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  1. Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Newsday

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press. Schock paid $35,000 earlier this month to the owner of the Illinois decorating firm Euro Trash, and $5,000 more on Thursday, the records showed.

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  2. South Carolina college denies banning homosexuality after two athletes came outRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Examiner.com

    A small Christian college in South Carolina has made big headlines after reports surfaced that the private school put a "ban" on homosexuality after two volleyball players came out as gay in March 2014. According to a Feb. 28 report by msnbc.com , the school has denied putting a "ban" on being gay.

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  3. Netanyahu speech will carry a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Do we really need the Israeli prime minister to appear before Congress to explain the dangers and pitfalls of certain prospective deals on Iran's nuclear weapons programs? Would we not know otherwise? Have the U.S. critics of those prospective deals lost their voice? Are they shy about expressing their concerns? Are they inarticulate or incompetent? Do they lack the wherewithal to get their message out? Not exactly. Every day a new report or analysis warns of the consequences of various concessions that the Obama administration may or may not be making.

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  4. Netanyahu Leaves For WashingtonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    If I understand YNet correctly, yesterday's ruling was a wider designation making no distinction between the terror group's military and political "wings." The decision was reached for Hamas role in terror attacks on Egyptian soil.

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  5. Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News .

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  6. A Fresh Marijuana Study Reveals Shocking News Regarding Its Relative SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    On one hand, marijuana's momentum appears unstoppable. According to Gallup, more people favor legalizing the drug than not.

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  7. Swedish town nixes statue of woman hitting neo-NaziRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    The artist Susanna Arwin with a bronze model of Danuta Danielsson hitting a neo-Nazi with her purse. The town council of VA xjA has officially denied her bid to put up the sculpture, saying it glorified violence.

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  8. GOP dense when it comes to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Don't read this if you are among the few who have not been affected by this winter's wild and wicked weather. You wouldn't understand.

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  9. "A Statue Of A Woman Who Used Her Handbag As A Weapon Would Glorify Violence"Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Patterico

    Thirty years ago, Danuta Danielsson, whose mother survived Auschwitz, stepped out from a crowd in Sweden and clobbered a parading neo-Nazi with her handbag. The moment was captured in an iconic photo : The incident is still a topic of conversation in Sweden.

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  10. Freshman Melo Trimble Has Maryland On Path For NCAA TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  11. How to engage your 'entitled' millennial employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    Born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, millennials will comprise the bulk of the workforce in 20 years. As a generation, millennials are accused of wanting everything given to them, which, some believe, has been.

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  12. NOAA: 2,185 Cold Records Broken or Tied in 7-Day PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    The United States recently saw 2,185 daily record cold temperatures either broken or tied, according to statistics from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . The blog "Sunshine Hours" and website Climate Depot reported the statistics.

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  13. LGBT Wellness Roundup: Feb. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout , LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness visit our page dedicated to the topic here .

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  14. Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz enjoys trip to watch Hershey BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz, right, shown here at an event in Washington, attended Hershey's win over Albany Saturday night. Bullet points in the wake of the Hershey Bears' 4-2 win over the Albany Devils Saturday night at Giant Center: 1. Barry nice.

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  15. CNN aplogises as 'technical glitch' mistakes Vladimir Putin for Jihadi JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    CNN has apologised for a technical glitch that showed an image of Vladimir Putin during a news segment on an alleged Isis executioner known as Jihadi John. A picture of the masked man, who appears in beheading videos of at least five hostages, was followed by an image of the Russian prime minister looking somewhat annoyed.

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  16. Chris Christie: Watercolor Memories Of A Candidacy That 'Peaked Too Soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Every election cycle can be considered, first and foremost, a monument to hype. With every passing week, the political world is a blizzard of brash predictions, bold pronouncements, and bad advice.

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  17. CNN has identity crisis as channel mistakes Vladimir Putin for Jihadi JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies CNN has apologised for a technical glitch that showed an image of Vladimir Putin during a news segment on an alleged Isis executioner known as Jihadi John .

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  18. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: damn it, SpockRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    "You taught us to 'Live long and prosper,' and you indeed did, friend," said Takei, recalling the trademark phrase uttered by Nimoy's character. Despite well-intentioned talk by civic leaders about economic diversification, and by the oil companies about their "risk management" strategies, the inevitable highs and lows of the energy business continue to dominate my adopted hometown, ... Fortunately for Houston, and thanks largely to local know-how, came the combining of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, and the next big boom was on.

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  19. Don't expect Twitter feeds to tame terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The Obama administration's semantic somersaults to avoid attaching the adjective "Islamic" to the noun "extremism" are as indicative as they are entertaining. Progressives who believe that dialogues, conversations, engagements, conferences and summits are keys to pacifying the world have a peculiar solemnity about using certain words that are potentially insensitive.

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  20. 26 Unsettling Truths About Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    The Social Security program is turning 80 this year, and though most Americans won't commemorate this milestone, a huge chunk of them -- 57 million -- will benefit from it by more than $1,200 a month. The future of the Social Security program has been much debated, especially as a new Congress looks to approve or deny a budget that would decide the immediate future of disability payments.

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