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Marathon bombing suspects' friend to plead guilty to lying to FBI; feds drop other charges

FOX News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:11pm
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI.
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West Virginia Revisits Science Standards

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:09pm
Members of the West Virginia Board of Education will take up the teaching of climate science after accusations that the curriculum had been revamped to appease the state’s fossil fuel industry.

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Police say another Albuquerque officer involved in shooting, 3rd in 2015

FOX News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:06pm
Police say an Albuquerque officer has been involved in a shooting, but declined to say if anyone was killed.
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VH1's controversial 'Sorority Sisters' coming to a quick end; show's future unclear

FOX News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:03pm
VH1 is pushing the debut season of "Sorority Sisters" to a quick end after facing criticism for the reality show's depiction of black sorority members.
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Seniors take Manhattan

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:00pm
How NYC became a global leader for senior living--one Zumba class at a time.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Can Jeb Bush Defy the Tea Party and Win?

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:59pm
Bill Clinton did something similar to the left wing of his party in 1992, but the depth of our political polarization makes the task much harder now.

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'Are we next?'

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:59pm
I'm the editor of Germany's Charlie Hebdo. This is why I'm publishing its cover.
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In Defense of David Petraeus

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:58pm
So he might have slipped a few secrets to his biographer/lover. Who am I to judge?
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On Washington Metro, a Death Is Rare but Problems Are Almost Daily

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:53pm
National Transportation Safety Board investigators were on the scene a day after an electrical malfunction filled a Metrorail tunnel with smoke and killed a woman.

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Christie’s National Aspirations Underlie State Speech

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:45pm
The governor delivered his State of the State address on Tuesday, the same day a poll reflected eroding support among voters for the presidential aspirant.
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For Japan, cheaper oil is a catch 22

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:40pm
The crash in oil prices has benefits for Japan, but analysts warn that cheaper oil may dash hopes of the BOJ reaching its 2 percent inflation target.
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Paul taps Englander as likely 2016 campaign manager

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:37pm
His pick recently ran the successful campaign of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
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Bartender indicted for threatening Boehner

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:24pm
House Speaker Boehner's office thanked police after a bartender who had served the Ohio congressman was charged for poison threats. NBC News reports.
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Rand Paul looks to steal 2016 spotlight

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:23pm
He appears eager to return to his role as a conservative firebrand.
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Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit Schools

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:18pm
Detroit emerged late last year from emergency management and bankruptcy, but some officials worry that the woes of its public schools threaten to slow efforts to remake the city.

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Economic Scene: The Costs of Stinginess in Medicaid

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:15pm
With a Republican majority in Congress looking to cut taxes and spend less, it is easy to forget that tightfisted government imposes real costs.
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House, Senate GOP seek to close chasm at retreat

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:10pm
"It's time to air the differences," one senator says.
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Chipotle: No pork at some restaurants

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:37pm
Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at some of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards.
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Brad Pitt to star in Big Short: Report

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:34pm
Actors Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale have signed on to play in Paramount's forthcoming movie, "The Big Short," Variety reported.
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GOP moderates rebel against House immigration measure

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:32pm
These Republicans say the leadership is catering to the far-right elements of the party.
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