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Why arent there more Kim Davises?

Other county clerks have taken a controversial but less defiant path on gay marriage.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
Biden says he's not sure if he will seek presidency

Vice President Joe Biden discusses the Iran nuclear deal with Jewish community leaders at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie, Fla. on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Exploring a presidential campaign, Biden offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House in the latest sign of his work to present himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)ATLANTA (AP) Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he was unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, telling a Jewish audience that his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy to run."

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:34:53 -0400
Clinton aide invokes Fifth Amendment in probe

Bryan Pagliano has declined to cooperate in two federal probes involving Hillary Clintons private email server.

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on

A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge David Bunning found Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in contempt then elicited a pledge from five of her six deputies to issue the licenses. The 49-year-old woman, who has emerged as a darling of social conservatives, has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:33:42 -0400
Shooting kills one, wounds two at community college in Sacramento

One person was killed and two others wounded after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said on Thursday. All three of the shooting victims were male, said Sacramento police Sergeant Doug Morse. Sacramento City College was placed on lockdown after the 4 p.m. shooting near the school's baseball field.

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:24 -0400
U.S. men who thwarted France train attack to be honored in California parade

The three friends, Anthony Sadler, 22, Spencer Stone, a 23-year-old U.S. airman, and Alek Skarlatos, 22, a National Guardsman, charged the gunman on a train headed to Paris from Amsterdam on Aug. 21, helping to wrestle away a pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle. The efforts of the three Americans, along with Briton Chris Norman, earned them France's highest honor, the Legion d'honneur.

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:29:14 -0400
Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking at a rally at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. NBC announced Tuesday, Sept. 1, that Trump will sit down with host Jimmy Fallon to discuss his campaign and other issues on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," on Sept. 11. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee whoever it may be.

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:16:35 -0400
Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

Edgar Orea, left, and Dwayne D. Beebe-Franqui argue on the steps of the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Orea, a supporter of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, and Beebe-Franqui a supporter of same sex marriage were waiting for the arrival of Kim Davis in Federal Court. Davis and her deputy clerks have been summoned to a hearing Thursday before Judge David Bunning. Davis stopped issuing licenses to all couples in June after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to end the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:57:47 -0400
Democratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate

FILE - In this July 16, 2015 file photo, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., speaks during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner said in a statement that the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by world powers was ``the best option for advancing the goal of keeping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, deflating opponents and boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate and sparing President Barack Obama from resorting to a veto.

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:46:16 -0400
Judge rules for Tom Brady, overturns four-game deflate-gate suspension

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingJudge Richard M. Berman offered his ruling of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal in the deflate-gate controversy.

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:51:15 -0400
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