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Tucker: Income inequality creates huge gaps in opportunity

Tucker: Income inequality creates huge gaps in opportunity

By Tim Eagan 02/01/2014 13:27

By now, you’ve surely heard of the Texas drunken driving case that has sparked national outrage — angering victims, upsetting psychologists and sending Twitter into overdrive. A 16-year-old who killed four people while legally intoxicated was sentenced to 10 years’ probation and treatment in a tony rehab facility.

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Indians slam gang-rape of teenager

Indians slam gang-rape of teenager

By Marian Kamensky 02/01/2014 12:28

Activists have staged a protest in India’s eastern city of Kolkata over the gang-rape and burning of an Indian teenager which led to her death.

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1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

By Kyaw Thu Yein 02/01/2014 12:18

Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures across much of the region.

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The courts and the NSA

The courts and the NSA

By Paresh Nath 01/01/2014 17:57

A new year of media noise begins, and with it an avalanche of propaganda. With the public growing wary of privacy intrusions, the NSA debate is heating up and the message from power centers will focus on the effectiveness of the spy program in stopping terror attacks, the effective controls in place to prevent abuse, and the danger to the public posed by traitorous leakers of secret operations. These claims are all false.

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United Kingdom: No longer at ease

United Kingdom: No longer at ease

By Osvaldo Gutierrez Gomez 01/01/2014 17:54

Every January, the president of the United States addresses a televised joint session of Congress in a speech that traditionally contains the ringing affirmation that "the state of our union is strong."

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Apple denies working with NSA

Apple denies working with NSA

By Ramachandra Babu 01/01/2014 17:43

Apple is denying that it worked with the National Security Agency (NSA) to give the agency a backdoor into its customers’ iPhones.

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