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Iraq, Kurds Agree On Deal Over Oil Exports, Budget

Tue, 2014-12-02 06:15

The agreement could ease some pressure on Iraq's government, which is facing an economic crisis, and on Kurdish authorities who have had trouble paying government employees and security forces.

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Costa Concordia Captain Defends Himself In First Testimony

Tue, 2014-12-02 06:14

Francesco Schettino said he didn't change the route of the cruise liner to impress a Moldovan dancer he was having an affair with.

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Al-Shabab Takes Responsibility For Killing 36 In Kenya

Tue, 2014-12-02 04:11

Witnesses said armed militants opened fire on workers at a quarry in the northeast part of the country. The country's police chief resigned and the interior minister was fired.

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Wife, Son Of Islamic State Leader Are Detained In Lebanon

Tue, 2014-12-02 02:46

Authorities say they detained the wife and son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi near the border with Syria. The two are being interrogated.

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NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

Tue, 2014-12-02 01:45

The new vehicle, named Orion, is designed to carry humans into deep space. But most Americans aren't aware it exists.

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Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:54

The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.

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Colorado's Pot Industry Looks To Move Past Stereotypes

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:52

In the year since Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, pot has become a billion-dollar business in the state. And some growers are on a serious mission to make it legitimate and mainstream.

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Of Carrots And Kids: Healthy School Lunches That Don't Get Tossed

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:42

The battle over school lunch pits those who want to emphasize nutrition against those who say kids will just throw that food away. We go inside a kitchen where tiny taste testers sway the menu.

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If Everybody Had An Ocean, Could We Surf Our Way To Mental Health?

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:37

The teenager's dad was beating his mom. So the kid fell into a funk. His grades plummeted, he joined a gang, he got into fights. Then he discovered surfing therapy.

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Anthony Marshall, Convicted Of Raiding Mother's Fortune, Dies At 90

Mon, 2014-12-01 22:18

Anthony Marshall, son of socialite Brooke Astor, was convicted in 2009 of defrauding his mother. Marshall was sentenced to prison but appeals delayed him from serving any time until 2013.

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Ferguson Commission's First Session Disrupted By Outburst

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:41

After a quiet start, Monday's session was interrupted by residents who were frustrated by the long wait for them to be heard.

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U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terror Attack Around Christmas

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:43

Counter-terrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.

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50 Years Of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas': Share Your Sad Tree Photos

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:24

Since 1965, Charlie Brown's scrawny tree has been compared to many real-life Christmas trees. If you have one in your past – or in your den – we want to see it.

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Son Of Ex-Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin Says 'Guardian' Obituary Had Errors

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:01

But the British newspaper's ombudsman says that after a thorough review The Guardian does not plan to revise the 2003 obituary of the Ugandan leader.

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North Korean Government Thought To Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:59

The company's email and corporate networks were disabled, and five Sony films were leaked online. North Korean officials said "wait and see" when asked if they were behind the cyberattack.

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Feeling Like A Holiday Glutton? It May Be Time To Try A Fast

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:31

Restricting your calories for short periods of time may be one way to counter seasonal overeating. A few studies make a cautious but encouraging case for the health benefits of regular "minifasts."

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Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple University's Board

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:59

The move was announced Monday, in a short news release in which Bill Cosby cited "the best interests of the university and its students."

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Legal Pot In The U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:26

As more U.S. states approve marijuana for medical or recreational use, the price for pot growers in Mexico is falling. This could change the business model for narcotraffickers as well.

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Your Odds Of Surviving Cancer Depend Very Much On Where You Live

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:22

The largest study of cancer patients reveals a huge gulf in survival rates around the world. And in some countries, there may only be one cancer doctor for the entire population.

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From Feeling Lost To Army Strong, With The Help Of Poetry

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:22

Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.

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