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Morgan Stanley Agrees To $2.6 Billion Mortgage-Backed Securities Settlement

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The settlement is the latest in a string tied to the mortgage practices that led to the housing bubble, which was mostly responsible for the great recession.

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As Washington Prepares To Legalize Pot, Congressman Threatens To Arrest Mayor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city would continue with its plans to legalize pot at midnight. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah said the District would be in "willful violation of the law."

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FBI Arrests 3 Men For Allegedly Plotting To Join Islamic State In Syria

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The three men from Brooklyn were charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Two of the men had already purchased tickets to Istanbul.

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Rebuffs Senate Democrats' Meeting Request

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin had invited Benjamin Netanyahu for a closed-door meeting during his trip to Washington next week. Netanyahu was invited to speak to Congress by Republicans.

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U.S. Diplomat Says Change In Immigration Policy For Cubans Is Not On The Table

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Roberta Jacobson, the U.S. official who will lead negotiations on reestablishing diplomatic ties with the Cubans, says that this will be a long journey, but she has hope for better relations.

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Feds Close Investigation Of George Zimmerman Without Pressing Charges

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Attorney General Eric Holder said while the case didn't meet the threshold for a hate crime prosecution, it still called for a dialogue about the tensions that led to the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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Reports: Red Sox Sign Cuban Phenom Moncada To Contract Worth At Least $30M

Monday, February 23, 2015

The 19-year-old switch-hitting infielder Yoan Moncada has been the talk of pre-season baseball. The Sox would also have to pay about another $30 million to Major League Baseball in an overage tax.

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In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse Emojis

Monday, February 23, 2015

The emojis now have different skin tones and the family icons now come in configurations that include two moms and two dads.

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U.S. Appoints First-Ever Special Envoy For LGBT Rights

Monday, February 23, 2015

The State Department said Randy Berry's job will be to "reaffirm the universal human rights of all persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity."

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NASCAR's Kurt Busch Is Suspended Indefinitely Over Domestic Abuse

Friday, February 20, 2015

The suspension follows an opinion from a family court that Busch likely abused his ex-girlfriend. During the hearing, Busch tried to refute the claims by saying his ex was a trained assassin.

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U.K. Police Look For 3 Missing School Girls Suspected Of Heading To Syria

Friday, February 20, 2015

The teenagers left home on Tuesday and took a flight to Turkey. Authorities suspect they are headed to Syria, lured by Islamic State militants.

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White House Will Seek Stay Of Judge's Ruling Against Immigration Action

Friday, February 20, 2015

The White House will ask a higher court to allow President Obama's executive actions to take effect, while the case is in court. A federal judge in Texas ruled Obama overstepped his authority.

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Venezuela Arrests Major Opposition Figure, Claiming Coup Plot

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was taken into custody by members of country's intelligence service. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed to fight against those who try to destabilize his country.

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Chelsea Soccer Team Suspends 3 People Over Paris Metro Incident

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A video showed fans pushing a black man off a crowded train and then chanting, "we're racist." The club said it may seek to ban those people for life.

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Same-Sex Couple Gets Married In Texas, After Judge Defies Gay-Marriage Ban

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The couple acted quickly on the judge's order, getting a license and having a ceremony, but the Texas attorney general said the marriage was void.

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U.S., Turkey Reach Agreement To Train, Equip Some Syrian Rebels

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A defense official tells NPR that the rebels will be vetted and screened under top-secret protocols. Qatar, Jordan and Saudi Arabia will also be part of the effort.

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2 Major Cyclones Are Lashing 2 Parts Of Australia

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Cyclone Lam came ashore as a Category 4 storm and Marcia is expected to make landfall as a Category 5 storm with wind gusts of up to 177 mph.

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Poll Shows Bloom Has Fallen Off Olympic Bid For Most Bostonians

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Opposition to the Olympics has grown by 13 percent since Boston was chosen by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the American bid for 2024.

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'We're Racist' Soccer Fans Chant After Pushing Black Man Out Of Paris Metro

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The passengers were identified as Chelsea fans, and now British police are trying to find them. Police said they would seek to ban them from attending future matches.

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Obama: We Must Change The Narrative On Islam To Combat Violent Extremists

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In a keynote address, Obama said that the stories of successful Muslims in America must be raised to combat what he called a "generational challenge."

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