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Anti-Keystone XL protest rides in

Politico – by Erica Martinson Cowboys and Indians rode on horseback onto the National Mall on Tuesday to show President Barack Obama that opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline extends to the U.S. heartland. “We’re here to show Obama, to … Continue reading

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Top court declines Exxon’s appeal in water pollution case

Reuters – by LAWRENCE HURLEY The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp that ordered the company to pay $105 million in damages for polluting New York City’s groundwater with a toxic gasoline additive. The … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Is About To Decide The Future Of Television

Huffington Post Major television broadcasters and Aereo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a case that is about much more than the future of a controversial startup. The outcome could have far-reaching effects on the future of … Continue reading

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‘Deranged’ ex cop shot wife 10 times as kids watched: officials

New York Post – by Larry Celona, Jamie Schram and Kirstan Conley A former cop was charged with murder on Sunday after he allegedly shot his wife 10 times in front of their two young children as they watched in horror, prosecutors said. Kevin Canty, 43, … Continue reading

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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2014 Peak Dates: Look! Up In The Sky!

East Cobb Patch – by Todd Richissin Winter was long and tough enough with so much cold and snow, but for star-gazers it was even longer with the absence of much significant activity in the sky. Now, though, comes the Lyrid meteor … Continue reading

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Wind, Rain, Storms to Impact West This Week

Accuweather A potent area of low pressure moving into the West will dictate the weather from Washington to Texas heading into the new week. The biggest impacts will be felt on Tuesday and Wednesday as the system delivers rain, snow, … Continue reading

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Fox Executive Darlene Tipton Fired Over Flight 370 Charity Email

Huffington Post – by FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane’s passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president … Continue reading

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Feds draw criticism for selling Wyoming horses for slaughter

Fox News The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that had roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials. They, in turn, sold the herd to the highest … Continue reading

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Far More Asteroids Have Hit The Earth Than We Thought, Astronauts Say

The Huffington Post – by Benjamin Hart Bad news, earthlings. A former NASA scientist says it’s mere happenstance that anArmageddon-style asteroid hasn’t hit a densely populated area in the last few years. On Tuesday, the B612 Foundation, which is devoted to preventing … Continue reading

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Large dog-fighting ring found during Paterson drug bust, authorities say

North Jersey – by Joe Malinconico and Abbott Koloff Their target was drugs. What police also found was an unexpected horror of animal cruelty that included dead fighting dogs stuffed into garbage bags, starving puppies crammed into crates, and blood-splashed walls. … Continue reading

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Boxer Rubin (Hurricane) Carter dies at 76

New York Daily News – by LARRY MCSHANE  Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, the middleweight contender-turned-murder suspect-turned-cause célèbre when his triple homicide conviction was exposed as a sham, died Sunday. He was 76. Carter — wrongly jailed for nearly two decades — lost … Continue reading

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Twin Brothers, 7, Fight Off Alleged Carjacker

Huffington Post – by Hilary Hanson Don’t mess with Texas kids. Seven-year-old twin brothers from San Antonio are credited with fighting off a carjacker, according to My Fox Austin. Lucia Lozada, their mother, told KSAT that on Thursday afternoon, she was about … Continue reading

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Russia Wants Permanent Moon Base

Eurasia Review – by MINA While the West is busy staging coups around the world, Moscow today set out plans to conquer and colonise space, including a permanent manned moon base. Deputy premier Dmitry Rogozin said: ‘We are coming to … Continue reading

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These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have A Happier 4/20 In 2015?

Huffington Post- by Nick Wing A version of this story first appeared in January. For the first 4/20 ever, people will gather in Colorado this weekend to show support for fully legal marijuana. Just months after the state opened its … Continue reading

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Drone Pilots Are Suffering From Low Morale: GAO Report

Huffington Post – by Amanda Terkel WASHINGTON — The negative attention on drone strikes appears to be taking a toll on the people who control these unmanned aircraft, with a new government report finding that Air Force drone pilots are suffering … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Are Still Almost Half Frozen

The Huffington Post – by Joseph Erbentraut Though more than a month has passed since ice coverage on the Great Lakes reached a near-record high, the amount of ice that still remains could have a big impact on the environment in the … Continue reading

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California farmers to get more water

Yahoo News – by Scott Smith FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday. The Department … Continue reading

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US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

Yahoo News McALLEN, Texas (AP) — At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas. They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis … Continue reading

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Texas taxpayers to pay Perry’s legal fees

KVUE – by TONY PLOHETSKI AUSTIN — Texas taxpayers will pay the legal defense fees for Gov. Rick Perry, who is under criminal investigation for allegedly illegally withholding state money from the Travis County District Attorney’s office. KVUE News and the … Continue reading

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