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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the California Department of Justice's official Internet web site, Megan's Law, shows former Boy Scout leader Al Stein who pleaded no contest to felony child endangerment in 2009. Previously sealed Boy Scouts "perversion" files spanning 16 years could soon be in the public eye as part of a negligence lawsuit set for trial Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in California that was filed against the organization by a victim of Stein's. (AP Photo/California Department of Justice, Megan's Law, File)
Lawyer: Abuse prevention program protects Boy ScoutsLawyer says strong child abuse prevention program is in place to protect Boy Scouts
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. The Veterans Affairs Department says it is creating a single regional framework that divides the sprawling agency into five clearly marked regions.  The new framework is part of a larger reorganization that VA leaders say will bring a singular focus on customer service to an agency that serves 22 million veterans. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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US film director Steven Spielberg arrives for a meeting with Holocaust survivors in Krakow, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, a day before commemorations at Auschwitz that mark the 70th anniversary of the death camp's liberation.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the head of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, is escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City following his capture overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. Identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores of Chicago, who went from middling Chicago drug dealers to partners of Guzman, building a nearly $2 billion trafficking franchise that spanned much of North America, are scheduled to be sentenced at federal court in Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The twins cut deals to buy tons of narcotics from Guzman in the 2000s and later began cooperating with U.S. investigators. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Identical twins who spilled cartel secrets to be sentencedTwin drug dealers who became 'most significant rats in US history' to be sentenced in Chicago
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall faces the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global financial markets shrugged off the election victory of an anti-austerity party in Greece, with most investors appearing to conclude on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, that it is unlikely to lead the country to fall out of the euro. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stocks mixed on uncertainty in EuropeStocks drift between gains and losses as investors weigh earnings, mergers and news on Greece
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  • Iowa-based soldiers deploying for 9 months

    This tank was used for training by the Iowa Army National Guard from 1947-1957 and went into display at Camp Dodge in 1958 at the East overlook. 2012 it was taken down to be refurbished for display in its new location by the Museum. KCRG, Sun, Jan 25 2015 @ 01:34 AM
  • Iowa governor taken by ambulance to hospital

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is taken to a hospital after he fell ill at an event Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Johnston, Iowa. Branstad's spokesman said he was conscious during the ambulance ride and that the governor has been fighting a cold. Norwalk Citizen News, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 02:29 PM
  • Water Works talks about plan to file lawsuit against 3 counties

    Water Works General Manager Bill Stowe this morning updated his plans to file a lawsuit against Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac Counties upstream from Des Moines over what he calls excessive nitrate run off in the Raccoon River. The same river Des Moines gets its drinking water from. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 02:25 PM
  • Palin, Christie among GOP hopefuls making plans for 2016 run

    A parade of would-be 2016 candidates attempted to win over crowds at the Iowa Freedom Forum this weekend. Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 02:22 PM
  • Watch the Speech That Got People Talking About Scott Walker

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. A single speech can launch a presidency. Time, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 02:04 PM
  • Chris Christie launches leadership PAC

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Two days after Gov. Chris Christie sought to strike a bond with caucus goers in Iowa, the New Jersey Republican launched a long anticipated political action committee that will help him travel the country and try to sell his Republican brand ahead of the next presidential election. CNN, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 12:22 PM
  • Is Iowa turning into a no-win situation for establishment Republicans in 2016?

    Representative Steve King and former Texas Governor Rick Perry attend the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who famously skipped Iowa in the 2012 Republican presidential race by saying the state "picks corn, not presidents", has since admitted he was wrong. The Washington Post, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 10:28 AM
  • Iowa protestor wonders if President Christie would deport his mother

    Cesar Vargas, an immigration activist from New York, interrupted Gov. Chris Christie's speech before the conservative Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, shouting "It's not about politics - it's about families!" Vargas said he wanted to know if Christie would deport unauthorized immigrants whose children are in this country. Christie has said he will only address immigration policy "if and when I become a candidate for president of the United States.", Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 07:43 AM
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