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Kenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yours, which lack checks and balances

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:15pm
An official in Kenya is criticizing the United States for raising concerns about a new Kenyan law aimed at fighting terrorism.
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India Tires of Diplomatic Rift Over Arrest of Devyani Khobragade

The New York Times - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:12pm
Ms. Khobragade is no longer celebrated in India as a symbol of offended dignity after being arrested by United States marshals in connection with her treatment of her maid.
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Pacific storm could bring early holiday woe

CNN - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:11pm
Another Pacific storm is expected to pound the West Coast this weekend and could unleash flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows, just a week after similar rains left widespread devastation.
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In a Break From Partisan Rancor, Ohio Moves to Make Elections More Competitive

The New York Times - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:54pm
The Ohio House gave final approval last week to a plan to draw voting districts for the General Assembly using a bipartisan process intended to make elections more competitive.

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'Frozen' in time: Arrendelle on ice

CNBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:00pm
Disney's animated hit "Frozen" is still breaking records, but in a cooler way.
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California cop kills teen who attack him with machete, police say

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:53pm
Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete.
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Authorities: Northern California officer shoots, kills teen who attacked him with a machete

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:45pm
Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete.
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Anti-Castro groups plan Cuba protests in Miami, but expected turnout is still unclear

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:45pm
Protesters waving Cuban flags have started to gather for a demonstration against President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government.
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Google vs Hollywood on Sony hack

POLITICO - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:42pm
Reports on hacked documents pull back curtain on continued tensions.
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Gift worthy bottles for cocktail fans

CNBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:00pm
Recipe for a great holiday gift: Add one of these bottles. Pour. Serve.
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A man, a cause, a hunger strike

CNN - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:30am
People in cars and on bikes whizzed by Moustafa Mohamad as he sat on a sidewalk in Washington one day not so long ago. Commuters poured out of the Dupont Circle Metro station and rushed by on their way to school or work. Tourists rumbled by on a double-decker bus.
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What happened after elevator fight

CNN - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:19am
A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey.
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Game over for passenger accused of packing gun in PlayStation 2

CNN - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:16am
Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2.
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More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints on 'broken windows' style of policing

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:15am
Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image.
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Charities now just one tweet away

CNBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:15am
Socially conscious start-ups are changing the game by turning to social media to raise funds.
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Skullcandy battles in headphone wars

CNBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:00am
Skullcandy has had a big year, and the company's CEO has a plan to keep the good times rolling through the holidays and beyond.
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Judge in Maryland Locks Up Youths and Rules Their Lives

The New York Times - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:33am
Juvenile court judges are given wide discretion to decide what is in a young offender’s best interest. Many, like Judge Herman C. Dawson, turn to incarceration.

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Why single payer died in Vermont

POLITICO - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:30am
Vermont's public failure is especially frustrating to single-payer advocates.
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US sends 4 Afghans home from Guantanamo; move seen as sign of confidence in new Afghan leader

FOX News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:30am
The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
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Obama's Republican ally on Cuba

POLITICO - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:04am
How a conservative Mormon became the biggest Republican Cuba advocate.
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