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Local GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange — a clear violation of the law — and used $988,400 of a wartime account to make the transfer.

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Local GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange — a clear violation of the law — and used $988,400 of a wartime account to make the transfer.
Local Help authorities capture KBOI's Most Wanted (Photo Gallery)
Here you will find KBOI's most wanted suspects as determined by local and state police agencies. Listed with each suspect's mug shot is the person's name, warrant and available bond information. If you know where any of these suspects are you can call 208-343-COPS or you can submit a tip via Crime Stoppers Website. Do not try and apprehend any of these suspects.
Local (New) Two more DBSI executives sentenced to prison
David Swenson, 38, and Jeremy Swenson, 41, who are sons of former CEO Douglas Swenson, were both sentenced to three years in prison followed by three years of supervised release after being convicted of 44 counts of securities fraud.
Local (New) South-central Idaho man arrested for spanking
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police in south-central Idaho arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly hitting his son so hard that it left bruises.

Police say David Anthony Loya was arraigned Monday on a misdemeanor of injury to a child.
Local Hillside to Hollow trails finalize plans
The Hillside to Hollow trails go from Hillside Junior High all the way to Bogus Basin Road. All of it is north of Hill Road. The city came up with several plans for the trail system in this area and they want residents to vote on a finalized plan to be submitted.

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Local Seen these vehicles around town? Nampa Police need your help! Seen these vehicles around town? Nampa Police need your help!
Detectives are asking if anyone recalls seeing the vehicles between Friday, Aug. 15 and Monday, Aug. 18. Both the Chevy Monte Carlo and Dodge Durango are in police custody, but it's where they were driven police need information about.
Local Meridian UPS Store breached by malware
A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes names, card numbers and postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11.
Local Energy secretary pushes for nuclear power
Moniz stopped to speak in Idaho Falls on Wednesday at the inaugural Intermountain Energy Summit as part of his weeklong tour throughout the West. Idaho's Republican congressmen Jim Risch, Mike Crapo and Mike Simpson also spoke during the conference.

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National & World Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge
A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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Sports Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too
Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.

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Business US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month
Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
Business Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3 Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3
Russia's food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald's restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.

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Technology Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists
SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify.

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Technology No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook
At a time when just about everyone and their mother is intent on publicizing the newest generation's early years on social media sites, an increasing number of parents are bucking the trend by consciously keeping their children's photos off the Internet.
Technology Government wants to make cars talk to each other
The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

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Health Link Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
Health Link Study questions need for most people to cut salt
A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health - and too little may be as bad as too much. The findings came under immediate attack by other scientists.
Health Link Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care
The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta?

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Business Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with US
Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Business Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers
Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botched expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.
Business Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high
Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

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