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Plaxo founder charged with murder

CNBC - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:13pm
The co-founder of social networking startup Plaxo has been charged with first degree murder according to a report by TechCrunch.
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Icy roads cause hundreds of wrecks

CNN - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:11pm
The mayor of Danbury, Connecticut, appears to be the first to give the Northeast's ice storm a hashtag: #Icezilla.
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In post-prison interview, man convicted in eco-terror plot says FBI informant entrapped him

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:01pm
A Northern California man who was convicted of masterminding a plot to blow up two federal facilities and had his 20-year sentence cut short because prosecutors failed to turn over all their evidence to defense lawyers says he was entrapped by a female FBI informant for whom he harbored romantic feelings.
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Mormon women's group board member says she's forced to resign post to keep temple privileges

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:00pm
A Mormon women's group board member says she was forced to resign her leadership position as a condition of renewing her church temple privileges.
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Could Keystone poison the Senate's energy plans?

POLITICO - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:00pm
Will a nasty fight over the Keystone bill in the Senate shut down efforts to get a more ambitious energy package?
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Going from concept car to customers

CNBC - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:00pm
While there are still a few off-the-wall cars at the Detroit Auto Show, these days, what you see very well may be what you get.
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Utah university returns controversial bronze statue of Confederate soldiers to creator

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:30pm
A controversial bronze statue of two Confederate soldiers removed from a southern Utah college campus two years ago has been returned to its creator.
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Youngest participant in 1965 Selma march speaks out a day before Martin Luther King holiday

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:00pm
The youngest person in the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, demanding voting rights for African-Americans says she still has the scars inflicted by police with attack dogs.
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Ben Carson mocks 'political class'

POLITICO - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:58pm
His barb seems aimed at establishment figures such as Bush and Romney.
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Man sought in 2012 Boston shooting arrested in Dominican Republic

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:37pm
A man who had been sought almost three years in the Boston Theater District killing of a 22-year-old Army veteran has been arrested in the Dominican Republic.
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'Sniper' opens huge in US market

CNBC - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:25pm
Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led N. American box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales.
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Is pet insurance worth it?

CNBC - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:00pm
When it makes sense to insure your pet, and when it doesn't.
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South Carolina’s Graham Considers Presidential Run

The New York Times - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 2:53pm
On “Meet the Press,” the senator from South Carolina said he had filed with the I.R.S. to create a committee to test the waters.
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Free college plan 'critical'?

CNBC - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 1:00pm
Initiatives for affordable college are "critical" to middle class success, the head of UPenn told CNBC.
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Political Calculus: Obama’s Tax Proposal May Help in Setting a Framework for 2016

The New York Times - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:44pm
The plan stands little chance of passage, but it signals a different phase of the nation’s debates over how the government taxes and spends.

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White House: Obama tax plan overlaps 2014 GOP bill

POLITICO - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:35pm
He will propose a bank tax that would impose a fee on firms with assets exceeding $50 billion.
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College student dies while rappelling from cliff in Arizona

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:13pm
An Arizona State University student is dead after she fell while rappelling from a cliff in the Tonto National Forest.
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Republicans dismayed by Obama tax ideas

POLITICO - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:04pm
Coming together on big reform proves elusive.
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VA's letter offers sympathies for death of veteran who's very much alive

FOX News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:56am
A disabled Army veteran’s wife received a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs this month extending its sympathies on the death of her husband, James Fales.
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Shots fired near Biden's Delaware home

POLITICO - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:54am
The shots were fired from a vehicle Saturday night, but the Bidens were not home.
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