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Belfast Thriller '71' Combines Action And Emotional Authenticity

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The film depicts Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1971. It was a year when the Troubles, the bitter conflict between the Catholic IRA and the Protestant Loyalists, turned violent.

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CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.

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House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

February 27, 2015 - 4:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns that low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

February 27, 2015 - 4:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

February 27, 2015 - 3:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

February 27, 2015 - 3:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

February 27, 2015 - 3:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

February 27, 2015 - 3:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.

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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

February 26, 2015 - 7:10am

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.

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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

February 26, 2015 - 7:10am

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

February 26, 2015 - 6:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

February 26, 2015 - 6:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

February 26, 2015 - 6:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

February 26, 2015 - 6:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

February 26, 2015 - 6:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

February 26, 2015 - 6:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

February 26, 2015 - 5:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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