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Cops: Woman Killed Boy, Falsely Reported Abduction
A 19-year old New York woman is accused of killing a 5-year-old cousin in her care and then calling in a false report that two masked intruders took the boy from their Albany-area home. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says Tiffany VanAlstyne is being ...
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Marco Rubio, Rand Paul trade barbs on US-Cuba deal
Fox News Latino
Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, who are both mulling a bid for president in 2016, traded barbs on Friday over the controversial U.S.-Cuba deal. It all started when Paul told a radio station that the embargo “just hasn't worked” and then said ...
Rubio, Paul, and the unofficial start of 2016MSNBC
Saudi Arabia Beheads Gays, but Marco Rubio Has No Problem With You ...Huffington Post
Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policyU-T San Diego
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Cuba: President Obama Determined to 'Chip Away' at 'Hermetically Sealed ...
President Obama's decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba "chips away" at the nation's "hermetically sealed society," the president said today at what is likely his last news conference of the year. "This is still a regime that represses its people," the ...
Here Are All The Men Obama Called On During His Year-End Press ConferenceHuffington Post
Obama lets women do the asking at press eventUSA TODAY
No tweets or leaks: why the Cuba talks had to be kept secretChicago Tribune
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Fourth victim dies after Redondo Beach woman drives through crowd in crosswalk
The death toll in Redondo Beach has risen after a woman suspected of driving under the influence of pain killers struck a crowd of people crossing Pacific Coast Highway after a Christmas pageant at a Catholic church. A 6-year-old boy was injured when ...
Young boy is 4th to die after car crashes into church crowdBakersfield Now
4 Dead, 12 Injured After Car Slams Into Crowd Outside California ChurchAmerican Live Wire
6-year-old boy injured in Redondo Beach vehicle-pedestrian crash diesLong Beach Press Telegram
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About that snow in the Christmas Eve forecast for north Alabama, there's been ...
Not that there was really much of a chance to need a sled for a chance of snow on Christmas Eve next week, now that slight chance has disappeared for the moment. (AL.com file photo). Print · Paul Gattis | email@example.com By Paul Gattis | firstname.lastname@example.org The ...
Holiday Travelers to Face Delays as Christmas Eve Storm Eyes Two Dozen StatesAccuWeather.com
Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Is Brewing for the Holiday, Forecasters SayCNBC
White Christmas? Large storm system forecast next weekKCCI Des Moines
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle -TIME
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Government hacks and security breaches skyrocket
Washington (CNN) -- The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence ...
US: Sony Cyberattack is 'Serious' National Security MatterVoice of America
US attributes Sony attack to North KoreaWashington Post
FBI Offers Evidence Tying North Korea to Sony AttackNew York Times
Bloomberg -NBCNews.com -Wall Street Journal
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5-year-old boy found dead in upstate New York wasn't abducted, police say
A caretaker's initial report that a 5-year-old boy was abducted from an Albany-area home before being found dead nearby hours later was false, New York police said Friday. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple told local media at about 3 a.m. that the body of ...
5-year-old boy found dead after Amber Alert, caretaker's story falls apart, cops sayWLS-TV
Body of 5-year-old NY boy found; caregiver's abduction story deemed false ...PennLive.com
Amber Alert Cancelled After Toddler Found DeadUPTOWN Magazine
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New York Times
Speaker invites Obama for State of the Union
The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. But...More >>. The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make ...
RINO John Boehner Thinks Obama Is President Or SomethingWonkette (satire)
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James Holmes' parents: "He is not a monster"
DENVER -- The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the 2012 attack at a movie ...
James Holmes' parents plead against death penaltyseattlepi.com
Parents Of James Holmes Decry Death PenaltyCBS Local
Aurora theater shooter's parents release statementKHOU
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In expanding offensives, Pakistan military kills at least 67 suspected militants
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A series of airstrikes and ground offensives killed at least 67 suspected militants in Pakistani's northwestern tribal areas, officials said Friday in an apparent sign of intensified military action after this week's Taliban school massacre.
