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  1. The lame duck is looseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    The lame duck is loose. Little more than two years before the moment he stands next to his successor at the presidential inauguration of 2017, President Barack Obama is feeling unshackled from the constraints of eyeing the next election cycle after last month's disastrous midterms for Democrats.

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  2. Think Cuban-Americans all think alike? Think againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Hernandez expressed her support on Wednesday's an... . Anti-Castro protester Sisay Barcia, right, argues with pro-Obama supporter Peter Bell, left, in the Little Havana area of Miami, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

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  3. Hope and some fear in Cuba amid thaw with USRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba abruptly moved on Wednesday to restore dipl... . A woman waits in a classic American car that's used as a shared taxi by commuters in Havana, Cuba, early Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

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  4. First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political waveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Philly.com

    As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubio. The Florida senator's White House aspirations took a hit when Jeb Bush, the state's former governor and Rubio's political mentor, announced plans to "actively explore" a campaign for president.

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  5. Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Philly.com

    That's about to become clear as the Obama administration and the communist government of Raul Castro move to normalize more than a half-century of bitter animosity between the United States and Cuba. While international relations can be subject to laws passed by Congress, the White House enjoys broad discretion in diplomatic recognition.

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  6. Aaron Sorkin Still In Bed With John Edwards Expose 'The Politician'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Aaron Sorkin is reconfirming his dedication to chronicling the rise and scandalous fall of a presidential candidate. The Newsroom and West Wing creator, one of Hollywood's most outspoken voices in the recent Sony hacking attack, has extended his option on NYT bestseller The Politician , Andrew Young's explosive 2010 tell-all about the adultery scandal that ended former North Carolina Senator John Edwards' 2008 Democratic Presidential campaign.

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  7. Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuitsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Mary Nunes was a child when her mother fled with her to Central America in a custody dispute 10 years ago. A woman who was accused of fleeing with her daughter to Central America in a custody dispute 10 years ago and recently returned home was sent back to jail Thursday to await trial.

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  8. 2 in meningitis outbreak case to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    More than 75... . FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2012 file photo a Food and Drug Administration Agent stands at the doorway of New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass.

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  9. Changing topics, the Senate Intelligence Committee issued a report...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Q: Changing topics, the Senate Intelligence Committee issued a report last week accusing the CIA of physically abusing suspected terrorists in interrogations from 2001 to 2009 and misleading White House officials, Congress and the public about its activities. The CIA says the report is one-sided and incomplete.

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  10. Do you think the CIA did or did not intentionally mislead the White...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Q: Do you think the CIA did or did not intentionally mislead the White House, Congress and the public about its activities? (IF DID INTENTIONALLY MISLEAD:) Do you think that was justified or unjustified?

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  11. Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Opponents of President Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress. His initiative faces some strong resistance among lawmakers and opened fissures in both parties.

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  12. A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    File- This Dec. 10, 2012, file photo shows President Barack Obama gesturing as he speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich. With a recent streak of activism, President Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.

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  13. U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hac...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming North Korea. U.S. government sources said on Wednesday that investigators had determined the attack was "state sponsored" and that North Korea was the government involved.

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  14. AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. "Stephen Colbert"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central's satirical political talk show "The Colbert Report" after nine years Thursday night. He will become host of the "Late Show" on CBS, replacing David Letterman in May. So ends the "Stephen Colbert" character he created: the outlandishly tongue-in-cheek conservative host who leapt from late-night TV to become a political and pop culture phenomenon.

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  15. Stabenow pleased with Cuba movesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is among the lawmakers cheering the moves by the Obama administration to end the trade embargo and restore diplomatic ties with Cuba. The Lansing Democrat chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee and says Michigan farmers will benefit from being able to trade with Cuba.

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  16. What Iranians are saying about the U.S.-Cuba dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Cuban students march in a street of Havana on Wednesday after Washington released three Cuban spies, who had been in a U.S. prison since 2001. The deal hatched between the Obama administration and Raul Castro's government is big and historic .

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  17. Sanders Speaks: Bernie Wants to Break Up the Big BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OpEdNews

    No sooner had the infamous "Citigroup amendment" been added to a vital spending measure than the warnings began. One of the first was from Rob Blackwell , writing in American Banker, who called it "a victory that may soon come to haunt the largest institutions."

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  18. Michael Brown's death and right-wing propaganda, Mark Fiore animationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dear Kitty

    It seems that everyone but Darren Wilson is responsible for the death of Michael Brown . It's Michael Brown's fault , black-on-black violence is at fault, it's a culture of disrespect and lawbreaking that's at fault, take your pick.

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  19. In the Loop: Sen. Kirk suggests raising money with screening of 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Post

    Workers remove the poster for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014. a day after Sony announced it had no choice but to cancel the movie's Christmas release and pull it from theaters due to a credible threat.

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  20. Innovative California Rabbi Harold Schulweis diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    This 2005 photo provided by Valley Beth Shalom shows Rabbi Harold Schulweis. Schulweis, an influential Conservative synagogue leader, has died in Los Angeles at age 89. His death late Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 was announced by Rabbi Edward Feinstein, senior rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom, where Schulweis was the spiritual leader for decades.

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