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  1. An early start for Jeb Bush comes with risksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    There are two schools of thought regarding Jeb Bush's relatively early entry into the presidential waters. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 17 in Miami.

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  2. US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations - a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations. President Barack Obama's dramatic announcement in Washington - seconded by Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana - was accompanied by a quiet exchange of imprisoned spies and the celebratory release of American Alan Gross, a government contract worker who had been held in Cuba for five years.

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  3. Surprise for Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    "I do not believe we can keep doing the same thing for over five decades and expect a different result," President Barack Obama pronounced Wednesday. "Moreover, it does not serve America's interests, or the Cuban people, to try to push Cuba toward collapse."

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  4. Drone Strikes More Defensible Than Torture?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Real Clear Politics

    There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program.

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  5. Manchin has hopes for 2015Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Weirton Daily Times

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin said Wednesday he believes President Barack Obama would sign "reasonable and moderate" legislation passed by a Republican-led Congress to limit the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory powers.

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  6. Key elements of US policy shift toward CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crescent-News.com

    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.

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  7. Obama: As a black man he's been mistaken for valetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crescent-News.com

    He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and worries his daughters could face stereotypes.

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  8. Freed American endured years of declining healthRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    Alan Gross spent five years wasting away in a Cuban prison, losing hope that he would ever be free and at one point apparently contemplating suicide.

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  9. Carter: Cuba decision 'long overdue'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRCR

    Former President Jimmy Carter lauded the decision to normalize diplomatic relations with and ease sanctions imposed on Cuba, steps he said would benefit the Cuban people and not the country's autocratic rulers. Carter said he is "very proud and grateful" of President Barack Obama's decision to change the dynamic of the U.S.-Cuba relationship, which Carter said showed "such good wisdom" and "political courage."

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  10. Inslee Rolls Out Plan for a Washington Cap-and-Trade ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Stranger

    California did it. So did nine states on the opposite coast. Now, Governor Jay Inslee has a plan to make Washington State's worst polluters pay for their carbon emissions.

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  11. McCain and Flake echo Goldwater and Arizona's independent traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Recent actions by Arizona's two Republican senators, Jeff Flake, left, and John McCain, bring to mind Arizona politicians of the past, such as Barry Goldwater. Recent actions by Arizona's two Republican senators, Jeff Flake, left, and John McCain, bring to mind Arizona politicians of the past, such as Barry Goldwater.

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  12. Bureaucrats put Townsville's international flight campaign at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townsville Bulletin

    INTERNATIONAL flights may never operate out of Townsville Airport because bureaucrats in Canberra believe it's too risky to open up another border entry point in the North. A proposal from Air Asia to fly direct between Townsville and Bali, in Indonesia, has been rejected by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service because it would pose a security risk.

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  13. Townsville drivers fume over petrol price discrepancyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townsville Bulletin

    Unleaded petrol was averaging 145.7c per litre in Townsville yesterday, while Brisbane prices were averaging a four-year low of 125.9 cents per litre. RACQ spokesman Joe Fitzgerald said their records showed a 20c difference between the Townsville region's cheapest and most expensive unleaded prices.

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  14. Man accused of threatening neighbours with bomb hoax released on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townsville Bulletin

    A MAN accused of harassing his neighbours with a bomb hoax, a molotov cocktail and threats to kill their dogs has been released on bail. Mark Hank Heye, 41, was banned from contacting the complainants and must live with his mother near Mackay as part of his release conditions.

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  15. Six women given all-clear after breast cancer screening are told...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Plus-sized woman asks 21 magazine editors from around world to 'fix' her using Photoshop... and guess who made her thinner 'She's seriously out of her mind': How Sony execs cut Angelina Jolie out of group email exchange so they could attack her AGAIN over Cleopatra Inside the secretive world of Bureau 121: The North Korean genius state-sponsored hackers believed to be behind the Sony take-down North Korea's 'ruthless magic weapon': The cyber warrior factory 'behind Sony hack' which handpicks genius children to target enemies of Kim Jong un North Korea WAS behind the Sony hack attack: Feds identify culprits as studio caves in and cancels release of Kim assassination movie after major theaters refuse to run it amid terror threats Hollywood studio pulls the plug on Steve Carell's new movie Pyongyang just hours before Sony scraps release of The Interview 'America has lost its first ... (more)

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  16. Indiana legislators to receive revenue forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Journal

    Indiana lawmakers are set to get their first projection of how much money will be available for the state's new two-year state budget. Those projections will be used by Republican Gov. Mike Pence's administration and the General Assembly's budget writers during the legislative session that starts next month.

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  17. Hollywood reacts to Sony decision to cancel 'The Interview' releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    The decision by Sony Pictures to cancel the Christmas Day release of The Interview sparked a furor on social media - not necessarily because people were anxious to see the movie but because they fear the studio has set a dangerous precedent. Co-written and co-directed by Vancouver natives Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, The Interview was filmed in and around Vancouver.

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  18. After Five Years in Prison, Alan Gross Says It's 'Good to Be Home'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTUC-AM Tucson

    For Alan Gross, the American subcontractor released Wednesday morning after more than five years in a Cuban prison, "it's good to be home." "What a blessing it is to be a citizen of this country," he said Wednesday afternoon.

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  19. Karl Rove: New Congress Will Be Effective, BipartisanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    The 114th Congress could demonstrate that bipartisanship is possible by building on Democratic support for legislation ranging from repairing some of the damage caused by Obamacare to providing greater access to charter schools, writes Karl Rove in The Wall Street Journal . The veteran Republican strategist argues that while some may ridicule the notion that the new Republican-controlled Congress can work in a bipartisan manner, many of the bills passed by the outgoing GOP-led House had Democratic support.

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  20. Is this the most sickening computer game ever? 'Genocide crusade'...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Plus-sized woman asks 21 magazine editors from around world to 'fix' her using Photoshop... and guess who made her thinner 'She's seriously out of her mind': How Sony execs cut Angelina Jolie out of group email exchange so they could attack her AGAIN over Cleopatra Inside the secretive world of Bureau 121: The North Korean genius state-sponsored hackers believed to be behind the Sony take-down North Korea's 'ruthless magic weapon': The cyber warrior factory 'behind Sony hack' which handpicks genius children to target enemies of Kim Jong un North Korea WAS behind the Sony hack attack: Feds identify culprits as studio caves in and cancels release of Kim assassination movie after major theaters refuse to run it amid terror threats Hollywood studio pulls the plug on Steve Carell's new movie Pyongyang just hours before Sony scraps release of The Interview 'America has lost its first ... (more)

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