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Aid expected to arrive in Syria after powers agree to cease-fire
Major world powers have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria. So what exactly does that mean? VPC Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Mini…USA TodaySyria
5 takeaways from the Democratic debate(CNN)President Barack Obama was the star of Thursday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Clinton didn't just stake her claim f…CNNDemocratic debate
Polar Vortex to Bring 'Coldest Air for More Than a Decade' to NortheastMillions of Americas across the Northeast should brace for what could be the coldest temperatures in over a decade this Valentine's Day weekend, foreca…NBC NewsPolar Vortex

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Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes Off Florida CoastTwo bodies were found Thursday evening after a small plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico near Destin, Florida, authorities said. The …
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Polar vortex to blast Northeast with coldest air in a decade: 'It's going …Morning commuters bundle up in Chicago during the 2014 polar vortex. Prepare for a frosty Valentine’s Day. A polar vortex will blast …
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Machete-Wielding Man Injures 4 at Ohio Restaurant, Is Killed By PoliceA machete-wielding attacker slashed four people seemingly at random inside a Columbus, Ohio, restaurant Thursday and the suspect …
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Iran Marks Revolution With 'Death to America' ChantsTEHRAN, Iran — If you thought anti-American sentiment in Iran had waned after the nuclear deal and the lifting of sanctions, you could …
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Diplomats Aim for Temporary Syria Truce in a WeekDiplomats trying to secure a cease-fire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out …
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Canadian man remembers who he is, solves own cold caseA Canadian man solved his own cold case — by suddenly remembering his identity 30 years after he disappeared. Edgar Latulip was …
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This Valentine's Day Will Bring the End of the World, According to …When Ghostbusters II hit theaters in 1989 and we heard the psychic on Venkman's (Bill Murray) cheesy talkshow predict that the end …
Barry Manilow Cancels Tour Dates After Emergency SurgeryBarry Manilow scrapped tour dates this week to return home to Los Angeles after suffering complications from emergency oral surgery.
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Kanye West’s 10 most outrageous ‘The Life of Pablo’ lyricsKanye West’s new album “The Life of Pablo” released on Thursday packs the lyrical punches we’ve come to expect. The songs …
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Viral all-star OK Go picks Facebook over YouTube to launch new …Almost a decade ago, OK Go posted a goofy, one-take video of the band dancing on treadmills. That viral sensation helped re-invigorate …
Rising Sea Levels May be Slowed by a Sponge-like EarthScientists have found for the first time how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level …
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Meteorite Hunters: How the Experts Can Tell If Rocks Are from SpaceMeteorite hunter Geoff Notkin searching for space rocks with metal detectors in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Credit: Photographs by …
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Japan's Nikkei 225 dives 5%, futures up as oil reboundsA man scratches his head as he looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Feb. 10 …
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Europe seen higher after oil jumps 6%European equities are expected to open higher on Friday after crude oil prices jumped nearly 6 percent. A spike in oil prices is …
Have Millennials Made Quitting More Common?Quitting is in. More than 3 million Americans quit their job in December 2015, the highest number since 2006, according to data …
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Rubio tax plan would cost $6.8 trillion over a decade, still less than …The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new Budget stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll …
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10 Things Jeb Bush Voters Could Have Bought With the Money He …Presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, once hailed as the likely GOP nominee for president, endured the latest blow …
Act of Love and Survival: It’s Time to Close American BordersJohn Linder served in Congress for 18 years from Georgia. He and his wife, Lynne, have retired to a farm in Northeast Mississippi.
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Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out of RioLILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says there is "no intention" by any countries to pull out of the Olympics …
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It's NFL Draft season, so let's start ranking things!(Please note, this message does not contain actual rankings). DRAFT TALK: Mike Mayock's 2016 NFL Draft position rankings --With …
Lionel Messi Wins La Liga Player of the Month Award for 1st Time in …Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been named as La Liga’s Player of the Month for the first time in his remarkable career. The …
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2nd pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virusSYDNEY – A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas — the second such case this …
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Data mining for deadly drug combinationsThe experiment began with thousands of patient files, millions of prescription orders, billions of clinical measurements and a single …
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Your Neanderthal inheritance could effect your mood, your skin, and …It's been 40,000 years since the Neanderthals disappeared, but their lingering genetic legacy may be influencing your health. If you are …
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Could Windows 10 Get an Update to Disable Data Collection …Windows 10’s data collection continues to be a controversial topic these days, even though Microsoft has clearly specified that no …
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New report says Galaxy S7 will cost less than Apple’s iPhone 6sSamsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available for preorder on February 21st according to a recent report, and a new …
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Wanna be startin' somethin': a history of the Windows Start menuMicrosoft’s Start menu is a big deal. It’s the first thing many people think of when they think of Windows, or even Microsoft. The …
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Basil Leaf Grill to Celebrate Grand OpeningASHBURN, VA: Basil Leaf Grill is inviting the public to their Grand Opening on Saturday, February 20. “We’ll have lots of fun for the kids (face painting and balloon artist from 12-3pm) and complimentary …
ConfigOS to Automate STIG Remediation for Major DoD Weapon Systems LabASHBURN, Va., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SteelCloud LLC announced today that its patented ConfigOS automated remediation tool has been selected by a major systems integrator, after a successful …
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Ashburn Fire Department Chili Fundraiser Set for TOMORROW, Jan. 30ASHBURN, VA: The community is invited to the second annual Chilly Days Chili Fundraiser in support of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (AVFRD) on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 12 p.m. - 4 …
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