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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: Donald Trump lashes out at his opponents while Bernie Sanders plays it safe on the eve of the nation's first primary; Saudi Arabia offers to put boots on the ground in Syria to fight the Islamic State

Police: Bus driver didn't use brake before fatal accident

An Indianapolis police report says the driver of a school bus that struck and killed a principal last month got out of the driver's seat without putting on the parking brake

Scientists Offer Theory As To What Killed 30 Sperm Whales

Scientists believe the 30 sperm whales that died on European beaches recently were hunting squid and traveled into dangerously shallow water.

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Squirrel causes power outage for 5,500 people

A squirrel caused a power disruption in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 5,500 people. Apparently that's not a rare occurrence. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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India Internet ruling blocks Facebook 'Free Basics' program

India's government has effectively blocked a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services

After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town

The U.S. Environmental Protection has given final approval to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure

US stocks open lower; energy sector sinks along with oil

Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row

Cockroach-Inspired Robot Can Squeeze Into Some Tight Spaces

Researchers at UC Berkeley who created the robot believe it could one day be used to crawl through rubble in disaster situations.

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FBI: Probe into Clinton emails free of outside influence

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence

Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe

Experts tell panel why gas is so expensive in California

California drivers are paying about 76 cents more for a gallon of gas than the rest of the country, and a state government panel was told here are different reasons _ a high state gas tax, more rigorous regulation and perhaps gouging by oil companies

Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows defensive barricades they have erected and takes a joyride in a government vehicle

How To Get The Most Bang For Your Buck In NYC

Traveling to one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. shouldn't bust your bank account. These tips can help.

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Eli Manning's reaction to Peyton winning Super Bowl goes viral

Eli Manning's weird and emotionless reaction to his brother, Peyton, winning the Super Bowl has people going in on the New York Giants Quarterback. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Surprise! This Baby Green Turtle Isn't Green At All

A volunteer group in Australia spotted a rare albino green turtle after it hatched from a nest on Castaways Beach.

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Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers

U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries

Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing

Nurses say understaffing is widespread at hospitals around New York, and they're pushing state lawmakers to adopt minimum staffing requirements

The Latest: GOP rivals question Rubio's experience

Republican presidential hopefuls Govs. Jeb Bush and Chris Christie say Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, hasn't been tested in a way that the governors running for president have, leaving him unqualified to be president.

Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply

Cyprus' Natural Gas Company says it has closed the book on a bid for suppliers of natural gas to fire up its main power station

Woman gets jail for group attack on gay Philadelphia couple

A police chief's daughter has been sentenced to five to 10 months in jail in a group attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation

Arizona panel OKs tax credit for concealed carry permit

Arizona residents are closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar for dollar tax credit for concealed carry permit holders on Monday

Michael Bloomberg Says He's Considering A Presidential Run

Michael Bloomberg told The Financial Times he's considering declaring his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race.

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North Korean satellite flies over Super Bowl Stadium

A freshly launched North Korean satellite got a look of Levi's Stadium about an hour after the game ended. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Tokyo Zoo Simulates Animal Escapes ... With Costumed Humans

For the Ueno Zoo, this is an annual occurrence.

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