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    As Deficit Dips, All Sides Seek More Spending

    As Deficit Dips, All Sides Seek More Spending

    The government deficit is dropping and the voices in Washington calling for austerity are barely audible. Republicans want more defense spending. Democrats want more domestic spending. And President Barack Obama...

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  • NBCNews.com

    Jan 29, 2015

    Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors: Officials

    Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors: Officials

    Three American contractors were shot to death Thursday by an Afghan soldier in the Afghan capital of Kabul, U.S. defense officials said, NBC News reported. One official said the shooting happened Thursday at the...

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  • NBCNews.com

    Jan 29, 2015

    "Ugh! That Newsweek Cover": Silicon Valley Women Respond

    Newsweek's latest cover on "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" sparked a firestorm Thursday — on Twitter and in Silicon Valley — with some accusing the magazine of taking on sexism in tech with a sexist...

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  • NBCNews.com

    Jan 29, 2015

    Bill Calls for End to Travel Ban to Cuba

    Bill Calls for End to Travel Ban to Cuba

    A bipartisan group of senators wants to end travel restrictions on Americans seeking to go to Cuba, saying it would help foster change in the Communist island nation. Current law generally bans travel to...

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  • John Kerry

    Jan 29, 2015

    John Kerry Fined $50 for Failing to Shovel Snow Outside Boston Home

    John Kerry Fined $50 for Failing to Shovel Snow Outside Boston Home

    John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president. The globe-spanning diplomat can add one more: snow shoveling scofflaw. After a blizzard dumped two...

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  • texas news

    Jan 29, 2015

    NASA Remembers Fallen Astronauts

    NASA Remembers Fallen Astronauts

    NASA is remembering 17 astronauts who were killed in the line of duty and dozens more who have died since the agency's beginning.

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  • customs and border protection

    Jan 29, 2015

    Border Patrol Seizes $430K of Meth Consealed in SUV

    Border Patrol Seizes $430K of Meth Consealed in SUV

    A Mexican national was busted at a San Diego border checkpoint with more than $430,000 of methamphetamine hidden in his car after a K9 alerted them. U.S. Border Patrol agents found 34 cellophane-wrapped bundles...

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