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Contractor who leaked NSA files drops out of sight, faces legal battle – Reuters

1 of 4. U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a U.S. defence contractor, is pictured during an interview with the Guardian in his hotel room in Hong Kong June 9, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Ewen MacAskill/The Guardian/Handout By…

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Gentrified South Boston neighborhood not same place where Whitey Bulger … – Fox News

Published June 10, 2013 Associated Press BOSTON –  As reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) heads to trial, South Boston is sure to be the backdrop for much of the testimony. Bulger’s former stomping grounds are where authorities say he…

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Want more time off? Some employers let you buy it – Grand Island Independent

Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:50 am | Updated: 5:13 am, Sun Jun 9, 2013. Want more time off? Some employers let you buy it Associated Press | Want more time off work to hang out at the beach? Need…

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Storm breaks rainfall records across northeast US – Fresno Bee

A woman walks shielded from a rainstorm with an umbrella, Friday, June 7, 2013, in Philadelphia. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of southeastern Pennsylvania as remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea move through the…

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Tropical Storm Andrea moves quickly up US Atlantic Coast – Reuters

Link this Share this By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., June 7 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Andrea moved briskly along the South Carolina coast on Friday, bringing drenching rains and threatening to spawn tornadoes as it churns up the Eastern Seaboard,…

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Mayor pledges full investigation after 6 die in building collapse – Philly.com

Frank Kummer, Emily Babay and Brian X. McCrone, PHILLY.COM Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7:16 PM Update: 6:55 p.m. The six people killed in Wednesday’s collapse of two Center City buildings were identified by the city this afternoon along with…

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Six dead in Philadelphia building collapse, mayor says – Los Angeles Times

PHILADELPHIA — A building that was being torn down collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks on a neighboring thrift store, killing six people and injuring at least 13 others in an accident that witnesses said was bound to…

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Independent panel readies review of BLM mustangs – San Jose Mercury News

RENO, Nev.—An independent panel of scientists that spent two years reviewing the U.S. government’s controversial management of wild horses planned to release a series of recommendations Wednesday to combat skyrocketing costs and help quell decades of conflict on public rangelands.…

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Storm chasing: Science, thrill-seeking or tourism? – CNN

From left, Carl Young, Tim Samaras and his son Paul Samaras were killed Friday, May 31, while following a tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma, relatives told CNN on Sunday. Their work tracking tornadoes was featured on the former Discovery Channel…

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Court-Martial in WikiLeaks Case Begins Today – New York Times

FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning, who confessed to giving hundreds of thousands of secret diplomatic and military documents to WikiLeaks, quietly affirmed that he still wanted to forgo his right to a jury as his court-martial prepared to…

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