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Your Daily Distraction: The Internet Tries To Unravel A Football Fan Mystery

Fri, 2015-01-02 08:41

Video shows a young woman seemingly consoling a young man sitting next to her by running her hands through his hair. Then she realizes something. The Internet is now rife with speculation.

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Kim Jong Un's Little Sister Reportedly Marries

Fri, 2015-01-02 08:39

Kim Yo Jong, who is said to have recently assumed a key leadership role, has reportedly married the son of the secretary of the ruling party.

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Deputy Attorney General Reflects On Controversies, Successes

Fri, 2015-01-02 08:25

James Cole says his decision to approve subpoenas for reporters' phone records, amid national security leaks, "was a very, very tough call. At the end of the day, I'd probably have to do it again."

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Along Shanghai's River, Buddhist Tradition Meets Greedy Fishermen

Fri, 2015-01-02 07:23

It's a scene that reflects China's competing trends: Buddhist monks release fish into Shanghai's Huangpu River to "free" them. A few yards downstream, fishermen quickly scoop them up.

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Chinese Gamblers See Macau As Bad Bet Amid Corruption Crackdown

Fri, 2015-01-02 06:28

Gambling revenue in the former Portuguese territory has fallen for the first time in more than a decade as Chinese officials fear a conspicuous display of wealth.

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In Exercise Accident, Sen. Harry Reid Breaks Ribs, Bones In Face

Fri, 2015-01-02 06:25

Reid, a former boxer, is fine and "will return to Washington this weekend and will be in the office Tuesday," his office said.

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Hundreds Of Syrian Migrants Abandoned On Ship Off Italy

Fri, 2015-01-02 05:37

The vessel, carrying about 450 people trying to reach Europe, has been taken under tow after smugglers jumped ship.

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Judge Says Florida Clerks Have Duty To Issue Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples

Fri, 2015-01-02 05:10

The clarification to a previous opinion means gay marriages will begin in the state next week. The judge says the issue of gay marriage is settled.

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How Will You Work Out When CrossFit's No Longer Hip?

Fri, 2015-01-02 03:38

Fitness programs typically don't have much staying power. People are already saying adios to Zumba and Pilates. The cheapest and simplest routines are more likely to be keepers. Think down dog.

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WATCH: Mario Cuomo's Speech At The 1984 Democratic Convention

Fri, 2015-01-02 02:39

The speech catapulted Cuomo onto the national scene and cemented the three-time New York governor as one of the last avatars for New Deal liberalism.

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Why Buy When You Can Borrow? App Connects People And Stuff

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:27

Millions of people use apps to share their homes and their cars. Now Peerby, an app developed in the Netherlands, helps people to share things like power drills and bicycle pumps with people nearby.

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Age 85 And Still Stylish On The Streets Of Berlin

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:26

In Berlin, street fashion's trendiest figure is Ali Akdeniz, age 85. His dapper attire is the focus of a blog that went viral. Its creator, Zoe Spawton, won Germany's most prestigious design prize.

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Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Virus Hunt In Asia

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:24

A handful of ecologists knew for years that West Africa was at risk for an Ebola outbreak. Now they're figuring out where else in the world the virus could be hiding. Many signs point to Asia.

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Ohio State Beats Alabama, Will Play Oregon For Championship

Thu, 2015-01-01 17:15

Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon by beating Alabama 42-35. Earlier, Oregon defeated Florida State 59-20.

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Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dead At 82

Thu, 2015-01-01 16:21

Mario Cuomo, who served as governor of New York from 1983 to 1994 and who was considered for a time a leading Democratic presidential option, died Thursday at the age of 82, news sources report.

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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

Thu, 2015-01-01 14:02

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.

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A 40-Day Vegan Fast, Then At Last, A January Christmas Feast

Thu, 2015-01-01 13:43

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church observes Christmas on Jan. 7, and the 40 days prior are observed as a vegan fast. That means no dairy and no meat until the traditional dish of doro wat on Christmas Day.

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Florida's Gay Marriage Advocates Fighting A Battle They Thought They'd Won

Thu, 2015-01-01 12:21

Gay and lesbian couples in Florida are waiting to hear whether Jan. 6 will be the day they can get start getting married. It's a battle gay marriage advocates thought they'd already won, but continues to be mired in legal wrangling.

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Net Neutrality Debate Forces FCC Chairman Into The Spotlight

Thu, 2015-01-01 12:21

Tom Wheeler is a former cable TV lobbyist and the president's appointee as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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Turbulent Season Puts The NFL On Notice

Thu, 2015-01-01 12:21

Charges of abuse against high profile players and the leagues response to those charges angered many. We look at how the league is working to restore its tarnished brand.

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