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New York man whose murder conviction was thrown out after 18 years in prison dies in car crash

FOX News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:59pm
A suburban New York man who served nearly 18 years in prison before his conviction on a charge he killed his wife was overturned has died in a car crash.
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Jeb Bush Sounds Sympathetic Note for Immigrants

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:41pm
The speech was the first offered by Jeb Bush since he announced he was actively exploring a run for the presidency, and it focused on traditional conservative positions and avoided specifics.

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Bush: Romney and I avoided 'awkward side' in meeting

POLITICO - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:34pm
They talk about the New England Patriots and foreign policy.
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Mansion fire victims remembered

CNN - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:23pm
Before a deadly fire that burned a home in Annapolis, Maryland, technology executive Don Pyle and his wife, Sandra, spent a day with their four grandchildren. The day included shopping for costumes, dinner at the Medieval Times restaurant and a sleepover at Pyle's waterfront mansion.
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National Briefing | Washington: Mobile Monitoring of Blood Glucose Is Approved

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:34pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a set of mobile applications that allow people with diabetes to share information with doctors using an iPhone.

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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: 4-Year Sentence for Aiding Terrorists

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:31pm
A 19-year-old woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants was sentenced Friday in federal court in Denver to four years in prison.

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National Briefing | South: North Carolina: DNA Evidence Brings Freedom for Man in Prison Since 1976

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:29pm
A man wrongly convicted of the 1976 stabbing deaths of a woman and her daughter left prison Friday after he was found innocent by a three-judge panel.

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National Briefing | Plains: North Dakota: Saltwater Contaminates Missouri River After Pipeline Spill

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:27pm
Saltwater contamination from a massive pipeline spill in northwestern North Dakota reached the Missouri River, the state’s environmental chief said Friday.

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Oregon purse-snatcher can't shake victim: She hangs on by the windshield wipers, won't let go

FOX News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:27pm
A Portland thief trying to make a getaway Friday had a hard time seeing his way clear, given that 53-year-old grandmother Tammy Elliott was on the hood of his car, hanging on to the windshield wipers and screaming at him to give back her purse.
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Pennsylvania’s Governor Breaks Through a G.O.P. Tide

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:20pm
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, emerges against a Republican tide and faces a $2 billion budget gap.

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Fort Hood Could Not Have Foreseen 2014 Gun Attack, Army Says

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:09pm
Officials at the base in central Texas could not have predicted a shooting rampage last year in part because the troubled soldier behind the attack gave no clear warning that he posed a threat, according to an Army report.

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Assignment: Yemen

POLITICO - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:34pm
Meet the diplomat who might have the most dangerous job in the world.
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Cramer Remix: Leaders for a market win

CNBC - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:24pm
Whether it's football or the stock market, leadership matters. “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on the CEOs who have serious game.
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Opinion: Who Will Rule the Oil Market?

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:22pm
Economic forces, not OPEC, now set prices.

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New app measures your value in cows

CNBC - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:18pm
An app aims to solve an issue for S. Africans looking for traditional marriages: How many cows is she worth? Global Post reports.
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Army Promotions for February Announced

FOX News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:14pm
For the month of February 2015, 3,723 advancements to the ranks of sergeant through sergeant major have been authorized.
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Justices to Hear Case Over Drugs Used in Executions

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:14pm
The Supreme Court agreed to rule on three Oklahoma inmates’ contention that a new chemical combination poses a significant risk of terrible suffering.

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Op-Ed Contributor: This Cold House

The New York Times - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:09pm
My experiment with daily life at 45 degrees — indoors.
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McDonough's 'full Ginsburg'

POLITICO - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:04pm
He is scheduled to appear on all five major Sunday talk shows.
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Senator: New Saudi king alert, 'engaging'

POLITICO - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:57pm
John Barrasso, who visited with five other senators, says Salman showed no signs of dementia.
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