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Immigration issue gets a renewed push as President Obama calls for action

Kansas City Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
If years of residency were the measure, Ulises Pacheco of Kansas City would be as nearly American as he is Mexican. On Tuesday, when President Barack Obama called on Congress to advance an immigration overhaul that includes a plan “that finally deals ...
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Man shoots Alabama bus driver, holds child hostage underground

CNN International - ‎11 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- A gunman boarded a school bus Tuesday, police said, shot the bus driver and took a six-year-old boy hostage in his Alabama home.
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John Kerry to be next US Secretary of State

BBC News - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The US Senate has approved John Kerry as the next secretary of state by an overwhelming vote. President Obama chose Mr Kerry to replace Hillary Clinton who stands down on Friday.
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Relief and Anxiety Meld in Malian Towns Freed of Islamists

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
BAMAKO, Mali - As French and Malian troops routed Islamist militants from the northern Malian towns of Gao and Timbuktu, residents' relief and elation appeared to give way on Tuesday to some measure of reprisal and frustration.
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New BlackBerrys Are Ready, But RIM Seeks Carriers, Apps

Wall Street Journal - ‎59 minutes ago‎
RIM is hoping the new devices and software will convince CIOs that it's serious about reclaiming its corporate crown. Here are some questions CIOs should keep in mind, Steven Rosenbush discusses on digits.
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Chaos in Egypt Stirs Warning of a Collapse

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
CAIRO - As three Egyptian cities defied President Mohamed Morsi's attempt to quell the anarchy spreading through their streets, the nation's top general warned Tuesday that the state itself was in danger of collapse if the feuding civilian leaders could not ...
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Australian PM surprises with September election call

Reuters - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By James Grubel. CANBERRA | Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:00am EST. CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard set national elections for September 14, stunning voters on Wednesday with eight months notice of the vote in a bold move ...
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New Kevin Collins search in SF

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Federal and local law enforcement officers searched a home in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Tuesday as part of a renewed probe into the 1984 disappearance of 10-year-old Kevin Collins, but found little except apparent animal bones, ...
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Scout Plan to Allow Gays Ignites Debates on Local Level

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A proposed shift by the Boy Scouts of America away from its national policy banning gays, leaving the decision to local councils, has divided scouts, families and troop leaders, with thousands taking to the organization's Facebook page and other online ...
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Mayor's vision shows longer view for Boston

Boston Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mayor Thomas M. Menino knocked 'em dead at Faneuil Hall last night with a rousing, inspiring State of the City speech that was filled with passion and promises to improve education, public safety and pay for women - and put politicians on notice that his ...
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Front spawns thunderstorms and tornadoes in the Mississippi Valley

CNN - ‎25 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- A powerful weather front is pushing severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and unstable conditions favorable for concocting tornadoes eastward through the Mississippi Valley.
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Amazon Earnings: 21 Cents EPS, $21.27 Billion Revenue vs. Estimates of 28 ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
Amazon's quarterly earnings and outlook fell short of analysts' expectations Tuesday but the company's revenue jumped 22 percent and margins were strong during the key holiday quarter.
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Chesapeake CEO Resigns After Scrutiny on Personal Loans

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s (CHK) departing chief executive officer will leave to his successor a shrunken, cash-starved version of what was once the preeminent natural gas producer in the world's biggest market for the fuel.
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Boeing 787 batteries

The Seattle Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Boeing had numerous reliability issues with the main batteries on its 787 Dreamliner long before two serious incidents this month grounded the entire fleet, according to sources familiar with the issues.
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Review: Microsoft Office Pricey, but Good Value

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
As much as I like Google Docs for word processing and spreadsheets, I find the online software clunky at times. So I was skeptical when I heard Microsoft is trying to sell its new version of Office as an online subscription.
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Singapore telcos to offer 128GB iPad

34 minutes ago
Written by
Vincent Chang
All three carriers in Singapore, SingTel, StarHub and M1, have confirmed that they will be offering the new 128GB version of the iPad.
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Ashley Judd, Dario Franchitti call it quits

Kansas City Star - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Ashley Judd and her husband, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti, are splitting after 11 years of marriage. "We have mutually decided to end our marriage.
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Chris Brown Makes His Instagram Private After Frank Ocean Fight - ‎4 hours ago‎
Singer announces he's 'detaching' from social media following negative response to a crucifix painting he posted. By Kara Warner (@karawarner).
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'New Girl' Creator Liz Meriwether on Her Comedy's Romantic Bombshell

Hollywood Reporter - ‎1 hour ago‎
"It feels like an organic time for it to happen," she tells THR. "It took us by surprise, and we liked that because we felt it would take the audience by surprise a little bit, too.
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Question of the day: Have we seen the last of A-Rod? (blog)
12 minutes ago
Written by
Jon Heyman
Alex Rodriguez isn't going to be banned from the game base on the new allegations in the Miami New Times, as the doping penalties laid out in the CBA are clear: 50 games for a first offense, 100 games for a second, and life for a third.
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Lakers withstand late rally to beat Hornets, 111-106

Los Angeles Times
39 minutes ago
Written by
Eric Pincus
Lakers 111 - Hornets 106 (Final). The Lakers won their third-straight game on Tuesday night, defeating the New Orleans Hornets at Staples Center, 111-106.
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Sharks beat Ducks 3-2 in shootout to stay unbeaten

Yahoo! Sports - ‎4 minutes ago‎
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Michal Handzus scored the lone goal in a shootout on the first attempt to give the unbeaten San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
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Four observations from Tuesday night

ESPN (blog) - ‎18 minutes ago‎
1. Nerlens Noel ... that's all -- It didn't make sense until the end of the game (Kentucky won 87-74 at No. 16 Ole Miss). Ole Miss had completely blown the first half after starting 3-for-20 against a Kentucky team that was affected by early foul trouble.
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That Cuddly Kitty Is Deadlier Than You Think

New York Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
For all the adorable images of cats that play the piano, flush the toilet, mew melodiously and find their way back home over hundreds of miles, scientists have identified a shocking new truth: cats are far deadlier than anyone realized.
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Drill reaches Antarctica's under-ice Lake Whillans

BBC News - ‎Jan 28, 2013‎
An American attempt to bore down into Lake Whillans, a body of water buried almost 1km under the Antarctic ice, has achieved its aim.
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Immune response, nerve growth top concerns in double arm transplant

Los Angeles Times
3 hours ago
Written by
Monte Morin
As Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco recovers from an extremely rare double arm transplant, experts in the field of reconstructive transplantation say the surgery's ultimate success depends heavily on a patient's immune system response and nerve tissue ...
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For Weight Loss Success, Think About When, Not Just What, You Eat

TIME - ‎17 hours ago‎
In the latest collaborative study, researchers at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Tufts University and the University of Murcia in Spain, found that the time of day you eat large meals may help to predict how many pounds you drop.

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