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In Video: The Great Llama Drama Of 2015

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:12

The nation was riveted by a pair of llamas that broke free in Sun City, Ariz. The llamas ran through parking lots and boulevards, until the men with lassos were called.

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South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Contraceptive Companies Rise

Thu, 2015-02-26 11:56

The country's Constitutional Court voted 7-2 to abolish a 1953 law that made adultery a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.

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Saudi Man Convicted Of Conspiracy In 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:55

Khalid al-Fawwaz was convicted on all four conspiracy charges tied to the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The U.S. has said al-Fawwaz was Osama bin Laden's lieutenant in Britain.

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Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:55

The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images of art created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory.

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Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:47

Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.

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Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch Nomination As Attorney General

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:41

President Obama's nominee cleared a major hurdle to succeed Eric Holder. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to send the nomination to the full chamber where it is expected to pass.

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Astronomers Discover A Supermassive Black Hole Dating To Cosmic Dawn

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:20

It's enormous, and it grew relatively quickly — less than 900 million years after the Big Bang.

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Judge Throws Out Cover-Up Allegations Against Argentine President

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:52

The judge ruled prosecutors' claims against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner failed to meet standards for an investigation. She was accused of covering up Iran's alleged role in a bombing.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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What We're Watching At The Conservative Political Action Conference

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:38

This CPAC should be one of the biggest, craziest, most electric ever, given that it's the last before the presidential primary and caucus season kicks off. But will it be?

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James Bond Meets His Match — The Roman Cobblestone

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:06

Actor Daniel Craig reportedly hit his head when the Aston Martin he was driving during filming the 24th James Bond thriller encountered a loose sanpietrino, as the cobblestones in Rome are known.

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Higher Wages, Lower Prices Give Consumers A Break

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:01

Something very unusual is happening in the U.S. economy. Traditionally, workers lose buying power to rising prices. But lately, paychecks and prices have been heading in opposite directions.

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Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:51

More than 32,000 people die each year in the United States in gun-related suicides, violence and accidents. The physicians seek universal background checks and other measures to reduce the toll.

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Net Neutrality Up For A Key Vote Today By FCC Board

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:46

An essential question will be decided today about how the Internet works: Should service providers be a neutral gateway or should they handle different types of Internet traffic in different ways?

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Smashing Priceless Artifacts

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:27

Bearded men wielding sledgehammers are seen shattering ancient statues and friezes in the Iraqi city of Mosul. One of the militants says God commanded them to remove the idols and statues.

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How Black Abolitionists Changed A Nation

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:16

Hundreds of outspoken African Americans moved America toward Emancipation.

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NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:01

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.

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Afghans Make History, Winning Thriller Against Scotland In Cricket's World Cup

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:46

The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.

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