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Republicans plot in chocolate heaven

CNN - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:59am
HERSHEY, PA. -- House and Senate Republicans piled into rent-a-buses to head from the nation's capital to the chocolate capital for a two-day retreat, with plans to work out a path forward for the new Congress on the budget, immigration and gossip about their favorite 2016 presidential picks over cocoa-flavored drinks.
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Missing AIG exec dead

CNN - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:54am
An AIG insurance company executive who'd been missing for a week is dead, his family said on a Facebook page Thursday evening.
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Group tries to save 'Top Gun' carrier

CNN - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:51am
In the climactic final battle in the 1986 movie "Top Gun," an officer tells Stinger, the battle commander, that the aircraft carrier's catapults are broken and it's unable to launch planes.
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Mom with cancer makes tough choice

CNN - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:49am
For Ashley Bridges, life was good. She and her boyfriend, Jonathan Caughey, were in love and along with her young son Braiden, they were excited to become a family.
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Rapper to Nancy Grace: Anybody can get pot

CNN - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:31pm
HLN's Nancy Grace talks to hip-hop artist 2 Chainz about the legalization of marijuana.
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Rape charge for NFL linebacker

CNN - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:27am
Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with felony rape, a spokeswoman for the Marion County, Indiana, Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.
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Muslim prayer call at Duke U

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:02pm
The Muslim call to prayer will sound from a bell tower at North Carolina's Duke University -- but not everyone is considering the chant music to the ear.
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Free climbers summit El Capitan

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:24pm
Nineteen days. Three thousand feet of some of the hardest climbing in the world. And just their bare hands and sticky-soled shoes to get them up the granite-faced monster known as the Dawn Wall.
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'I am worried they will botch it again'

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:16pm
Oklahoma is resuming executions using variations of drug formula that led to one of the longest executions in U.S. history.
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Oops, typo puts company in doghouse

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:47pm
A Florida sheriff's office is sending back some official rugs after an embarrassing typo in them put the rug company in the doghouse.
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The 2016 presidential field

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:38pm
One's out and another looks like he's back in. And another is building up his 2016 team.
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The real Marlboro Man dies

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:37pm
Tally-ho, Marlboro Man.
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Climbers didn't 'conquer' Yosemite

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:23pm
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Mike Huckabee, stop bashing Beyonce

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:20pm
As parents, we want to be careful to protect our children from the wrong influences. Just because someone is famous and has a following among a certain segment of society doesn't mean they're a good role model for youth. One group in particular comes to mind. They're essentially minimally talented narcissists who are starved for public attention, and they will say and do shocking and inappropriate things to get it. Truth be known, many of them are not the best people in the world.
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Heroin deaths up for 3rd year in a row

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:18pm
Many more people are dying from heroin overdoses than in previous years, according to the latest available statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An analysis of those numbers and what might be responsible for the uptick in heroin deaths appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.
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After 37 years, pet gator seized

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:30pm
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Cabbie's tip was HOW BIG?

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:28pm
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130-year-old rifle found propped against tree

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:28pm
The Winchester Model 1873 was found in the Nevada desert.
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Why Mitt Romney wants in on 2016

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:24pm
I suppose we should have seen it coming, really. Back in the fall, when Romneyworld was buzzing about another candidacy, the storyline was this: It's in the realm of the "truly hypothetical," I was told, with a strong suggestion that Mitt Romney would only run as part of a late-entrant party-savior scenario. "A lot of people ...are rooting for him to get in," said one inside source. "Romney's not one of them."
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One month without a Hillary Clinton headliner

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:23pm
As the 2016 race heats up on the Republican side, with a new Super PAC, donor check or staffing announcement dropping every hour since Christmas, Hillary Clinton's schedule has been notably empty.
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