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Planet bonanza! Refined technique for planet ID nearly doubles total. (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAstronomers have uncovered 715 previously unannounced planets after using a new technique for sifting through the first two years’ worth of data from NASA’s Kepler mission. Skip to next paragraph …HABITABLE orbit PLANETS DISCOVERED among 715 new worldsRegister715 New Planets Beyond Solar System DiscoveredRTT NewsPlanet bonanza: NASA announces discovery of 715 new worldsFox […]

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Christie approval down 9 points since January, poll shows – Washington Times

Christie approval down 9 points since January, poll showsWashington TimesNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie‘s approval ratings have taken a big hit from a month ago, dropping 9 points amid the release of e-mails suggesting Mr. Christie’s staffers allegedly exacted political revenge by ordering the closure of lanes to the George … …read more Source: Chris […]

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MILLER: Prosecution rests in trial for DC man charged for one shotgun shell – Washington Times

MILLER: Prosecution rests in trial for DC man charged for one shotgun shellWashington TimesThe District of Columbia has finished presenting its case on why Mark Witaschek is a danger to society for possessing a single shotgun shell and muzzleloader sabots in his home. This outrageous legal battle shows how far unelected, anti-gun liberals … …read […]

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Chris Christie to skip dinner with President Obama – Politico

PoliticoChris Christie won’t dine at the White House on his swing through Washington this weekend. The New Jersey governor is set to leave town Sunday morning, his office confirmed, before a Sunday night White House dinner traditionally attended by governors …Chris Christie: The $18 million manCNN (blog)Chris Christie Rejects White House Dinner InviteABC News (blog)Chris […]

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Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most potent fundraising rainmakers. As Christie convenes two days of Republican …Chris Christie off to Washington for RGA eventsThe Star-LedgerChris Christie to skip dinner with President […]

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Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the alleged damage, but said one Maryland woman netted $75 …More Than 20 People Arrested Following Investigations into Widespread Health …Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)25 […]

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Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safe – Washington Times

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safeWashington TimesChris Christie, still one of the hottest names in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination chase, heads to Washington surprisingly secure in his job as New Jersey governor and in his post as chairman of the 29-member Republican Governors Association … and more …read more Source: […]

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Entertainment

George Zimmerman flees Miami after being accosted on beach and $10000 … – Daily Mail

Daily MailGeorge Zimmerman has accused President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder of making him a ‘scapegoat.’ In an interview Monday with CNN, Zimmerman told Chris Cuomo he suffered a ‘miscarriage of justice’ in his trial for the killing of Florida …George Zimmerman: ‘I’d like to … become an attorney’Washington TimesGeorge Zimmerman StrugglingGuardian Liberty […]

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‘Winter’s Tale’: an echo of ‘Downton,’ minus the fun – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesA two-star review of the romantic drama “Winter’s Tale,” starring a charming Colin Farrell, with Jessica Brown Findlay in a role perhaps too similar to that of Lady Sybil in “Downton Abbey.” By Moira Macdonald. Seattle Times movie critic. PREV of NEXT.‘Winter’s Tale’ movie explores love, miracles in adult fairy taleReuters‘Winter’s Tale’ mixes […]

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Sports

Thunder-Wizards Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe only person who could keep Kevin Durant from extending his run of 30-point games was Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks. It doesn’t appear anyone can stop the team’s impressive winning streak. After he sat out the entire fourth quarter of a blowout …Durant’s 30-point streak ends, but Thunder rout NetsReutersRussell Westbrook’s front-row seatESPNNets’ Joe […]

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Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian Gaine – MiamiHerald.com

Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian GaineMiamiHerald.comAs of Sunday morning, Brian Gaine was still technically a finalist for the Dolphins’ general manager job. Three days later, he was out of a job — and some with direct knowledge of the situation believe that it was because his new boss, Dennis Hickey, …Brian Gaine, Dolphins […]

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How Secure Are Your Passwords? – HamletHub

HamletHubApparently, it’s as easy as 123456 to hack into many people’s private, password-protected accounts on the Internet. Password management application provide SplashData has released its 2013 list of worst passwords, and “123456” tops the list for the first …Worst password of the year goes to ‘123456’Washington TimesList of 2013’s worst passwords releasedWTXL ABC 27Password is […]

