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Arkansas high court won't stay gay marriage ruling

Posted: 05/14/2014 - The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected the state attorney general's request for a stay of a judge's ruling that overturned Arkansas' constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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Kentucky ordered to pay $70K in gay marriage case

Posted: 05/14/2014 - A federal judge has ordered Kentucky to pay $70,000 in attorney's fees to the plaintiffs in a lawsuit that resulted in the recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages.

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Netflix's share of peak Internet traffic rises

Posted: 05/14/2014 - Netflix increased its share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34 percent of data flowing to consumers during peak times, up from 32 percent in the latter half of 2013.

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Bounce house with three children blown away

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Glens Falls Police say a five and six year old boy were seriously hurt when a bounce house was lifted off the ground by the wind, dropping the boys on the ground.

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IRS will not seek to defend tax preparer rules

Updated: 05/14/2014 - The Internal Revenue Service will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate regulations it sought to impose on hundreds of thousands of paid tax preparers.

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Sallie Mae, Justice Department in $60M settlement

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Student lender Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the Justice Department to resolve allegations that it charged members of the military excessive interest rates on their student loansy.

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European court: Google must yield on personal info

Posted: 05/14/2014 - Europe's highest court has given people the means to scrub their reputations online. It's issued a landmark ruling that experts say could force Google and other search engines to delete references to old debts, long-ago arrests and other unflattering episodes.

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Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

Posted: 05/14/2014 - An international rights group says children as young as 7 are working long hours in U.S. fields harvesting tobacco under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions.

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Miners still trapped in Turkey

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Turkey's energy minister says the death toll from an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey is now 201.

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Gay couples could wed in Idaho as soon as Friday

Posted: 05/13/2014 - Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday, after a judge ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

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Clay Aiken wins congressional primary

Updated: 05/13/2014 - A North Carolina textile entrepreneur locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken has died.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Posted: 05/11/2014 - With texting for many now second nature, law enforcement negotiators say they're increasingly being called upon to defuse violent, unpredictable situations through the typed word.

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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality

Posted: 05/10/2014 - Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. But the publisher said it was too late to change the game.

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Baby names: Noah ends Jacob's 14-year run at top

Updated: 05/11/2014 - Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob's 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.

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