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New York Times

Hillary Clinton Sharpens Focus After Democratic Debate Tussles
New York Times
After a debate performance in which she painted Bernie Sanders as a fringe candidate whose policies bordered on fantasy, Hillary Clinton and her allies intensified the pressure on the Vermont senator on Friday, burnishing her embrace of President Obama ...
1994 crime bill haunts Clinton and Sanders as criminal justice reform rises to top in Democratic contestWashington Post
Young blacks more open to Bernie Sanders' White House bidReuters
Has the Democratic Race Become a Referendum on Bernie Sanders, Not Hillary Clinton?
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11:38am Fri, February 12, 2016

CBS News

Inside Machete-Wielding Man's Terrifying Attack at Ohio Restaurant
ABC News
Frantic 911 calls captured the moment a machete-wielding man injured four people in an attack at an Ohio restaurant before he was shot dead by police Thursday. The man's attack was first reported at the Nazareth Restaurant and Deli in Columbus around 6 ...
The Latest: Suspect killed after Ohio machete attack is ID'dWashington Post
Cops reveal what helped find machete attacker on the runCBS News
911 calls detail horrific scene of machete attack at restaurantColumbus Dispatch
Christian Science Monitor -Fox News
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12:30pm Fri, February 12, 2016

2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.
The Latest: Student: It's 'so loving' at school where 2
2 girls shot dead at Glendale, Arizona, high school, police sayCNN
2 Female Teens Shot Dead At Arizona High School, Cops SayHuffington Post
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01:38pm Fri, February 12, 2016


Zika link to birth defects could be proven within weeks -WHO
GENEVA/LONDON The suspected link between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, the birth defect microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, could be confirmed within weeks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. A sharp ...
Two US Women Miscarry After Zika Infection, CDC SaysABC News
What you should know about Zika
Commercial test for Zika virus could be available within weeksUSA TODAY
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01:05pm Fri, February 12, 2016

New York Times

In Syria, Skepticism That Cease-Fire Will Stop Fighting
New York Times
KILIS, Turkey — The morning after the United States and Russia agreed on a cease-fire plan in for Syria's nearly five-year-old war, a dozen Syrians huddled at the border gate here on Friday delivered a unanimous verdict. Asked if the bombing would ...
Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight onReuters
What You Need to Know About the Syria Cease-Fire DealABC News
Syria Agreement Already Facing TestsVoice of America
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12:23pm Fri, February 12, 2016

Los Angeles Times

New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes
Los Angeles Times
The MyShake earthquake app uses cellphones to detect earthquakes as soon as they start. Scientists hope that by turning mobile phones into vast data collection points, they can quickly glean information about the quakes and warn those farther away from ...
A new earthquake-sensing app just hit the Google Play StoreThe Verge
New smartphone app crowdsources earthquake detection data; alert system could be
New app turns smartphones into worldwide seismic networkUC Berkeley
Reuters -Ars Technica
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01:11pm Fri, February 12, 2016


Ted Cruz removes campaign ad featuring erotic film actress
(CNN) Ted Cruz's campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films. Titled "Conservatives Anonymous," the Cruz spot is set in a group therapy session, as a circle of ...
Republican Porn Star Spurned by Ted Cruz: Hey Im Fighting Back!Daily Beast
Cruz campaign pulls TV ad: Actress has a porn pastMiami Herald
Ted Cruz pulls campaign ad featuring former softcore porn starKansas City Star
Hot Air -Huffington Post
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09:53am Fri, February 12, 2016


Pope, patriarch meet in Cuba nearly 1000 years after split
Despite famine, religious wars, worldwide conflict and the spread of civilization, the heads of the Roman Catholic and the Russian Orthodox churches haven't spoken since the Great Schism of 1054 shattered Christendom, so they had a lot of catching up ...
Pope heads for historic meeting with Russian Orthodox leaderWashington Post
Pope arrives in Cuba for historic meeting with Russian Orthodox leaderFox News Latino
Pope, Russian church leader hold historic meeting in CubaReuters
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01:47pm Fri, February 12, 2016

Washington Post

Matt Forte: Bears said they won't re-sign me
Matt Forte confirmed what we've expected all season: the running back will hit the open market in March. NFL Scouting Combine. Dates: Feb. 23-29. TV: NFL Network and NFL Combine Live. Participants | Top performers | Workouts. Combine coverage:.
Patriots, Packers among teams that could make sense for Matt ForteESPN (blog)
Signing Matt Forte would make zero sense for the GiantsNew York Daily News
Matt Forte says the Chicago Bears are not going to re-sign
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12:55pm Fri, February 12, 2016

Los Angeles Times

Volcanic spires and Joshua trees: Obama protects 1.8 million acres in California's desert
Los Angeles Times
President Obama designated three new national monuments in the California desert Thursday, expanding federal protection to 1.8 million acres of landscapes that have retained their natural beauty despite decades of heavy mining, cattle ranching and ...
FACT SHEET: President Obama to Designate New National Monuments in the California (press release)
Obama announces the protection of 1.8 million acres of desert, including some of the music industry's favorite spots ...New Republic
CALIFORNIA DESERT: President Obama designates 3 new national monumentsPress-Enterprise
McClatchy Washington Bureau -ThinkProgress -Christian Science Monitor
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11:55am Fri, February 12, 2016