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  1. Ted Cruz: a The reason Republicans lost can be summed up in two words: 47 percentaRead the original story

    41 min ago | Washington Times

    Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, said the reason for Republicans' electoral defeat in 2012 can be summed up by the "47 percent" remarks made by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The comments came during a forum in California moderated by ABC's Jonathan Karl with Mr. Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida in one of the first debate-style settings of the 2016 presidential cycle.

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    41 min ago | Jewish World Review

    "I don't believe I'm poking anyone in the eye," House Speaker John Boehner asserted Wednesday. That was after His Speakership told the media that he had invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress about "the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life."

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  3. 'Modi', 'Barack' chatted like old friendsRead the original story

    41 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The friendly warmth and camaraderie between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama was on full display Monday as the two chatted and laughed like old friends over a two-hour period while watching India's Republic Day parade and pageantry. A day after the two leaders - one the prime minister of the world's largest democracy and the other the president of the world's oldest democracy - got down to referring to each other in first person terms - "Barack" and "Modi" respectively - their easy friendship was visible for the world to see.

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  4. 'The socialist who really IS a man of the people': Alexis Tsipras in profileRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Daily Mail

    New York City hunkers down for the 'worst snowstorm in history': Shelves are cleared ahead of blizzard that threatens THREE FEET of snow. Thousands of flights cancelled and workers told to stay home College football star Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim waives anonymity to tell all about her 'ordeal' for the first time in documentary The must-have fitness gadgets that could make you fatter: They claim to count the calories you burn.

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  5. Boehner says fixing infrastructure a critically importantaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | KICD-AM Spencer

    U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE: Work continues on the new highway 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington, left, as traffic moves along the adjacent, existing four-lane bridge, Tuesday, Dec. 16, in Medina, Wash. The new bridge, which will have six lanes and 14-foot sidewalk, is expected to open in the spring of 2016.

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  6. Pomp, women's power on display at Republic Day paradeRead the original story

    43 min ago | Newkerala.com

    More than the pomp, this year's Republic Day parade Monday will be remembered for women's power showcased during the two-hour event and the presence of US President Barack Obama as the chief guest on the occasion. Quite appropriately, the honour of leading the marching contingents was given to the one drawn from the three services, while the Indian Army, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force also fielded all-women's contingents.

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  7. 'Make in India' tableau steals the show in Republic Day paradeRead the original story

    43 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The float, which displayed a working model of the 'Make in India' lion, invited manufacturers and investors to participate in the initiative. Among the other tableaus of note were that of the Ayush Ministry; the Department of Atomic energy, which was celebrating its diamond jubilee; the Law Ministry, which showcased a 'walk for justice'; and the Gujarat state float, which featured Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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  8. Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd flanked by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and first lady Michelle Obama, led by President Pranab Mukherjee, right, as they leave at the end of India's annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

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  9. At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, RubioRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Rand Paul is showing how he might disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran and Cuba in one of the first face-to-face forums among would-be candidates. The Kentucky Republican joined fellow first-term senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida on stage Sunday evening in California for a summit organized by Freedom Partners.

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  10. Barack Obama's visit signifies inflection point in US-India bilateral relationship: CIIRead the original story

    44 min ago | DNA India

    Director General of Confederation of Indian Industry , Chandrajit Banerjee, has said that US President Obama's visit as the Chief Guest at Republic Day signifies an inflection point in the US-India bilateral relationship. Director General of Confederation of Indian Industry , Chandrajit Banerjee, has said that US President Obama's visit as the Chief Guest at Republic Day signifies an inflection point in the US-India bilateral relationship.

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  11. New sanctions against Russia are economic blackmail - KremlinRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Russia Taday

    Vladimir Putin's press secretary has called fresh threats of anti-Russian sanctions "an absolutely destructive and unjustified course that would eventually prove to be shortsighted." " Russia has never agreed to such threats and moreover, the threats and blackmail have never led and never would lead to the change of Russia's well known and logical position ," Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday.

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  12. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaRead the original story

    44 min ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    There was political turmoil in Nepal, a move to indict Thailand's former president and preparations in India to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama. The week also saw Japan grapple with a chilling video showing two of its citizens taken hostage by the Islamic State group, which threatened to kill them unless a $200 million ransom was paid.

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  13. Government's new initiatives displayed at R-Day paradeRead the original story

    45 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The new initiatives by the Narendra Modi government such as Make in India and the Jan Dhan Yojana found a prominent place in the 66th Republic Day parade Monday as the tableaux rolled down the majestic Rajpath. The department of financial services' tableau on the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' highlighted the uniqueness of the campaign which aims at bank accounts for all Indians and its impact on the weaker sections and low income groups.

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  14. Boehner denies 'blindsiding' White House with Netanyahu inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    "I gave them a heads up that morning," US Speaker of the House says of controversial invitation to Israeli PM to address Congress. US Speaker of the House John Boehner denied Sunday that he had "blindsided" the White House with his invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress in March.

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  15. Computer attack planning proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    Within 1 hour: discovery of a cyberattack that adversely affects safety or emergency preparedness functions or that could have compromised support systems Within 4 hours: discovery of a suspected or actual cyberattack that could have caused an adverse impact; discovery of suspected or actual attack initiated by personnel with physical or electronic access to digital computer and communication systems and networks Within 8 hours: receipt of information regarding observed behavior, activities or statements that may indicate intelligence gathering or planning related to cyberattack The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering rule changes that would require nuclear power plants like Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth to not only report to federal authorities any attacks, attempts and even suspected plans for cyberonslaughts to their systems, but to make those reports within ... (more)

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  16. Armed with knives and batons, Shiite rebels violently disperse protesters in Yemen's capitalRead the original story

    45 min ago | The News

    Shiite rebels armed with knives and batons attacked and detained demonstrators Monday protesting against their power grab in Yemen's capital, witnesses said. The Houthi rebels seized Sanaa in September and days of gunbattles last week ended with them placing the president, prime minister and top Cabinet members under house arrest.

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  17. Spokesman: Secret Service recovers 'device' at White HouseRead the original story

    45 min ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    A spokesman for President Barack Obama said Monday that a "device" was found on the grounds of the White House while the president and first lady were in India but that it posed no threat. It was unclear if the president's daughters were at home at the time of the incident.

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  18. Biden jokes of feigning interest in Obama's State of UnionRead the original story

    46 min ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    If Vice President Joe Biden looked captivated by last week's State of the Union address, chalk it up to good acting. Biden is joking about having to force himself to pay attention as he sits behind President Barack Obama during the nationally televised address, despite knowing everything in it beforehand.

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  19. Congresswoman talks health care reform at Medical Society of State of New York sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York on Saturday at Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. The Mirror Lake Inn's conference room was filled with about two dozen doctors and health care professionals eager to hear the congresswoman's perspective and to offer their own input on the state of health care.

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  20. Kiran Bedi in front row, days after Kejriwal invite rowRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: In what could blow up into a controversy, BJP's Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi was seated in the front row during the Republic Day parade. US President Barack Obama was the chief guest at the event.

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