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Russia to Expel US Diplomat

Wall Street Journal
2 hours ago
Written by
greg white
MOSCOW—Russian authorities on Tuesday expelled an American they accused of being a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officer operating under diplomatic cover in Moscow, alleging that he attempted to recruit a member of the Russian intelligence ...
Russia Busts CIA 'Spy' and His Gmail
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Holder orders FBI, Justice probe of IRS audits

Washington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into allegations that Internal Revenue Service officials targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.
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Powerball jackpot estimated at $360 million; lottery officials credit game redesign ...

Fox News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
DES MOINES, Iowa - Insurance agent Joe Williams is trying, like so many others, to get lucky with Powerball. Williams, of Middleton, Wis.
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Wiggins wait was worth it for Kansas

ESPN
38 minutes ago
Written by
Eamonn Brennan
According to its website, Canada's version of the Central Intelligence Agency (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) is "at the forefront of Canada's national security establishment, employing some of the country's most intelligent and capable men and ...
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Human Rights Watch alleges rebel atrocities in Syria

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT -- Gruesome video footage purportedly showing a Syrian rebel commander mutilating the corpse of a dead soldier while shouting sectarian insults has drawn condemnation from Human Rights Watch and focused renewed attention on battlefield ...
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Nigeria declares emergency in areas hit by Islamists

Reuters - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By Joe Brock and Felix Onuah. ABUJA | Tue May 14, 2013 4:00pm EDT. ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states on Tuesday, ordering in more troops to try to stem an increasingly ...
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Prince Harry tours Sandy-battered NJ: 'This used to be a house?'

Los Angeles Times - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Britain's Prince Harry expressed astonishment at the damage still evident on the New Jersey shore from Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday as he toured hard-hit towns and took in the view of the historic Seaside Heights roller coaster, which was washed into the ...
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Convicted Pa. abortion doctor gets life in prison - Philly.com

Philly.com - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Dr. Kermit Gosnell is escorted to a van leaving the Criminal Justice Center after being convicted on three counts of first degree murder on Monday.
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Parade shooting: New Orleans police chase teen with criminal past

Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Matt Pearce
Three victims remained in critical condition at a hospital Tuesday as New Orleans officials sought a teenage suspect in the Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people.
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Hedge Fund Boss Loeb Lobbies for Breakup of Sony

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.S. hedge fund manager renowned for shaking up Yahoo Inc. has set his sights on Sony Corp., proposing that the Japanese electronics giant spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division and use the money to strengthen its ailing device ...
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CBO Sees Deficit Narrowing to $642 Billion

Wall Street Journal - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday the federal deficit is expected to shrink to $642 billion in the fiscal year ending Sept.
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A summer of higher airline fees coming our way

The Seattle Times
13 minutes ago
Written by
Christopher Elliott
Airlines are boosting ticket-change fees and adding new fees. What can passengers do? Not much, writes columnist Christopher Elliott, except take a train or drive instead.
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The best sign yet for Windows 8.1: Microsoft is making it a free upgrade

BGR
13 minutes ago
Written by
Brad Reed
As someone who admires the innovations that Microsoft made with Windows 8 while at the same time recognizing the platform's glaring flaws, I've found it encouraging that the company has decided to own up to some of its mistakes and dial back some of the ...
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NTSB Wants to Toughen Alcohol Limits for Drivers

ABC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A leading government safety entity is calling on the U.S. to lower the allowable blood alcohol level for drivers by 35 percent. The board of the National Transportation Safety Board this morning recommended that the blood alcohol content, or BAC, from .08 ...
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Nvidia's Shield Is an Ambitious Mistake

PC Magazine
3 hours ago
Written by
Will Greenwald
Nvidia has finally priced its Project Shield gaming device, and it's not pretty. If you want this new game system/controller/accessory, you'll need to shell out $350 for a pre-order, which is more than any other game system currently on the market.
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Beyonce Cancels Belgium Concert Due to Exhaustion

MTV.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Beyoncé was forced to pull out of a scheduled Mrs. Carter World Tour date in Antwerp, Belgium, on doctor's orders. According to a statement released to the Associated Press, the singer, reportedly suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, was advised by ...
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ABC bets TV viewers will marvel at superhero show

Reuters - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine. Tue May 14, 2013 4:20pm EDT. (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's ABC network is tapping its blockbuster "Avengers" franchise for a new TV show, looking to reverse a ratings decline that put it last of the four largest networks ...
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Former running back Chuck Muncie dies at 60

Muncie Star Press - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Chuck Muncie, a three-time Pro Bowl running back and a first-round pick of the New Orleans Saints whose career was shortened by drug abuse, died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 60, the Saints announced.
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Nationals' Harper gets stitches but no concussion in collision with fence

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Washington Nationals beat the Dodgers handily Monday night in Los Angeles, but their play was overshadowed by Bryce Harper's violent, bloody collision with the right field fence in the fifth inning.
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Guerrero's gun charges dismissed

ESPN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Welterweight contender Robert Guerrero, facing up to four years in prison for carrying an unloaded gun in a New York airport, had his case dismissed on Tuesday after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct in New York State Supreme Court for Queens County.
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10 Cool Things Chris Hadfield Taught Us to Do While in Space

TIME
9 minutes ago
Written by
Matt Peckham
While you were cooped up inside the International Space Station as its first Canadian commander from late December 2012 until recently, you submitted several videos to YouTube; videos containing tasks that, if performed here on Earth, would have drawn ...
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Restless Sun Unleashes Three Huge Flares

Wired - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Mexico's Lucky to Have Just One Man Blocking Internet Equality. We've Got a Bunch · Beyond Unlocking: Don't Let Them Kill the First Reasonable Copyright Reform Bill · FBI's Latest Proposal for a Wiretap-Ready Internet Should Be Trashed · Video · Video ...
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Study Questions How Sharply US Should Cut the Salt

ABC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it's not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle.
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Study: Breast-feeding and Formula May Benefit Newborns

U.S. News & World Report
3 hours ago
Written by
Laura McMullen
Babies with early weight loss may benefit from receiving limited intakes of formula in addition to breast milk, suggests a study published Monday in Pediatrics.
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