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Aaron Hernandez, Tangled in Murder Probe, Also Sued for Allegedly Shooting Friend

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is caught in the middle of a homicide investigation of an "associate," is also being sued by a …

Al Jazeera: The most-feared news network

<b>Announcer Abdul Samad Nasser, in the studio of the Arabic Al Jazeera satellite news channel. (Reuters/Fadi Al-assaad)</b><p>Al Jazeera is well-funded and doesn’t need to make money. But its prospects, here and in Middle East, are uncertain<p>Shibley Telhami<p>June 15, 2013 10:00am (UTC)<p>Reprinted from “The World …

Rick Perry Vetoes Texas Equal Pay Bill

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has vetoed a bill meant to prevent wage discrimination against women.<p>An aide to state Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D), who authored the equal pay bill, HB 950, said Perry's office called on Friday to say he had vetoed it. State Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who …

The Majority of Senate Skipped a Classified PRISM Briefing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>There was a classified meeting for Senators wanting to learn more about the National Security …

NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Man held as four stabbed at mosque in Birmingham

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/987000/987050_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534421164_ccc73920d99b31b9b17d9fd499a65c3b<p><b>A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after four people, including a policeman, were stabbed at a mosque in Birmingham.</b><p>Officers were …

Extremism

Government projects to make $50B in student loan profit

U.S. government projects to make record-high profits on student loans.<p>DETROIT — The U.S. government projects to make more money off student loans this fiscal year than ExxonMobil, Apple, J.P. Morgan Chase or Fannie Mae made on their respective businesses last year, a new analysis shows.<p>According to …

Elizabeth Warren Hits 'Big Corporate Interests' For Putting Efforts 'Toward Influencing The Courts'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) ripped "corporate interests" that are putting "enormous resources toward influencing the courts" on Thursday, claiming "power is not balanced" in Washington.<p>“These big corporate interests are savvy,” Warren said while speaking at the American Constitution Society's …

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says rivals scared of 'sure' defeat

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe accused political rivals of seeking to delay elections in Zimbabwe because they fear defeat, after regional leaders urged his ruling coalition to ask the courts to extend a July 31 deadline for holding the vote.<p>Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe signs …

Iran's President-Elect Meets With Caution In West

Hasan Rowhani's stunning presidential election victory in Iran has opened the door for improved relations with the West, but the U.S. and Israel remain cautious about making progress on their key demand — dismantling Iran's nuclear program.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said …

Associated Press News

How Iran's Next President Sees the Country's Nuclear Program

Residents of Tehran are celebrating in the streets tonight.<p>Earlier on Saturday, Iran’s interior minister confirmed that Hassan Rowhani had secured an …

Iraq car bombings: Attacks hit mainly Shia cities

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/987000/987057_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534421163_6cdd41d82a2924eaabbef1822fc3ee22<p><b>A wave of car bombings across central and southern Iraq has killed at least 30 people, police and medics say.</b><p>Most of the attacks took place in cities …

Middle East

Birmingham mosque stabbings: police question 32-year-old man

A police officer has been praised for his courage after he was stabbed while tackling a man who had injured three other people in a knife attack at a …