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Blizzard hits Boston and New England, spares New York despite forecasts
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:14:30 GMT
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Reuters
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents who had ...
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Vanderbilt rape trial: Defendants found guilty on all charges
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:19:09 GMT
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USA TODAY
A Nashville jury found two former Vanderbilt University football players guilty of all charges Tuesday in a June 2013 campus rape. The verdicts conclude the first round of the criminal case against four men, with trials still pending for two. The rape investigation ...
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Netanyahu Talk Stirs Backlash in Israeli Race
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:53:27 GMT
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New York Times
Michael B. Oren, who spent four years as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ambassador to Washington, has called on Mr. Netanyahu to cancel his speech to Congress about Iran. Amos Yadlin, a former military intelligence chief who frequently briefed the ...
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Never again: The Auschwitz warning to humanity turns 70 (+video)
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:46:16 GMT
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Christian Science Monitor
More than one million Jews, Roma, Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, and others were killed at the most infamous Nazi death camp. Today, officials plan to make the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum more an educational experience than a memorial.
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Craigslist murder suspect denied bond
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:51:49 GMT
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns is led from the courthouse to a waiting sheriff's cruiser. Towns has been charged with murder and armed robbery in the deaths of Bud and June Runion. WOODY MARSHALL/THE TELEGRAPH. Opinion: Should public pay for ...
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Obama Relents On Plan to Alter College Savings
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:43:54 GMT
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New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Obama, facing angry reprisals from parents and from lawmakers of both parties, will drop his proposal to effectively end the popular college savings accounts known as 529s, but will keep an expanded tuition tax credit at the center ...
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Apple ascendant: 74.5 million iPhones sold last quarter
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:08:22 GMT
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USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple rang up record quarterly results from — what else? — iPhone sales. The company added that Apple Watch will start shipping in April. Apple's first-quarter revenue of $74.6 billion and earnings per share of $3.06 easily surpassed ...
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Bowe Bergdahl Likely to Be Charged With Desertion, Officials Say
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:07:09 GMT
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NBCNews.com
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by enemy forces in Afghanistan for five years, will likely be charged with desertion, senior defense officials tell NBC News. The officials point out that Bergdahl will likely face a lesser charge of desertion ...
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Saudi Aramco to renegotiate some contracts on low oil price -CEO
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:46:33 GMT
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Reuters
RIYADH Jan 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will renegotiate some contracts and postpone some projects due to falling oil prices, the head of Saudi Arabia's state oil company said on Tuesday, stressing the top crude exporter will not single handedly balance the ...
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Will Yahoos Spin of Its Alibaba Stake Satisfy Starboard?
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:10:56 GMT
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Wall Street Journal
Yahoo Inc., in deciding to spin off its $40 billion stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. , addressed the biggest concern of investor Starboard Value LP: finding a tax-efficient way to monetize Yahoo's investment in the Chinese e-commerce giant. But Yahoo's plan ...
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