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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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WATCH: Forget Crop Circles, This Farmer Is Making Art With His Cows

Friday, January 30, 2015

Derek Klingenberg in Kansas put a drone over his farm, then he used his tractor to drop some feed in strategic places for a happy result.

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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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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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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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An Asteroid Is Passing Very Close To Earth Today. Here's How To See It

Monday, January 26, 2015

At its closest point, asteroid 2004 BL86 came within about 750,000 miles from Earth — or almost three times farther away than the moon.

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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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'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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Goosebumps And Gas: New Data From Rosetta Probe Describes Comet

Thursday, January 22, 2015

We're learning more about the comet that a European Space Agency paired up with its Rosetta probe last fall. For one thing, it has "goosebumps" on steep cliff faces. It's also highly porous.

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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Dies; Witnessed A New Era

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, according to his state TV. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was 90 years old; when he was born, Saudi Arabia was not a country, let alone an oil-producing power.

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House Approves Bill That Would Bar Federal Funding For Abortions

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A bill that would prohibit using federal money to pay for "any abortion" or for "health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion" has been approved by the House.

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Rare And 'Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The frilled shark's roots are traced to 80 million years ago. Its prehistoric origins are obvious in its primitive body; nearly all of the rare animal's closest relatives are long extinct.

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Google Is Said To Be Preparing Its Own Mobile Wireless Service

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Google plans to launch a new mobile phone service that it will sell directly to U.S. consumers, according to technology site The Information and other news outlets.

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Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown Case

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Justice Department is poised to declare that former police officer Darren Wilson should not face civil rights charges over the death of Michael Brown, sources tell NPR.

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Soccer Players End Lawsuit Over Artificial Turf At Women's World Cup

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The suit accused the organizers of discrimination, saying elite men's teams would never be forced to play on an artificial surface instead of natural grass. The plaintiffs included Abby Wambach.

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