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U.S. regains Hellfire air-to-ground missile from Cuba
Feb 13, 2016   08:16 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that the United States has regained an inert but errant Hellfire air-to-ground missile that had mistakenly ended up in Cuba.

Trump under pressure to show more presidential side at debate
Feb 13, 2016   07:19 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Reuters) – Donald Trump will face pressure on Saturday night to show a more presidential side to his personality at a debate with his rivals where he may draw more fire than in previous encounters.

Trump’s profanity may be fodder for rivals at Republican debate
Feb 13, 2016   03:37 PM  5 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Reuters) – Donald Trump will face pressure at a debate with his Republican rivals on Saturday night to show a more presidential side to his personality in South Carolina, where his frequent use of profanity has become a…

Loser! Jerk! Insults fly on Republican campaign trail
Feb 13, 2016   01:03 PM  8 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For months Republican presidential candidates traded insults such as “dummy,” “jerk” and “loser.” Then, party front-runner Donald Trump repeated a supporter’s description of Ted Cruz as a “pussy.”

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes
Feb 13, 2016   07:34 AM  13 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of “a low blow” after she co…

From a river town in Slovenia to Trump Tower, and the White House?
Feb 13, 2016   05:44 AM  15 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
SEVNICA, Slovenia (Reuters) – If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native Slovenia.

CNN

Highlights of the latest Clinton emails
Feb 13, 2016   08:30 PM  46 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics
The State Department released another batch of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s work-related emails on Saturday.

Bush picks up endorsements of 2 Texas newspapers
Feb 13, 2016   08:20 PM  57 minutes ago  CNN.com – Politics
With a little more than two weeks before the March 1 primary in Texas, Jeb Bush picked up the endorsement from the San Antonio Express-News editorial board, which described the Texas native and former Florida governor as “the obvious cho…

Trump accuses RNC of using his name to fundraise
Feb 13, 2016   07:20 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
Donald Trump on Saturday accused the Republican National Committee of “illegally” using his name in an email to fundraise.

Albright calls her comment about women in hell ‘undiplomatic’
Feb 13, 2016   07:18 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who made headlines last week when she said women must vote for Hillary Clinton or they would go to a “special place in hell,” said Friday that her controversial comment was “undiplomatic.”

Sanders campaign: Photo confirms Sanders’ leadership during civil rights movement
Feb 13, 2016   07:18 PM  1 hour ago  CNN.com – Politics
Bernie Sanders’ campaign manger said Friday the campaign is “100% confident” that a well-publicized photograph showing a man leading a sit-in at the University of Chicago in 1962 was, in fact, a shot of Sanders.

Bush skeptical of Trump’s new campaign of ‘optimism’
Feb 13, 2016   06:48 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Donald Trump is signaling that he’s trying to run a more positive campaign, but Jeb Bush isn’t buying it.

Washington Post

All eyes will be on Trump at Republican debate
Feb 13, 2016   08:32 PM  45 minutes ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Exchange will show whether Rubio can regain footing, and could intensify several one-on-one rivalries.

What a divided America actually hears when Obama speaks
Feb 13, 2016   08:16 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
How two voters hear the president when he talks about the country’s deepening partisan divide.

Jim Gilmore and the presidential campaign that, quite literally, never was
Feb 13, 2016   06:13 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The highlights of his campaign, such as they are.

In Minnesota, where progressiveness and patience are virtues, Clinton and Sanders make their pitch
Feb 13, 2016   06:13 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Speaking at the the fifth annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner, Sanders delivered a high-flying version of his stump speech, while Clinton riffed off the past week’s debate.

Donald Trump’s latest ad features father of teen killed by an illegal immigrant
Feb 13, 2016   05:27 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Jamiel Shaw Sr. has been supporting Trump since last summer, appearing at news conferences and rallies. His son was fatally shot in 2008 by a gang member.

Democrats backing Clinton say she must sharpen her pitch to compete with Sanders
Feb 13, 2016   04:26 PM  4 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Most still believe Clinton will win the nomination, but her shaky start in Iowa and N.H. exposed weaknesses.

Reuters

U.S. probes misconduct allegation at VA hospital in Cincinnati
Feb 13, 2016   08:10 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal officials are investigating an allegation of misconduct at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, the latest problem for a scandal-plagued agency that has become a punching bag in the Nov. 8 presi…

Oklahoma hit by its second-strongest earthquake ever: USGS
Feb 13, 2016   07:42 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Oklahoma was struck by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on Saturday morning, the second-strongest quake ever recorded in the state, which has experienced a surge in seismic activity in recent years, the U.S. Geological Survey repor…

Deep freeze grips U.S. northeast, triggers fatal 50-car pileup
Feb 13, 2016   07:30 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
BOSTON, Mass (Reuters) – A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the northeastern United States on Saturday and a snow squall triggered a pileup of dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania highway that lef…

Two Louisiana police officers wounded during shootout
Feb 13, 2016   07:16 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Two Louisiana police officers were shot and wounded early on Saturday when a suspect opened fire on them, police said.

Magnitude 5.1 and 3.9 earthquakes strike Oklahoma: USGS
Feb 13, 2016   06:07 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Two earthquakes, one with a magnitude 5.1 and the other of 3.9, struck northern Oklahoma on Saturday morning and were felt through much of the state but no damages were immediately reported, the U.S. Geological Survey and loc…

Northeast U.S. in deep freeze, could break Valentine’s Day records
Feb 13, 2016   06:06 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
BOSTON, Mass (Reuters) – A dangerous cold snap gripped the northeastern United States on Saturday, with temperatures in some areas set to fall below zero and Boston facing its coldest Valentine’s Day in almost four decades.

