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Fried Egg Found At Crime Scene

January 13, 2015 - 6:00am

On the Isles of Scilly, just off the coast of England, someone forced their way into a soccer club's shed, damaging a door and leaving one clue: a fried egg.

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In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

When oil prices dropped in the 1980s, Louisiana was hit hard. The impacts of this latest drop have yet to be fully felt, but the City of New Orleans is more resilient this time.

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Jury Selection To Begin For Accused Silk Road Mastermind

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Ross Ulbricht is accused of running the now defunct site. For years, the website allowed hundreds of thousands of drug buyers, and thousands of drug dealers, to find each other online anonymously.

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Ohio State Celebrates First Football Championship In Playoff Era

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Ohio State routed Oregon 42-20 Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The game's offensive MVP, running back Ezekiel Elliot, rushed for 246 years and four touchdowns.

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Next Cover Of 'Charlie Hebdo' Appears To Feature Prophet Muhammad

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

The cover features an image apparently of Islam's prophet shedding a tear and holding a sign that reads: "Je Suis Charlie." It comes less than a week after a deadly attack on the magazine.

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Author Robert Stone, Known For 'Dog Soldiers,' Dies At 77

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

National Book Award-winning author Robert Stone was on the fringes of the utopian counterculture of the 1960s — but he preferred to write about what happened when that dream went sour.

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Obama To Host White House Meeting With Congressional Leaders

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama plans to talk about possible areas of agreement: tax changes, trade and infrastructure.

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Auto Industry Challenged By Falling Gas Prices

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

The over reliance on sales of pickups and SUVs helped push U.S. automakers into bankruptcy several years ago. Will Detroit be better prepared for when energy prices start climbing again?

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Germans March In Dresden To Protest Radical Islam

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

More than 25,000 Germans protested against what they describe as radical Islam and runaway immigration. Proponents and critics say the record attendance was a result of the terror attacks in Paris.

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Expired Labor Contracts May Exacerbate Rift Between NYPD, Mayor

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Two large unions have been working without a contract for years. Insiders say stalled negotiations are a big part of the "disrespect" cops say has fueled their recent protests against City Hall.

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Many French Jews Choose To Leave France Because Of Anti-Semitism

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Renee Montagne talks to David Remnick, editor-in-chief of The New Yorker, who focuses his pen this week on anti-Semitism in France, and the future of France's Jewish community.

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Paris Attack Resonates With Israelis As More French Jews Move To Israel

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Some victims of last week's terror attack in Paris are being buried in Israel on Tuesday. Seven thousand French Jews got Israeli citizenship last year.

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French Investigators Search For 6 More Terror Suspects

January 13, 2015 - 5:04am

Authorities believe the three gunmen may have had more accomplices than first thought. A total of 17 victims and the three gunmen died in three days of bloodshed last week.

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VA Data Show Disparities In Veteran Benefits Spending

January 13, 2015 - 3:35am

Nationwide veteran benefits data show a huge variation in coverage from state to state, and even within states. In Massachusetts, access to VA services changes dramatically from Boston to Cape Cod.

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