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NBA Player Flouts A Critic's Guarantee That He Would Be Arrested

Friday, January 30, 2015

In 2010, sportswriter Clay Travis said in a tweet, "There is a 100% chance that DeMarcus Cousins is arrested for something in the next five years."

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Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

Thursday, January 29, 2015

For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Gunman Reportedly Kills 3 U.S. Contractors In Attack At Kabul Airport

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Three Americans who were working as contractors in Afghanistan died in a gunman's attack at Kabul's international airport complex Thursday, according to the AP.

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ISIS Hostage Said To Announce New Deadline For Prisoner's Release

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A Japanese hostage held by the violent extremist group ISIS has reportedly been forced to record a message setting a Thursday deadline for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner.

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Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff Cheer

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.

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AG Nominee Lynch Says She Differs From Obama On Marijuana

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The moment contrasted with other exchanges between Lynch and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, such as when she defended Obama's right to take executive action on immigration rules.

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Supreme Court Tells Oklahoma To Put Off Executions, Citing Drug Dispute

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The execution of three inmates has been put on hold, as the Supreme Court intervenes in a case that involves the controversy over the drugs used to put people to death.

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Live, From Iceland: It's A Hamburger

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

They call it "The last McDonald's hamburger in Iceland." Purchased more than five years ago, it has been displayed in the Na­tional Museum of Iceland. Now it has its own webcam.

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Winter Storm Winds Down, But Blizzard Conditions Persist

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Blizzard warnings were declared from Rhode Island to parts of New Hampshire and Maine Tuesday. Since Sunday, parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts have had more than two feet of snow.

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Former Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty In Rape Case

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

When Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are sentenced in March, they face decades in prison. Vandenburg was also convicted of tampering with evidence and unlawful photography.

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Obama Administration Won't Seek To End 529 College Tax Break

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.

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In Case You Were Wondering, Marshawn Lynch Is Here For One Reason

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

At a (mandatory) NFL media appearance for the upcoming Super Bowl, Lynch stuck to one response Tuesday: "I'm just here so I won't get fined."

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Alabama Chief Justice: Federal Courts Don't Hold Sway On Marriage

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Chief Justice Roy Moore says a ruling by a U.S. district judge "raised serious, legitimate concerns about the propriety of federal court jurisdiction over the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment."

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New England Expected To Bear The Brunt Of Nor'easter

Monday, January 26, 2015

Forecasters had predicted the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and hurricane-force winds. But early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service downgraded some of the numbers.

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Argentina's President Dissolves Intelligence Agency, Citing Prosecutor's Death

Monday, January 26, 2015

A week after an Argentine prosecutor was found dead on the eve of his testimony about an alleged government cover-up of a terrorist attack, President Cristina Fernandez unveils a new plan.

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Jeffrey Sterling, Former CIA Officer, Is Convicted Of Espionage

Monday, January 26, 2015

Jeffrey Sterling was fired from the CIA in 2002. His case has drawn wide attention in part because he was accused of giving secret information to James Risen of The New York Times.

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2015 Will Continue Streak Of Shrinking U.S. Budget Deficit

Monday, January 26, 2015

The federal budget deficit will fall in 2015, the sixth consecutive year of decreases relative to the overall economy, according to new figures by the Congressional Budget Office.

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4-Year Prison Term For Colorado Woman Over Plot To Join ISIS

Friday, January 23, 2015

When she was arrested, Conley was living in the Denver suburb of Arvada. She told FBI agents that she planned to live with a man in Syria and be a camp nurse for ISIS there.

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'Modern Farmer' Owner Says It Will Live On, Despite Staff Exit

Friday, January 23, 2015

Several people associated with Modern Farmer tweeted their farewells to the magazine that became known for printing arch photos of handsome animals and writing audacious headlines.

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NFL Hires Investigators, Says Patriots Used Underinflated Balls

Friday, January 23, 2015

It's the latest twist in a story that, to some, exemplifies the overhyped talking points that often get blown out of proportion during the two-week wait for the Super Bowl.

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