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Marcus Borg, Liberal Christian Scholar, Dies at 72

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:59pm
Professor Borg was among a group of scholars, known as the Jesus Seminar, who set out to discern which of Jesus’ acts and utterances could be confirmed as historically true, and which were merely myths.
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Backers of Iran sanctions struggle to build support in the Senate

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:45pm
Chuck Schumer signs on, but it may be harder to round up other Democrats.
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Oklahoma Asks Supreme Court to Delay Executions

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:42pm
Legal officials in Oklahoma are seeking a delay by the United States Supreme Court until it decides whether the state’s combination of lethal drugs used in executions is constitutional.






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Obama courts a 'so-called' ally

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:35pm
Obama's trip to Riyadh is a chance to show how the two countries need one another.
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Obama's Arctic power grab

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:18pm
He restarts a battle by seeking to protect more than 12 million acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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Cramer Remix: Get a piece of this

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:09pm
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer thinks you should open wide and gobble this up.
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Washington Post video chief out after two weeks

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:07pm
The Washington Post's newly appointed video director Noah Kotch has left the company after just two weeks and will return to New York.
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Traders brace for snowstorm

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:05pm
The Northeast is bracing for a snowstorm of "potential historic" proportions.
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Ex-CIA officer convicted as a leak

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:05pm
A former CIA officer leaked classified details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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Judiciary to Lynch: Expect a grilling

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:02pm
Though likely to win confirmation, the attorney general nominee will face questions on issues like immigration, war and the IRS.
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HP names leadership for split company

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:01pm
Meg Whitman will be the CEO of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, the forthcoming computing and networking company. Re/code reports.
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SpaceX Drops Suit as AF Opens More Competitive Launches

FOX News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:35pm
Start-up rocket-maker Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX and headed by billionaire Elon Musk, has agreed to drop its lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force after the service pledged to open more satellite launches to competition. The company based near Los Angeles sued the service last year for the chance to compete in the […]
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Clinic that treated Joan Rivers sued

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:33pm
The daughter of late Joan Rivers filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the New York outpatient clinic that treated the entertainer.
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Dear King Salman: Why I'm Terrified About Our Saudi Future

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:30pm
From a loyal subject pleading for change.
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Time for Plan B on Ukraine?

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:30pm
As unsavory as it sounds, Obama may need to press for a diplomatic solution with Putin.
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Deploy the White House laser!

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:30pm
Monday's drone crash at the White House could well quicken a plan already being developed: the Drone Dome.
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Unrest in Ukraine threatens world peace

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:30pm
Failing to support the Ukrainians will have consequences for other U.S. priorities.
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Ex-officer shot in face, honored by first lady before downward spiral, arrest gets probation

FOX News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:30pm
A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 million bail has been sentenced to probation.
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Senate brakes the Keystone bill

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:28pm
Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward on Monday, but the stall may be temporary.
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Obama pledges $4 billion to India

CNBC - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:21pm
Obama ended a landmark day in India with a $ 4 billion pledge, seeking to release the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership.
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