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Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 4 2013, 12:44am CDT

Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
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Republicans Seize Control Of The Senate: Live Updates From 2014 Elections

Nov 4 2014 10:39pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Republicans have seized control of the Senate, picking up seats in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia in Tuesday's midterm elections. Republicans also retained control of the House on Tuesday, putting Democrats in a tight spot for the remainder of President Barack Obama's time in office. Democrats also struggled in gubernatorial races around the nation, with conservatives like Rick Sco ...
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Rick Scott, Scott Walker Among GOP Governor Winners

Nov 4 2014 9:55pm CST | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott won re-election Tuesday, turning back a challenge from former Republican governor-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist, in a bitter and expensive battle that bru ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist in Florida

Nov 4 2014 9:31pm CST | Source: Politics Now - Los Angeles Times

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, brushed aside a formidable challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist to capture a second term in the populous and politically i ...
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Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott Wins

Nov 4 2014 8:42pm CST | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott has been re-elected, major newspapers projected on Tuesday, defeating former Governor Charlie Crist after a combative campaign.Both candidates struggled with low popularity during the co ...
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Florida governor's race turns on who voters want to oust

Nov 4 2014 7:27pm CST | Source: USATODAY

Voters have negative views of incumbent Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist. ...
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GOP Voter Intimidation Efforts Are in Full Swing

Nov 4 2014 5:06pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In the final days before the Nov. 4 elections, last minute voter intimidation tactics intended to benefit Republican candidates are being reported nationwide. In Kentucky, Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign has sent out official-looking mailers that scream, "ELECTION VIOLATION NOTICE." The mailers claim to contain "facts related to a possible fraud being perpetrated on citizens across Kentucky," and warn voters that "You are a ...
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Florida Democrats Hope Pot Amendment Propels Charlie Crist to Victory

Nov 4 2014 2:01pm CST | Source: Big Government

Democrats are banking on the popularity of a dope amendment to propel Charlie Crist to victory over Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday.  Crist-crony and fellow law partner John Morgan ponied up millions to put a medical marijuana amendment on the ballot, reports CNN. "Democrats in Florida privately hope that having a medical marijuana initiative on the ballot can bring out a set of voters who aren ...
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Millennial Mania: Will The Most Coveted Voting Bloc Show Up To The Polls?

Nov 4 2014 9:55am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

This election cycle, candidates from both parties have shown that when it comes to courting millennials, "the limit does not exist." Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) posted a "Mean Girls"-inspired tweet to urge young people to get out and vote. The College Republican National Committee made a "Say Yes To The Dress" spoof associating Republican Gov. Rick Scott with the perfect wedding dress. No matter their ...
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
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Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
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Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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