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February 27 2014

19:44

Congressman Ed Pastor won't run for re-election - Washington Post


Washington Post

Congressman Ed Pastor won't run for re-election
Washington Post
PHOENIX — U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, a Democrat who is the senior member of Arizona's U.S. House delegation, has announced he will retire at the end of this current term. The 70-year-old Pastor said in a news release issued Thursday that it's time for him to ...
Arizona Congressman Ed Pastor, a Democrat, says will retireReuters
Democrat Ed Pastor of Arizona to retire from CongressUSA TODAY
Arizona's Ed Pastor, a Democrat, to quit HousePolitico
Seattle Post Intelligencer -TucsonSentinel.com
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18:31

British spy agency collected images of Yahoo webcam chats - Guardian - Reuters


Times of India

British spy agency collected images of Yahoo webcam chats - Guardian
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's spy agency GCHQ intercepted millions of people's webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday. GCHQ files dating between 2008 and 2010 ...
UK spies 'intercepted webcam images of Yahoo users'BBC News
The NSA Is Spying on Your Webcam SexTIME
Report: UK spy agency collected Yahoo webcam imagesUSA TODAY
Washington Post -The News International
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18:26

Seth Rogen Takes Issue to Congress (It's Not About Pot, He Says) - NBCNews.com


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Seth Rogen Takes Issue to Congress (It's Not About Pot, He Says)
NBCNews.com
Seth Rogen delivered with trademark humor a personal testimony on Alzheimer's disease on Wednesday before a Senate hearing on Alzheimer's research. The “Knocked-Up” star said he came to the Senate for a few reasons -- the first being that he is a huge ...
Seth Rogen congressional testimony: Is he right to be mad at truant senators?Christian Science Monitor
Seth Rogen Visits Congress to Plead for Alzheimer's Funding, Shames Senators ...People Magazine
DC duel: Seth Rogen blasts senators for skipping his testimony; Ben Affleck ...Fox News
OnTheRedCarpet.com -Broadway World -Starpulse.com
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18:04

Attorney General Holder Hospitalized After Faintness at Meeting - Businessweek


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Attorney General Holder Hospitalized After Faintness at Meeting
Businessweek
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to a Washington Hospital today after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath during a meeting with his staff, the Justice Department said. “He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition,” the ...
Holder hospitalized as precaution for faintnessKVVU Las Vegas
Attorney General Eric Holder hospitalized for faintness, shortness of breathLos Angeles Daily News

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13:46

Russia Flag Aloft as Gunmen Take Ukraine's Crimea Parliament - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Russia Flag Aloft as Gunmen Take Ukraine's Crimea Parliament
Bloomberg
Pro-Russian demonstrators wave Russian flags during a protest in front of a local government building in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, on Feb. 26, 2014. Related. Ukraine Protesters Support Yatsenyuk Amid Unrest · Ukraine's Yatsenyuk: Russian Army Won't ...
Arseniy Yatsenyuk approved as Ukraine's new prime ministerFox News
New Ukraine flashpoint: Pro-Russia gunmen seize Crimean parliamentChristian Science Monitor
Russia Reportedly Sheltering Ukraine's PresidentABC News
CBS News -Wall Street Journal
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13:30

Ukraine Parliament approves pro-EU Yatsenyuk as premier - Zee News


Ukraine Parliament approves pro-EU Yatsenyuk as premier
Zee News
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 19:00. Kiev: Ukraine's parliament on Thursday approved the nomination of pro-EU Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the crisis-hit country's new prime minister until presidential polls are held in May. Yatsenyuk was one of the ...

