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Boko Haram Fighters Reportedly Seize Nigerian Army Base

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02am

Suspected militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram have launched attacks on civilians in northeast Nigeria. Over the weekend, they seized another town and a military base in the remote northeast.

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Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02am

During his 22 years at ESPN, Scott became well-known for his signature catchphrases that connected with younger audiences and the hip-hop generation. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.

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Entrepreneurs Find Ways To Make Money From Carbon Emissions

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02am

President Obama in September set a formidable goal for American industry and agriculture — reduce greenhouse gases by a quarter in 10 years. But several states are ahead of the game.

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Former GOP Sen. Edward Brooke Dies At 95

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02am

Former U.S. Senator Edward Brooke died on Saturday. He was 95. When he took office in 1966, Brooke became the first popularly elected African American in the Senate.

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Republican Leaders Vow New Congress Will Get Things Done

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:01am

It's the first time since the 2006 election that both chambers will be controlled by Republicans. They pledge an end to gridlock, but they still have to work with the same Democratic president.

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Jury Selection To Begin Monday In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:35am

The surviving suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, is charged with 30 counts of murder and terrorism. He faces the death penalty if convicted. An appeals court rejected an emergency bid to move the trial.

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Lacking Internet, Cubans Rely On 'The Package' For Entertainment

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:34am

The so-called weekly "package," allows Cubans to watch every current TV show and series available to the world at a fraction of the cost and without government censors.

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The Theater Company Is 1927, The Technology Is Cutting Edge

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am

The British troupe 1927 has used vintage style and distinctive animation to make a name for itself in London and beyond. Its latest play is Golem.

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What Heroin Addiction Tells Us About Changing Bad Habits

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am

Sure, you resolve to exercise more, but somehow it never happens. It could be that your environment is sabotaging you, psychologists say. A famous study about heroin and the Vietnam War explains how.

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The Original Funky Drummers On Life With James Brown

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:31am

Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks should have been rivals: James Brown hired both of them to do one job. Instead, they stuck together, and laid the foundation for modern funk drumming in the process.

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How Driver's License Suspensions Unfairly Target The Poor

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:30am

Losing your driver's license is a serious penalty, but often it's for nothing to do with unsafe driving. Without one, many who can't afford to pay the fines, have a hard time finding or keeping a job.

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Hedge Fund Founder Thomas Gilbert Slain, Gunman Sought

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 11:52pm

Police say Thomas Gilbert, 70, was shot in the head in his Manhattan apartment. He founded Wainscott Capital Partners Fund which focuses on the biotech and health care industries.

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