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Midday Roundup: Obama’s agenda drives State of the Union guest list

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Party mascots. President Barack Obama will deliver his last State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, and aides say he’ll use the opportunity to convince…

Midday Roundup: Two refugees arrested in U.S. on terror charges

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Terror arrests. Authorities say they have arrested two refugees on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas. Both men were Palestinians born in Iraq.

Midday Roundup: World markets panic after Chinese stocks tumble

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stock market scare. China halted trading today after less than 30 minutes when its stock market tumbled 7 percent after the opening bell this morning. Stock…

Midday Roundup: Analysts skeptical of North Korea’s H-bomb claim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Exaggerated abilities? North Korea announced today it has successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb, though experts doubt the validity of the claim. The…

Midday Roundup: France honors victims of Charlie Hebdo attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Never forget. Today France remembered the victims of terror attacks in Paris that killed 17 people one year ago. Three gunmen who claimed allegiance to Middle…

Midday Roundup: Saudi Arabia, Iran begin new year with war of words

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Isolating Iran. The New Year is off to a rocky start in the Middle East after the Saudi Arabian government executed Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr on…

Midday Roundup: Belgian police arrest two in New Year’s terror plot

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Thwarted. Belgian police have arrested two men suspected of plotting attacks against prominent sites in Brussels during New Year’s Eve celebrations. Police…

Midday Roundup: Snow, ice, tornados sweep misery across the South

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly storms. First light in Dallas yesterday confirmed what authorities feared about weekend tornadoes that killed 11 people: Northeast of the city in the…

Midday Roundup: Deadly storms tear through the South

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unseasonable. Unusual, spring-like storms ripped through the South last night, leaving at least seven people dead. A tornado skipped across the ground in…

Midday Roundup: Governor strikes clerk names from Kentucky marriage licenses

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Conscience protection. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin made good on a campaign promise Tuesday, issuing an executive order that removes county clerks’ names from…

Midday Roundup: Trump and Clinton exchange insults

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Negative press. In his latest round of mudslinging, Donald Trump invoked a vulgar Yiddish sexual term to describe Hillary Clinton’s presidential primary…

Midday Roundup: Officials say Las Vegas crash not an act of terror

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unclear motive. One person has died after a driver intentionally barreled into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday night. More than a dozen people were…

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