1. Ex-Governor Points the Finger at His Wife in a Virginia Trial - New York Times


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    Ex-Governor Points the Finger at His Wife in a Virginia Trial
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    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, right, arrived at court with his lawyer, John Brownlee, on Wednesday. Credit Steve Helber/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share …

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  2. Zoo animals caught in Gaza crossfire

    The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn’t be sadder.

     
  3. NFL Wants 2015 Halftime Show Performers To Pay Up - Vibe


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    NFL Wants 2015 Halftime Show Performers To Pay Up
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    The NFL preseason has begun and talks about who will perform at the 2015 halftime show are underway. So far, three acts have been selected as a finalists—Coldplay and BFFs Katy Perry and Rihanna. But unfortunately for them, performing at the biggest …

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  4. Family of senior Hamas leader killed

    The depressing cycle of strikes and counter strikes resumed as talks of a longer term truce failed between Israelis and Palestinians.

     
  5. Silva Pulls No Punches Against Rousseff as Brazil PSB Candidate - Businessweek


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    Silva Pulls No Punches Against Rousseff as Brazil PSB Candidate
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    Marina Silva began her campaign as the Brazilian Socialist Party’s candidate for president by pledging allegiance to positions taken by predecessor Eduardo Campos while also criticizing incumbent Dilma Rousseff’s management of Latin America’s biggest …
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  6. Brothers die in Japan landslides

    Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 27 people in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima, authorities said Wednesday.

     
  7. Running mate replaces Campos

    A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket, setting the stage for a tighter race.

     
  8. Malaysians charged with MH370 theft

    Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

     
  9. The Artist’s Dilemma: Should You Pay To Play at the Super Bowl? - Wall Street Journal (blog)


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    The Artist’s Dilemma: Should You Pay To Play at the Super Bowl?
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    In terms of visibility, it’s the biggest concert any musician will perform: halftime at the Super Bowl, with 115 million Americans watching–that’s twice the size of the Oscars, or 11 times as many who might see your show at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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  10. Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country

    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General’s office said on Wednesday.