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4:15pm

Tue August 25, 2015
Politics

You Stink!: Protests Over Beirut's Garbage Crisis Take Larger Stance

Originally published on Tue August 25, 2015 5:37 pm

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4:15pm

Tue August 25, 2015
Middle East

Thousands Of Homes Destroyed In Gaza War Remain In Ruins

Originally published on Tue August 25, 2015 5:37 pm

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3:16pm

Tue August 25, 2015
The Two-Way

Trump Angers Ailes With New Tweets Attacking Megyn Kelly

Originally published on Tue August 25, 2015 3:30 pm

Donald Trump and Fox News are at odds again, after the Republican presidential candidate criticized host Megyn Kelly. "Donald Trump rarely apologizes, although in this case, he should," Fox chief Roger Ailes said.
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The shaky peace between Donald Trump and Fox News is in tatters, after the Republican presidential candidate blasted Fox's Megyn Kelly during her show Monday night. On Tuesday, Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes said Trump should apologize for remarks he called "crude" and "unacceptable."

"I liked The Kelly File much better without @megynkelly," Trump said in one tweet. "Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!"

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1:55pm

Tue August 25, 2015
The Two-Way

Texas Set To Execute Nicaraguan National, Despite Legal Controversy

Members of the Nicaraguan Human Rights Center, CENIDH, hold signs against the execution in the U.S. of Nicaraguan Bernardo Aban Tercero in Managua, Nicaragua.
Esteban Felix AP

Death row inmate Bernardo Tecero is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, making him 11th person to be put to death in the state this year.

Tecero, a Nicaraguan national, is condemned for murder of a school teacher during an armed robbery of a Houston dry cleaning establishment in 1997. A Texas jury convicted him in 2000.

There is no dispute Tecero is the killer. At issue, however, is whether or not he should be executed.

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1:11pm

Tue August 25, 2015
It's All Politics

Biden's Path: Time Is Not Exactly On His Side

Originally published on Tue August 25, 2015 2:08 pm

Vice President Biden enters the auditorium before speaking at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, in February.
Charlie Neibergall AP

The decision clock is ticking for Vice President Biden to decide about a presidential run — and history hasn't been kind to past candidates who waited until the last minute.

Recent campaigns are littered with would-be front-runners who tried to wait it out and seize late momentum. Instead, they ended up as has-beens.

In the 2004 election cycle, Gen. Wesley Clark didn't enter the contest until September. He was leading the Democratic polls then, but rapidly fell once he became an official candidate.

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