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Malala Seeks to Raise $1.4B to Educate Syrian Refugees

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 5:05pm
Malala Yousafzai will seek to inspire world leaders at a London conference to commit $1.4 billion to give Syrian refugee children access to education.









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O'Malley Strives for Viability, One Brewpub at a Time

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 4:53pm
Marin O'Malley tries to break through with Iowa voters one brewpub at a time.









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MSNBC to Host New Hampshire Democratic Debate

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 3:46pm
MSNBC announced Sunday that it will hold a Democratic presidential debate Thursday, Feb. 4, in New Hampshire ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary.









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Scientists Tout Cheap Fix for Tainted Flint Water

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 3:04pm
A scientist in Switzerland has developed a water filter that he says can cheaply and quickly remove lead and other pollutants from tap water.









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Sanders: 'Hillary Clinton Will Be the Problem'

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:43pm
Bernie Sanders tells "Meet the Press" that Hillary Clinton is the candidate who could hurt Dem chances in November, not him.









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Terrified Parents Keep Kids Home After College Attack

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:34pm
Fear is gripping parents amid threats and rumors that terrorists were set to launch more attacks on Pakistan's schools and colleges.









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Kerry on Syrian Peace Talks: 'Seize the Opportunity"

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:21pm
Kerry said that there was no military solution in Syria, and diplomatic negotiations were the only hope for the country's suffering people.









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Those Girl Scout Cookies May Be Tax Deductible

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:20pm
From baking powder to babysitting, there are plenty of out-of-pocket expenses for charities that may qualify for a tax savings come April.









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Iowa Poll Shows Trump Surge Past Cruz, Clinton Hanging On

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:05pm
The survey from highly-respected pollster Ann Selzer comes just about 48 hours before voters head to the caucuses.









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Cruz: Trump Win in Iowa Would Propel Him in N.H.

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:05pm
Ted Cruz told NBC's Chuck Todd on Sunday that a Donald Trump victory in Iowa would help him in New Hampshire, a state where polls show him with a sizable lead.









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'Leave Us Alone': Oregon Townsfolk Tired of Occupiers

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 1:01pm
People who live in Burns, the small town near a wildlife refuge that has been occupied by an armed group for a month, say they are sick of it.









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Blasts Kill 60 Near Holy Shiite Shrine in Syria

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:15pm
The explosions occurred as representatives of Syria's government and its divided opposition began convening in Geneva for U.N.-mediated peace talks.









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Is California Set to Execute An Innocent Man?

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 11:27am
When California its moratorium on executions in November, it raised the possibility that a man convicted in a troubled prosecution could die.









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See Who Snagged Prizes at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:31am
Journalism drama "Spotlight" won the SAG ensemble cast award in a night that was dominated by a diverse roster of winners.









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Perfect Streak: Djokovic Wins Sixth Australian Open

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:15am
Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 victory over Andy Murray.









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Zika Isn't the Only Mosquito-Borne Illness to Watch Out For

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 9:58am
Zika virus is "spreading explosively" across Latin America and the Caribbean. But if you want to know about some home-grown viruses, read on.









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Perfect Streak: Djokovic Wins Sixth Australian Open

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 8:00am
Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 victory over Andy Murray.









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Lawsuit Shines Unflattering Light on 'Life Coach' Industry

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:43am
A lawsuit filed in Colorado is focusing new attention on the "life coaching" industry, where many practitioners lack any training or certification.









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Final Pitch: Here's a Look at the Field in Iowa

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:04am
NBC's Hallie Jackson and Kristin Welker assess the field of Democratic and GOP candidates with 48 hours to go before the Iowa caucuses.









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Iraq Needs $1.56 Billion for ISIS-Driven Humanitarian Crisis

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 5:53am
Baghdad is strapped for cash amid a plunge in oil prices and higher military expenditure associated with the fight against ISIS.









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