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Blue Angels Commander Tolerated Hostile Work Environment: Navy
An investigation into alleged misconduct by the former commander of the Navys elite flying show squadron the Blue Angels reveals he tolerated potential violations of sexual harassment, hazing and equal opportunity policies, the Navy said.The commander, Capt.
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Sriracha Saved ... for Now
Officials in a Southern California city held off on a decision about whether to force the closure of the Sriracha hot sauce plant that is being blamed for bad odors and heat that burns eyes.
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Decision on Sriracha Plant Tabled
City residents and Sriracha plant owner meet to determine the fate of a Sriracha plant.
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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels.
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Manson Follower 'Squeaky' Fromme Cool and Calm in Mental Exam Tape
A judge released a recording of an interview with former Manson family member Lynette Alice Squeaky Fromme, the woman who tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford -- almost 39 years after her failed attempt.U.S. District Judge Kimberly J.
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President Obama Arrives at Imperial Palace to Meet Japanese Emperor
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Japanese Emperor Akihito, second left, and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday, local time.
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Men Catch 800-Pound Shark and Feed It to Local Community
Three Florida Fishermen made the catch of a lifetime, an 805-pound shark, but it wont be put in record books, according to the new rules of the International Land-Based Shark Fishing Association.
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'Swatting' Hoax Tricks Police SWAT Teams
Decried as an enormous waste of tax resources, the swatting prank is estimated to occur hundreds of times each year.
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Men Catch 800-lb. Shark and Feed It To Local Community
Three Florida Fishermen made the catch of a lifetime, an 805-lb. shark, but it wont be put in record books, according to the new rules of the International Land-Based Shark Fishing Association.
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'Historic Victory' or 'Reckless'? New Georgia Gun Law Makes Waves
Since Newtown, the gun debate has escalated around the country and Georgias law is the latest flashpoint.
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Calif. Teen Stowaway's Dad: 'Allah Saved Him'
The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway tells the Voice of America that Allah protected his son.
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Michael Phelps Comes Out of Retirement
Olympian Michael Phelps, who retired from competitive swimming after winning four gold medals in London, is competing this week in Arizona.
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Oklahoma High Court Lifts Stay of Execution for Convicted Murderers
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday apparently cleared the way for the execution of two convicted murderers by reversing a lower courts ruling that found a state secrecy law unconstitutional.The justices also dissolved a stay of execution they had made earlier in the week.
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County Officials in Washington Landslide Area to Consider Building Ban
Officials in the Washington county where a deadly mudslide struck last month have pushed back a vote that would ultimately put a moratorium on new construction in landslide-prone areas.
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Phelps: 'I'm Doing This Because I Want To'
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps talks about his return to competitive swimming.
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