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Fugitive whaling protester: ‘We’re not pirates’

November 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

People wait in line to enter a federal courthouse, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 in Seattle, where Paul Watson, the fugitive anti-whaling activist and founder of the Oregon-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, is expected to take the witness stand in a contempt of court hearing that is part of a long-running fight between protesters and Japan’s [&hellip...

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Gay rights bill moves forward as opposition silent

November 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, flanked by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., left, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., right, talks to reporters after the Senate cleared a major hurdle and agreed to proceed to debate a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination...

As US economy plods and pay lags, companies profit

November 6, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 3, 2013, file photo, specialists Devin Cryan, left, and Gabriel Freytes wear “Dow 15,000″ hats as they work at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The economy is being slowed by a tight job market,...

NJ mall shooting baffles relatives of gunman

November 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this May 30, 2011 photo taken by Chelsea Barbarini and provided to The AP, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Richard Shoop, right, poses for a photo with friends Jordan Conahan and Maddison Barbarini. Shoop opened...

US service firms expanded more quickly in October

November 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, file photo, server Brittany Hester runs food out from the kitchen at the Home grown restaurant, in Atlanta. The Institute for Supply Management issues its U.S. non-manufacturing (service-sector) index for October, on...

Paralyzed deer hunter chooses to end life support

November 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by Jenny Shultz is her brother, Tim Bowers, 32, of Decatur, Ind. Bowers, who fell about 16 feet from a tree and was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after a hunting accident, told his family he wanted to be taken off life...

In final day, Va. governor hopefuls meet voters

November 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican gubernatorial candidate, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, left, greets former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul during a rally in Richmond, Va., Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Cuccinelli faces Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Tuesday’s election. (AP Photo/Steve...

Gay rights bill clears first hurdle in Senate

November 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, talks to reporters after the Senate cleared a major hurdle and agreed to proceed to debate a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and...

Challenges abound for Twitter heading into IPO

November 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo shows the sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Seven years after co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet through the online messaging service, more than 500 million posts are shared each day by everyone...

Stocks post modest but broad gains on Wall Street

November 4, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

New York City marathon winners Geoffrey Mutai, fourth left, and Priscah Jeptoo, second from right, of Kenya, with wheelchair winners Tatyana McFadden, from Baltimore, Md., and Marcel Hug, right, of Switzerland, are applauded by New York Road Runners President...