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(Miami, FL) -- The Miami Heat look to even up the NBA Finals tonight as they host the San Antonio Spurs in Game Four. The Spurs cruised to a 111-92 rout of the Heat in Game Three on Tuesday. San Antonio leads the best-of-seven set two-games-to-one.
(Washington, DC) -- Requests for first time unemployment benefits are going up. The Labor Department says initial jobless claims rose by four-thousand last week to arrive at a total of 317-thousand. That's above the 310-thousand or so economists had been expecting.
(Undated) -- The safest website online is Twitter. The social network is at the top of the Online Trust Alliance's annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll. Twitter had the highest overall score for the second year in a row, ranking first in domain and consumer protection,...
(New York, NY) -- It appears that World Cup fans are a little more tech-savvy than the average adult in the U.S. According to a new Experian Marketing Services poll, 64-percent of those who enjoy the international soccer tournament regularly watch online video throughout the...
(Washington, DC) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will step down from that post at the end of July. The Virginia Republican was stunned in a primary loss this week and plans to serve out his term in Congress. In a Capitol briefing, endorsed California's Kevin McCarthy, the...
(Tikrit, Iraq) -- Iraqi insurgents promise more fighting after taking control of two cities. A recording believed to be from the al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria urges the militants to take the fight to more Iraqi cities, including Baghdad. Rebels now control the...
(Washington, DC) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap was absolutely necessary. In a House hearing Wednesday, Hagel cited growing concerns that Bergdahl's health was deteriorating. Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul says the Obama administration broke...
(Undated) -- No one at the White House will be punished after inadvertently releasing the identity of the CIA station chief in Afghanistan's capital. The intelligence officer's name and title were included on a list of officials distributed to thousands of reporters ahead of...
(Undated) -- A neurologist who recently examined Donald Sterling says the banned Los Angeles Clippers owner cannot put numbers on a blank clock. TMZ reports Sterling was examined by two experts last month. One of the neurologists reportedly found that Sterling also had trouble...