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"Demand for tickets" to Netanyahu speech: Boehner

House Speaker claims White House "attacked" him and Israeli PM ahead of latter's allegedly in-demand and divisive appearance before Congress

Boehner: GOP infighting an "argument over tactics"

Amid battle over DHS funding, House Speaker says of his fractious caucus: "I enjoy all the personalities and I've got a lot of them"

Randolph, Imovbioh Lead Virginia Past No. 8 Louisville 75-59

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Randolph scored 23, Imovbioh 22 as Virginia surges late to beat No. 8 Louisville 75-59

Rare Native American Pendant Found as Crew Digs Ohio Trench

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Rare Native American shell pendant uncovered by utility crew digging trench in Ohio


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Will Nemtsov's assassination affect Ukraine peace?

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the Russian opposition leader's death comes at a "bad time," and sees a possible connection to Putin

Like racism, Islamism can and will be beaten

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Mohammed Emwazi 'the best employee we ever had', says former boss in Kuwait

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Kuwaiti-born Londoner identified as Isis killer was ‘calm and decent’ as a stellar 21-year-old salesman but disappeared in April 2010 after returning to UK Continue ... more

'Jihadi John' Mohammed Emwazi won't have the same impact unmasked

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As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife ... more

US politicians wear Venezuela's travel ban as badge of honour

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President Nicolas Maduro gave a list of conservative US officials who would be barred from entering the country – among them George W Bush and ... more

Withings' Activite and Activite Pop watches are now Android-friendly

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Withings' Activite and Activite Pop watches are now Android-friendly
Starting March 2, you'll be able to connect a Withings Activite or Activite Pop watch to an Android phone or tablet.>

Hospital Profits Soar As Obamacare Prescribes More Paying Patients

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Hospital Profits Soar As Obamacare Prescribes More Paying Patients
Hospital operators continue to see profits not seen in more than a decade thanks to the Affordable Care Act and efforts to signup uninsured patients ... more

Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Suspect In Shooting Of Teen

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Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Suspect In Shooting Of Teen
Chicago Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in the shooting of a teen boy last month.

These 'privacy glasses' make you invisible to facial recognition

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You're going out with friends mid-week, and you don't want the boss/significant other/parole officer to find out. But it's a birthday celebration, and Facebook's auto-tagging ... more

Bjork's next music video will be available for Oculus Rift

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Bjork's next music video will be available for Oculus Rift
In 2013, Bjork released her heightened, futuristic album Biophilia as an app. In a recent interview with Fast Company, the musician talked about her decision to ... more

Samsung reveals Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones

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Korean firm takes aim at Apple with latest handsets featuring curved screen and new payments technology Continue reading...

FCC votes to uphold net neutrality

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The issue of net neutrality sparked a huge corporate lobbying battle and a flood of online comments to the FCC from some four million individual ... more

Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp addresses 'false' rumors

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Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp addresses 'false' rumors
It was an emotional Patrick Sharp who stood in the dressing room of the Chicago Blackhawks' practice facility and spoke of the toll that rumors ... more

Evolution's big bang: how life on Earth took off

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Life was single-celled and boring for billions of years, then BOOM! the ancestors of most animals alive today appeared – thanks to a perfect storm ... more

Ireland 19-9 England: player ratings from the Six Nations match in Dublin

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Ireland 19-9 England: player ratings from the Six Nations match in Dublin
How they rated as O’Mahoney and the Irish forwards got the better of England• Match report: Ireland 19-9 England• Andy Bull: Johnny Sexton hands George ... more

A-League: five things we learned from round 19 | Pete Smith

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A-League: five things we learned from round 19 | Pete Smith
Derbies bring new attention, Archie brings colour, Kennedy brings new dimension, Glory in need of confidence boost, and the A-League’s Asian odysseyA-League Sydney derby version ... more

Seller's Market for NHL Teams as Trade Deadline Nears

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It's a busy seller's market for NHL teams leading to the trade deadline

Paul O’Connell hints he may have played last Six Nations game in Dublin

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Paul O’Connell hints he may have played last Six Nations game in Dublin
• England’s wait for first grand slam since 2003 goes on• Lancaster claims England lost game of tight margins• Ireland v England match report• Dean ... more

Chelsea’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur hardly a high-tempo display | Michael Cox

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Chelsea’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur hardly a high-tempo display | Michael Cox
After going ahead thanks to deflected goals, Chelsea defended well and barely allowed Tottenham a chance in a performance that was effective but not pretty• ... more

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox
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Review: In ‘Rocket to the Moon,’ a Dentist Deals With a Midlife Crisis

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Review: In ‘Rocket to the Moon,’ a Dentist Deals With a Midlife Crisis
In a revival of this Clifford Odets play, directed by Dan Wackerman, the protagonist dreams of a less soul-sucking life, yet lacks the courage to ... more
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Review: ‘The Light Princess,’ a Musical at the New Victory Theater

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Review: ‘The Light Princess,’ a Musical at the New Victory Theater
“The Light Princess,” a richly imagined and delightfully acted musical based on a story by George MacDonald, is at the New Victory Theater.
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Ducks place Rene Bourque on waivers, wait for Tomas Fleischmann

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Ducks place Rene Bourque on waivers, wait for Tomas Fleischmann
Rene Bourque knew his days as a Duck might be numbered after the club loaded up on left wings the past week by acquiring Tomas ... more

You’re Going to Really Really Really Like Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Song

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You’re Going to Really Really Really Like Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Song
The "Call Me Maybe" singer is back with "I Really Like You"
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We now have brain-controlled drones

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We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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Did the Dakota Johnson SNL ISIS sketch go too far?

Comedy show pokes fun at joining Islamic extremist group with a dad-daughter sketch that some say is in bad taste

Kelly Clarkson on her relationship and new baby

Web extra: Singer Kelly Clarkson tells correspondent Tracy Smith she never thought the whole family package would work for her, but life with her husband ... more

Kelly Clarkson's pregnancy intensified new album

Web extra: The 32-year-old singer says there were no subtleties when she was writing for her new album, "Piece by Piece." She tells Tracy Smith ... more

Alex Sharp on challenges of his "Curious Incident" character

Web extra: Actor Alex Sharp talks to Jane Pauley about experiencing the fear, anxiety and trauma of his autistic character in the Broadway hit, "The ... more

Taylor Swift: I'm Never Going to Talk About Katy Perry

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But you've been warned: Swift says she's "not nice all the time"

Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn take polar plunge in Chicago

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Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn take polar plunge in Chicago
Denise RoyalCHICAGO, March 1 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn join thousands as they jumped into the icy waters of Lake Michigan to raise ... more

Texas Ebola nurse says hospital failed her and her colleagues

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The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also ... more

Israeli PM Netanyahu arriving to U.S., Americans divided on speech

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Israeli PM Netanyahu arriving to U.S., Americans divided on speech
Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will arrive to Washington, D.C., on Sunday as he prepares to address Congress ... more

Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

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Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, ... more

Justin Bieber celebrates his 21st birthday with bash on private island

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Justin Bieber celebrates his 21st birthday with bash on private island
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Canadian-born pop star Justin Bieber rented a private Caribbean island this weekend to celebrate his 21st birthday.