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Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking?

Tue, 2015-01-27 23:23

A proposed U.S.-Asia trade pact calls for incorporating the issue wildlife trafficking. The goal is to slow the poaching of endangered animals such as elephants, tigers and rhinos.

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Group Urges Swedes To Evade Subway Fares, And Even Insures Against Fines

Tue, 2015-01-27 23:21

Fare-dodging in Stockholm's system has become a movement, and the group's members don't try to hide what they're doing — in fact, they advertise it.

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Apple Sold 30,000 iPhones An Hour Last Quarter, Scored Record Profits

Tue, 2015-01-27 20:39

The tech giant sold 74 million phones in three months.

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Winter Storm Winds Down, But Blizzard Conditions Persist

Tue, 2015-01-27 17:32

Blizzard warnings were declared from Rhode Island to parts of New Hampshire and Maine Tuesday. Since Sunday, parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts have had more than two feet of snow.

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Former Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty In Rape Case

Tue, 2015-01-27 16:19

When Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are sentenced in March, they face decades in prison. Vandenburg was also convicted of tampering with evidence and unlawful photography.

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Obama Administration Won't Seek To End 529 College Tax Break

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:56

All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.

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Koch Brothers Put Price Tag On 2016: $889 Million

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:28

The political network led by industrialists Charles and David Koch plans to spend about as much money as the entire national Republican Party spent in the last presidential election cycle.

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For Dollars Donated To Vaccine Campaigns, Norway Wears The Crown

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:12

Donations to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization hit $7.5 billion. The UK and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were the most generous dollar-wise. Norway is the per capita champ.

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Pakistanis View Obama's India Visit With A Touch Of Irritation

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:57

Obama's trip to India has prompted Pakistanis to leaf back through their visitors' book with an aggrieved eye, and reinforced their view that U.S. policy tends toward cynical pragmatism.

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In Case You Were Wondering, Marshawn Lynch Is Here For One Reason

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:51

At a (mandatory) NFL media appearance for the upcoming Super Bowl, Lynch stuck to one response Tuesday: "I'm just here so I won't get fined."

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How Did Obama Play In India? We Ask Four Villagers To Weigh In

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:37

President Obama paid a visit, watched a parade and promised $4 billion in investments and loans. He made headlines, of course — but what did the village people think of it all?

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Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House Works At Intelligence Agency

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:25

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said one of its employees was operating the quad copter that crashed Monday on the grounds of the executive mansion. The worker was off duty at the time.

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Southern California's Water Supply Threatened By Next Major Quake

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:22

As if the drought wasn't bad enough, four of the area's aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.

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To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:05

A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.

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Alabama Chief Justice: Federal Courts Don't Hold Sway On Marriage

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:33

Chief Justice Roy Moore says a ruling by a U.S. district judge "raised serious, legitimate concerns about the propriety of federal court jurisdiction over the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment."

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What Will New King Mean For Women In Saudi Arabia?

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:33

Melissa Block speaks with Rajaa Al Sanea, a dentist and Saudi writer best known for her novel, Girls of Riyadh. She talks about how women's rights changed and expectations for the new king.

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Even At $30 A Barrel, Saudis Are Still Making Money On Oil

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:28

Robert Siegel talks to Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management about how falling oil prices impact production.

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The Mysterious Life Of India's First Lady

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:24

This week President Obama traveled to India with his wife Michelle to meet with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. But Mr. Modi's wife was nowhere to be seen.

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Watch 'Bob's Burgers'? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:23

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob's burgers.

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Public Inquiry Into Death Of Former KGB Agent Litvinenko Starts

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:19

Tuesday is the first day of a public inquiry into the death of former KGB agent and whistleblower Alexander Litvinenko. He was poisoned in London in 2006 with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope.

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