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● Political switch mystery solved
● Feds close in on Philadelphia lawmaker
● Metropolitan area jobs report
● Chicago gun runners in the crosshairs
● No reward for insurance loyalty
Three Russian crewmen were killed on Tuesday when their cargo helicopter was shot down in South Sudan’s oil-producing Unity State.
“Steven has no control over the actions of the U.S. government. He’s an innocent journalist,” Sotloff says in the video. “I ask you to please release my child.”
Marijuana in China: As demand grows, Chinese authorities embrace new surveillance technology while continuing practice of executions.
Putting a price on carbon encourages less fossil fuel extraction and a rapid move to clean and green energy.
The state hosts a major Senate race leading up to the 2014 midterms.