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China Devalued Its Currency, Then Spent $400 Billion to Save It

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:41pm
China devalued its currency in August. It's spent the months since spending billions of dollars to prop up the yuan.









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705,000 Mercedes-Benzes Recalled in U.S. Over Air Bags

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:35pm
In addition to about 705,000 Mercedes-Benzes, the company said it's also recalling about 136,000 Daimler vans, at a total cost of almost $400 million









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Trump: I'd Be 'Different' as President

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:19pm
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that some of the outlandish things he says on the campaign trail are sometimes done to be "different."









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Feds Can't Open San Bernardino Shooters' Phone

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:01pm
The FBI calls the problem "going dark," and Director James Comey said it impacted all levels of law enforcement.









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Hearing for 'Serial' Subject Wraps Up With Call for Retrial

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:00pm
The case surrounding Syed, whose guilt was called into question in the podcast "Serial," has been in the spotlight with a post-conviction hearing.









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North Korea Ramping Up Nuke Work: Intel Chief

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:59pm
North Korea wants to make a missile "capable of posing a direct threat" to the U.S., National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Congress.









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Rapper DMX Passed Out In Hotel Parking Lot

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:40pm
First responders resuscitated rapper DMX early Tuesday after he was found unresponsive on the ground next to a car in a Yonkers parking lot.









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Bee Thieves Are a Buzzkill for Almond Growers

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:34pm
Soaring bee rental fees for California's almond farmers are attracting a swarm of recent hive heists and leading to stinging losses for beekeepers.









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What Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Have In Common

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:01pm
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.









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Utah Lawmaker: Porn Is a Public Health Crisis

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:00pm
A Utah legislator says butt-baring pornography is like cigarette butts — a public health crisis.So State Sen. Todd Weiler has introduced a legislative









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Babies With Zika-Linked Birth Defects May Have Eye Trouble

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:52pm
Brazilian babies born with a birth defect blamed on the Zika virus may also often have serious vision problems on top of brain damage, doctors report.









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UCLA Gymnast Whips and Nae Naes in Her Floor Routine

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:47pm
UCLA gymnast, Sophina DeJesus delivered a special floor routine and incorporates modern dance moves like the whip and the nae nae.









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Flint Mayor to Gov. Snyder: Get the Lead Out Now

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:14pm
Mayor Karen Weaver unveiled a $55 million pipe-removal plan.









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Martin Shkreli Now Faces Lawsuit Over Wu-Tang Album

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:03pm
The ex-pharma CEO is being sued by an artist who claims his original illustrations were stolen for the new Wu-Tang Clan album that Shkreli bought.









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Spanish Princess Back in Court in Tax Fraud Trial

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:03pm
Spain's Princess Cristina returned to court on Tuesday as defendants began to testify in a fraud trial that centers on her husband's business affairs.









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'Beyonce Bounce': Red Lobster Credits Sales Spike to Singer

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:49pm
Weekend sales at Red Lobster saw a significant boost from "Queen Bey," spiking 33 percent on Sunday over last year, company brass said.









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Train Collision Kills 10, Injures Scores

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:41pm
Two trains collided early Thursday near the town of Bad Aibling in southern Germany.









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Flint Dogs Are Getting Lead Poisoning, Too

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:07pm
Two dogs have tested positive in the last year, state officials say.









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Virginia Really Is For Lovers: Amazon Romance Survey

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:49am
Turns out Paris isn't the only city where love is in the air. Amazon is out with its list of Top 20 Most Romantic Cites right here in the U.S.









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