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'Bring Back Our Girls' Becomes Rallying Cry

'Bring Back Our Girls' Becomes Rallying Cry Ramaa Mosley, a Los Angeles director and mother of two, created the viral Twitter hashtag, #BringBackOurGirls, to raise awareness about the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls....

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Police: Winston Avoided Walking in Front of Deputy

Police: Winston Avoided Walking in Front of Deputy Police: Jameis Winston appeared to avoid walking in front of deputy before leaving store...

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China's Alibaba Group Looking to Raise $1 Billion in Biggest Technology IPO Since Twitter

China's Alibaba Group Looking to Raise $1 Billion in Biggest Technology IPO Since Twitter China's Alibaba Group looking to raise $1 billion in biggest technology IPO since Twitter...

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Prosecutors: Ex-UGA Coach Operated Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors: Ex-UGA Coach Operated Fraud Scheme Prosecutor: former UGA coach abused trust of friends, coaching contacts in investment scheme...

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Ex-Boxing Champion Jimmy Ellis Dies at 74

Ex-Boxing Champion Jimmy Ellis Dies at 74 Jimmy Ellis, a former heavyweight champion who fought Ali, dies at 74...

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Former Polygamists Back Man Who Won Custody Suit

Former Polygamists Back Man Who Won Custody Suit Exiles of Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect say man shouldn't have to pay wives' attorney fees...

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US Team to Aid Nigerian Search for Kidnapped Girls

US Team to Aid Nigerian Search for Kidnapped Girls US sending team to aid Nigeria's search for kidnapped girls, says 'time is of the essence'...

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Uruguay Rule-Signing Launches Marijuana Regime

Uruguay Rule-Signing Launches Marijuana Regime Uruguay's government-run marijuana market begins rollout as president signs implementing rules...

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Ex-Texas Mortician Being Freed From Prison Early

Ex-Texas Mortician Being Freed From Prison Early Former mortician being released from prison early in Texas widow's slaying; case inspired film...

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Fumble! What Went Wrong With NFL Commissioner's Tweet Chat

Fumble! What Went Wrong With NFL Commissioner's Tweet Chat It's the NFL off season and commissioner Roger Goodell decided to offer himself up for a Twitter chat today to fans, who were asked to send questions using the hashtag #AskCommish....

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Organizers Plan Fast-Food Protests for Overseas

Organizers Plan Fast-Food Protests for Overseas Labor organizers say fast-food protests planned for more than 30 countries...

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Census Director Tours Booming North Dakota

Census Director Tours Booming North Dakota US Census Bureau Director Thompson tours North Dakota, fastest-growing state in the nation...

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Plane Lands Safe in Salt Lake After Smoke Smell

Plane Lands Safe in Salt Lake After Smoke Smell Southwest flight lands safely in Salt Lake City after pilot smells smoke, no fire reported...

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Tourism Bureau: DC Had Record Visitation in 2013

Tourism Bureau: DC Had Record Visitation in 2013 Tourism bureau says DC hosted record 17.4 million US visitors in 2013, saw increased spending...

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Los Angeles Airport Makeover About to Get Painful

Los Angeles Airport Makeover About to Get Painful Los Angeles airport asks travelers for patience amid first makeover since 1984 Olympics...

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Bear Released in Wild Returns to Tahoe Ski Resort

Bear Released in Wild Returns to Tahoe Ski Resort Bear released in wild returns to cushy life at Tahoe ski resort; now sanctuary bound...

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Mark Jackson fired by Warriors

Mark Jackson fired by Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors have fired Mark Jackson, ending the franchise's most successful coaching tenure in the past two decades but also one filled with drama and distractions. General manager Bob Myers thanked Jackson in a statement Tuesday for "his role in helping elevate this team into a better position than it was when he arrived nearly 36 months ago." Myers said it was a difficult decision but the Warriors "simply feel it's best to move in a different direction at this time." ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Sunday that Steve Kerr and Stan Van Gundy would be at the top of Golden State's search list if Jackson were fired. The Warriors are also expected to speak with former  Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, league sources told ESPN. Sources close to the situation say the  New York Knicks remain the favorites to land Kerr, thanks to the TNT broadcaster's close ties to new team president......

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Ugandan Gay-Rights Activist Asks for US Asylum

Ugandan Gay-Rights Activist Asks for US Asylum Ugandan gay-rights activist seeks US asylum to escape harsh new law at home...

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Greek PM Says Won't Seek Money Bailout Money

Greek PM Says Won't Seek Money Bailout Money Greek PM says won't seek money bailout money, hopes to reduce austerity taxes in 2014...

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Latin Music Night Leads to Big Week on 'Dancing'

Latin Music Night Leads to Big Week on 'Dancing' Latin night, contestant's health scare compel viewers to watch ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars'...

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