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Manti Te'o: Story Attributed To Parents Hard To Reconcile With Hoax Report Manti Te'o: Story Attributed To Parents Hard To Reconcile With Hoax Report
Enlarge image i Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Manti T'eo. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images If you're trying to make sense of the news that Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o now says he was the victim of a hoax and that the woman he thought was his "girlfriend" never existed and never died, you'll want to read an Oct. 12 story published by the South Bend Tribune. The newspaper tells readers today that the earlier story was based in large part on "a taped interview on Oct. 10 with Te'o's parents, Brian...
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Latinos Take On Bigger Role In Obama Inauguration Latinos Take On Bigger Role In Obama Inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama's second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded concert celebrating Latino culture. Eva Longoria, a co-chairwoman for Obama's campaign, hosted "Latino Inaugural 2013: In Performance at the Kennedy Center" as a salute to the president Sunday evening ahead of his public swearing-in Monday. Jose Feliciano, Chita Rivera, Rita Moreno and Latin pop star...
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AP Source: McCoy, Hicks Suspended By Texas AP Source: McCoy, Hicks Suspended By Texas
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas suspended two players Friday and sent them home on the eve of the Alamo Bowl, hours after police said they were investigating a report of a sexual assault at a San Antonio hotel. Coach Mack Brown did not identify the players, but he referred to a KENS-TV report (http://tinyurl.com/cw8dcj3) that police were investigating two unidentified Texas players in the alleged assault. "This has been reported: We had a couple young men that broke team rules last night. They have been...
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249 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/28/2012 6:53:05 PM

UC OKs $1 Million Settlement In Pepper-Spray Suit UC OKs $1 Million Settlement In Pepper-Spray Suit
The University of California will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Occupy protesters at UC Davis who were pepper-sprayed last November, according to a preliminary settlement filed in district court. Here's more from the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented the plaintiffs in the case: "The University will pay $1 million as part of the settlement. This includes a total of $730,000 to the named plaintiffs and others who were arrested or pepper-sprayed on November 18. It will also...
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249 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 9/26/2012 2:15:00 PM

Canadian Auto Union Makes Progress With GM Canadian Auto Union Makes Progress With GM
TORONTO September 18, 2012, 09:12 pm ET TORONTO (AP) — The head of the Canadian Auto Workers says General Motors is waiting for a counter-proposal from the union and he says there has been significant progress toward a new labor deal. CAW President Ken Lewenza said late Tuesday they will make the offer Wednesday. He also says they've made progress with Chrysler. The union decided Monday to keep working past a midnight strike deadline after reaching a tentative deal with Ford and extending its...
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249 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 9/18/2012 6:12:56 PM

Bank Of England Unanimous On Rates, Stimulus Bank Of England Unanimous On Rates, Stimulus
LONDON September 19, 2012, 05:18 am ET LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee was unanimous this month in keeping the interest rates and the economic stimulus program unchanged. Minutes of the MPC meeting released Wednesday show all but one of its nine members are open to another increase in the stimulus program — called quantitative easing — in coming months. Many analysts believe the Bank will increase the stimulus program above the current 375 billion pounds ($610 billion)...
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249 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 9/19/2012 2:18:22 AM

Messaging Apps Show Mobile Internet's Rise In Asia Messaging Apps Show Mobile Internet's Rise In Asia
SEOUL, South Korea September 18, 2012, 04:32 am ET SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such as Facebook as they branch into games, e-commerce, celebrity news and other areas. Among them is Line, which has grown to 60 million users, mostly in Asia including at least 29 million in Japan. Its developer...
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249 Hits, 4 Comments, Added On 9/18/2012 1:32:58 AM

Congo, Mali to Dominate US-AU Talks in Washington Congo, Mali to Dominate US-AU Talks in Washington
STATE DEPARTMENT — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma meet in Washington Wednesday for talks that are expected to focus on rebels in eastern Congo and terrorists in northern Mali.    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson will join Wednesday's meetings at the State Department, having just returned from talks with Congolese President Joseph Kabila and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni about ending a rebellion in...
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249 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/27/2012 5:11:53 PM

In Berlin, A Boar Of A Story In Berlin, A Boar Of A Story
Enlarge Thorsten Wiehle/Berlin Forestry Commission Some 3,000 wild boars are estimated to roam Germany's capital. This 2008 picture provided by the Berlin Forestry Commission shows a sow and her offspring that decided to make their home outside an apartment building. Recently, a wild boar attacked and injured four people in a Berlin neighborhood. Thorsten Wiehle/Berlin Forestry Commission Some 3,000 wild boars are estimated to roam Germany's capital. This 2008 picture provided by the Berlin Forestry...
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249 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 11/14/2012 7:53:00 AM

Obama On Historic Visit to Burma Obama On Historic Visit to Burma
US President Barack Obama speaks during a media conference in Bangkok, Thailand, November 18, 2012. x US President Barack Obama speaks during a media conference in Bangkok, Thailand, November 18, 2012. ...
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