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AirAsia captain left seat before crash

CNBC - 3 hours 14 min ago
The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot lost control.
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Minnesota bill would keep body camera footage private

FOX News - 3 hours 30 min ago
A bill proposed in Minnesota by police-turned-lawmakers would keep any videos recorded by police body cameras private.
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Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:17pm
Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents in 2014.
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Life after Mitt: What does GOP do now?

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:15pm
Here's what the GOP needs to do now that Mitt Romney has dropped out of the 2016 race, says Larry Kudlow.
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St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese lists $45M assets, $15.9M liabilities in bankruptcy case

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:07pm
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has assets totaling more than $45 million — including about $11 million in real estate — according to a schedule of assets and liabilities filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
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New York City will pay $3.9M to family of teen in 2012 shooting

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:05pm
New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
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US must target currency manipulation

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:00pm
The U.S. must insist that trading partners pledge not to manipulate currencies when negotiating trade deals, a senator said on Friday.
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Important Russian library in flames

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:38pm
A library in Moscow containing ancient Slavic texts and important U.N. documents went up in flames on the evening of January 29, according to Quartz.
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News Analysis: A Strained Alliance: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Grew Over Years

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:03pm
The diplomatic break touched off by Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to negotiate an address to Congress without first telling President Obama reflects their fundamentally different world views.

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Prison for NYC couple accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman, found huddled in locked room

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:56pm
A New York City couple accused of battering a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year has been sentenced to over a decade in prison.
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Vaccine Critics Turn Defensive Over Measles

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:15pm
As officials in 14 states grapple with a measles outbreak, the parents at the heart of America’s anti-vaccine movement are being blamed for a public-health crisis

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Sheriff: Man killed in confrontation with police obtained gun illegally through straw buyer

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:09pm
The shotgun used by a man who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Hall meeting in suburban Minneapolis was illegally channeled to him by a straw buyer, a sheriff said Friday night.
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Support Waning, Romney Decides Against 2016 Bid

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:03pm
By not pursuing a third presidential bid, Mitt Romney frees up scores of donors and operatives who had been awaiting his decision.

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Buyers of Used Cars Are Left to Find Recalls on Their Own

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:00pm
Buying a used car in the United States can be a dangerous proposition if the vehicle has an unadvertised safety defect.
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Oswald’s Coffin Belongs to His Brother, Not Funeral Home, a Judge Rules

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:49pm
The coffin that held the body of Lee Harvey Oswald belongs to his brother and not a Fort Worth funeral home, a Texas judge ruled Friday.

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Speck of Interstellar Dust Obscures Glimpse of Big Bang

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:36pm
A team of astronomers, after saying last spring that they had found long-sought evidence for what kicked off the big bang, now concede that more work is needed.
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Asia trade talks heat up as fast-track battle rages

POLITICO - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:30pm
A scramble is underway to influence the outcome of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.
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National Briefing | Rockies: Wyoming: U.S. Government Sells Teapot Dome Field

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:10pm
A private company will finally be able to legally drill in the Teapot Dome oil field.

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National Briefing | West: Nevada: Soccer Stadium Foes’ Petition Drive Rejected

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:03pm
A petition drive for a referendum on using public money to help pay for construction of a soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas did not gather enough valid signatures.

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National Briefing | South: Mississippi: New Tumor Found in Congressman

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:01pm
Doctors have found a new tumor in Representative Alan Nunnelee and told him no further medical treatment is possible, his spokesman said Friday.

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