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Islamic State video: second Frenchman identified - Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 20:14

Sydney Morning Herald

Islamic State video: second Frenchman identified
Sydney Morning Herald
Paris: French authorities have identified a second French militant who appears on a beheading video released by Islamic State at the weekend, a state prosecutor said on Wednesday. Officials said on Monday that one of the men shown herding prisoners to ...

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Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers - Las Vegas Sun

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:42

Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers
Las Vegas Sun
Gov. Brian Sandoval smiles as Nevada Republicans gather to celebrate the winning vote counts at the New Nevada Lounge in the Red Rock Casino on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. By Kyle Roerink (contact). Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 | 4:31 p.m..

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Raise Interest Rates, Make Grandma Smile - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:05

Wall Street Journal

Raise Interest Rates, Make Grandma Smile
Wall Street Journal
With the Fed's near-zero policy, households headed by someone 75 or older have lost $2,700 annually in interest income. By. Charles R. Schwab. Nov. 19, 2014 7:05 p.m. ET. 2 COMMENTS. For America's 44 million senior citizens, plus tens of millions of ...
Fed Debate Shifts to Tightening Pace After First Rate IncreaseBusinessweek
Fed expects limited impact from overseas weakness, market turmoilMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Fed minutes show debate on low-rates pledgeUSA TODAY
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France Identifies 2nd French Citizen in IS Video - The Chosun Ilbo

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:11

France Identifies 2nd French Citizen in IS Video
The Chosun Ilbo
French officials have identified a second Frenchman among the militants in a video showing the severed head of an American aid worker and the beheadings of at least 18 Syrian soldiers. President Francois Hollande said Wednesday during a visit to ...

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Chris Christie hedges on Obama immigration plan - CNN

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:10

CNN

Chris Christie hedges on Obama immigration plan
CNN
Boca Raton, Florida (CNN) -- Chris Christie -- a self-styled truth teller with a penchant for political combat -- was notably cautious Wednesday when pressed on President Barack Obama's plan to issue immigration executive orders. At the annual meeting of the ...
Tenn.'s Haslam likely next head of GOP governors' groupWashington Times
GOP governors attack Obama's immigration orderWFTV Orlando
GOP governors, possible presidential candidates in Boca RatonWPBF West Palm Beach
NorthJersey.com -Nashville Scene
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Uber May Need Adult Supervision as Controversy Builds - Bloomberg

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:50

Bloomberg

Uber May Need Adult Supervision as Controversy Builds
Bloomberg
Like Google and Facebook before it, Uber may now be in need of adult supervision. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick is dealing with a wave of criticism this week from remarks that one of his top lieutenants, Emil Michael, made about snooping on ...
Report: Uber investigating exec for tracking userUSA TODAY
Dylan's Desk: What Uber tells us about tech startups vs. journalistsVentureBeat
Uber investigating if exec broke privacy rulesNewsOK.com

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CNN's Don Lemon criticized for comments to Cosby rape accuser, apologizes - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:09

E! Online

CNN's Don Lemon criticized for comments to Cosby rape accuser, apologizes
Los Angeles Times
In an interview Tuesday night with Joan Tarshis, who has accused comedian Bill Cosby of raping her, CNN's Don Lemon suggested Tarshis might have been able to do something to stop the alleged rape. In an interview Tuesday night with Joan Tarshis, who ...
Don Lemon's irresponsible armchair quarterbackingWashington Post (blog)
CNN's Don Lemon apologizes for comments made to Cosby accuserAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
What did CNN anchor Don Lemon say to Bill Cosby accuser that made people ...AL.com

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'Hunger Games': How do the three films rank? - San Jose Mercury News

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:41

Hollywood Reporter

'Hunger Games': How do the three films rank?
San Jose Mercury News
How does "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I" compare to the other films based on Suzanne Collins's dystopian bestsellers? "The Hunger Games": The 2012 endeavor that introduced most movie audiences to futuristic killing games (not to mention a ...
Review: Revolution gathering in 'Mockingjayseattlepi.com
Chocolate chili inspired by Natalie Dormerfox8.com

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Rumors swirl that Natalie Morales, Willie Geist were fired from 'Today' - Fox News

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:54

Fox News

Rumors swirl that Natalie Morales, Willie Geist were fired from 'Today'
Fox News
The “Today” show has been no stranger to shakeups in recent years, and another huge staffing change could be coming to a TV near you very soon. An NBC source told Us Weekly, hosts Natalie Morales and Willie Geist "were recently told they were fired.
If 'Today Show' Fires Natalie Morales & Tamron Hall, It Would Be a Huge Blow ...Bustle
Natalie Morales, Willie Geist not fired from 'Today,' says NBCUPI.com
NBC News Fires Back at 'Today' Show Us Weekly Story: 'False Rumors'TheWrap
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Kerry meets top mediator; Iran deal still unlikely - Daily Mail

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:29

Daily Mail

Kerry meets top mediator; Iran deal still unlikely
Daily Mail
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held an unexpected second meeting in two days with a key Arab mediator in the Iran nuclear talks, part of a last-minute push to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease the threat of the Islamic ...

