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France Seizes Passports Of 6 Allegedly Planning To Join Islamists In Syria

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:59

It's the first time the French government has used a measure that was approved in November to limit the number of French citizens joining Islamist groups in the Middle East.

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Australia Announces Security Crackdown Amid 'Rising' Terrorist Threat

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:45

Under the proposed new measures, Australia can revoke citizenship to any dual national if they travel overseas to fight alongside jihadists.

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Obama Wants Rules That Force Brokers To Put Clients' Interests First

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:21

The Obama administration says the current system promotes conflicts of interest, leads to high fees and erodes returns on investment.

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12 Feet: A Soaring New Broad Jump Record Is Set At NFL Combine

Mon, 2015-02-23 07:42

If you're ever standing near Byron Jones when he jumps, you might want to stay well back. The cornerback flew more than 12 feet Monday, from a standing start.

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50 Years Of Shrinking Union Membership, In One Map

Mon, 2015-02-23 07:04

Union membership has been on a steady decline nationally since the middle of the last century. Watch as membership declines in states across the country.

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As Iran Nuclear Talks Resume, Critics Ratchet Up The Rhetoric

Mon, 2015-02-23 06:55

U.S. and Iranian delegates are hunkered down in Geneva trying to settle on the framework for an accord on the future of Iran's nuclear program. Not everyone is impressed with this nuclear diplomacy.

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Administration Bars Health Plans That Won't Cover Hospital Care

Mon, 2015-02-23 06:40

Companies mainly in lower-wage industries that hadn't previously offered health coverage had been flocking to the stripped-down plans for 2015.

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Honda's President Resigns, After A Troubled Year For Carmaker

Mon, 2015-02-23 06:34

Takanobu Ito, who has led Honda since 2009, will leave his post in June, giving way to Takahiro Hachigo, an executive who began his career as an engineer.

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Becoming American: Immigrants Tweet Their Stories

Mon, 2015-02-23 05:48

Entrepreneurs and engineers, performers and professors are among those who are sharing their stories about becoming American on Twitter.

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Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

Mon, 2015-02-23 05:45

Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others were convicted of violating a law banning unlicensed protests. Activists said the sentences underscore the lengths the government will go to to stifle dissent.

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Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues

Mon, 2015-02-23 05:34

At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.

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The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

Mon, 2015-02-23 05:16

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and ALS, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.

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Ukraine Says It Can't Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce

Mon, 2015-02-23 03:04

Noting deadly attacks by Russian-backed separatists who have renewed a push near the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine says it can't withdraw heavy weapons from the front lines.

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How We Talk About Our Teachers

Mon, 2015-02-23 01:02

The words college students use to describe their professors say a lot about how men and women are judged differently.

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Lots Of Seniors Are Overweight, But Few Use Free Counseling

Mon, 2015-02-23 00:24

A little-known part of the Affordable Care Act pays primary care doctors to help overweight seniors lose weight. So why aren't more seniors taking advantage of the free weight loss counseling?

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Brutal ISIS Tactics Create New Levels Of Trauma Among Iraqis

Mon, 2015-02-23 00:23

The self-styled Islamic State has made a practice of public beheading and other horrific acts of violence. It's taking a huge toll on Iraqis, only a fraction of whom are getting the help they need.

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For TSA Officers, Congress' Inaction On Funding Could Hit Home

Mon, 2015-02-23 00:22

If Congress doesn't fund the Department of Homeland Security this week, most DHS employees will likely be ordered to stay on the job — and make do without a paycheck until funding is restored.

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Immigration Courts 'Operating In Crisis Mode,' Judges Say

Mon, 2015-02-23 00:21

The nation's immigration courts are jammed with the asylum cases of some 60,000 unaccompanied minors who crossed the southern border last summer. There are 429,000 cases pending and only 223 judges.

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When Kids Think Parents Play Favorites, It Can Spell Trouble

Mon, 2015-02-23 00:20

When children think they're being slighted, it can lead to risky behavior as teenagers, a study finds. Having warm, respectful relationships helps counteract the "You always liked her best!"

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Kids, Allergies And A Possible Downside To Squeaky Clean Dishes

Sun, 2015-02-22 20:41

Swedish kids growing up in families who wash their dishes by hand seem less likely than families with dishwashers to develop certain allergies, one study suggests. But there may be more to it.

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