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USA TODAY

Jordan says it would swap terrorist for ISIS captive
CNN
(CNN) Jordan on Wednesday indicated it is willing to release a longtime prisoner if ISIS releases one of its pilots -- one of the latest developments surrounding the terror group's apparent threat to kill the pilot and a Japanese hostage. Jordan would release ...
Jordan agrees to prisoner swap with ISIS in deal that could free pilot, Japanese ...Fox News
Jordan is ready to trade inmate for pilot held by ISILUSA TODAY
Jordan willing to swap imprisoned terrorist for pilot held by ISISHaaretz
BBC News -ABC Online -Wall Street Journal
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New York Times

Lynch to Cast Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Loretta E. Lynch on Wednesday will cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Eric H. Holder Jr. when she faces a new Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee that includes some of the administration's ...
Attorney general nominee to stress outreach in confirmation testimonyWashington Post
Loretta Lynch to pledge fresh start with CongressPolitico
Senate to Begin Hearings for Obama Attorney General NomineeABC News
Wall Street Journal -MSNBC -Vox
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NBCNews.com

Blizzard 2015: New England Digs Out After Monster Snow and Damaging Floods
NBCNews.com
New England dug and chipped its way out Wednesday from an epic blizzard that swamped towns with almost 3 feet of snow and encased homes in water that quickly turned to ice. Massachusetts lifted a driving ban at midnight, but Boston remained under a ...
New England begins digging out from blizzard that caused power outages ...Fox News
New England Bears Brunt of US BlizzardVoice of America
Blizzard spares N.J., NYC but heaps snow onto New EnglandNJ.com
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Reuters

Violence flares on Israel-Lebanon frontier; seven Israeli soldiers wounded
Reuters
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The threat of a full-blown conflict between Israel and Hezbollah increased on Wednesday after the Lebanese militant group fired a missile at an Israeli army vehicle along the frontier and wounded seven soldiers, the biggest ...
Antitank Missile Hits Israeli Military Vehicle Along Lebanese BorderNew York Times
Israel Strikes Lebanon After AttacksWall Street Journal
Israel-Lebanon attacks: latestTelegraph.co.uk
Ynetnews -Los Angeles Times -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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Parents killed selves, kids fearing apocalypse
USA TODAY
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple and their three children who were found dead in their home last fall overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends and family they were worried about the apocalypse, authorities said Tuesday. Police also found ...

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New York Times

Palestinians attack Gaza UN compound after aid suspended
Chron.com
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Dozens of Palestinians attacked a United Nations compound in Gaza City following the world body's suspension of an aid program for victims of last year's war. The Palestinians involved in the Wednesday incident were ...
Palestinians attack UN Gaza siteIrish Independent
Israel violates rules of war in bombing Gaza homes: rights groupXinhua
Hamas ends boycott of Israeli products in Gazagulfnews.com
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WRIC

'Miracle cat' rises from the dead five days after burial
Chron.com
A cat in the Tampa Bay region of Florida has seemingly risen from the dead after clawing its way out of a grave after five days. According to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Bart the "Miracle Cat," was buried by its owners who mistook it for dead after being ...
Five days after burial, Tampa cat crawls back from graveMiamiHerald.com
'Miracle' cat recovering after surviving accident, burialUSA TODAY
Zombie Cat: Buried Kitty Believed Dead, Meows Back to LifeWRIC
ABC News -Irish Independent
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SFGate

Koch brothers' cash will wash over California, experts say
SFGate
The billionaire Koch brothers' intention to spend nearly $900 million on conservative candidates and causes in the 2016 election cycle will unleash a tidal wave of cash that will swamp the political landscape even in solidly blue California, experts said ...
Koch brothers to spend $1.1bn on Republican White House pushThe Australian
Democrats see new chance to attack Kochs after $1 billion spending ...Washington Post

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BBC News

Greece will not default - PM Tsipras
BBC News
Addressing his first cabinet meeting since Sunday's victory, Mr Tsipras said he would negotiate with creditors over the €240bn (£179bn; $270bn) bailout. "We won't get into a mutually destructive clash, but we will not continue a policy of subjection," said the ...
Greek voters are done with outsider demands for austerity. Here's what's nextQuartz
The rise of 'Dr Doom': Yanis Varoufakis' explosive new roleSydney Morning Herald
Greek Markets Continue to SlideWall Street Journal
Telegraph.co.uk -Irish Times
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Fort Mills Times

Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard
Fort Mills Times
A security man stands in Lubyanka Square, with the main building of the Russian Federal Security Service, former KGB headquarters, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A long-awaited inquiry into the death of former Russian spy ...

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