Taliban video identifies Umar Mansoor as mastermind of Peshawar attackThe Hindu
Despite billions of dollars in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militantsTimes of India
Pakistan military says it has killed 59 militants in clashes following Peshawar ...ABC Online
Daily Times -TIME
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To Finish Up Year, Obama Will Hold A Press Conference
President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Dec. 17. Doug Mills AP. President Obama will close out 2014 with his traditional end-of-year press conference. The press conference is scheduled to begin at 1:30 ...
Final 2014 News Conference From White House at 1:30pm ETFox News (blog)
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As this newspaper hit the streets on Thursday 18th December 2014 with an uplifting lead story, the news was breaking around Freetown that Dr. Victor Willoughby had lost his fight against the Ebola Virus Disease which had attacked him. He apparently took a ...
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US Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack Or Large-Scale Natural ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional audit says the federal government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe. It finds that the government lacks effective coordination and in some cases is years away from ...
US 'not fully ready' for disasterIrish Independent
GAO report finds US unprepared for catastrophic disasterFox News
Report: US govt lacks disaster-relief co-ordination, unprepared for handling ...Times Colonist
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Christmas Eve storm has potential to bring significant rain, strong winds, weather ... - PennLive.com
Christmas Eve storm has potential to bring significant rain, strong winds, weather ...
Mild weather is expected this weekend around the Harrisburg area, although a storm with significant rainfall is expected to impact travel on Christmas Eve. (AccuWeather.com). Print · Jeffrey A. Johnson | email@example.com By Jeffrey A. Johnson ...
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9 injured, 1 missing after Indonesian volcanic eruption
Jakarta - Nine people were injured and another was missing as they scrambled to escape a volcanic eruption in eastern Indonesia, an official said on Friday. The Mount Gamalama volcano in North Maluku province erupted late Thursday, sending ash and ...
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Under VFA, US has custody rights of Pemberton —San Beda Law dean
Amid calls for Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, suspect in the killing of Filipina transgender Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude, to be placed under the custody of the Philippines, a law professor on Friday said the United States government has more authority to ...
US Marine accused of Philippine murder appears in courtDaily Mail
Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trialMiamiHerald.com
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Ed Dept. releases 'framework' to rate colleges
Sioux City Journal
2014-12-18T23:05:33Z 2014-12-19T02:00:28Z Ed Dept. releases 'framework' to rate collegesBy KIMBERLY HEFLING Sioux City Journal. 3 hours ago • By KIMBERLY HEFLING · 0. WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities have fretted over how they ...
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Arson caused $30 million downtown Los Angeles fire
LOS ANGELES — A fire that reduced an unfinished downtown apartment building to a block-long mountain of blackened wood was an act of arson that caused an estimated $20 million to $30 million in damage, the Fire Department announced Thursday.
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'Colbert Report' finale: An all-star sing-along for Stephen Colbert's send-off
After nine years of playing blustery conservative pundit "Stephen Colbert," the faux newsman sidelined the satire in favor of sentimentality (and a bit of surrealism) on the final "Colbert Report" tonight, filling the studio with an eclectic chorus of A-list politicians, ...
Colbert signs off during 'emotional' nightUSA TODAY
'The Colbert Report' finale: Loved it? Hated it? Or What?NOLA.com
Here's Stephen Colbert's Heartfelt Final "Word": "Same to You, Pal"Gawker
Variety -Entertainment Weekly -E! Online
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Eight Children Found Dead in Australia Home
Australian authorities are investigating a disturbing scene after eight dead children and an injured woman were found in Queensland Friday morning, Queensland police said. Causes of death for the eight children, who ranged in age from 18 months to 15 ...
Eight Children Found Dead in Home in AustraliaWall Street Journal
8 children killed inside of home in AustraliaThe Week Magazine
8 children killed in home in northern AustraliaChron.com
Washington Post -BBC News -Daily Mail
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