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Lightning strike injures seven people following Tampa Bay Buccaneers game

FOX News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Seven people were injured Sunday afternoon when lightning struck a car outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Green Bay Packers. 
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Cardinal Dolan, New York's football teams mourn murdered NYPD officers

FOX News - 4 hours 44 min ago
From pulpits to playing fields, two New York City police officers killed in the line of duty were remembered on the Sunday before Christmas.


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AbbVie gets exclusive hepatitis C billing

CNBC - 7 hours 44 min ago
Express Scripts said its largest plan will cover only AbbVie's hepatitis C regimen, excluding drugs from Gilead and J&J.
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Township official who subdued alleged triple-shooter at public meeting among Carnegie Heroes

FOX News - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:15pm
A Pennsylvania township official who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.
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Accusers and the Accused, Crossing Paths at Columbia University

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 10:54pm
Paul Nungesser became one of America’s most notorious college students after campaign by Emma Sulkowicz, a fellow student who says Mr. Nungesser raped her in her dorm room two years ago.

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New York Police Officers’ Killer Was Adrift, Ill and Vengeful

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 10:22pm
Before shooting two police officers, Ismaaiyl Brinsley had an extensive history with police, suffered from mental problems and was isolated from his family, his relatives said.

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Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:46pm
Lawyers are scrambling to determine whether normalized relations with Cuba will create a chance to get compensation for lost properties now estimated to be worth nearly $7 billion.

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New York Police Add Precautions After Ambush

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:06pm
The killings of two officers in Brooklyn on Saturday set off a bunker mentality across the department, as sentries were posted outside station houses and officers were barred from patrolling alone.

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Winston Is Cleared in Hearing Over Student’s Rape Accusation

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:04pm
Major B. Harding, who presided over the hearing, involving a 2012 rape accusation, ruled that the evidence was insufficient to find Winston guilty of violating the student code of conduct.
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Crunch Time for FedEx and UPS as Last-Minute Holiday Shipping Ramps Up

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:02pm
FedEx and UPS are aiming to avoid last year’s chaos, when a late surge in shipments and bad weather left many gifts to be delivered late.
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Don't Let North Korea Win

POLITICO - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:54pm
Releasing The Interview should be an easy decision.
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Scenes from Putin's Economic Meltdown

POLITICO - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:48pm
Russian shoppers are buying everything they can--before the ruble collapses completely.
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What's next for Cuba?

POLITICO - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:43pm
The economy is in tatters, but on the whole a peaceful transition is expected.
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Christie Wants Obama to Push Cuba to Return New Jersey Trooper’s Killer

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:31pm
Joanne Chesimard, who goes by the name Assata Shakur, was convicted in the 1973 killing of a New Jersey state trooper and fled to Cuba.

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Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:12pm
A dispute over the possibility of a no-fishing zone in Biscayne National Park off the coast of Florida has raised contrasts with hunting bans on federal land.

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Japanese firms snap up coal assets

CNBC - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:02pm
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting the coal market is bottoming out.
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U.S. Border Agents Wound Canadian Wielding Gun

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:38pm
The man was treated at a hospital before being taken to jail, Kris Grogan, a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection, said in a statement.

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G.O.P. Hopes for Unity May Be Upset by Ben Carson

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:20pm
The Republican establishment is determined not to repeat the mistakes of 2012, but Ben Carson is riding a groundswell of support from outside the mainstream.

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The Media Equation: Hacking at Sony Over ‘The Interview’ Reveals Hollywood’s Failings, Too

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:59pm
Things have gone so deeply wrong so quickly, it is hard to keep track of all the mistakes that led us here.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Who Suffers Most From Rape and Sexual Assault in America?

The New York Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:52pm
Why do we pay so much attention to the sexual assault of college students?

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