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Carl Lewis: Chris Christie Wanted Me Out Of Senate Race – Huffington Post

Huffington PostTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis says Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped a plan to appoint him the state’s first physical fitness ambassador when he launched a political campaign against a Christie friend.Carl Lewis says Chris Christie scandal puts his old allegation in new lightHunterdon County Democrat – […]

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Bishop leads Lightning past Rangers – Reuters

ReutersBishop leads Lightning past Rangers. NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Lightning were excited about the prospects of playing in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. They left New York City feeling confident about themselves after a 2-1 win over the New York …Bishop triumphs in return as Lightning nips RangersTampabay.comIn 9 Seconds, Rangers Watch Lead, […]

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‘August’ burns with dark humor – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldFOOD FIGHT: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Julianne Nicholson, from left, play battling family members. 1. Friday, January 10, 2014. PrintEmail Comments [0]. By: James Verniere. “August: Osage County” Rated R. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal …Movie review: ‘August: Osage County’ feeds on family turmoilPittsburgh Post GazetteAugust: Osage County – a stellar cast […]

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Redskins fire coach Mike Shanahan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Shanahan is out as the Washington Redskins’ coach and executive vice president. The team fired him after a meeting Monday morning, one day after the Redskins finished a controversy-filled 3-13 season with a 20-6 loss to the New York Giants.Mike Shanahan’s firing is latest chapter in Washington Redskins’ sad recent historyWashington PostRedskins’ options […]

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Syrian airstrike kills 21 in Aleppo: report – Washington Times

Washington TimesBEIRUT — A Syrian government airstrike hit a crowded vegetable market in a rebel-held neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 21 people, activists said. For nearly two weeks, President Bashar Assad’s warplanes and …Activists: Syrian Airstrike Kills 20 in AleppoVoice of AmericaActivists: Syrian Airstrike Kills at least 20 […]

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Suspect in Los Angeles airport shooting scheduled for court – Washington Times

Suspect in Los Angeles airport shooting scheduled for courtWashington TimesRANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — The man who authorities say killed a TSA screener and wounded three other people during a rampage through the Los Angeles airport last month is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on murder and other felony …Alleged LAX Shooter Expected To Plead […]

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Farewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park – USA TODAY

Farewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick ParkUSA TODAYFarewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. The San Francisco 49ers play their final game at Candlestick Park Monday night before moving to the team’s new Levis Stadium in Santa Clara next season. Here’s a look back at the 53-year-old stadium’s …Seahawks’ loss opens door for 49ersESPN (blog)49ers will bid […]

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Redskins left star-struck again as Cowboys rally – Washington Times

Washington TimesWith a timeout temporarily halting the Dallas Cowboys’ offensive surge at the Washington Redskins’ 10-yard line, nose tackle Barry Cofield, defensive end Chris Baker, cornerback David Amerson and inside linebacker Perry Riley all broke into jumping jacks, …Can Cowboys overcome Week 17 demons? A look back at the disasters in 2011 …Dallas Morning NewsRomo’s […]

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Will Redskins’ Mike Shanahan follow London Fletcher out door? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLANDOVER, Md. — As much as Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher tried, there was no taming his emotions in his farewell home game after seven seasons with the franchise. The 38-year-old veteran said Wednesday that he was “99% certain” …Don Banks: Tony Romo’s late heroics set up another winner-take-all showdownSI.com2013 NFL Grades, Week 16: […]

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Yanks Add Dynamic Leadoff Hitter – ESPN

ESPNSomeone very close to the pursuit of Jacoby Ellsbury was asked Tuesday night what this all means. The person was reminded that the New York Yankees were supposed to be cutting costs this holiday season, that they were downsizing the payroll to a nickel …New York Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury agree to contractLos Angeles TimesThe Jacoby […]

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Steelers’ Mike Tomlin admits fault, not intent for sideline fiasco – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCalling his actions embarrassing and inexcusable, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday he takes responsibility for his behavior on the controversial kickoff Thanksgiving night against the Baltimore Ravens but repeatedly denied any nefarious …Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell feels ‘lucky’ after big hit left him wobblyDetroit Free PressTomlin talked to Goodell, NFL office about sideline […]