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Some In Northeast Nigerian Form Vigilante Groups

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:03am

Some in northeast Nigerian form vigilante groups

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Obama To Ask Congress For Cash For Roads, Bridges

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:03am

Obama to ask Congress for cash for roads, bridges

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10 Things To Know For Today

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:03am

10 Things to Know for Today

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IOC Creates $300K Fund To Help Ukraine Athletes

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:53am

IOC creates $300K fund to help Ukraine athletes

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Mondrian Painting Could Fetch $30M At Auction

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:43am

Mondrian painting could fetch $30M at auction

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List Of Fatal Mine Disasters In Recent Years

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:43am

List of fatal mine disasters in recent years

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Man Who Crashed Truck Into Md. TV Station Arrested

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:23am

Man who crashed truck into Md. TV station arrested

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Ukraine Set To Launch Dialogue Under OSCE Plan

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:23am

Ukraine set to launch dialogue under OSCE plan

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Iran, 6 Powers Work On Text Of Nuke Deal

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:13am

Iran, 6 powers work on text of nuke deal

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Pentagon OKs Manning Transfer For Gender Treatment

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:53am

Pentagon OKs Manning transfer for gender treatment

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Ogwumike Sisters Affected By Nigerian Kidnappings

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:53am

Ogwumike sisters affected by Nigerian kidnappings

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The Olympics: A Modern Day World's Fair (And Money Magnet)

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:47am

World's Fairs still exist, but just two cities bid to host the 2017 Expo. In contrast, seven U.S. cities are vying for the 2024 Olympics, and the games just signed a $7.75 billion deal with NBC.

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Too Young To Smoke, But Not To Pick Tobacco

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:46am

Minors can't buy cigarettes in the U.S., but they can farm tobacco. A new Human Rights Watch report says the practice is hazardous; cigarette makers say there are some safe roles for kids on farms.

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Obamacare Fees Lead Firm To Consider Dropping Its Group Health Plan

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:46am

A Cleveland catalog company says jumps in insurance costs may force it to stop offering a group health plan to its 700 workers. But first, the firm is pushing for healthier habits among employees.

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China Puts Brass On Trial In Fight Against Military Corruption

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:45am

China's fast-growing armed forces face increased scrutiny over how they are spending what is now the world's second-largest military budget.

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New Orleans Police Hope To 'Win The City Back,' One Kid At A Time

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:44am

In a city notorious for its murder rate, more than 90 percent of victims are black. To help break the cycle, police are testing a new approach: trying to win the hearts and minds of middle-schoolers.

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Cannes To Kick Off With Kidman, 'Grace Of Monaco'

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:43am

Cannes to kick off with Kidman, 'Grace of Monaco'

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Sony Sinks To $1.3B Quarterly Loss On PC Expenses

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:43am

Sony sinks to $1.3B quarterly loss on PC expenses

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How Funny Or Die Makes Room For What Works

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:41am

Funny Or Die, a site founded by comedians including Will Ferrell, is finding ways to channel the loose comedy of the Internet into projects both online and on television.

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