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Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

NEW YORK Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 14 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3...

 
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The Miami Herald
32 sec. ago

Century-old theater to get new life in Washington

WASHINGTON, Ind. -- Arguably the question on many minds in Washington is, What's happening at the Indiana Theater? Many slow down or even stop on Main Street to see the work that is being done. Some have stopped to...

 
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The Miami Herald
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Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

Telegraph Herald. July 27, 2014. Branstad's nix of solar grant disappointing "I think the state of Iowa has the potential to be the leader of renewable energy." That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad...

 
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The Miami Herald
4 min. ago

RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims

MEDINA, Ohio -- RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products...

 
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The Miami Herald
20 min. ago

Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing

LONDON -- Lloyds Banking Group says it will pay 218 million pounds ($400 million) to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated benchmark interest rates. The group said Monday it has settled...

 
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The Miami Herald
59 min. ago

Hassan signs handheld cellphone driving ban

CONCORD, N.H. -- Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving in New Hampshire as of July 1, 2015. The measure continues to allow adults to talk on cellphones while driving if they...

 
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The Miami Herald
today, 08:03

Government said to suppress evidence in Blackwater

WASHINGTON -- Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. The...

 
hamas leader meshaal demands end to occupation
The Miami Herald
today, 07:50

Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation

WASHINGTON -- The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Palestinian land. Khaled Meshaal tells CBS News in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an...

 
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The Miami Herald
today, 05:55

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

WASHINGTON -- A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela. President Barack Obama, who has said he was one of the untold...

 
us: russia has fired rockets into ukraine
The Miami Herald
today, 05:38

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

WASHINGTON -- Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. has released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has...

 
after 6 weeks, finally a deal on va health care
The Miami Herald
today, 04:05

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

WASHINGTON -- House and Senate negotiators have finally agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records. The chairmen of the House and Senate...

 
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The Miami Herald
yesterday, 22:55

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

WASHINGTON -- Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation...

 
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The Miami Herald
8 min. ago

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

CHICAGO -- Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Monday that Beijing-based MAD Architects would be...

 
piper tiesthe knot
The Miami Herald
21 min. ago

Piper tiesthe knot

Mission accomplished: Piper Perabo is a married woman. The Covert Affairs actress wed her director-producer fiancé, Stephen Kay, on Saturday, People.com reports. The couple tied the knot in New York City and...

 
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The Miami Herald
32 min. ago

Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

NEW YORK -- Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on...

 
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The Miami Herald
32 min. ago

Ronstadt, Katzenberg among those honored by Obama

WASHINGTON -- Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honored at the White House for their contributions to arts and humanities....

 
'crazy eyes' actress uzo aduba is crazy about fans
The Miami Herald
42 min. ago

'Crazy Eyes' actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans

LOS ANGELES -- "Orange Is the New Black" actress Uzo Aduba is flooded with marriage proposals these days. "People on the street, people on Twitter ask, 'Can I be your prison wife?' I'm like you know,...

 

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The Miami Herald
1 min. ago

FIFA seeks investigation of Tavecchio remarks

ZURICH -- FIFA has asked the Italian football federation to open an investigation into alleged racist comments made by FIGC presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio. In a statement Monday, FIFA says it has written a...

 
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The Miami Herald
12 min. ago

Kentucky basketball legend Wah Wah Jones, 88, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Funeral arrangements were pending for former University of Kentucky multi-sport standout Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles....

 
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The Miami Herald
13 min. ago

Neb's Abdullah, Gregory named B10 Players to Watch

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A media panel has selected running back Ameer Abdullah and defensive end Randy Gregory of Nebraska to the Big Ten Players to Watch list for this season. The list of 10 players — five each...

 
msu special teams breakdown: michael geiger, mike sadler a top combo
Detroit Free Press
16 min. ago

MSU special teams breakdown: Michael Geiger, Mike Sadler a top combo

The 2014 Michigan State football team is scheduled to report for preseason camp Friday, four weeks before the Aug. 29 season opener against Jacksonville State. This is the ninth and final installment in a series of...

 
msu football depth chart: r.j. shelton, darian hicks starters for now
Detroit Free Press
16 min. ago

MSU football depth chart: R.J. Shelton, Darian Hicks starters for now

CHICAGO - Breaking: There's not much news on Michigan State's preseason depth chart, which was released this morning, in tandem with Big Ten media sessions that start today. Items of note include R.J. Shelton listed...

 
'sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs
The Miami Herald
22 min. ago

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK -- Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready. You might...

 
 

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