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NO CHAPSTICK ALLOWED Teen entrepreneur looks to help girl fighting balm ban

Monday, 15 September 2014 19:00
After 11-year-old Grace Karaffa challenged her school's ban on ChapStick, making her case before the county school board and organizing a petition drive, the Virginia fifth-grader received support from an unlikely source -- a teenage entrepreneur who created her own lip balm brand when she was 10 years old. Lily Sandler, the 16-year-old Atlanta co-founder of BLAMtastic lip balm, which sells at major retailers like Walmart, sent 300 tubes of the fruit-flavored balm to Grace…
U.S. to Assad: Beware of interfering with U.S. air power in Syria
Monday, 15 September 2014 18:12
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad heads a meeting of his cabinet in Damascus August 31, 2014 in this picture released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via ReutersSyria's President Bashar al-Assad heads a meeting of his cabinet in Damascus August 31, 2014 in this picture released by Syria's national news agency SANA.
Officials warn Islamic State extremists put New York and New Jersey at greater terror risk
Monday, 15 September 2014 18:02
NEW YORK – New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday. "We would be in a state of denial if we did not say with what's going on internationally that the risk of a threat to us has increased," Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters following the hourlong meeting in midtown Manhattan with Gov.…
Citing state secrets, US seeks to toss out Greek businessman's lawsuit against anti-Iran group
Monday, 15 September 2014 18:02
NEW YORK – Citing state secrets and a threat to national security, the United States government has asked a judge to toss out a defamation lawsuit that a wealthy Greek shipping magnate brought against a nonprofit organization seeking to thwart Iran's efforts to obtain nuclear weapons. Victor Restis, a billionaire Greek citizen, sued the American Coalition Against Nuclear Iran last year, claiming it was trying to ruin his livelihood and reputation by falsely claiming he…
'IT'S INFURIATING' US often powerless when Americans held abroad
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:59
Saeed Abedini is an Iranian-American Christian pastor who was arrested in the summer of 2012 for apostasy and evangelizing before being imprisoned in the the brutal Evin Prison. Abedini and his family have maintained that he was only there helping to set up an orphanage that was actually sponsored by the regime government. Supporters have alleged that the State Department has not done enough to ensure his release. Judy Gross lives just minutes away from…
'OFFER' REJECTED: Iran says it won't help Obama in fight against ISIS
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:59
Sept. 15, 2014: Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks on state-run TV, in a picture released by his office. (AP) President Obama’s effort to build broad international support to destroy the Islamic State erupted Monday in a long-distance dispute between the United States and Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over the extent to which Iran may be involved. The dispute, amid Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting in Paris with world leaders to shore up…
Alibaba plans to boost IPO size: Bloomberg
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:11
People walk at the headquarters of Alibaba in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014. REUTERS/Chance ChanPeople walk at the headquarters of Alibaba in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014. REUTERS/Chance ChanPeople walk at the headquarters of Alibaba in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014.
NFL hires domestic violence advisors
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:01
15 September 2014Last updated at 22:48 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Goodell's handling of the Ray Rice abuse case has brought him criticism from NFL fans Continue reading the main story Three consultants have been hired to help the NFL deal with issues relating to domestic violence and sexual assault, the organisation has said. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing the appointment of Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith.
Hundreds evacuated in US wildfires
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:01
15 September 2014Last updated at 22:11 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Two wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate, including one lakeside town where almost two dozen buildings burned down. Officials evacuated 1,000 residents out of about 400 homes in Oakhurst, Madera County Sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart said. The fire started near Yosemite National Park and quickly burned at least 320 acres (130ha).
Lawyer: Mother in prison treatment unit as probe of dead infants' remains continues
Monday, 15 September 2014 17:01
BOSTON – The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her squalid, vermin-infested home says his client is in a prison treatment unit for women who could pose a danger to themselves. Erika Murray has pleaded not guilty to several charges including fetal death concealment and permitting substantial injury to a child. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Investigators are awaiting the results of testing on the remains by the state's…

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