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Japan poised to put reactors back online for first time since nuclear crisis - Washington Post

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 08:02

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Japan poised to put reactors back online for first time since nuclear crisis
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TOKYO — Japan is moving a step closer to restarting nuclear reactors as utilities are set to ask for safety inspections at their idled reactors, the clearest sign of a return to nuclear energy nearly two and a half years after the Fukushima disaster ...

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AP Impact: After Myanmar massacre, Muslim minority left with no justice ... - Washington Post

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:08

AP Impact: After Myanmar massacre, Muslim minority left with no justice ...
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MEIKHTILA, Myanmar — Their bones are scattered in blackened patches of earth across a hillside overlooking the wrecked Islamic boarding school they once called home. Smashed fragments of skulls rest atop the dirt. A shattered jaw cradles half a set of ...

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Thursday's Sports In Brief - Washington Post

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 10:11

Thursday's Sports In Brief
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Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before practices at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR confiscated the teams' roof flaps and will inspect the devices, which are designed to keep cars on the ground during ...

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Md. couple attacked by pit bull faces eviction from apartment later this month - Washington Post

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 17:46

Md. couple attacked by pit bull faces eviction from apartment later this month
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Miller received another letter the same day telling her she had passed a housing inspection dealing with a leaking air conditioner four days earlier. She said she ... “I'm still having nightmares about it, and then I hear I'm going to lose my home now ...

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Evo Morales's controversial flight over Europe, minute by heavily disputed minute - Washington Post (blog)

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:04

Evo Morales's controversial flight over Europe, minute by heavily disputed minute
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After some time, it left Vienna to resume its journey home to Bolivia. ... On Wednesday, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo denied Bolivian charges that his country had demanded an inspection or made its permission contingent on this.

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Pruning and other summer home maintenance - Washington Post

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:42

Pruning and other summer home maintenance
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Also assess whether the structure overall seems solid and is properly attached to your house. The North American Deck and Railing Association, a trade group, has an inspection checklist on its Web site, www.nadra.org. Go underneath the deck and make ...

Conn. police assisting Boston PD in double homicide probe linked to Hernandez - Washington Post

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:49

Conn. police assisting Boston PD in double homicide probe linked to Hernandez
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Hernandez is already charged with murder in the shooting death of his friend Odin Lloyd, whose body was found June 17 near Hernandez's home in North Attleborough, Mass. The request from Boston police in the July 2012 double homicide was ... The jail's ...

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Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle - Washington Post

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 21:15

Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle
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But when four federal agents came to Gasior's door in March — only a week after Gasior had posted the weapon for sale on his Web site — Gasior said he assumed they were conducting a regular inspection of his stock. Almost immediately, he said, they ...

Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman visits North Dakota base in wake of nuclear ... - Washington Post

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 01:54

Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman visits North Dakota base in wake of nuclear ...
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The Minot base, home to about 4,800 active-duty military personnel, is one of the nation's two B-52 bomber bases and the command center for about 150 Minuteman III missiles, sunk in hardened silos across 8,500 square miles of northwest and north ...

Commuter train from NYC to Long Island shakes, derails in tunnel; passengers ... - Washington Post

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 01:44

Commuter train from NYC to Long Island shakes, derails in tunnel; passengers ...
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NEW YORK — A commuter train shook on the tracks and then derailed in a tunnel under the East River shortly after leaving Penn Station on Monday night, forcing the hundreds of passengers on it to be removed and delaying the trip home for many others ...

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TSA tactics: Not so sharp - Washington Post

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:00

TSA tactics: Not so sharp
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TSA screeners at the Denver airport briefly stopped the 7-foot-2-inch actor as he tried to board a plane for a trip home to Texas last week because his cane was made to look like a light saber. Officials said it was suspiciously heavy, but, upon ...

TSA tactics: Not so sharp - Washington Post

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:00

TSA tactics: Not so sharp
Washington Post
TSA screeners at the Denver airport briefly stopped the 7-foot-2-inch actor as he tried to board a plane for a trip home to Texas last week because his cane was made to look like a light saber. Officials said it was suspiciously heavy, but, upon ...

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Earnhardt gearing up to make strong run at victory as he hits site of last win ... - Washington Post

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 18:28

Earnhardt gearing up to make strong run at victory as he hits site of last win ...
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48 had to make two attempts through post-race inspection because the car's weight was a bit off balance on the first try. The car was ... They hope to be there again cheering him on — at the track, at home, on Twitter — this week at Michigan. Or Sonoma.

Earnhardt gearing up to make strong run at victory as he hits site of last win ... - Washington Post

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 18:28

Earnhardt gearing up to make strong run at victory as he hits site of last win ...
Washington Post
48 had to make two attempts through post-race inspection because the car's weight was a bit off balance on the first try. The car was ... They hope to be there again cheering him on — at the track, at home, on Twitter — this week at Michigan. Or Sonoma.

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Study illuminates the role of STEM jobs in DC area economy - Washington Post

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:45

Study illuminates the role of STEM jobs in DC area economy
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Only San Jose, the metropolitan area that is a hub for start-ups and home to technology giants such as Google and Apple, had a larger share of STEM jobs: 33.2 percent. “D.C. is famous for being one of the highest-educated metro areas in the ... The ...