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Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he played

AP - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:29
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stephen Colbert is dead....
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Under VFA, US has custody rights of Pemberton —San Beda Law dean - GMA News

Google - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:35

Philippine Star

Under VFA, US has custody rights of Pemberton —San Beda Law dean
GMA News
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 ...
Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trialMiamiHerald.com

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Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market

AP - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:25
HONOLULU (AP) -- Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping center in the small town of Pahoa....
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Fury on fringe can't blunt Jeb's return - TBO.com

Google - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:18

Fury on fringe can't blunt Jeb's return
TBO.com
Judging by the noise coming from the wings, Jeb Bush's presidential candidacy is over even before it has officially begun. The fact the former two-term Florida governor seems utterly undeterred is a sure sign the months ahead — while Bush “explores” his ...

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Ed Dept. releases 'framework' to rate colleges - Sioux City Journal

Google - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:07

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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Brazil graft cases: Beginning of impunity's end?

AP - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:25
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A federal investigation into a kickback scheme at Brazil's state oil company has, so far, ensnared 30 executives. In Sao Paulo, prosecutors accuse 33 businessmen of running a "cartel" to profit from the city's subway system....
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8 children killed in home in northern Australia

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:24
SYDNEY (AP) -- Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said....
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Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trial - MiamiHerald.com

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:17

MiamiHerald.com

Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trial
MiamiHerald.com
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during his murder trial.

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Parents yet to hear from spy freed after Cuba-US deal - The Hindu

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:13

The Hindu

Parents yet to hear from spy freed after Cuba-US deal
The Hindu
A former intelligence official in the United States on Thursday publicly identified their son as the unnamed spy traded for three Cuban intelligence agents jailed in the United States, one who U.S. President Barack Obama hailed as one of Washington's most ...
Sources identify mystery man freed in historic US-Cuba dealCNN
CIA Spy Sent to US in Swap Identified as Mole in Cuban Interior MinistryNBCNews.com

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8 Children Killed in Home in Northern Australia - New York Times

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:03

New York Daily News

8 Children Killed in Home in Northern Australia
New York Times
SYDNEY — Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said. Queensland state police said they were called to the home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora on Friday ...
Eight Children Found Dead in Australia HomeNBCNews.com
Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian homeBBC News
Cairns stabbing: Eight children dead after incident in Manoora homeABC Online
CBS News -Wall Street Journal -Telegraph.co.uk
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Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law - Public Radio Tulsa

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:58

Public Radio Tulsa

Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law
Public Radio Tulsa
Nebraska and Oklahoma say Colorado's marijuana law is unconstitutional, in a challenge to the law in the Supreme Court. Earlier this month, visitors from Texas smell marijuana at the Breckenridge Cannabis Club. Brennan Linsley AP. Saying that Colorado's ...

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Putin predicts economic recovery but warns West against pressuring Russian ... - Washington Post

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:40

Wall Street Journal

Putin predicts economic recovery but warns West against pressuring Russian ...
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Vowing that the West would never hold Russia down, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday promised that his nation's troubled economy would recover in two years despite a looming recession, a severely weakened ruble and growing ...
Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble?BBC News
Putin says Russian economy must brace for $US40-a-barrel oilSydney Morning Herald
Russian ruble weakens as traders see no major measures in Putin speechReuters
New York Times -Irish Times -CNNMoney
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Embattled Phoenix police chief fired; city officials cite insubordination - Los Angeles Times

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:26

Los Angeles Times

Embattled Phoenix police chief fired; city officials cite insubordination
Los Angeles Times
Phoenix's police chief was fired Thursday after officials said he ignored a direct order from supervisors and held an unsanctioned news conference to demand a new two-year contract. lRelated White Phoenix police officer shoots and kills unarmed black man.
Leaders react to firing of Phoenix Police Chief Daniel V. Garciaazcentral.com
Phoenix police chief fired after union strifeKEYE TV
Garcia to city: Give me a 2-year contractAZFamily

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'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:23
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction....
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Arson Deemed Cause Of Massive DaVinci Apartment Fire - CBS Local

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 20:50

KCRA Sacramento

Arson Deemed Cause Of Massive DaVinci Apartment Fire
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Arson has been deemed the cause of a massive fire at a downtown Los Angeles complex last week, authorities confirmed Thursday. The fire at the 1.3-million-square-foot DaVinci apartments, located at 900 West Temple ...
Arson caused $30 million downtown Los Angeles fireChron.com
Massive Da Vinci fire in downtown LA was arson, investigators sayLos Angeles Times
Da Vinci Fire Was Act of Arson, Authorities SaidLA Downtown News Online
UPI.com
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Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 20:18
HAVANA (AP) -- When convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo failed to call home from prison, his parents went to the jail to see if their son had fallen ill. Officials told the elderly couple not to worry, saying only that he was better off....
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As 'The Colbert Report' Winds Down, Fans Mourn and Jig - Wall Street Journal

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:53

Wall Street Journal

As 'The Colbert Report' Winds Down, Fans Mourn and Jig
Wall Street Journal
Stephen Colbert, left, is expected to succeed David Letterman on CBS's 'Late Show' next year. 'The Colbert Report' is airing its final episodes on Comedy Central this week. Associated Press. By. Jennifer Smith. Jennifer Smith. The Wall Street Journal.
Stephen Colbert's greatest hits: Our favorite moments from 9 years of “The ...Salon
Appreciation: The man who was 'Stephen Colbert'CNN
AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. "Stephen Colbert"Glens Falls Post-Star
CNNMoney -MarketWatch
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Secret Service needs overhaul, bigger White House fence - New York Daily News

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:21

New York Daily News

Secret Service needs overhaul, bigger White House fence
New York Daily News
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Secret Service needs an outsider to overhaul the insular agency, beef up staffing and improve training - after building a higher fence around the White House, an independent review concluded on Thursday. An executive summary of ...
Report on White House security: Need higher fence, new leadershipCharlotte Observer
Insular US Secret Service needs external boss - reportBBC News
Secret Service, Stretched Too Thin, Needs More Agents, Report SaysNew York Times
Washington Post -Washington Times
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2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

AP - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:16
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into the neighboring states....
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Asian stocks catch Wall Street tailwind - Reuters

Google - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:32

Reuters

Asian stocks catch Wall Street tailwind
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets looked set for another upbeat session on Friday after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the Federal Reserve was in no rush to start hiking interest rates. The gains came even as oil ...

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