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Op-Docs: ‘Animals Are Persons Too’

The New York Times - 10 hours 2 min ago
A short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.






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Ukraine says Easter truce is over

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation".
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Stowaway teen reportedly spent hours undetected at California airport

FOX News - 12 hours 9 min ago
A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.
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Activist urges ‘fix’ for Silicon Valley

CNBC - 12 hours 29 min ago
A leading West Coast activist investor has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon Valley. The FT reports.
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Comcast nears subscriber deal with Charter

CNBC - 13 hours 37 min ago
Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with TWC and may sell a portion to Charter.
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World Briefing: Egypt: U.S. to Deliver Helicopters

The New York Times - 14 hours 45 min ago
The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.






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Judge Demands Details on Detainee’s Time in Secret C.I.A. Prisons

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:51pm
The government was ordered to turn over notes on the detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of orchestrating the deadly bombing of the destroyer Cole in Yemen.






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Moderate Dems resist deportations

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:49pm
They aren't so sure it's a good idea to take aggressive executive action on the issue.
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Justices Skeptical of Aereo’s Business

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:30pm
Television broadcasters are challenging Aereo, an Internet start-up that uses arrays of small antennas to stream over-the-air signals to subscribers.






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This is Chinese tourists’ favorite travel destination

CNBC - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:23pm
New Zealand topped a list of 22 nations as Chinese tourists' favorite destination for the first time, according to a survey.
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Ex-C.E.O. Wins Florida Primary for House Seat

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:06pm
Curt Clawson, the former chief executive of an aluminum wheel company, won the Republican primary in a special election for a congressman who resigned.
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Paul Takes His School-Choice Message to Chicago

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:05pm
Senator Rand Paul spoke of the importance of giving parents more flexibility to decide where their tax dollars go, and labeled those who stand in the way of greater choice “dead-enders.”






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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Concealed-Carry Bill Is Vetoed

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:04pm
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings.
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National Briefing | South: Georgia: Gay Marriage Ban Challenged

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Suit Over Medicaid Is Revived

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s expansion of Medicaid insurance for the poor.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Coach Accepts Plea Agreement in Inquiry Related to Rape Case

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
A football coach whose house was the scene of an under-age drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday.
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National Briefing | South: Florida: Former Lieutenant Governor Underreported Income as a Consultant

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll failed to report thousands of dollars she earned from a veterans’ charity that was accused of running an illegal gambling operation, documents show.
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Oklahoma Limits Abortion Drug Use

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:03pm
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, despite objections from opponents who say it will force more women to have surgical abortions.
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Bob Dole goes home

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:58pm
The 90-year-old former senator embarks on a barnstorming tour of his native Kansas.
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New celeb sex tape burning up internet

CNN - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:29pm
Mimi Faust and boyfriend Nikko Smith from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" say their private sex tape leaked to the public.
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