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Manhunt In France Centers On Industrial Town

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Heavily armed brothers suspected in the storming of a satirical weekly were cornered inside a printing house near Charles de Gaulle airport and appear to have taken a hostage, officials tell AP.

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Female Percussionist Bobbye Hall Is A Liner Note Legend

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Hall has played with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson to Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan. She grew up in Detroit in the '60s, and was sitting-in on Motown sessions before she could drive.

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Haiti's Political Crisis Expected To Come To A Head Next Week

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

If a political compromise is not reached before Monday, which also happens to be the 5th anniversary of a devastating earthquake, parliament will be dissolved and the president will rule by decree.

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Muslim Community In France Mourns Mass Shooting Victims

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Madjid Messaoudene is a city council member from Saint Denis, a primarily Muslim suburb of Paris. He talks with Renee Montagne about his relationship with two Charlie Hebdo staffers.

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French Police Swarm Town Looking For Shooting Suspects

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

In a town north of Paris, police are looking for the suspects in Wednesday's mass shooting at a satirical weekly. Authorities found an abandoned car that the suspects apparently used to flee the city.

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Movie Review: 'Song Of The Sea'

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

Song of the Sea by Irish director Tomm Moore is a wonder to behold. It's a stunning example of hand-drawn animation, steeped in Irish myth, folklore and legend.

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Not All Publications Reprint Material From 'Charlie Hebdo'

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

The attack on the satiric magazine has confronted news organizations with a dilemma: whether to republish or broadcast images of the offending cartoons that appear to have inspired the shootings.

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Economists Expect Strong Job Growth In December

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

There's more than the usual level of interest in this data. It will provide data on the final month of 2014 and it will show whether the strength recorded in November was the start of something big.

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Operation In Motion To Seize French Shooting Suspects

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:21am

French authorities have narrowed in on the central suspects in Wednesday's mass shooting at a satirical magazine in Paris. More than 80,000 police officers and soldiers mobilized to look for them.

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A Former Inmate And The 'Mother' Who Buoys Him

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:27am

James Taylor says it was almost impossible to find a job after he was released from prison in 1999 — until he met Darlene Lewis. She helps ex-cons find work. "We make a good team," she says of James.

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A 'Sizable Decrease' In Those Passing The GED

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:26am

The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.

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Obama In Tennessee To Promote Free Community College

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:25am

President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Today he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.

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Illinois Man Helps Neighbors By Shoveling For Free

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 5:25am

Jacob Gale, 22, of Sterling, Ill., saw people were charging $20 to shovel driveways. On Tuesday, he shoveled 26 driveways for free. Here's hoping he at least got a cup of hot chocolate.

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Judge Accepts Nike Trainers As Bond

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:58am

The defendant, charged with a drug offense, claimed he couldn't pay court fees after going through a costly divorce. The district judge agreed to work with him, giving him a chance to "be creative."

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China's Anti-Domestic Violence Measure Falls Short, Critics Say

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

China has drafted its first law specifically against domestic violence. It lays out guidelines for restraining orders and getting the aggressor out of the residence.

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After Mass Killing In Paris, People Take To The Streets

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

Twelve people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were killed Wednesday when 3 gunmen stormed the offices in Paris. Renee Montagne talks to John Irish, a reporter in the Reuters Paris bureau.

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Congressional Republicans Take Another Swing At Obamacare

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

The House will debate, and likely pass a bill, that would make a change in the Affordable Care Act. It would raise the law's definition of full-time work from 30 hours to 40 hours a week

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Opponents To Canada's Tar Sands Prepare For A Long Battle

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

Environmental groups that oppose the Keystone XL oil pipeline want to keep what they call Canada's "dirty tar sands oil" in the ground. They point to canceled or delayed projects as success.

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Obama, GOP To Face Off Over Keystone XL Pipeline

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

The Obama administration has threatened to veto a bill that would allow immediate construction of a controversial oil pipeline. But that threat is not stopping Republican lawmakers.

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Authorities Search For 2 Suspects In Paris Attack

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:01am

Police have a man in custody after he surrendered to authorities. He was wanted in relation to Wednesday's attack on the Paris offices of a satirical weekly. The two central suspects remain at large.

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