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For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

Oct 24 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

In less than two weeks, Americans will go to the polls to vote in the midterm elections. At least, some of them will — about 40% of eligible voters, if past elections are any indication. This year's races have already made stars — some rising, some falling — out of Americans hoping to represent their states and districts. Some, like Kansas Senate hopeful Greg Orman and Georgia governor candidate Jason Carter, may pull off surprising victories. Others, like Wendy Davis in the Texas go ...
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Bear cub found dead under bush in NYC’s Central Park

Oct 6 2014 2:42pm CDT | Source: Pittsburgh Entertainment

NEW YORK — A bear cub has been found dead under a bush inside New York City’s Central Park, and authorities believe the body may ...
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How Gary Hart and 'Monkey Business' Changed the Media and Politics

Oct 3 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

In 1987, Gary Hart seemed set to win the Democratic nomination for president and was ahead of George H. W. Bush in the polls. Until rumors of marital infidelity and a photo was taken of Hart and a model near a yacht named Monkey Business. Political reporter Matt Bai recounts the Hart affair and argues that it marked a turning point in the ethos of political media-and, by extension, politics itself-when candidates' "character" began to draw more attention than their political e ...
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Carla Bruni to lend voice to combat Ebola
Paris, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Former model and former first lady of France, Carla Bruni, will lend her voice to the French version of the song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to raise funds to help combat Ebola. | by IANS
 
Kris Jenner keen on Kourtney and Khloe double wedding
Kris Jenner keen on Kourtney and Khloe double wedding
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Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger planning holiday
Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger planning holiday
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Kris Jenner keen on Kourtney and Khloe double wedding
Kris Jenner wants Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian to have a double wedding. The 59-year-old manager reportedly thinks Kourtney should marry Scott Disick and Khloé should marry French Montana during the same ceremony for...
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Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger planning holiday
Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger are planning to go on a romantic holiday. The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker is said to be smitten with the 21-year-old hunk - the son of Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria...
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Kelly Brook's Winter Chunderland
Kelly Brook was nearly sick at London's Winter Wonderland attraction yesterday (20.11.14). The 34-year-old model attended the VIP launch of the annual festive fair in Hyde Park, and admitted to feeling worse for wear...
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Katy Perry and will.i.am to cover Imagine for UNICEF
Yoko Ono, Katy Perry, will.i.am and David Guetta are among the celebrities who have recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' to raise funds for UNICEF. The star-studded cover will be accompanied by an interactive...
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Spanish health worker flown home after possible Ebola contagion
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) A Spanish health worker with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) arrived back in Spain Friday morning from Mali after being deemed at risk of contagion from the Ebola virus. MSF confirmed the female...
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Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling (Roundup)
Kiev, Nov 21 (IANS) Ukraine Friday accused Russia of carrying out cross-border shelling against Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country even as pro-Russian separatists put the toll in the ongoing...
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Obama set to be chief guest at India's R-Day (Lead, changing dateline)
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Signifying a renewal of the India-US strategic partnership, President Barack Obama has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join India's Republic Day celebrations as chief...
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Chinese court upholds life sentence against Uyghur activist
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) A court in western China has upheld the conviction and life sentence handed down against Uyghur activist Ilham Tohti, who appealed the sentence when it was first passed in September, one of...
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Matt Smith to star in Patient Zero
Matt Smith has been cast in 'Patient Zero'. The former 'Doctor Who' star has signed on to appear in the infection film which will see him have to cope with the aftermath of a worldwide viral pandemic across the Earth....
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Mick Jagger praises 'amazing' Chadwick Boseman
Sir Mick Jagger claims Chadwick Boseman is ''amazing'' as James Brown in the singer's biopic 'Get On Up'. The 71-year-old Rolling Stones rocker co-produced the movie and praised the young actor for his portrayal of the...
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