounded.


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  • Very good doggo interrupts minor league baseball game for some fetch>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 1:56 PM:)
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    Very good doggo interrupts minor league baseball game for some fetchTruth be told, there's nothing more delightful than a great "Bark at the Park Night," special promotions at both minor and major league baseball games throughout the season where dogs are allowed into the stadium. Besides making it possible to watch America's Pastime with Man's Best Friend, these games are great for prime dogspotting opportunities and adorable shenanigans. SEE ALSO: Meet the 9-year-old who runs the most wholesome Twitter account about petting dogs Case in point: the German Shepherd-looking pup who got free during Wednesday night's "Bark at the Park" festivities for the minor league Tulsa Drillers and decided that infield warm-ups were the best time to play catch with the shortstop.  Okay, sure, the pup interrupted things, but with that speed, agility, and ball-catching skills, why not let the pup field?  Our friends at @UMBCAthletics got us thinking: Next bark in the park, do we let that good boy play an inning at SS? — Tulsa Drillers (@TulsaDrillers) June 14, 2018 Let the pup play, guys. WATCH: We tested this dog's DNA and were surprised about more than just her ancestors


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  • Citigroup Inc (C) Stock Is a Solid Buy Following the Fed&#39;s Rate Hike>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 12:54 PM:)
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    Citigroup Inc (C) Stock Is a Solid Buy Following the Fed's Rate HikeAnalysts say banks are getting diminishing returns on rising interest rates, but Citigroup is well-positioned heading into this month's Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review stress test. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark short-term interest rate by 0.25 percent for the second time this year on Wednesday. In addition, the Fed's latest "dot plot" interest rate forecast suggested there could be two additional rate hikes coming before the end of the year.


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  • American detained in Vietnam after joining protests>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 11:59 AM:)
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    American detained in Vietnam after joining protestsHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An American citizen of Vietnamese descent has been detained in Vietnam after joining a protest over a controversial draft law on special economic zones that protesters fear would favor Chinese investors.


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  • Soviet Cars Were Weird: Celebrating The 2018 World Cup In Russia>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 10:35 AM:)
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    Soviet Cars Were Weird: Celebrating The 2018 World Cup In Russia


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  • Former Rolls-Royce engineer &apos;arrested under Official Secrets Act&apos; amid fears China tried to obtain F-35 fighter jet details>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 6:30 AM:)
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    Former Rolls-Royce engineer 'arrested under Official Secrets Act' amid fears China tried to obtain F-35 fighter jet detailsA man in his 70s has been arrested as part of a probe under the Official Secrets Act, police said on Thursday, amid reports he was a former Rolls-Royce engineer suspected of divulging secrets about Britain's new stealth fighter to China. Scotland Yard said the man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and taken to a police station in Derbyshire before being released under investigation. A search at an address in Derbyshire was ongoing while a search warrant was also executed at an office address in the West Midlands. The man was named by the Sun as  Bryn Jones, a former chief combustion technologist, who it said had been detained in connection with efforts by China to obtain classified information about Britain's new £100million RAF stealth fighter jet. The 73-year-old former Rolls-Royce employee was reportedly held after MI5 received information that classified details were passed to Beijing. Factfile | F-35 Lightning II fighter He was detained in an “ultra-discreet” swoop by officers from Scotland Yard’s SO15 counter-terrorism command at his home on Tuesday, it was reported. Mr Jones, who describes himself as a “visiting professor” in “gas turbine combustion” at the Aeronautical Uni­versity of Xian, central China, denies any wrongdoing, the newspaper reported.  The investigation reportedly centres on information about the F-35 Lightning II jet, which arrived in Britain last week.  Britain has committed to buying 138 F-35 fighter aircraft and has so far bought 48 at a cost of £9.1 billion.   The F-35 programme is the world’s largest defence development, worth over $1.3trillion. UK industry provides 15 per cent of each of the 3,000 aircraft currently on the order books and at peak production 25,000 British jobs will be supported throughout the supply chain.  


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  • EPA workforce &apos;disgusted&apos; by Scott Pruitt&apos;s scandals and priorities, official says>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 12:39 AM:)
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    EPA workforce 'disgusted' by Scott Pruitt's scandals and priorities, official saysA demoralized workforce watching as its agency is dismantled by the very people charged to lead it: That is the grim state of affairs depicted by John J. O’Grady, a longtime employee in the Chicago field office of the Environmental Protection Agency, which is tasked with protecting the nation’s air and water, while preventing the exposure of citizens to harmful chemicals. The agency is doing none of that, in O’Grady’s telling, with career officials watching in dismay as EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemingly lurches from one scandal to another while doing the bidding of oil barons and the chemical lobby. “Morale is not good,” O’Grady said of the agency’s 14,000 employees.


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  • Antarctica&#39;s Ice Sheet Is Melting 3 Times Faster Than Before>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 14 2018 - 12:15 AM:)
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    Antarctica's Ice Sheet Is Melting 3 Times Faster Than BeforeThe melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992, an international team of ice experts said in a new study.


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  • Jamie Foxx &apos;Emphatically Denies&apos; Sexual Misconduct Allegation>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 13 2018 - 11:43 PM:)
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    Jamie Foxx 'Emphatically Denies' Sexual Misconduct AllegationA lawyer representing actor Jamie Foxx put out a statement on the star's


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  • Woman Gets Head Stuck In Exhaust Pipe>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 13 2018 - 11:01 PM:)
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    Woman Gets Head Stuck In Exhaust PipeThat's trucked up!


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  • Big hairy eyeball of an IG report to be released Thursday>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 13 2018 - 10:19 PM:)
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    Big hairy eyeball of an IG report to be released ThursdayRachel Maddow reminds viewers that the inspector general's report on the FBI and Justice Department's handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation is expected to be released Thursday afternoon. All 500 pages of it.


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  • NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 13 2018 - 10:12 PM:)
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    NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops MarsCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun.


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  • Michael Cohen parts with lawyers as case enters new phase>
    (Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines - June 13 2018 - 8:28 PM:)
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    Michael Cohen parts with lawyers as case enters new phaseEmily Jane Fox, senior reporter for Vanity Fair, talks with Rachel Maddow about what is means (if anything) that Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen has parted ways with his lawyers...


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