Justices Overturn a Fisherman’s Conviction for Tossing Undersize Catch

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:11
The Supreme Court decided that grouper thrown back into the Gulf of Mexico did not meet the definition of a tangible object specified in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
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3 Men in Brooklyn Charged With Supporting ISIS

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:08
One of the men, all of whom are citizens of Uzbekistan, was arrested early Wednesday at Kennedy Airport, bound for Syria, the authorities said.

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Chicago Mayor’s Race Heats Up as Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:02
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s opponent, Jesus Garcia, who got 34 percent of the vote, has gathered support among Hispanics and many city workers, including teachers.
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House Republicans Press Janet Yellen on Stimulus Campaign

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:57
At a hearing, the Federal Reserve chairwoman defended the Fed’s actions and warned against proposals to constrain its independence.
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Season 3 of ‘House of Cards’ Starts With More Policy Than Chicanery

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:52
In the 13 new episodes of this Netflix series, Kevin Spacey’s character is president and has to devote a lot of his time to running the country.
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For Bill O’Reilly and Fox News, a Symbiotic Relationship

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:47
The profiles of the channel and its star talk show host rose together, making it unlikely that he will be punished because of the Falklands controversy.
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Republicans Grapple With Internal Rifts in Homeland Security Impasse

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:40
The effort to pass a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security before a Friday deadline is a test of how House and Senate Republicans can reconcile large differences in major policy fights.

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Graphic</span>: Ending the Ebola Outbreak

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:10
Months of declining cases have fed hopes that the Ebola outbreak might finally be ending.

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Turkish Police Arrested and Accused of Wiretapping President Erdogan

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:58
The arrests are part of a feud between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen, an influential cleric accused of plotting to overthrow the government.
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Angels' Mike Trout, the 2014 AL MVP, has sights set on improving

OC Register - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:53
TEMPE, Ariz. – After a season that didn’t leave much room for improvement, Mike Trout arrived in Angels camp with his sights set on doing just that. Most notably, striking out less, stealing bases more and – most important – ending the season...
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ArtsBeat: Michael Schur on the ‘Parks and Recreation’ Series Finale

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:42
The sitcom’s showrunner talks about that political cameo and whether or not Leslie made it to higher office.
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Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘The Buried Giant’

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:23
Kazuo Ishiguro’s seventh novel, “The Buried Giant,” is a quest narrative set in a mythical time of ogres, sprites and dragons.
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Drones Spotted Over Paris Landmarks for 2nd Night

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:08
Mysterious objects were spotted near Les Invalides and Place de la Concorde, raising concerns a month after deadly attacks in the Paris area.
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News Analysis: A Back-and-Forth View of the President’s Executive Power

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:04
This week, President Obama and Republicans have swung between advocating a muscular assertion of executive authority and seeking to circumscribe it.
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Museo Jumex Cancels a Hermann Nitsch Show

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:27
In abandoning a controversial exhibition, this institution in Mexico City may have hurt its credibility in the art world.
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Kremlin Sought Annexation of Crimea Before Ukrainian Government’s Collapse, Russian Paper Says

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:16
Novaya Gazeta said that Moscow had concluded by February 2014, before President Viktor F. Yanukovych of Ukraine resigned, that Russia would have an opportunity to seize the territory.
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Elisabeth Moss, a Career Woman, in ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 06:00
Ms. Moss is returning to Broadway, portraying a successful professional wondering if she can have it all in this 1988 Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
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Abuse of Detainees Remains Widespread in Afghanistan, U.N. Says

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 05:57
A report on the torture and mistreatment of people arrested for conflict-related activities points to a continued challenge for the new government.
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First Draft: Today in Politics

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 05:48
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference provides a big stage for Republican hopefuls a year before presidential primary season.
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Karl Ove Knausgaard Travels Through North America

New York Times - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:58
The Norwegian author of the six-part autobiographical novel “My Struggle” follows the trail of the first Europeans to set foot in North America. The first of two parts.
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