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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Last original native American Indian Navajo Code Talker dies

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:15am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... He was 93. Flags will be flown at half-mast until June 8 on the tribe’s territory in the United States. “The power of our language was shared with the world during the second world war when ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Zombies have taken over US shooting ranges, feeding on end-of-the-world craze

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... off by two people bumping into each other in the street, police said. The gunfire erupted about a half-hour before bars were to close at 3am in a neighbourhood popular with university students ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fat camps offer 'pawlates' and 'doga' to help overweight pets slim down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... Usually, female golden retrievers weigh half that. "We want her to be around for a long time," Bowers said. Extra treats are a culprit in canine obesity rates, besides a lack of exercise, ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Almost half of Americans believe one medical conspiracy theory, says study

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:25pm by NYT

    ... and autism, or HIV and the CIA? Is the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) covering up a cure for cancer? Almost half of Americans believe the answer is yes for at least one of the many medical ... and the Rockefeller Foundation to shrink the world's population. While 42 per cent disagreed, 46 per cent stayed on the fence. Just over half of Americans rejected outright a widely circulated theory ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Development spells end of Watergate 'Deep Throat' garage

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Residential and office development spells end of site where Watergate reporter met FBI informer 'Deep Throat' garage to be razed One of the most historic journalism sites of the past half-century will soon vanish, following a decision by city authorities to demolish the building and parking garage where FBI official Mark Felt secretly met Washington ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Web creation Slender Man 'told' girls to attack 12-year-old friend in US

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:25pm by WASHINGTON POST, MCT, AP

    ... of demon descended from eastern European myth. Some say he stalks human prey indiscriminately, wherever he can find it: in basements, outside half-open windows, along lonely streets late at night ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California couple revisits gold rush with US$10 million find

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... the first coin to be sold, a US$20 piece dating from 1874 which was snapped up for US$15,000, went to help the San Francisco Mint's restoration fund, Kagin said. Nearly half the cache was sold ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    High drama as teenagers share Scripps National Spelling Bee honours

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Two American teenagers of South Asian heritage have made spelling history by becoming the first co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in more than half a century. Ansun Sujoe, 13, and Sriram Hathwar, 14, hoisted the glittering gold cup together after they saw off 10 other finalists before taking turns to exhaust the competition’s ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White House press secretary Jay Carney steps down after three years

    Posted May 31st 2014, 09:14am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Washington New spokesman for Obama as Jay Carney bows out US President Barack Obama has introduced his new spokesman, a man who will soon be one of the most visible faces of the US government around the world. "Today the flak jacket is officially passed to a new generation, Mr Josh Earnest," Obama said half-jokingly on Friday in introducing his ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Couple die 11 hours apart after 66-year marriage

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... at the farmhouse where the couple had lived, where a flag was flown at half-mast. "It is really just a love story," said Carol Romie, another daughter. "They were so committed and loyal ...




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