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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

October 23, 2014

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Denver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns

DENVER (AP) — The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, experts said Wednesday.

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Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign
Posted: October 23, 2014

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds.

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Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction
Posted: October 23, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off Saturday in Salt Lake City.

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3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings
Posted: October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kansas, Montana and South Carolina leaders are fighting against same-sex marriages even though federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants
Posted: October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens.

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Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
Posted: October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

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TV runner-up Aiken seeks win in NC House race
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

ERWIN, N.C. (AP) — Eleven years after becoming a national TV sensation, Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd in central North Carolina. In an hour he could only get a block or so down the street during an old textile town's fall festival while fans stopped to talk and take pictures.

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PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.

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'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing days
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making a dispute over his role in outsourcing jobs the hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.

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