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10:27

Super-Sized Servings? FDA Proposes Major Food-Label Revamp - NBCNews.com


San Francisco Chronicle

Super-Sized Servings? FDA Proposes Major Food-Label Revamp
NBCNews.com
A 20-ounce soft drink would now be a single serving, and so would a whole cup of ice cream, under a major revamp of the familiar food label being released Thursday. Federal health officials are proposing the first changes to food labels in more than 20 years ...
Nutrition labels getting a makeoverCNN
First Look: The FDA's Nutrition Label Gets A MakeoverNew England Public Radio
FDA's New Nutrition Labels Reflect Actual Servings, Not What Americans ...New York Magazine
TIME (blog) -Los Angeles Times -South China Morning Post
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10:23

Crimea Parliament Is Seized, Raising Ukraine Tension - Wall Street Journal


Economic Times

Crimea Parliament Is Seized, Raising Ukraine Tension
Wall Street Journal
A view of the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol, Ukraine, with a Russian flag raised above it on Thursday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine—Dozens of armed men took control of the parliament and local government ...
Tension Between Russia and Ukraine Grows as Gunmen Seize Government ...New York Times
Ukraine crisis: Russian flag raised in Crimea as gunmen storm parliamentTelegraph.co.uk
Ukraine: Gunmen seize Crimea government buildingsBBC News
Los Angeles Times -Businessweek -CTV News
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09:36

Russia Grants Protection for Ukrainian President - ABC News


Russia Grants Protection for Ukrainian President
ABC News
Moscow on Wednesday granted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych protection "on the territory of Russia," shortly after the fugitive leader sought help from the Kremlin, according to an official quoted by Russian news agencies. Meanwhile, a respected ...

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February 26 2014

23:44

Reid hammered by GOP after claiming all ObamaCare 'horror stories' untrue - Fox News


Politico

Reid hammered by GOP after claiming all ObamaCare 'horror stories' untrue
Fox News
Feb. 25, 2014: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. faces reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is being hammered by Republican lawmakers after he claimed on the Senate floor that all the ObamaCare "horror ...
Top Senate Dem: Koch Brothers Are Un-AmericanABC News
Harry Reid calls Koch brothers 'un-American' over Obamacare adsLos Angeles Times
Reid tempers Koch criticismPolitico
Roll Call -The Hill (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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23:08

Ukraine's Interim PM Faces Daunting Economic Hurdles - Voice of America


National Post

Ukraine's Interim PM Faces Daunting Economic Hurdles
Voice of America
Ukraine opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk, named Wednesday to the post of interim prime minister, is a former foreign minister and a strong ally of pro-Western icon Yulia Tymoshenko. One of three visible opposition leaders during the past three months of ...
Alarm in Ukraine as Putin orders surprise army drills on borderIndian Express
Ukraine's Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns of tough days aheadBBC News
New Ukraine ministers proposed, Russian troops on alertReuters UK
euronews -Montreal Gazette
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20:21

US Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban on Same-Sex Marriage - New York Times


KTUU.com

US Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
New York Times
HOUSTON — A federal judge in Texas struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, ruling that the laws restricting marriage to a man and a woman violated the United States Constitution, handing gay rights advocates a major legal ...
Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage BanNBCNews.com
Texas ban on same-sex marriage struck downCNN
Texas Gay Marriage Ban Latest to Be Struck DownABC News
USA TODAY -Fort Worth Star Telegram
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13:51

California couple's gold-coin find called greatest in US history - Los Angeles Times


AFP

California couple's gold-coin find called greatest in US history
Los Angeles Times
A cache of 19th century gold coins uncovered by a California couple on their daily walk could end up selling for more than $10 million, making it the greatest buried treasure ever unearthed in the United States, experts said. Donald Kagin, president of Kagin's ...
Gold coins found buried in California may appear at Atlanta collectors showAtlanta Journal Constitution
California couple strike gold with treasure trove findAFP
California couple finds $10M in gold coins buried in their yardChicago Tribune
BBC News -MainStreet -SavingAdvice.com
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13:44

Obama to push $300-billion transportation plan during Minnesota visit - Los Angeles Times


