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Iran Nuclear Talks: Varied Signs Of Agreement On An Agreement

Wed, 2015-04-01 03:43

Diplomats from the seven countries involved are sending mixed signals, one day after the deadline lapsed for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program.

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CEOS Of Germanwings, Lufthansa Visit Crash Site

Wed, 2015-04-01 03:00

Speaking to reporters, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr did not respond to questions about the co-pilot's medical history.

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The Opposite Of The Dean's List

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:01

The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.

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The Urban Neighborhood Wal-Mart: A Blessing Or A Curse?

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:01

The nation's largest retailer is known for sprawling suburban and rural stores. But now Wal-Mart is moving into city centers — sometimes despite strong local opposition.

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Nigeria's New President: From Military Ruler To 'Newborn Democrat'

Wed, 2015-04-01 01:01

For the first time, an opposition challenger has defeated a sitting president at the ballot box. A peaceful transfer of power from one elected leader to another would be another first for Nigeria.

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Engineer-Turned Cabbie Helps New Refugees Find Their Way

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:55

Omar Shekhey left engineering to found a nonprofit that helps refugees navigate their new lives near Atlanta. He also drives a cab — and often gives the money to families to help them settle in.

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Tobacco Firm Asks FDA To Lift Warning Label On This Product

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:53

The product is called Snus — a tiny bag of tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. Its Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars, dip and chewing tobacco.

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Closing Arguments To Begin Monday In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:32

The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Because of holidays and judicial housekeeping duties, the trial won't resume until next week.

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Gary Dahl, Creator Of The Pet Rock, Dies At 78

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:35

In 1975, Gary Dahl was an advertising executive when he came up with the Pet Rock idea. The stones came in a cardboard box containing a tongue-in-cheek instruction pamphlet for "care and feeding."

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Coroner: Death Of Getty Oil Heir Most Likely Natural Causes, Accident

Tue, 2015-03-31 22:22

Andrew Getty's death appeared to be from natural causes, a Los Angeles County coroner's assistant said Tuesday, but it has been initially called an accident because of medication found at the scene.

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READ: Commutation Letter President Obama Sent To Inmate

Tue, 2015-03-31 15:51

Obama commuted 22 sentences for federal prisoners serving time for drug-related crimes. Obama said that under current laws, those inmates would have already been released.

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Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To Two Secret Service Agents

Tue, 2015-03-31 14:57

The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.

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Federal Judge Says South Dakota Officials Violated Native American Families' Rights

Tue, 2015-03-31 14:26

Two of the state's largest tribes win class action lawsuit alleging that the state routinely put their children in foster care without due process

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Supreme Court Deals Medicaid Blow To Doctors And Health Companies

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:38

The court ruled Tuesday that private Medicaid providers cannot sue to force states to raise reimbursement rates in the face of rising medical costs.

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Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:36

Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.

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Lufthansa Says It Knew Of Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz's Depression

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:22

Prosecutors say Lubitz deliberately crashed his plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps last week. Lufthansa said he had informed them in 2009 of a "previous depressive episode."

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Despite Criticism, Arkansas Passes Religious Freedom Bill

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:18

The measure is similar to the controversial law passed by Indiana. Gov. Asa Hutchinson had previously said he would sign the bill into law.

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Watchdog Groups File Complaints Against Likely Candidates

Tue, 2015-03-31 12:55

Two liberal groups say some politicians have crossed the legal line that defines a candidacy in campaign finance law, even though they haven't declared anything yet.

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Advice For Trevor Noah From The 'Jon Stewart Of South Africa'

Tue, 2015-03-31 12:53

The Daily Show isn't the only fake news show around. South Africa has Late Nite News, starring comedian Loyiso Gola. We asked him how he feels about Noah's new job — and what advice he has to offer.

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Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno

Tue, 2015-03-31 12:46

A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.

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