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Colorado sued by neighboring states over legal pot - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:12

MiamiHerald.com

Colorado sued by neighboring states over legal pot
USA TODAY
The attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma sued Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, arguing state-legalized marijuana from Colorado is improperly spilling across state lines. The suit invokes the federal government's right to regulate ...
Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top US courtReuters
Oklahoma and Nebraska are suing Colorado over legalizing marijuanaWashington Post (blog)
Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado to stop marijuana legalizationVox
kjrh.com -The Denver Channel -KRDO
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Obama to set up panel to boost trust between police and communities - Reuters

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:50

Reuters

Obama to set up panel to boost trust between police and communities
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday will set up a task force to draw up recommendations to strengthen trust between law enforcement and local communities, following protests over several instances of police killings of unarmed ...
Sue Rahr named to Obama task force on policingThe Seattle Times (blog)

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US Stocks Drive Global Rally as Treasuries, Oil Decline - Businessweek

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:36

seattlepi.com

US Stocks Drive Global Rally as Treasuries, Oil Decline
Businessweek
Global stocks surged, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posting its biggest two-day rally in more than three years, as the Federal Reserve pledged patience over rate increases. Treasuries sank the most in 17 months on speculation borrowing costs will ...
Global Stocks Rally on Fed as Treasuries Slide With OilBloomberg
Equities rise on Fed signals; oil resumes declinesReuters
Fed chief Yellen: Oil drop is 'positive' for USCNNMoney
Forbes -Telegraph.co.uk -Chron.com
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Several 'high-value' ISIS leaders killed in Iraq, Pentagon officials say - Fox News

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:15

ABC News

Several 'high-value' ISIS leaders killed in Iraq, Pentagon officials say
Fox News
U.S. airstrikes have killed several top Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, limiting the terrorist army's ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish forces, Pentagon officials said. Three top Islamic State leaders were killed in recent weeks, including multiple senior ...
Nine strikes in 50 days: Canadian military defends Iraq bombing recordThe Globe and Mail
Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to IraqNewsday
US says three top Islamic State leaders killed in airstrikes - WSJReuters Africa

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Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:15
It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download. The hackers then escalated this week to threatening 9/11-like attacks against movie theaters scheduled to show the Sony film "The Interview."...
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Contractors ill-equipped for secret Cuba programs

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:15
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When the U.S. government's global-aid agency launched secret plans to undermine Cuba's communist government, it didn't turn to the CIA for help. Instead, it used little-known contractors to carry out the operations - leading to multiple detentions and the high-profile arrest of American Alan Gross....
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US backed secret Islamic State talks to save hostage - Telegraph.co.uk

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:10

Telegraph.co.uk

US backed secret Islamic State talks to save hostage
Telegraph.co.uk
Two leading jihadi clerics and a controversial American lawyer conducted secret negotiations over six weeks to try to save the life of Islamic State hostage Peter Kassig in an operation approved by senior US counter-terrorism officials, it has emerged.
US backed talks with ISIS over American hostage: newspaperYahoo News

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Slender Man: Both Stabbing Suspects Ruled Competent to Stand Trial - ABC News

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:59

ABC News

Slender Man: Both Stabbing Suspects Ruled Competent to Stand Trial
ABC News
Two Wisconsin girls who allegedly stabbed a friend over Slender Man were found competent today to stand trial. A Wisconsin judge found 13-year-old Anissa Weier competent, while the second suspect, Morgan Geyser, waived her right to a hearing and was ...
Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendant competentGazettextra
Judge rules Wisconsin girl competent to stand trial in Slender Man stabbingWashington Post

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Boston bombing suspect seen for the first time since 2013 - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:56

USA TODAY

Boston bombing suspect seen for the first time since 2013
USA TODAY
Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story indicated an MIT security officer was killed during the Boston manhunt. The victim was an MIT police officer. BOSTON — A tense court hearing with the first public appearance by the Boston ...

