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Gauguin Painting Reportedly Fetches Record $300 Million

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The oil-on-canvas entitled Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) was produced in 1892 during the first of two trips to Polynesia by the French Post-Impressionist.

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Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.

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Polarization Vortex: Obama, Bush Approval Shows Widest Partisan Gap

Friday, February 06, 2015

The ratings for the two most recent presidents had the biggest split between Republicans and Democrats.

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Thailand's Military Moves Closer To China

Friday, February 06, 2015

An agreement for stronger ties with Beijing comes after last year's coup in Thailand soured relations between Bangkok and Washington.

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Kansas Will Cut Education Funding To Help Close Budget Gap

Friday, February 06, 2015

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, whose aggressive tax cutting measures helped trigger the financial crisis, said the schools' funding levels are unsustainable.

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Economy Adds 257,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Friday, February 06, 2015

The jobless rate ticked up to 5.7 percent despite robust job growth that exceeded economists' expectations.

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First Stars Fired Up 140 Million Years Later Than Previously Thought

Thursday, February 05, 2015

New data collected from the European Space Agency's Planck telescope shows that the first starlight in the universe occurred about 560 million years after the Big Bang.

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Obama Condemns 'Horrific Acts' In The Name Of Religion

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the National Prayer Breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."

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FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg To Step Down

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has been on the job for six years and presided over such controversial decisions as relaxing age restrictions on the Plan B contraceptive.

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Heavy Fighting Resumes In Eastern Ukraine As Truce Talks Collapse

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Russian-backed rebels are shelling a strategic rail hub in the Donetsk region a day after cease-fire discussions fell apart.

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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Activists Stage New Protest

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Organizers say 13,000 showed up for the rally, far fewer than had joined previous protests against China's insistence on hand-picking candidates for the territory's next chief executive.

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Seahawks, Patriots, Face Off For Super Bowl XLIX

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Seattle, the defending champs, hope to do it again in Glendale, Ariz., but the oddsmakers slightly favor New England.

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Cumberbatch Wants Britain To Pardon Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.

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Video Appears To Show Beheading Of Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The SITE Intelligence group has acquired footage that appears to show the execution of the Japanese journalist a week after another Japanese hostage was killed by the so-called Islamic State.

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Islamic State Blames Coalition Airstrikes For Losing Kobani

Saturday, January 31, 2015

For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.

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Record-Setting Balloonists Touch Down In Mexico After Pacific Crossing

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the "Two Eagles," traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open For 19th Grand Slam Title

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The tennis superstar beat Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.

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Close Friend Of Putin Awarded Contract For Crimea Bridge

Friday, January 30, 2015

The span to be built across a narrow strait that separates Russia from the newly annexed peninsula, is pegged at $3 billion and scheduled for completion by the end of 2018.

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Jeremy The Koala, Rescued From Australian Brushfire, Goes Home

Friday, January 30, 2015

The animal had suffered burns to his paws in the blaze that swept through the Adelaide area earlier this month. After a full recovery, he has been released back into the wild.

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