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NHL's Stanley Cup Starts Tonight

The Chicago Blackhawks face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Lord Stanley's cup.

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Senate Panel Says Obama Administration Lacks Watchdogs

Seven of the 33 inspector general posts in the Obama administration are being filled by temporary appointees, according to the panel. Permanent IGs have been nominated for just three of the vacancies.

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Nestlé India In Hot Water Over Reports Of Excess Lead In Noodle Soup

Sales of the popular instant soup, sold under the brand Maggi, have plunged since the food safety dispute erupted in India.

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Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.

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Sen. Menendez's Corruption Trial Hasn't Begun, But Legal Sparring Has

The Justice Department indicted the New Jersey Democrat just two months ago on bribery and conspiracy charges. But lawyers in the case already seem to be getting under each other's skin.

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Top Stories: Chinese Boat Disaster; Latest On FIFA

Also: Greece is getting its last offer from creditors; financially strapped Puerto Rico will try to overhaul its national utility; and the Large Hadron Collider is ready to smash more atoms.

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FIFA Updates: Interpol Targets Officials, And South Africa Denies Bribing

"Red notices" named two former senior FIFA officials and several executives indicted by the U.S. Meanwhile, South Africa denied that it issued $10 million in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup.

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More Than 400 Missing In Chinese Boat Disaster; Government Orders Censorship

Of the more than 450 people who were aboard the Eastern Star when it capsized in rough weather Monday night, only 14 have reportedly been rescued.

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Senate Approves USA Freedom Act, After Amendments Fail

"It protects civil liberties and our national security," President Obama says. "I'll sign it as soon as I get it."

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Was Recent IRS Data Breach Preventable?

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was called before a Senate panel to answer questions about a data breach revealed last month involving the accounts of 104,000 taxpayers.

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Live Video: Edward Snowden Takes Questions From London Audience

Nearly two years after his information about U.S. spying caused an international uproar, former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden speaks to an audience in London on Tuesday via live video feed.

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The White House Has A New Visitor, And It's Got Feathers

Politicians in Washington currently have an actual hawk in their neighborhood.

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Amid Bribery Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Will Resign

Just days after he won an election to a fifth term, Blatter said the interests of FIFA are "very dear to me and this is why I have taken this decision."

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Boston Marathon Bomber's Friend Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

Dias Kadyrbayev went to college with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for getting rid of a computer and fireworks in Tsarnaev's room.

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Harlem Hellfighter And Jewish Soldier Get Long-Overdue Medals Of Honor

Historians say Sgt. William Shemin and Sgt. Henry Johnson haven't been properly recognized for their bravery under fire.

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Reports: Sepp Blatter's Top Lieutenant Involved In $10 Million Payment

The payment was allegedly part of a bribe to help South Africa secure the right to host the World Cup. The revelation brings the bribery scandal within striking distance of FIFA's longtime president.

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Top Stories: Chinese Cruise Ship Overturns; TSA Acting Chief Reassigned

Also: Medals of Honor will be awarded to two U.S. soldiers from WW1; two named storms swirl in the Pacific Ocean west of Mexico; and ISIS is forcing men in Mosul, Iraq to grow beards.

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Cruise Ship Capsizes In China, Leaving Hundreds Unaccounted For

The captain told local media the vessel sank after getting caught in a cyclone in China's Yangtze River. Few of the 458 on board are thought to have survived the incident.

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Head Of TSA Reassigned, After Tests Reveal Security Failures

According to ABC News, covert tests found that Transportation Security Administration agents at airports failed to detect prohibited items 95 percent of the time.

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Intel Makes Biggest Bet In Its History

The chipmaker is purchasing a smaller chip manufacturer, Altera, for about $16.7 billion in cash.

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