GOP calling on courts to block Obama – Boston Globe


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GOP calling on courts to block Obama
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WASHINGTON — As Republicans prepare to take full control of Congress on Tuesday, the party's leaders are counting on judges, not their newly elected majority on Capitol Hill, to roll back President Obama's aggressive second-term agenda and block his …
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AirAsia QZ8501: Plane search enters second week – BBC News


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AirAsia QZ8501: Plane search enters second week
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The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea has entered a second week, with poor weather still hampering operations. Divers had hoped for better conditions but faced continued suspensions. A fifth large object, thought to be debris …
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Obama OKs New North Korea Sanctions Over ‘Destructive’ Cyber Attack – NBCNews.com


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Obama OKs New North Korea Sanctions Over 'Destructive' Cyber Attack
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President Barack Obama on Friday authorized additional sanctions on North Korea in the wake of the "destructive and coercive" cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. The new sanctions target three entities — including the country's primary intelligence …
US sanctions on North Korea suggest prospect of further retaliationLos Angeles Times
North Korea hit with new US sanctions in response to Sony hackThe Globe and Mail
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Steven Gerrard: Time is right for Liverpool great to make way for next generation – Irish Times


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Steven Gerrard: Time is right for Liverpool great to make way for next generation
Irish Times
Steven Gerrard's announcement this morning that he is to leave Liverpool at the end of the season was timed to spare Brendan Rodgers and the club interminable questioning over the future of the Reds captain. That appears optimistic, for it is merely likely to …
Steven Gerrard leaving Liverpool: LIVE updates and tributes as skipper set to Mirror.co.uk

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Traffickers Set Freighter on a Course for Italy and Flee, Leaving Migrants Aboard – New York Times


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Traffickers Set Freighter on a Course for Italy and Flee, Leaving Migrants Aboard
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VERBANIA, Italy — For the second time in three days, the Italian authorities found themselves racing on Friday to rescue hundreds of migrants from an aging freighter that traffickers had pointed toward Italy and then abandoned, leaving the ship to plow …
Third migrant boat abandoned off Italy in past two weeksIrish Times
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Safety questions on Shanghai crush – Telegraph.co.uk


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Safety questions on Shanghai crush
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A NEW Year's Eve stampede that left 36 dead and 47 injured on Shanghai's Bund waterfront has raised questions over how such a disaster could happen in China's largest and most cosmopolitan city. Early reports blamed fake banknotes — nightclub …
New Year's stampede in Shanghai: 36 dead, 43 injuredUSA TODAY
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Clearing path for 2016 run, Jeb Bush steps down from remaining board … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Clearing path for 2016 run, Jeb Bush steps down from remaining board
Minneapolis Star Tribune
WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign. The former Florida governor stepped down from his remaining board …
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Leelah Alcorn: Friends Speak About After Teen’s Death Sparks Outrage – ABC News


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Leelah Alcorn: Friends Speak About After Teen's Death Sparks Outrage
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The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has sparked outrage and sadness as her friends talk about some of the difficulties the teen faced. Alcorn, born Josh Alcorn, was killed Sunday after being hit by a semi-truck. The death of the 17-year-old is being …
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