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Texas A&M Quarterback Wins Heisman Trophy Texas A&M Quarterback Wins Heisman Trophy
Enlarge Getty Images for the Heisman Tru Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies poses with the Heisman Memorial Trophy after being named the 78th Heisman winner Saturday in New York City. Getty Images for the Heisman Tru Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies poses with the Heisman Memorial Trophy after being named the 78th Heisman winner Saturday in New York City. Johnny Football just got himself a way cooler nickname: Johnny Heisman. Texas...
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326 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 12/8/2012 7:12:00 PM

UN: Eurozone Recession, Slow US Growth Hits Asia-Pacific UN: Eurozone Recession, Slow US Growth Hits Asia-Pacific
— A new United Nations economic survey says slower growth in China and India due to Europe’s downturn and weak U.S. growth undermines the Asia-Pacific economic outlook. The U.N.’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) says while regional growth will begin to recover in 2013, fewer people are likely to escape poverty amid a widening in income gaps.Economists from the U.N’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - UNESCAP -- say Europe’s recession and anemic...
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326 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 12/14/2012 11:10:11 AM

Reid Urges Quick Appointment Of Inouye Successor Reid Urges Quick Appointment Of Inouye Successor
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is asking Hawaii's governor to act before the end of the year to fill the Senate vacancy created by the death of Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. Reid says he's asked Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie to appoint Inouye's successor "with due haste." Reid says he wants to ensure Hawaii is fully represented "in the pivotal decisions" the Senate will be making. Inouye died of respiratory complications last week, leaving Democrats down one seat as the Senate prepares...
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326 Hits, 4 Comments, Added On 12/22/2012 4:49:36 PM

Mother Of Serial Killer Ted Bundy Dies In Wash. Mother Of Serial Killer Ted Bundy Dies In Wash.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The mother of serial killer Ted Bundy has died in her hometown of Tacoma, Wash. The News Tribune reports (http://is.gd/G8BVv7) Louise Bundy died last month after a long illness. She was 88. Her death was confirmed to The Associated Press by the Rev. Melvin Woodworth, pastor of Tacoma's First United Methodist Church, which she began attending in 1951. In the mid-1970s, Louise Bundy was a married mother of five working as a secretary when authorities across the nation began to accuse...
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Manti Te'o: Story Attributed To Parents Hard To Reconcile With Hoax Report Manti Te'o: Story Attributed To Parents Hard To Reconcile With Hoax Report
Enlarge image i Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Manti T'eo. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images If you're trying to make sense of the news that Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o now says he was the victim of a hoax and that the woman he thought was his "girlfriend" never existed and never died, you'll want to read an Oct. 12 story published by the South Bend Tribune. The newspaper tells readers today that the earlier story was based in large part on "a taped interview on Oct. 10 with Te'o's parents, Brian...
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327 Hits, 3 Comments, Added On 1/17/2013 7:30:00 AM

UAE Says Terror Cell Arrested UAE Says Terror Cell Arrested
UAE authorities said Wednesday that several arrests have been made in connection with a terrorist cell that was planning attacks in the Gulf kingdom, Saudi Arabia and nearby states.The official WAM news agency said a "deviant group was planning to carry out actions against the national security of both countries and some sisterly states."  The phrase "the deviant group" is used by Saudi authorities to describe al-Qaida members.The WAM report said the group had acquired materials and equipment for a...
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Man Gets DUI After Driving On AA Co-Founder's Lawn Man Gets DUI After Driving On AA Co-Founder's Lawn
DORSET, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a man faces a drunken driving charge after driving onto the lawn of the historic home in Dorset once owned by the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Police say 55-year-old Donald Blood III of Marlboro, Mass., was ordered to appear in court in Bennington on Jan. 14. Police say Blood thought he was driving into a parking lot, but actually it was the lawn of the Wilson House, built in 1852, the birthplace of AA co-founder Bill Wilson. The Wilson House's website...
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Arafat's Grave Opened, Samples Taken To Be Tested For Poison Arafat's Grave Opened, Samples Taken To Be Tested For Poison
Enlarge image Palestinians walking in front of a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Gaza City earlier today. Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images Palestinians walking in front of a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Gaza City earlier today. Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images Claims that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned with a radioactive substance before his death in 2004 are now literally being put to the test. Arafat's grave was briefly opened today so...
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The 'Not Too Crazy' Pulls Ahead In Car Race The 'Not Too Crazy' Pulls Ahead In Car Race
Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approx. 9:00 a.m. ET November 29, 2012 Enlarge Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Toyota unveils its new RAV4 crossover SUV to the media Wednesday before the L.A. Auto Show opens to the public. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Toyota unveils its new RAV4 crossover SUV to the media Wednesday before the L.A. Auto Show opens to the public. Once upon a time when a car company introduced a new car, it was a new new car. But at this...
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'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81 'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81
Larry Hagman, the actor who won international fame with his portrayal of the amoral oilman J.R. Ewing in the television series Dallas has died at the age of 81.Hagman died Friday in a Dallas, Texas hospital from complications of cancer.The Dallas series hit television screens in 1978.  It was seen in 57 countries. Hagman's J.R. character quickly became the conniving villain TV viewers loved to despise during the show's 14-year run.   Actors Patrick Duffy (L), Linda Gray and Larry Hagman from the TV...
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