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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:53:32 GMT

BBC News

IS hostages: Jordan in pilot exchange offer after Goto video
BBC News
Jordan says it is willing to hand over an Iraqi woman on death row in exchange for a Jordanian pilot being held by Islamic State (IS) militants. The offer comes ahead of a 24-hour deadline by IS to kill Moaz al-Kasasbeh and Japanese hostage Kenji Goto.
A tipping point for Japan's foreign policyFinancial Times
As deadline passes, Jordan says it would swap prisoner for captive pilotLos Angeles Times
Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic StateTimes of India
VICE News -CNN -Christian Science Monitor
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:52:26 GMT

New York Times

Lynch Casting Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Loretta E. Lynch on Wednesday will cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Eric H. Holder Jr. as she faces a new Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee that includes some of the administration's fiercest ...
AG nominee Lynch set to strike collegial toneUSA TODAY
Loretta Lynch to pledge fresh start with CongressPolitico
Obama's Pick For Attorney General Faces Heated Confirmation DebateHuffington Post
Wall Street Journal -Washington Post -CNN
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:40:31 GMT


Two Israeli soldiers, UN peacekeeper killed in Israel-Hezbollah violence
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict between the militant Islamist group and Israel.
Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in Attacks Claimed by Lebanon's HezbollahWall Street Journal
Israel-Lebanon attacks:
2 Israeli soldiers, UN peacekeeper killed in clashes on Lebanon borderLos Angeles Times
CNN -ABC News -Voice of America
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:01:49 GMT


Big Dig redux: Boston digs out after Blizzard of 2015
The Blizzard of 2015 turned into Big Dig 2015 in Boston and across much of New England on Wednesday as shovel-toting residents greeted by bright sunshine began the arduous task of returning normalcy to the snow-encased region. And the region did ...
New England begins digging out from blizzard that caused power outages ...Fox News
New England digs out as the spared 2nd-guess the forecastMinneapolis Star Tribune
Blizzard 2015: Bitter cold continues to biteCBS News -MSNBC
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:33:11 GMT


Apple, Boeing lift Wall Street; Fed eyed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, boosted by earnings including Apple and Boeing, while focus could shift later in the day to the Federal Reserve's first two-day policy meeting of the year. The Fed is expected to signal it remains on track ...
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Apple, Yahoo Rally Offsets Energy SlumpBloomberg
US stocks move higher in early trading; Apple up sharplyWashington Post
Tech stocks spark market rebound on Apple, YahooUSA TODAY -U-T San Diego
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:01:42 GMT

CBS News

Buried cat, presumed dead, rises from the grave in Florida
CBS News
TAMPA -- Bart the cat should be renamed zombie cat after he was hit by a car, buried and then crawled out of his grave five days later, CBS Miami reports. According to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, they've seen many cases at their clinic but "this ...
Bart the cat crawls back from grave days after being hit by car in Tampa, FloridaMinneapolis Star Tribune
'Miracle' cat recovering after surviving accident, burialUSA TODAY
FL cat returns from grave days after burialWXIX
Q13 FOX -CTV News
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:00:39 GMT

Los Angeles Times

Maker of drone that crashed on White House grounds to stop flights over DC
Los Angeles Times
The manufacturer of the drone that crashed on the White House grounds earlier this week plans to install software in its devices that would prevent them from flying in Washington. lRelated Drone crashes at White House; its operator contacts Secret Service.
Drone maker will block DC flights after White House crashThe Hill
Drone maker will prevent drones from flying near White HouseAtlanta Journal Constitution
Drone maker to add no-fly firmware to prevent future White House buzzingArs Technica
Mashable -Wall Street Journal -Talk Radio News Service
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