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Portman: Obama Will Face 'Lawsuits' If He Acts Alone On Immigration - Huffington Post

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:13

Huffington Post

Portman: Obama Will Face 'Lawsuits' If He Acts Alone On Immigration
Huffington Post
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) warned that Republicans would take legal recourse if President Obama goes forward with a planned executive action on immigration, a move the senator from Ohio described as "illegal." "I think there'll be lawsuits filed, I believe so ...
NBC/WSJ Poll: Nearly Half Oppose Executive Action On ImmigrationNBCNews.com
Obama poised to announce go-it-alone plan on immigration ThursdayReuters
The Polls Are Clear: Younger Republicans Support Action on Climate ChangeBusinessweek
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Meet the $325 million man: Giancarlo Stanton seals deal with Marlins - MiamiHerald.com

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:04

ABC News

Meet the $325 million man: Giancarlo Stanton seals deal with Marlins
MiamiHerald.com
Call it a commitment for the ages — about as long and impressive as one of his mammoth, tape-measure home runs. Giancarlo Stanton, one of baseball's brightest young stars and biggest bashers, finally made his much talked about 13-year, $325 million ...
Will Giancarlo Stanton's historic contract ever impact Bryce Harper?Washington Post
Stanton Signs Record Deal At Marlins Park News ConferenceCBS Local
Opt-out clause gives Stanton leverage for even bigger dealFOXSports.com
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Acting Secret Service director Joseph Clancy calls lapses 'devastating' - Washington Post

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:01

Fox News

Acting Secret Service director Joseph Clancy calls lapses 'devastating'
Washington Post
Joseph Clancy, who became acting director of the Secret Service last month following a string of security missteps, told lawmakers Wednesday that he found the multiple failures that allowed a fence-jumper to race deep into the White House “devastating.”.
Secret Service "severely damaged" by recent scandals, director saysCBS News
Watch Live: House Secret Service Oversight HearingNBCNews.com
Secret Service chief: Morale suffering at agencyFox News
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Obama's Executive Order on Immigration Is Unlikely to Include Health Benefits - New York Times

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 08:19

Wall Street Journal

Obama's Executive Order on Immigration Is Unlikely to Include Health Benefits
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Millions of undocumented immigrants who are set to be granted a form of legal status by President Obama as early as this week will not receive one key benefit: government subsidies for health care available under the Affordable Care Act.
Some see shutdown as tool to fight executive action on immigration; GOP ...Fox News Latino
Top Republican floats new attack plan for Obama's immigration actionFox News
Obama Prepares To Test Presidential Power With ImmigrationNPR
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Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois - Chicago Sun-Times

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 08:10

CNN

Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
Chicago Sun-Times
WASHINGTON -- Oak Park native and Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong will headline the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the group announced on Wednesday. WHCA president Christi‎ Parsons, the Chicago Tribune/LA ...
Cecily Strong Of 'SNL' To Host 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner ...International Business Times
Saturday Night Live Cast Member to Host White House Correspondents' DinnerVulture
Comedian Joel McHale and President Obama have a laugh. (Olivier Douliery ...RedEye Chicago
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Honduras' Miss World contestant found murdered - Reuters

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 08:06

CBS News

Honduras' Miss World contestant found murdered
Reuters
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A Honduran beauty queen has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on Wednesday. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia were ...
Honduran beauty queen found deadCNN
Missing Honduras beauty queen, sister found deadChron.com
Miss Honduras and her sister found dead. They'd vanished last week, days ...Washington Post
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Why Republicans Think They Can't Lose a Showdown with Obama - Bloomberg

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 05:13

STLtoday.com

Why Republicans Think They Can't Lose a Showdown with Obama
Bloomberg
Many in the GOP have, once again, convinced themselves that they've got nothing to lose from a government shutdown. David Knowles t writerknowles. One year and one month ago, the Republican Party was doomed. Its conservative wing in the House, ...
Democrats to Obama: You broke the party, now fix itPolitico
Immigration Reform: Obama's Big StickBoise Weekly
Illegal Immigrants: Here to Stay?Edgefieldadvertiser
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New York: Dead Woman's Body Being Tested for Ebola - International Business Times UK

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 05:03

International Business Times UK

New York: Dead Woman's Body Being Tested for Ebola
International Business Times UK
Health officials are playing down fears of an outbreak of Ebola in New York after a woman dropped dead, with "blood coming from her face, nose and mouth", on Tuesday. The victim, who had recently returned from Guinea, was believed to have died from a ...

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Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Murder - OzarksFirst.com

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:17

OzarksFirst.com

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Murder
OzarksFirst.com
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- Missouri has carried out the execution of 56-year-old Leon Taylor, who was sentenced to death in 1999 for the murder in April 1994 of Robert Newton, the attendant at an Independence convenience store he had just robbed of $400.
Accomplice cleared as Missouri execution witness, doesn't comeMissourinet.com
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Missouri executes Leon Taylor for 1994 killingKSPR

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Russia warns of military assault on the east - MiamiHerald.com

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 03:38

Russia warns of military assault on the east
MiamiHerald.com
Russia's foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine's decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the ...

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