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F.D.A. Easing Ban on Gays, to Let Some Give Blood

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:24pm
The agency will end a lifetime prohibition on blood donation by gay and bisexual men, but it will block donations by men who have had sex with other men in the last 12 months.

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Ex-Marine Held in Iranian Prison Suspends Hunger Strike

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:23pm
Amir Hekmati, of Flint, Mich., has been incarcerated for more than three years and is the longest-serving among the three Americans of Iranian descent known to be jailed by Iran.
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Cramer Remix: These stocks are winners

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:11pm
From retail to restaurants, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is naming his top buys in the wake of the Dow hitting 18K.
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Obama's next sales job: The economy

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:58pm
Wage stagnation and long-term unemployment undermine rosy numbers.
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Officer in Michigan town plays Santa, not the Grinch, gives gift cards instead of tickets

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:45pm
A police officer inspired by the generosity of others with a badge is giving gifts instead of tickets in southwestern Michigan.
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The worldwide war against free speech

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:39pm
The battle over 'The Interview' didn't happen in a vaccum.
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Sony may sell Beatles business: DJ

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:36pm
Sony Corp is considering a sale of its Sony/ATV Music Publishing unit, which owns the rights to most of the Beatles' songs, WSJ reports.
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Christmas in North Korea, 1950

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:30pm
Why it's important to remember the Korean War.
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No rules of cyber war

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:16pm
U.S. in uncharted waters with 'proportionate response' on hack attacks.
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Cramer: Blowout GDP too good to ignore

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:13pm
With such awesome GDP data announced Tuesday, Cramer gives the inside scoop on which stocks fund managers will be buying as a result.
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Man mistakenly sells mattress set with cat inside

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:05pm
When an Oregon man sold his girlfriend's mattress set for $100 because she was moving in with him, little did he realize her cat was hiding inside.
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At least 2,213 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:01pm
As of Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at least 2,213 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
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FBI: 18 loaded guns smuggled on flight

CNN - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:01pm
A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines moved a lot more than just luggage, authorities say -- he also helped smuggle firearms in a carry-on.
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Iowa man sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison for crack cocaine sales at candy store

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
An Iowa man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for selling crack cocaine at a candy store.
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Ceding to Florida, New York Falls to No. 4 in Population

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:57pm
With 19.7 million residents, New York now ranks behind California, Texas and Florida, according to new figures released by the United States Census Bureau.

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POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:39pm
Republicans hope to make changes in Congress' budgeting rules aimed at making it easier to cut taxes.
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Judge: Prosecutors can't show some graphic images during Colorado theater shooting trial

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:30pm
The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case will let prosecutors show some photos of the theater and James Holmes' apartment but is barring others that could unfairly bias jurors.
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Road rage incident caught on cellphone camera as motorists are forced off California highway

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:15pm
A Northern California woman is in custody after a road rage incident was captured in a dramatic cellphone video that showed a vehicle forcing two motorists off a mountain highway.
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The top 5 CEO blunders of 2014: Exec

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:11pm
Charlie Harary, co-founder of H3 & Co., outlined the worst CEO mistakes that "butted up against" societal trends in 2014.
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Safest cars list nearly doubles for 2015

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:09pm
A total of 71 vehicles have earned either a Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ award, up from just 39 models during 2014.
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