CNN

A hero inside the San Bernardino shootout
Feb 13, 2016   03:45 AM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Band films music video in zero gravity
Feb 13, 2016   03:19 AM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The band OK Go is best known for innovative music videos, and this time its members may have topped themselves.

Kids try to ‘breathe less’ after gas leak
Feb 13, 2016   02:46 AM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Cooper Stutler’s teacher told his second-grade class to put their shirts over their noses as they crossed the playground to get snacks.

2 girls die in shooting at Arizona high school
Feb 13, 2016   02:27 AM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Police are checking reports that two teenagers were shot Friday morning at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, Glendale police Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters.

Mother of Columbine killer gives first TV interview
Feb 12, 2016   10:35 PM  22 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since — guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer.

A cop’s view of what it’s like inside a gunbattle
Feb 12, 2016   07:12 PM  1 day ago  CNN.com – U.S.
As Sgt. Andy Capps approached Interstate 10, he spotted a man in a silver van flagging him down, frantically waving his hands outside the driver’s side window.

MSNBC

One Killed, Two Hurt in Florida Country Club Shooting
Feb 13, 2016   08:10 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Daytona Beach police are searching for Lamont Keith Postell Jr., 23, after he allegedly opened fire in the parking lot of the Indigo Lakes Golf Club.

‘Life-Threatening’ Cold for Millions as Polar Vortex Bites
Feb 13, 2016   07:21 PM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Brutally cold air sent temperatures plummeting to “life-threatening” lows Saturday, with millions of Americans warned of dangers including frostbite.

West is Fighting ‘New Cold War’ Like It’s 1962: Russia
Feb 13, 2016   07:01 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Russia accused world powers of fighting “a new Cold War” as Moscow came under pressure from the United States and NATO over Syria and Ukraine.

Highway Havoc: Big Pileup Closes Pennsylvania Interstate
Feb 13, 2016   05:56 PM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A pileup involving more than 50 cars shut Interstate 78 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, officials said.

Former NYPD Cop’s Guilty Verdict Leaves a Community Divided
Feb 13, 2016   04:10 PM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
“If [Peter] Liang were white, he wouldn’t have had an issue…They bully Chinese. It’s discrimination.”

200-Pound Flying Manhole Cover Hits Car, Kills Driver
Feb 13, 2016   03:29 PM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Art teacher Caitlin Clavette was on her way to school when the tragic accident happened.

Fox News

Manhole cover crashes into SUV’s windshield, killing driver
Feb 14, 2016   01:28 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV’s windshield on a major highway, killing an art teacher as she drove to work during the Friday morning commute, authorities said.

3 killed, scores hospitalized after huge I-78 pileup, police say
Feb 13, 2016   09:00 PM  17 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent scores to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.

Good Samaritan saves trapped, screaming motorist from burning car, continues on to work
Feb 13, 2016   08:31 PM  46 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
It was all in a morning’s commute for a Good Samaritan who pulled a trapped and screaming motorist from a burning car and then continued on to work, Virginia authorities said Saturday.

Multiple fatalities reported in big I-78 pileup
Feb 13, 2016   08:10 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A deadly pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate sent more than 40 people to hospitals and more than 70 others to an emergency shelter set up to keep them out of the cold, authorities said Saturday.

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma
Feb 13, 2016   08:00 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and was felt in seven other states on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the third-largest temblor ever recorded in the state where the power and frequency of earthquakes has dr…

2 people walking across Golden Gate Bridge hit by blow darts
Feb 13, 2016   07:17 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Authorities say two pedestrians were hit by blow darts while walking across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Reuters

Britons expect Cameron to get poor EU deal: poll
Feb 13, 2016   08:53 PM  23 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) – A clear majority of Britons do not expect Prime Minister David Cameron to get a good deal in his renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership terms, according to a poll on Saturday, adding to the pressure on him ahead of n…

Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground
Feb 13, 2016   08:34 PM  42 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
MUNICH/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday a Syria ceasefire plan was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes took rebel ground near Aleppo and set their sights on the Islamic St…

Pope presses Mexico president, bishops on corruption and drugs
Feb 13, 2016   07:33 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis launched a broadside against endemic corruption on Saturday on his first visit to Mexico as pontiff, calling on President Enrique Pena Nieto and his government to combat it.

Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end
Feb 13, 2016   07:18 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
TAIPEI (Reuters) – The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.

Libyan naval forces in Tripoli say have seized foreign tanker
Feb 13, 2016   06:35 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: World News
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libyan naval forces have seized a Sierra Leone-flagged oil tanker on suspicion of illegally entering Libyan waters in an attempt to smuggle gasoline, authorities said on Saturday.

Afghan Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack
Feb 13, 2016   06:17 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: World News
LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) – Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security forces in the district center of San…

CNN

Astronaut: Parts of Earth ‘look kind of sick’
Feb 13, 2016   03:35 AM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World
In one of his final interviews from the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly said that the Earth’s atmosphere “looks very, very fragile” and “like something that we need to take care of.”

Nic Robertson: Where is the world’s moral compass?
Feb 13, 2016   03:35 AM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Astronaut: Parts of Earth ‘look kind of sick’
Feb 13, 2016   02:43 AM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – World
In one of his final interviews from the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly said that the Earth’s atmosphere “looks very, very fragile” and “like something that we need to take care of.”

Nic Robertson: Where is the world’s moral compass?
Feb 13, 2016   02:42 AM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Historic meeting with Russian church leader
Feb 12, 2016   11:34 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
It’s a meeting nearly a millennium in the making.

‘Goodbye rebels, thank you Russia!’ Life after the siege for pro-regime Syrians
Feb 12, 2016   09:39 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – World
“Thank you Russia! Thank you Hezbollah! Thank you Iran!” shouts the man, as he passes us in the busy square.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  2 years ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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