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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hospital officials say nurses who staged a one-day strike against nine hospitals in the San Francisco Bay area and Los Angeles will not be allowed to return to work Friday. Hospitals enforcing the nurse lockout have brought in replacement nurses to help care for patients.

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The Hill: Tea Party freshman Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Thursday that the agreement to extend the payroll tax was "a sad day for America" and an example of when "the politics of demagoguery trump policy and also principle" in a post to his Facebook wall. "I cannot support this, but it seems the politics of demagoguery ...

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SEATTLE (AP) — The release of Nike’s retro Air Jordans caused a frenzy at stores across the nation early Friday, with hundreds of people lining up for a chance to buy the classic basketball shoes and rowdy crowds breaking down doors and starting fights in at least six cities. Race for New Air Jordan Sneakers Turns ...

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New Details Emerge in High School Basketball Game Fight in Baltimore: MyFoxDC.com

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New York (AP) More than spirits are being lifted this holiday season. During the four weeks leading up to Christmas, an estimated $1.8 billion in merchandise will be shoplifted this year, according to The Global Retail Theft Barometer, a survey of retailers worldwide. That's up about 6 percent from $1.7 billion during the same ...

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Politico: The storyline dogging Ron Paul as his numbers continue to rise in Iowa — the racist content in newsletters published in the 1990s under his name — poses a significant impediment to his campaign’s momentum. But that’s not his only problem. Even as he disavows the newsletters — the Texas congressman asserts he didn’t write them and ...

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. State Department offered a $10 million reward Thursday for information that helps authorities find Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, better known as Yasin al Suri, an Iran-based senior financier of Al Qaeda. Suri, operating under an agreement between Al Qaeda and the Iranian government since 2005, allegedly moves money and recruits ...

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Inside the medevac helicopter in Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Cpl. Burness Britt bleeds profusely from his neck. He and two other Marines have just been hit by shrapnel, with Britt's injuries the most serious. The medevac crew chief clutches one of Britt's blood-covered hands as he is given oxygen. I take hold ...

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The Daily Caller: The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has announced that the Department of Defense will now allow Muslim and Sikh students participating in Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) to wear headscarves and turbans while in uniform. The decision, announced Thursday, followed an October incident in which Muslim teen Demin Zawity quit JROTC when ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A 9-year-old autistic boy who misbehaved at school was stuffed into a duffel bag and the drawstring pulled tight, according to his mother, who said she found him wiggling inside as a teacher's aide stood by. The mother of fourth-grader Christopher Baker said her son called out to her when she ...

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CBS News: Both the House and the Senate on Friday passed a two-month extension of the payroll tax, bringing an end to the political brinkmanship that delayed progress on the popular bill for weeks. The bill passed is similar to the bill the Senate passed last week -- it will prevent a 2 percent increase in the ...

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Washington Times: People monitoring the Occupy D.C. movement tell Inside the Ring that the two encampments are fast becoming health hazards. Numerous protesters also recently were sickened with unusual respiratory illnesses. The major emerging problem for the leftists camped out in tents at McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza is rats. The rodents appear to be moving into ...

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(Reuters) — A direct-mail solicitation for Ron Paul’s political and investment newsletters two decades ago warned of a “coming race war in our big cities” and of a “federal-homosexual cover-up” to play down the impact of AIDS. The eight-page letter, which appears to carry Paul’s signature at the end, also warns that the U.S. government’s redesign ...

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