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Syria Denies Reports Of President Assad's Defiant Comments

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Quotes attributed to Bashar Assad, saying he would not step down, are inaccurate, Syria said. Such a comment, observers said, would be stumbling block in peace negotiations.

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Former NBA Star Dennis Rodman Checks Into Alcohol Rehab

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Rodman is just back from a controversial trip to North Korea. He was slammed for caustic comments he made about an American being detained in the country.

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Dozens Injured By Blast At Anti-Government Rally In Thailand

Sunday, January 19, 2014

On Friday a grenade attack on protesters injured 39. The attacks are raising fears that the country's political crisis is worsening.

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Hoboken Mayor Says Christie Administration Held Sandy Aid 'Hostage'

Saturday, January 18, 2014

A spokesman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called the allegations "outlandishly false."

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Watch: The Metrodome Roof Deflates In 35 Minutes

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Deflating the roof marked the end of a 31-year era in Minneapolis. The Vikings played their final game in the dome on Dec. 29.

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Missouri Bill Would Add Firing Squad As Death Penalty Option

Saturday, January 18, 2014

In recent months, states have been running out of a drug used for the lethal injection. This bill aims to give Missouri another option. One of the bill's sponsors says a firing squad is "no less humane than lethal injection."

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Syrian Coalition Votes To Attend Geneva Peace Talks

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Ahmad Jarba, the president of the Syrian Coalition, said this was "a major step from tyranny to freedom for the people of Syria."

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Dissenters Pushed Aside, Egyptian Voters Approve New Constitution

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The charter increases the power of institutions crucial in the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi. The vote was marked by many irregularities as well as voter intimidation.

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India Reels Over Sudden Death Of Official's Wife

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Sunanda Pushkar's death was preceded by a very public Twitter feud about an alleged affair by her husband.

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UPDATED: Student In Philadelphia School Shooting Surrenders

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The shooting injured two fellow students. Police say teens may have been playing with a gun when it went off.

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Ukraine's President Approves Anti-Protest Law

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The new law prohibits almost any type of demonstration. The opposition has vowed to fight, calling for a big protest on Sunday.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern said the state's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violates the U.S. constitution. Gay marriages are on hold, however, pending an appeal.

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Judge Fears NFL Concussion Settlement Isn't Large Enough

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Asking for more details, U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody rejected a preliminary approval of the $765 million deal reached last summer. Under the agreement between the league and more than 4,500 retired players, the NFL would contribute to a fund that would pay "medical and other benefits, as well as compensation" to those players who were injured during their careers.

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JPMorgan Says It Will Replace 2 Million Credit Cards, Due To Breach

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The bank also reported a $5 billion profit, despite a series of costly settlements with the U.S. government.

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8 Excerpts That Explain The Alex Rodriguez Doping Scandal

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Newly released court documents tell a narrative that sheds light on the secret world of performance enhancing drugs in professional sports. They detail surprising actions taken by both Rodriguez and Major League Baseball to hide or uncover a major doping scheme.

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Federal Health Care Enrollees: Older Outnumber Younger

Monday, January 13, 2014

For the first time, the Obama administration released demographic data about the more than 2 million people who have signed up for private health insurance through the exchanges set up by the federal government. The administration said it hopes the number of young people signing up will pick up steam.

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Alex Rodriguez Sues Baseball, Players Union Over Suspension

Monday, January 13, 2014

Rodriguez also made public a decision by an independent arbitrator who ordered a 162-game suspension. The Yankees third baseman is accused of using performance-enhancing drugs.

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Review Of Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Spying Helped Very Little

Monday, January 13, 2014

A report by the New America Foundation found that information obtained from the NSA's phone metadata program spurred just 1.8 percent of the cases. Government claims of the spying programs success were "overblown," the study found.

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Japan's Suntory To Buy Maker Of Jim Beam, Maker's Mark

Monday, January 13, 2014

The companies said the transaction is worth $16 billion and has been unanimously approved by both boards. It deal will create the world's third-largest maker of premium distilled spirits.

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Supreme Court Ends Arizona's Bid To Reinstate 20-Week Abortion Ban

Monday, January 13, 2014

With the high court refusing to hear the state's appeal, a lower court ruling striking down the ban remains.

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