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Medical examiner: Flanagan’s death a suicide

Mike Flanagan Found Dead In Maryland Former Cy Young winner Flanagan found dead Mike Flanagan Found Dead In Maryland BALTIMORE — Former Cy Young Award winner Mike Flanagan died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head, the Maryland medical … Continue reading

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PKK kills 24 Turkish troops, Ankara hits back (Reuters)

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched air and ground assaults on Kurdish militants in Iraq, vowing to exact “great revenge” after 24 Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in one of the deadliest Kurdish attacks in years. Turkish officials said … Continue reading

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18 phrases to avoid in conversation

(RealSimple.com) — Some things should never be said — like these phrases. Here, what to say instead. What Not to Say About Someone’s Appearance Don’t say: “You look tired.” Why: It implies she doesn’t look good. Instead say: “Is everything … Continue reading

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Author examines the ‘Rules of Civility’

(CNN) — Pour yourself a cold martini, make sure it’s extra dry, put some classic jazz on the stereo, a mournful saxophone is a must, and settle in with one of the best-reviewed novels of the year, “Rules of Civility.” … Continue reading

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Bhutan king and queen share first public kiss (AP)

THIMPHU, Bhutan – Tens of thousands of Bhutanese have crammed into a stadium in the capital for a reception celebrating the wedding of their beloved king to their new queen. King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck married Jetsun Pema in a … Continue reading

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Virginia Treehouse Fight Illustrates Out-of-Control Zoning Laws (ContributorNetwork)

COMMENTARY | Did you have a treehouse or a playhouse in the back yard when you were a child? The two sons of an Iraqi war veteran do, but they may have to stand by and watch it get demolished … Continue reading

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Special ops, CIA first in, last out of Afghanistan (AP)

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – They were the first Americans into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and will probably be the last U.S. forces to leave. As most American troops prepare to withdraw in 2014, the CIA and military special … Continue reading

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