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Drills A Hole On Mars And Finds Water - Bio & Tech Insights

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:36

Newsweek

NASA's Curiosity Rover Drills A Hole On Mars And Finds Water
Bio & Tech Insights
Mars-Rover-Curiosity-Artist-Rendition-NASA (1) The Curiosity rover by NASA is trying to find out how Mars lost water on its surface a long time ago. The rover spotted a Martian rock known as Cumberland and drilled in it. Inside, they found water present from ...
NASA's Curiosiry Rover Finds Methane On Mars Indicating Possibility Of LifeKpopStarz
Mars has gas, and Curiosity finds organic matter — fuzzy signs of life?Q13 FOX
VIDEO: NASA notes methane-level spikes on MarsWicked Local Abington

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Several Top ISIS Leaders Have Been Killed in Iraq, US Says - Wall Street Journal

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:21

Telegraph.co.uk

Several Top ISIS Leaders Have Been Killed in Iraq, US Says
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—U.S. airstrikes have killed several very senior military leaders of Islamic State forces in Iraq, the Pentagon's top uniformed officer disclosed Thursday. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an interview with The ...
US air strikes kill 3 top ISIS leadersCNN
3 senior ISIS leaders killed in US airstrikesCBS News
US Kills Three ISIS Leaders in Iraq Strikes, Officials SayNBCNews.com
Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent -Reuters
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Paramount Bans Showing Team America - Daily Beast

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:19

Daily Beast

Paramount Bans Showing Team America
Daily Beast
Three movie theaters say Paramount Pictures has ordered them not to show Team America: World Police one day after Sony Pictures surrendered to cyberterrorists and pulled The Interview. The famous Alamo Drafthouse in Texas, Capitol Theater in ...
Paramount Reportedly Cancels 'Team America' ScreeningsHuffington Post
Movie theater answers North Korean threats with 'Team America'WEEI.com
Theaters Cancel Screenings of 'Team America: World Police'Hollywood Reporter
USA TODAY -Charlotte Observer -KEYE TV
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Key elements of US policy shift toward Cuba

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:11
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which President Barack Obama announced at the White House this week:...
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Girl, 13, competent to stand trial in stabbing

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:11
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- One of two girls accused of stabbing a classmate in a southeastern Wisconsin park to please a fantasy character known as Slender Man is competent to stand trial for attempted homicide, a judge ruled Thursday....
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Bruce and Kris Jenner finalize divorce

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:11
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Court records show Kris and Bruce Jenner have finalized their divorce, but they won't be officially single until March....
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Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

InfoWorld - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:32

As enterprises have increased the number of systems they run on Amazon Web Service's cloud, keeping track of it all has become more difficult. But the company is now trying to rectify that with the help of better tagging.

Tags are used to organize resources on Amazon's cloud and have become increasingly important as companies use its infrastructure in more sophisticated ways. To make tags more useful, Amazon has upgraded its management console with resource groups and the Tag Editor tool.

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Resource groups are used to create collections of servers, storage buckets, databases and so on. The Tag Editor is used to manage tags across services and regions, Amazon said in a blog post on Wednesday.

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Deval Patrick reflects on his transition from corporate exec to Massachusetts ... - Fortune

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:19

Boston Herald

Deval Patrick reflects on his transition from corporate exec to Massachusetts ...
Fortune
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will leave office next month and return to the private sector, where he previously held senior executive roles with such companies as Coca-Cola KO and Texaco. There also continues to be talk about the 58 year-old as an ...
President Obama calls into Boston radio showNew York Daily News
Obama Surprises Deval Patrick with an On-Air Phone CallBloomberg
President Obama just called in to Boston Public RadioVox
San Francisco Chronicle
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Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:08
That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in....
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FACT CHECK: Putin on the ruble collapse, Ukraine

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:08
MOSCOW (AP) -- A fact-checking look at some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's statements on the ruble collapse and the Ukrainian crisis from his annual news conference Thursday:...
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Craig Ferguson to end 10 years as host of 'Late Late Show'

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:08
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not such a great day, America - not for fans of Craig Ferguson....
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