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UPDATE: BP Ordered to Pay Settlement Administrator

Updated: 08/07/2013 - A federal magistrate has ordered BP to pay more than $130 million in fees to the court-supervised administrator of its multibillion-dollar settlement with Gulf Coast businesses and residents after the company's 2010 oil spill.

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D.O.D. Cuts Civilian Furlough Days Down to 6

Updated: 08/06/2013 - U.S. defense officials say they will be able to ease the pain of mandatory, unpaid furloughs that civilian employees have had to bear for a month because of budgetary pressures.

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Spelling Error Sends Kid Home on Jeopardy!

Updated: 08/06/2013 - It's being called the saddest moment in Jeopardy! history. An eighth-grader loses Final Jeopardy during kids week for misspelling a word.

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US News: Embassy Security; Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak; Plant Implosion Injures 5

Posted: 08/04/2013 - Top US officials meet to discuss embassy threat... 3 die when small plane crashes in coastal SC... Police: Driver who hit California beachgoers fled, at large... 1 dead, 1 injured in Miss. skydiving accident... Man buried when ice tunnel on Ore. mountain collapses... Legionnaires' outbreak hits Ohio retirement center... 5 spectators injured at old power plant implosion... San Fran labor talks continue as planned strike looms... Time Warner blackout of CBS continues... Powerball jackpot reaches $300M for Saturday...

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Day in History: Anne Frank, Lizzie Borden, Jesse Owens

Posted: 08/04/2013 - Today's Highlight in History: On August 4, 1944, 15-year-old diarist Anne Frank was arrested with her sister, parents and four others by the Gestapo after hiding for two years inside a building in Amsterdam. (Anne died the following year at Bergen-Belsen.) In 1735, a jury found John Peter Zenger of the New York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby. In 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Mass. Lizzie Borden, Andrew's daughter from a previous marriage, was accused of the killings, but acquitted at trial. On August fourth, 1957, the Everly Brothers introduced their upcoming single "Wake Up Little Susie" on the "Ed Sullivan Show." The song created a controversy, and some radio stations banned it.

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Ohio Man Gets Life Term in Kidnapping of 3 Women

Posted: 08/01/2013 - The Ohio man convicted of holding three women captive in his Cleveland house over a decade and raping them repeatedly has been sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

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Jobless Claims Down in July

Updated: 08/01/2013 - The US Department of Labor says jobless claims are at their lowest level since January 2008.

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Lawsuit Against Immigration Policy Dismissed

Posted: 08/01/2013 - A group of Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees sued the government last year to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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