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Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia is facing mounting pressure from his Senate colleagues to resign from his position as the co-chairman of group No Labels, according to sources familiar with Senate Democratic politics. Democrats have been increasingly perturbed by the actions of No Labels, which bills itself as a...
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Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Burkina Faso to demand the ouster of President Blaise Compaore, who seized power in a coup 27 years ago and has been seeking to extend term limits so that he might run for reelection again in 2015. The protesters stormed parliament and other government buildings, setting them alight. They also stormed the state television headquarters, taking it off the air. Compaore has responded by dissolving the government and declaring a state of emergency, a move condemned by opposition leaders. Discuss
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Monsoon rains triggered a landslide on a Sri Lankan tea plantation that engulfed about 150 houses, killing perhaps 100 or more residents. Bad weather hampered rescue efforts, and only 10 people were confirmed dead by the end of the first day of searching. However, hundreds remain missing. Most of the casualties are believed to be adults, as many children were already at school—outside the affected area—by the time the landslide struck. Though this likely saved their lives, it has also probably left a good many of them orphans.
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A Russian government agency is blaming the selfie craze for the spread of head lice and advising young people to abstain from the practice to protect themselves. It says group selfies, which typically require the individuals involved to squeeze close together to fit into a photo, have become the primary pathway for the critters to jump from host to host. While it is conceivable that a person carrying lice could inadvertently spread them to others in this manner, many find the notion that this is the leading cause of the parasite's spread to be suspect and have taken to social...
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Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia is facing mounting pressure from his Senate colleagues to resign from his position as the co-chairman of group No Labels, according to sources familiar with Senate Democratic politics. Democrats have been increasingly perturbed by the actions of No Labels, which bills itself as a force for bipartisanship in Washington. In the spring, the group raised hackles ...
There's almost no money reserved to help utilities pay for plans to protect water supplies under a new law, a West Virginia panel said Monday. At a Public Water Supply System Study Commission meeting, ...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — West Virginia, picked to finish near the bottom of the Big 12 this year, will enter November with a chance for the conference title.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia airport has stopped promoting a PeoplExpress flight and is looking for other airlines to provide the service.
ABUJA (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded at a crowded bus stop in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Friday, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others, witnesses said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast. But Islamist group Boko Haram has been blamed for a...
DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters announcing the deaths of Syrian soldiers are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death that illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule.
By Anne Marie Roantree and Lisa Jucca HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves. Laura Cha, who is also a member of Hong...
Japan's public pension fund -- the world's biggest -- said Friday it will double the amount of equities in its investment portfolio, as it seeks higher returns to cope with a rapidly ageing population. The unprecedented shift by the $1.26 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) will see stocks account...
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On the advent of Apple Inc CEO announcing to the world he was gay and proud of it, the Apple App Store is coming out with an announcement of its own that seems a perfect partner to the story. The app is called, ‘iGay’ but not everyone is happy about…
Morgantown – Today Governor Earl Ray Tomblin declared a State of Emergency in Morgantown and surrounding areas in Monongalia County and has asked FEMA for federal assistance. This declaration comes in response to WVU President Gordon Gee asking the Governor’s Office for help in combating spontaneous fire outbreaks following home…
CHARLESTON - West Virginia Democrats have finally ran out of things to name after famed Senator Robert Byrd who died on June 28, 2010 at age 92. After naming and renaming almost one out of every three bridges and streets in West Virginia after Byrd, the Democrats seemingly ran out…
CHARLESTON- In a surprising move to supersede the United States Supreme Court, WV Legislators put to vote the Equal Rights Law for marriage in West Virginia.  What was assumed to be a quickie in-and-out vote that constituents would happily get behind, turned into a long back and forth debate with…

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