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Koreas exchange fire in disputed waters

North and South Korean warships exchanged artillery fire in disputed waters off the western coast, South Korean military officials said, in the latest sign of rising animosity between the bitter rivals in recent weeks.<p>Officials from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff and Defence Ministry said …

FBI Feared Boston Bombers 'Received Training' And Aid From Terror Group, Docs Say

Prosecutors seeking a death penalty conviction of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday said the FBI at the time of his …

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GM cars sold: 12 million. Recalled: 13.8 million.

General Motors has already recalled more cars and trucks in the U.S. this year than it has sold here in the five years since it filed for bankruptcy.<p>Here's the count: Since that filing in June 2009, GM has sold 12.1 million vehicles in the United States. Total U.S. recalls: 13.8 million.<p>Before the …

Justice Department Plans to Reveal Legal Justification for Using Drones on American Citizens

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Justice Department plans on making public a 2011 memo detailing the legal justification for …

Pol blames Dems for gun 'fiascos'

An Arizona congressional candidate said Saturday that Democrats are at fault for almost all gun-related “fiascos.”<p>According to the Arizona Daily Star, 1st Congressional District candidate Gary Kiehne addressed his stance on the Second Amendment during Saturday’s Republican primary debate.<p>“It’s …

South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response

South Korean President<p>Park Geun-hyeannounced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students.<p>Bowing, Park apologized twice, saying as president …

Burning Bridges: Rival Soccer Fans Urge Ukraine Unity

World<p>Rival Ukrainian soccer fans representing the north, south, east and west of a fractured nation came together in Kiev Sunday to demonstrate their desire for the country to remain united.<p>Around 2,000 supporters of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Dynamo Kiev, Chornomorets Odessa, Vorskla Poltava, Metalist …

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Russian troops still at Ukrainian border despite withdrawal pledge, NATO says

NATO urged Russia to keep its word this time and withdraw troops along Ukraine's eastern border, saying it has seen no signs of soldiers returning to their bases.<p>President Vladimir Putin ordered tens of thousands of troops near the Ukraine border to return to their bases, his spokesman Dmitry …

Long before Jack Daniel’s, George Washington was a whiskey tycoon

<b>George Washington</b><p>The Founding Father spent his post-presidency years presiding over a booming alcohol business<p>Natasha Geiling<p>May 18, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Smithsonian.com.<p>When George Washington left the presidency in 1797, he was looking forward to some …

Metro North considers sleep apnea screenings after New York derailment

A deadly Metro-North train derailment last year, in which the train's "dazed" engineer was found to have sleep apnea, has pushed the railroad to look into establishing screening for the condition, which could include measuring operators' necks and asking them and their spouses about snoring …