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'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

POLITICO - 4 hours 55 min ago
The former boxer was wrongly convicted of murder and spent 19 years in prison.
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Echoes of Betamax in Aereo TV case

CNBC - 5 hours 14 min ago
Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
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DNC chair: Politics not part of Keystone decision

POLITICO - 5 hours 27 min ago
She wouldn't say whether the latest delay would be potentially helpful to Democrats.
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Hurricane Carter, Fearsome Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dies at 76

The New York Times - 5 hours 32 min ago
Mr. Carter, a ferocious, crowd-pleasing prizefighter, became an international cause célèbre after being convicted in New Jersey of murder and imprisoned for 19 years before the charges were dismissed.






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Miss America asks school to rethink suspension over prom query

FOX News - 5 hours 53 min ago
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
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Miss America asks Pennsylvania school to reconsider suspending student who asked her to prom

FOX News - 5 hours 57 min ago
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
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'We're going to lose eastern Ukraine'

POLITICO - 6 hours 6 min ago
Corker says he hopes to see the United States impose tougher sanctions on Russia.
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Patrick assures safe Marathon

POLITICO - 6 hours 18 min ago
"We're very alert. We're very prepared," he says ahead of Monday's race.
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Stevens won't judge himself

POLITICO - 6 hours 29 min ago
"All I can say, I did the best I could. I didn't do well enough on many occasions," he says
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Ginsburg 'doesn't need my advice'

POLITICO - 6 hours 32 min ago
Former Justice John Paul Stevens says the 81-year-old justice can decide fine on her own.
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Pfizer considers $100B bid for AstraZeneca

CNBC - 6 hours 39 min ago
U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported.
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Initial grieving over, widows must grow

CNBC - 6 hours 55 min ago
Moving past grief to grow, widows must take charge of finances, updating their estates and making their own decisions.
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Why bitcoin needs a marketing campaign

CNBC - 6 hours 55 min ago
There's no shortage of digital currencies—Namecoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin. But bitcoin is by far the most popular and widely used.
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Dad of missing boy found dead by Massachusetts highway says he's crushed, is planning funeral

FOX News - 7 hours 2 min ago
The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.
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Kelly fears 'copycat' attack

POLITICO - 7 hours 5 min ago
Former New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says he's concerned about a "copycat" incident at Monday's Boston Marathon, but believes authorities there have done all they can to secure the race and the region.
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4-year-old half siblings die in overnight New York City fire

FOX News - 7 hours 8 min ago
Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.
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Man who left Wall Street to aid the poor dies

CNBC - 7 hours 17 min ago
Gene Estess abandoned the financial world to lead the Jericho Project.
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Ambassador: Shades of the Cold War

POLITICO - 7 hours 20 min ago
"We do not believe that the language of sanctions is a good one in the 21st century," says Kislyak.
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US college students studying abroad prime targets for espionage activity, FBI warns

FOX News - 7 hours 24 min ago
The FBI has issued a stern warning to U.S. college students studying abroad: Beware of foreign intelligence officers who are discreetly targeting young, often naive Americans for espionage activities. 
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Boy Scout dies during outing in Washington forest

FOX News - 7 hours 33 min ago
An outing for a Boy Scout troop turned tragic Saturday morning when a 12-year-old boy died while playing in the Olympic National Forest in Washington state.
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