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Whale struck with propeller before showing up in Washington state ferry terminal

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 11:50pm
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to the initial results of a necropsy completed Saturday.
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The Iowa kickoff show

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 11:38pm
What you need to know from the first big event of 2016.
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Prepping for 2016, a Gathering of Republicans in Iowa Leans Hard to the Right

The New York Times - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 10:52pm
The more centrist potential nominees for the party, such as Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney, were barely represented at Saturday’s forum.

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Charles Koch: We're just getting started

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:33pm
The Kochs and their allies in recent months have taken steps towards increased transparency.
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Southern Calif. winds topple trees, power lines

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:18pm
Powerful Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 89 mph toppled trees and power poles in Southern California on Saturday, leaving several thousand people without electricity.
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Former arena catering CEO charged with animal cruelty seen in dog-kicking video

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 8:27pm
The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada.
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Biologists say dead whale found at Seattle ferry dock was struck by propeller of large vessel

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 8:21pm
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel.
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GOP clown car runs into ditch

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 8:04pm
Simon says the Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van.
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Obama to Request Research Funding for Treatments Tailored to Patients’ DNA

The New York Times - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:55pm
President Obama’s budget will seek hundreds of millions of dollars for “personalized medicine,” a proposal that is expected to receive bipartisan support in Congress.
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Christie touts national appeal to Iowa conservatives

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:41pm
He says he embodies a strain of true conservatism that can succeed nationally.
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Republican Governors Buck Party Line on Raising Taxes

The New York Times - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:35pm
There are proposals for raising the sales tax in Michigan, a tax on e-cigarettes in Utah and gas taxes in South Carolina and South Dakota, to name a few.
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Atlanta Airport Reopens After No Bombs Are Found on Threatened Planes

The New York Times - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:30pm
The authorities found no explosives on the Delta and Southwest planes targeted in posts on Twitter, a scare that led the military to scramble fighter jets.

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South Georgia police search for missing couple who went to buy car

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:24pm
Police in south Georgia are searching for a Marietta couple who went missing after going to purchase a car from a seller they contacted online.
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As Vatican Revisits Divorce, Many Catholics Long for Acceptance

The New York Times - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:18pm
Pope Francis has begun a debate about the church’s treatment of divorced Catholics, and in October, a group of bishops will decide whether to recommend changes to him.
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Third person dies after shooting at Nebraska party

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:28pm
Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
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Escaped murder suspect, 17, took elderly Ohio woman hostage before being caught by police

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:15pm
A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.
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Police say Tacoma man kicked his pet Chihuahua, killing it

FOX News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:15pm
A 32-year-old Tacoma man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his small dog so hard that it died.
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Obama pivots to Saudi Arabia

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 5:48pm
After skipping Paris, Obama scrambles to show up in Riyadh after King's death.
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Cruz to grassroots: Demand conservative credentials

POLITICO - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 5:47pm
He calls on Republican voters to hold presidential candidates accountable.
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Booking tricks to save on airfare

CNBC - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 5:12pm
Don't book that round-trip flight before trying these travel tricks to get a better deal.
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