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Singular politician Buddy Cianci to be laid to rest

Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking politician who led the city of Providence during a turbulent and troubled six terms as mayor, will be laid to rest in an event as big as his personality

NYC man gets prison for subway hammer attacks

A mugger who hit two New York City subway riders on the head with a hammer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison

Tokyo Zoo Simulates Animal Escapes ... With Costumed Humans

For the Ueno Zoo, this is an annual occurrence.

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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

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus

CBS Casually Announced The End Of 'The Good Wife' During Super Bowl

Fans definitely weren't expecting this announcement among the other headline-worthy moments on Super Bowl Sunday.

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FAA: More registered drone operators than licensed pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered more drone operators than there are licensed pilots

The Latest: Greece: Golden Dawn rally against transit camp

Dozens of Greek riot police have been deployed to a demonstration organized by the extreme right Golden Dawn party against plans to build a new transit camp for refugees and migrants near Athens

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

After a series of food scares, Chipotle is opening its stores a few hours later than normal Monday so workers can attend a meeting on food safety

At least 30 injured, several critically, in bus crash

A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino has flipped onto its side in Connecticut, injuring at least 30 people, several of them critically

Why Does Marco Rubio Want You To Call Him Bae?

Some political candidates try really hard to convince America they're cool, even if no one asked for that.

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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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British Police Are Thinking Of Using Eagles As Drone Hunters

Britain isn't the only nation experimenting with creative ways to capture drones being used illegally.

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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 White House Is Asking For $1.8B To Counter The Zika Virus

The money would go to mosquito control programs, research for a vaccine, health services for low-income pregnant women and more.

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Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary

This year marks 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq by Feb. 22

Professor faces 5 years, likely more, for child porn

An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he's sentenced for his massive child pornography collection

The Latest: New Jersey braces for more coastal flooding

A storm moving up the coast is causing tidal flooding in some New Jersey shore towns

'Hot' Super Bowl Ref Clete Blakeman Steals Twitter Users' Hearts

This was Clete Blakeman's first Super Bowl as lead official but definitely not his first time in the spotlight — for better or worse.

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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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North Korea Rocket Launch Sparks Concerns Over Missile Testing

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday despite international warnings. The U.S., South Korea and Japan have all condemned the launch.

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