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Watch Jon Stewart Defend Trevor Noah On 'The Daily Show'

Tue, 2015-04-07 06:17

Stewart, the show's host, called Noah, the man named to succeed him, "an incredibly thoughtful and ... funny ... individual." Noah had been criticized for the tone and content of some of his tweets.

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Pew: Japan And U.S. Respect Each Other And Distrust China

Tue, 2015-04-07 05:37

Japanese and Americans surveyed say they want the two nations to remain close, or get closer. And they share a suspicion of China.

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5 Things You Should Know About Sen. Rand Paul

Tue, 2015-04-07 05:03

The 52-year-old ophthalmologist has founded an eye clinic for low-income patients and once stood on the Senate floor for nearly 13 hours. Here's what else you might not know or remember.

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In Movie Piracy Case, Australian ISPs Are Ordered To Share Customers' Info

Tue, 2015-04-07 04:10

It's being called a landmark ruling in Australia, where delayed film release dates are blamed for helping create one of the highest rates of web piracy in the world.

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Sen. Rand Paul Poised To Announce 2016 Presidential Run

Tue, 2015-04-07 03:32

The Republican senator from Kentucky looks to get a jump on what is likely to be a crowded GOP field in 2016. Polls show him in a three-way tie for third place for his party's nomination.

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Rand Paul, Can A Libertarian Win The Republican Primary?

Tue, 2015-04-07 03:03

As Rand Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.

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In Reclaimed Tikrit, Mass Graves From ISIS's Brutal Occupation

Tue, 2015-04-07 03:03

As many as 1,700 people are believed to be in mass graves that have been unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base.

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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

Tue, 2015-04-07 01:11

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep the U.S. and other countries have have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.

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Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

Tue, 2015-04-07 01:03

We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.

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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tue, 2015-04-07 01:03

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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A New Orleans High School Adapts To 'Unaccompanied Minors'

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:23

About 68,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have entered the U.S. in the past year. We check back in with a school in New Orleans that took in 50 of them.

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New Orleans Educator Dreams Of Teaching Tech To Beat The Streets

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:21

After the shooting death of one of his students, New Orleans educator Jonathan Johnson was inspired to create a school that gives low income students practical skills to compete in high-tech fields.

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A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:20

New Web suffixes have popped up in recent years to supplement .com or .net. One of the newest — .sucks — has companies worried their reputations will take a hit, so they're buying up the addresses.

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Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

Mon, 2015-04-06 19:29

In a back-and-forth game, the Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

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Coroner Says Illinois Teen Was Shot Twice In The Back By Police

Mon, 2015-04-06 15:25

Police say they were called because of an argument or fight. Justus Howell, 17, ran from them and the coroner says one bullet pierced his liver, spleen and heart. A second bullet hit his shoulder.

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Report On 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story Further Roils A Troubled Campus

Mon, 2015-04-06 14:07

A review of a story about an alleged rape is the latest in a long saga for the U. of Va. The fraternity implicated in the story plans to sue, and advocates say fewer rape victims are coming forward.

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N.J.-Exxon Settlement: Some Say Proof Falls Short Of Stronger Case

Mon, 2015-04-06 14:07

Officials released the details of the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, calling it a historically large payout. But environmentalists say the deal is worse than they feared.

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Gertrude Weaver, World's Oldest Woman, Dies At 116

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:12

She had assumed the title last week. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. The world's oldest person is now Jeralean Talley, who lives in the Detroit area and was born May 23, 1899.

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Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:04

A 3-D printing software company hands artists high-tech tools to craft human-centered projects. But it isn't the first program to pair the imaginative with the practical to inform great innovation.

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Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:01

In an interview with NPR, the president dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's demand that Iran recognize Israel as part of a nuclear deal.

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