MinnPost.com

Obama to push $300-billion transportation plan during Minnesota visit
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON -- President Obama is scheduled to tour a revived train station in the Midwest on Wednesday to extol the benefits of federal spending on light-rail, roads and bridges as he tries to prod Congress to take up a major transportation bill this year.
Obama To Propose $302 Billion Highway Repair ProgramTIME
Obama seeking $300 billion for roads, railwaysWashington Post
President Obama to urge $302 billion transportation billPolitico
The Detroit News
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13:35

Putin orders test of Russian forces amid Ukraine crisis - Los Angeles Times


CTV News

Putin orders test of Russian forces amid Ukraine crisis
Los Angeles Times
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a test of the “battle readiness” of military forces deployed to the western and central areas of the country, a likely show of Kremlin muscle to reassure ethnic Russians in Ukraine that their ...
Globe in Ukraine: Putin orders test of combat readinessThe Globe and Mail
Alarm in Ukraine as Putin puts Russian troops on alertReuters
Putin orders combat readiness test in western regionsUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -The Hindu
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13:24

Aaron Hernandez in Jailhouse Fight - ABC News


ABC News

Aaron Hernandez in Jailhouse Fight
ABC News
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, already charged with murder, could face additional charges stemming from a fight at the Bristol County jail where he has been held in segregation. Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson told ABC News confirmed that ...
Aaron Hernandez involved in jail brawl; worries over civil war in Ukraine; more ...The Plain Dealer
Aaron Hernandez involved in prison altercationWashington Post (blog)
Aaron Hernandez beat up inmateNew York Post
Thegardenisland.com
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07:21

Missouri executes killer of schoolgirl - Reuters


San Francisco Chronicle

Missouri executes killer of schoolgirl
Reuters
(Reuters) - Missouri authorities early on Wednesday executed a 47-year-old man for the rape and murder of a Kansas City-area schoolgirl, a state public safety official said. Michael Taylor was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. local time at a prison in Bonne ...
Missouri executes man in '89 rape, killing of teenKansas City Star
US Supreme Court refuses to stop Mo. executionWashington Times
Missouri readies for 4th execution in 4 monthsSTLtoday.com

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04:21

Obama Warns Karzai of a Pullout, But Keeps US Options Open - Wall Street Journal


San Francisco Chronicle

Obama Warns Karzai of a Pullout, But Keeps US Options Open
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama told Afghanistan's leader, Hamid Karzai, that the U.S. was preparing for a full troop withdrawal by year's end, but opened the door to reaching an accord with Mr. Karzai's successor for soldiers to remain. Tuesday's ...
President Obama pressures Afghanistan leader Karzai on security dealLos Angeles Times
'Zero Option' Could Add Up to Afghan Civil War, Pakistan Official WarnsABC News (blog)
US planning full Afghan pullout, Obama tells KarzaiBBC News
ABC Online -Business Standard
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03:43

Mexican drug kingpin Guzman formally charged - Xinhua


CNN

Mexican drug kingpin Guzman formally charged
Xinhua
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Federal courts in Mexico Tuesday formally charged Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the captured leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, with organized crime and drug trafficking. The charges were made separately by the Third ...
Arrest Unlikely to Break CartelNew York Times
Mexican drug kingpin Guzman dodges US extradition for nowReuters
Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman faces new organised crime chargesBBC News
Firstpost -DAWN.com
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03:40

US Vice President Biden decries 'hatred' behind state voter ID laws - Reuters


MiamiHerald.com

US Vice President Biden decries 'hatred' behind state voter ID laws
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he hopes Congress will pass new legislation to modernize the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 and counter what he called the "hatred" behind voter identification laws in states ...
Joe Biden Defends His Basketball Abilities At Black History Month ReceptionHuffington Post
Joe Biden says he's 'uniquely' positioned to run for president. His evidence? (+ ...Christian Science Monitor
Joe Biden: 'I May Be a White Boy, But I Can Jump'Mediaite
The Hill (blog) -CNN (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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