Outrage grows in crossbow killing of Cecil the lion; Minnesota dentist says he thought hunt was legal

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:39
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal....
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Fresh & Easy to close 14 stores, including 3 in O.C., as downsizing continues

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:15
Fresh & Easy confirmed plans Wednesday to close three more Orange County grocery stores, as it continues to downsize in an ever-challenging Southern California supermarket industry. The locations, to close by the end of the week, are in Fountain...
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Debris Found on Réunion Examined for Links to Malaysia Airlines Plane

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:08
An object that appeared to be an airplane part was found on an island in the Indian Ocean, prompting speculation that it might be from the missing Flight 370.

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American Who Killed Cecil the Lion Closes Dental Practice

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:59
Dr. Walter J. Palmer, the hunter who killed Cecil after he was lured out of his sanctuary at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, has faced an onslaught from social media users and online reviewers.

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How to score freebies at the U.S. Open of Surfing

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:53
Paul Sims had eight seconds to make his wait worth it. Sims scrambled as air pushed up tiny tickets all around him Wednesday afternoon, and he reached his hands out swiftly to try to grasp one as they were sent spinning around him. Score. The Ontario...
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As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:48
Enrollment in private insurance plans has soared as the government has tried to control costs and improve care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

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Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe in Fullerton closes after final jam session Thursday

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:43
After bringing exceptional jazz musicians to its Fullerton stage for 21 years, Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe closes its doors after a final jam session Thursday. “It’s going to be bitter sweet,” owner Terrence Love said. “It will be like...
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Smothering Heat Engulfs New York City

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11
A heat advisory is in effect until Thursday evening as city officials urge residents to stay hydrated and out of the sun as the temperature rises.

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Fed Indicates It Is Close to Raising Interest Rates as Labor Market Tightens

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:09
The central bank was upbeat, saying that while growth remained disappointing by historical standards, the economy was expanding moderately.

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Chaka Fattah, Pennsylvania Congressman, Indicted on Charges of Misuse of Funds

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:58
Mr. Fattah, a Democrat, was indicted by the federal authorities in connection with bribery schemes and the misuse of federal, charitable and campaign funds.

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Reports: Dodgers set to acquire Mat Latos, Michael Morse from Marlins

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:49
LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers' search for starting pitching has landed on one of their off-season stops. Multiple reports have the Dodgers acquiring right-hander Mat Latos along with first baseman Michael Morse from the Miami Marlins in exchange for...
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University of Cincinnati Officer Indicted in Fatal Shooting of Driver

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:11
The officer, Ray Tensing, is accused of killing the driver, Samuel Dubose, during a traffic stop near the campus on July 19.

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Naugles reopens but is overwhelmed by crowds and forced to close early: 'We completely ran out of food'

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:09
The day many Naugles fans have been waiting for has arrived, and gone. The long defunct fast-food brand opened Saturday in a former deli in Fountain Valley, marking the comeback of a beloved Mexican fast-food brand that disappeared in the 1990s after...
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Congressional memo: House and Senate, Near Recess, Put Battles Off Until Later

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:04
Republican lawmakers have gotten a lot done, but disagreements forced them to put some tough work off until after they return from their break.

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Chris Christie, Focused on New Hampshire, Faces Doubts Among State’s Republicans

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:57
In interviews, current and former officials and voters expressed concerns about the size of the Republican field, Mr. Christie’s brushes with controversy at home and his personality.

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Jail Video of Sandra Bland Aims to Dispel Rumors About Her Death

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:49
Saying officials had received death threats, including from Anonymous, the chief executive of Waller County, Tex., released footage of Ms. Bland in jail.

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Explainer: When Will the Fed Raise Rates?

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:24
More than seven years ago, the Federal Reserve put its benchmark interest rate close to zero, as a way to bolster the economy. But that policy is about to change.

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Summer Love: Taking It Slow, Until She Took Charge

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 09:52
Romance proceeded no faster than a bocce game — until Larry David entered the picture.

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Britain and France Scramble as Channel Crossing Attempts by Migrants Continue

New York Times - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 09:06
For a second consecutive night, hundreds of people living in squalid camps in northern France sought to force their way through the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain.

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Santa Ana-based Universal Protection Service buys competitor, creating the largest U.S.-owned security company

OC Register - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 08:00
Universal Protection Service, a Santa Ana-based security firm, has acquired a competing business in Tennessee to form the largest U.S.-owned security company, Universal said Tuesday. Universal Protection, a division of Universal Services of America,...
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