Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores – New York Times


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Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores
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A train went off the tracks Saturday night in the Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. Rescue workers struggled into the early morning to extract the injured and the dead, the authorities said. Credit R Naveen Naidu/European Pressphoto Agency.
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Police officer shot, killed after stopping to offer help during apparent traffic accident – fox6now.com


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Police officer shot, killed after stopping to offer help during apparent traffic accident
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The man whom investigators say shot and killed a Westwego, Louisiana, police officer has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said Saturday. Westwego, Louisiana, police officer Michael Louviere, 26, died after
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4 dead mourned in Mississippi after tornado rips through area – Fox News


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4 dead mourned in Mississippi after tornado rips through area
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PETAL, Miss. – Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter’s anxieties while living in a damaged house. And families will mourn four
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So, how hot was it, Earth? – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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So, how hot was it, Earth?
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2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping and the third year in a row to take the number one slot, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, U.S. government scientists announced Wednesday.
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Will the Trump presidency usher in a golden age of satire?

To the editor: What a great letter from James Buchanan to President Trump via Ariel Dorfman. (“Words of encouragement for Donald J. Trump from James Buchanan, 15th president of the United States,” Opinion, Jan. 19)

In his article, Dorfman pretends to be the 15th president, generally accepted as…

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FDR warned us about Donald Trump

To the editor: Why President Trump? My observations over the past 82 years may provide some insight. (“From wise and thoughtful Obama to thin-skinned and mean-spirited Trump,” Opinion, Jan. 20)

In 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed “a second Bill of Rights under which a new basis of security…

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Trump on CIA meeting: ‘WIN!’ – The Hill


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Trump on CIA meeting: ‘WIN!’
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President Donald Trump ? Donald TrumpTrump: Why didn’t protesters vote? Trump touts TV ratings for inauguration J Street’s dead end MORE early Sunday said he had a “great” meeting at CIA headquarters on Saturday with “amazing people.” “Had a great …
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Will Trump be the end of the Pax Americana?

By Max Boot

With the “America First” emphasis in his truculent inaugural address, Donald Trump has signaled that a radical reorientation of American foreign policy may be in the offing. For more than 70 years, the United States has been the world’s leading champion of free trade, democracy, and international…

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Obamacare repeal would also affect your employer health insurance

By Soumya Karlamangla

Stephanie Blythe isn’t due to give birth until April, but she already ordered a breast pump through her insurance company because she’s worried about the future of the Affordable Care Act.

“Once I have it, they can’t take it away from me,” said Blythe, 31.

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As California goes from drought to deluge, a dangerous old foe returns: Mudslides

By Rong-Gong Lin II, Rosanna Xia, Raoul Rañoa

Through five years of severe drought, El Capitan Canyon above the Pacific Ocean near Goleta endured bone-dry conditions that at times seemed like they would never end.

Then, on Friday, the skies opened up. Nearly 2 inches of rain dropped in a single hour in the Santa Ynez Mountains.

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