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Politics of Sen. Rand Paul filibuster

Fox News - ‎35 minutes ago‎
.... -- you can have different rules but we already know that a large percentage of the drone strikes overseas we're not naming the person.
Wyden aids Rand Paul's Senate filibuster, but only to a degree
With bipartisan aid, Paul filibusters CIA pick Brennan
Why Rand Paul Won't Stop Talking
Filibuster Holds Up Vote on CIA Nominee
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Obama reaches out to Republican senators

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - With budget talks in tatters and his top priorities tied up in the Senate, President Obama took his Republican opponents out to dinner Wednesday, part of a multi-step, multi-meal plan to thaw the chilly relations with Congress that threaten his ...
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Scared? Brian Cashman sure isn't

ESPN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
This is a good time for the New York Yankees to be run by a man willing to jump from a plane at 13,600 feet. This is a good time to employ Brian Cashman, busted leg and all, a general manager who has survived 15 years after he was favored to last 15 ...
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Worker Killed by Lion at California Sanctuary

ABC News
47 minutes ago
Written by
Russell Goldman
An intern at a big cat sanctuary in Dunlap, Calif., was killed after being attacked by a lion, officials told ABC News and ABC News station KFSN.
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Time Warner Spinning Off Time Inc. Magazines

1 hour ago
Written by
Sam Gustin
(LOS ANGELES) - Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that it will spin off the magazine unit behind Time, Sports Illustrated and People into a separate, publicly traded company by the end of the year.
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Syrian Rebels Abduct UN Soldiers

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Around 20 United Nations peacekeepers were abducted by a Syrian rebel group. WSJ's Joe Lauria reports on The News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
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Kenya elections: Row over spoiled votes

BBC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A row has broken out in Kenya over whether spoiled ballots should be included in the presidential vote count following tightly contested polls.
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Syria rejects any role of Arab League in efforts to solve Syrian crisis

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
DAMASCUS, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Syria's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it rejected any role of the Arab League (AL) in any plan or effort that would lead to a political solution to the long- standing Syrian crisis due to its "negative and biased" stance.
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Arkansas sets earliest abortion ban in country

Politico - ‎1 hour ago‎
Abortion rights groups are gearing up for a legal fight against Arkansas's new law banning abortions after 12 weeks, the most restrictive early abortion ban in the nation.
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Suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed NY family surrenders

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York (CNN) -- The suspect wanted in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a Brooklyn couple and their unborn child this week turned himself in to authorities in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, New York police said.
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Fed Says Modest Growth Spurred by Housing in Survey

Bloomberg - ‎7 hours ago‎
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Workers pour concrete for a driveway of a new home at a housing development on March 5, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Asian shares pause after rally, watch central bank meetings

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares paused from two strong days of gains on Thursday, with investors watching meetings of the central banks of Japan, Britain and the euro zone for signs of policy easing.
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Microsoft apologizes for violating EU antitrust order

USA TODAY (blog) - ‎9 minutes ago‎
SEATTLE - The $731 million fine European regulators slapped on Microsoft Wednesday for failing to abide by an antitrust sanction reinforces the European Union's longstanding insistence on fair competition.
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Face-Lift at Facebook, to Keep Its Users Engaged

New York Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook plans to announce on Thursday a substantial redesign of its News Feed - a makeover aimed at both keeping users glued to the social network and luring more advertising dollars.
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Microsoft backtracks on harsh Office 2013 licence transfer restrictions

4 hours ago
Written by
Ricardo Bilton
In the tech world, you've got bad decisions, and you've got really bad decisions. Microsoft's move to block Office users from transferring their Office licenses to new computers falls into the latter category.
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Tribeca Film Fest Unveils Remainder of Slate

Wall Street Journal
24 minutes ago
Written by
Steve Dollar
Unveiling a combination of boldfaced glamor and investigative grit, the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday announced the remaining 43 films slated for its 12th annual edition, which runs April 17-28.
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Rory McIlroy aces test at Doral

ESPN - ‎7 hours ago‎
DORAL, Fla. -- For all the wayward shots, all the frustrating swings, Rory McIlroy hit this one flush. Perhaps the feeling to him was not the same as a purely struck golf ball, but in this particular case, he knocked it stiff.
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Despite Ranger's Eye Injury, Union Rejects Calls for Mandatory Visors

New York Times
13 minutes ago
Written by
Jeff Klein
The puck may have been flying about 75 miles per hour when it exploded off the stick of Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen and deflected into the face of Marc Staal near his right eye Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
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Chiefs release RT Eric Winston, and Branden Albert confirms his resistance to ...

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Branden Albert (76) and Eric Winston (74) talk with injured quarterback Matt Cassel in 2012. (USAT Sports Imag … Well, things are certainly interesting in Kansas City these days.
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Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa a late scratch for Wednesday vs. Avalanche

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Hawks winger Marian Hossa's (C) is joined by Brandon Saad (L) and Jonathan Toews to celebrate Hossa's goal giving the Blackhawks a 4-1 lead in the first period of the the Chicago Blackhawks vs.
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Halftime Report: Knicks 44, Pistons 38

ESPN (blog)
24 minutes ago
Written by
Ian Begley
The Knicks were up 15 at one point in the first half but that lead was down to six when they hit the locker room. Here are a few observations: STRONG START FOR STAT: Some Knicks fans were upset that Amar'e Stoudemire didn't start the game tonight.
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Helium-burning binary stars give us a new tape measure for the Universe.

Ars Technica
4 hours ago
Written by
Matthew Francis
The Large Magellanic Cloud, the largest satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. Accurate estimates of the distance to this galaxy help calibrate measurements of the expansion rate of the Universe.
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Giant Camels Roamed the Icy Canadian Arctic 3.5 Million Years Ago

Counsel & Heal - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Camels roamed the icy Arctic of Canada? That's exactly what paleontologist learnt after discovering 30 bone fragments of giant camels in Ellesmere Island in Canada, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Shy Higgs boson continues to vex particle hunters

New Scientist - ‎11 hours ago‎
Anyone desperately waiting to find out whether the particle discovered at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) last year is indeed the Higgs boson, or something more surprising, will get little relief from the latest painful results.
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Fewer gun deaths in states with most gun laws, study finds (blog) - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Bill Briggs, NBC News contributor. States with a heavier dose of firearm laws tend to have the lowest rates of gun deaths, according to a study released Wednesday by Boston-based researchers who argue their findings show "there is a role" in America for ...
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Police: No charges against nurse who refused to do CPR (blog) - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Lisa Flam, NBC News contributor. Criminal charges will not be filed against anyone involved in the case of an elderly California woman who collapsed at a retirement home and later died after a nurse refused a 911 dispatcher's pleas to perform CPR, ...
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Hydeia Broadbent, Born With HIV, Reacts to 'Cure'

ABC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hydeia Broadbent was born with HIV coursing through her veins, invading her white blood cells and eroding her immune system. Her adoptive parents would find out three years later, after her biological mother and brother tested positive for the virus.
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