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President Obama to speak on Oklahoma disaster

Posted: 05/21/2013 - President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on Tuesday before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday.

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Moscow blasts alleged vote theft at Eurovision

Posted: 05/21/2013 - Russia's point man on Syria and on its relations with the U.S. is turning his attention toward a subject close to Russian hearts - alleged vote theft at the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Obama declares major disaster in Oklahoma

Posted: 05/20/2013 - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma as the state recovers from a massive tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, killing dozens and flattening entire neighborhoods.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 05/20/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Warren Buffett meets with young entrepreneurs

Posted: 05/20/2013 - Billionaire Warren Buffett is spending his day listening to business pitches from a select group of kids, but the ideas aren't likely to generate new acquisitions for Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.

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Annotated 'Harry Potter' 1st edition on auction

Posted: 05/20/2013 - A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale in a charity auction.

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Court: Should whistleblower protection be wider?

Posted: 05/20/2013 - The Supreme Court will decide if government whistleblower protection applies to employees of a privately-held contractor or the subcontractor of a publicly-held company.

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Ferris wheel ride world record broken in Chicago

Posted: 05/20/2013 - A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days, bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.

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What do we eat? New food map will tell us

Posted: 05/20/2013 - Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.

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Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

Posted: 05/20/2013 - Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.

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Metro-North: Conn. train outage expected for days

Posted: 05/19/2013 - The Metro-North commuter rail line says crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of track, overhead wires and signals damaged in a derailment and crash in Connecticut.

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AP CEO calls records seizure unconstitutional

Posted: 05/19/2013 - The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.

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