<![CDATA[National]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/ en-us Mon, 19 May 2014 14:24:04 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 19 May 2014 14:24:04 CDT National 60 Kentucky clerk jailed; deputy clerks say they will issue marriage licenses http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33697434.html#storylink=rss Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Judge found her in contempt of court for ignoring his order

Davis argued that her Christian faith should exempt her from signing licenses

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Can judge make Kentucky clerk issue same-sex marriage licenses? http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article33636474.html#storylink=rss Clerk has been violating court order to issue licenses

She faces possibility of a hefty fine or going to jail

Couples suing her have been waiting months to get license

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State Dept. conducts tepid review of ex-secretaries of states’ email practices http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33757089.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal computer and server prompts inquiry

Inspector general informs former aides that answering questions is ‘entirely voluntary’

Questions remain about State Department’s longstanding security practices

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VP Joe Biden meets with Jewish leaders in Davie on Iran deal http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33822786.html#storylink=rss The vice president gave an impassioned defense of the Iran deal, saying it’s good for the U.S. and for Israel.

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In Germany, a welcome for refugees who would rather be safe at home http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33809256.html#storylink=rss Those who survived boats and hard hikes gather in a Berlin courtyard

Not all Europeans agree it’s ‘Germany’s problem’

Germany expected to accept about half of applicants

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Prosecutors to seek death penalty for accused Charleston gunman http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33745833.html#storylink=rss Dylann Roof faces nine murder counts in the June 17 church shootings.

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Eight-foot-long king cobra on the loose in Orlando http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33727044.html#storylink=rss Wildlife officials in Florida say they're searching for an 8-foot-long king cobra snake that escaped from a home in Orlando.

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Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33742764.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:36:16 CDT By TAMARA LUSH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33742764.html 1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landing http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33681741.html#storylink=rss CH-53E helicopter came down hard during a training exercise.

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Death of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi jolts world leaders http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33739068.html#storylink=rss The photographs of his body, washed ashore, become a call to action

French PM calls says Europe-wide mobilization ‘is urgent’

Still, there are profound divisions on the continent over how to address the crisis

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Clerk in Kentucky gay marriage case to appear in federal court http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33685026.html#storylink=rss A county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses will appear before a federal judge who could hold her in contempt of court.

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Obama’s fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoes http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33721632.html#storylink=rss ‘You see that? Something’s got on my shoes,’ the president says.

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Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article33684528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:36:11 CDT By MATTHEW DALY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article33684528.html Sasquatch sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33544890.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:04:15 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33544890.html In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article33359724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:35:05 CDT By JOSH LEDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article33359724.html Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33588636.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:04:09 CDT By CLAIRE GALOFARO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33588636.html Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33678720.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:49:43 CDT By ADAM BEAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33678720.html Do Clinton’s email troubles worsen as aide invokes Fifth? http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33840270.html#storylink=rss Prosecutors now forced to decide on whether to begin criminal inquiry

Computer specialist could get immunity

Former U.S. Attorneys at odds over Clinton’s legal risks

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Hundreds yell, chant and preach as marriage-license case unfolds http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33833064.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:59:57 CDT

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Polarizing reaction to Tom Brady’s suspension being overturned http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33723477.html#storylink=rss New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had his four-game suspension erased for his role in the so-called “Deflategate” scandal. The reaction? People were happy, sad, furious and glad. And that was just the people who play fantasy football.

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Pilot caught texting during takeoff from Charlotte http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33735438.html#storylink=rss The pilot was seated as a passenger when his actions were caught on camera

Federal rules prohibit texting and cellphone calls during flight

Rules seek to prevent interference with planes’ avionic and electrical systems

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Judge sides with Brady; NFL promises ‘Deflategate’ appeal http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33688731.html#storylink=rss New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cleared to suit up for his team’s season opener

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Why Trump just signed his political death warrant http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33745482.html#storylink=rss Billionaire presidential candidate has signed the GOP ‘loyalty pledge’

Move rules out a third-party run for the White House

With stroke of a pen, he weakens his own standing

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Jeb Bush: ‘I laughed’ at Trump’s criticism of speaking Spanish http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article33732657.html#storylink=rss Bush tells ABC’s “Good Morning America” Thursday, “I laughed. I mean this is a joke.”

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12,000 students ask feds to wipe their college debt http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33716520.html#storylink=rss They say their school closed or lied to them about job prospects.

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Clinton camp urged former State Dept. aide to testify http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33712446.html#storylink=rss Staffer who helped set up her private email server says he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.

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Specially trained dogs help farmers with disabilities http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33676704.html#storylink=rss Can help herd livestock, carry tools, open gates

Dogs, services are donated; eligible farmers do not pay

Only available in four states so far

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US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam’s message http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33676074.html#storylink=rss Messages include “Muhammad believed in peace”

Proponents say jihadists misunderstand Islam

Idea came after Paris Charlie Hebdo attacks in January

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Taming Las Vegas street performances tabled until Sept. 16 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33670275.html#storylink=rss Would make zones for entertainers during peak hours

Performers would need to register, provide ID

Questions of revealing costumes, background checks up in the air

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CVS says its ban on cigarette sales led to drop among other retailers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article33660135.html#storylink=rss Says overall sales fell 1% in 13 states

Or, if you prefer, 95 million fewer packs sold

Some doubt that retailer can claim all the credit

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