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Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland SecuritySenate OKs 1-week funding for Homeland Security, sends measure to the House
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Phoenix Suns Marcus Morris tries to call time out as Oklahoma City Thunder Mitch McGary battles for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
NBA to release 'last 2 minutes' reports on crunch-time callsNBA will release 'last 2 minutes' reports, showing how it ruled on referees' crunch-time calls
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Missouri Republican Auditor Tom Schweich announces his candidacy for governor in St. Louis. Schweich, 54, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a staff member told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?Why would Missouri Republican kill himself during anti-corruption campaign for governor?
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Irina Bokova, Director General of the U.N.'s culture agency UNESCO, speaks during a press conference in Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Bokova asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to be convened "on the protection of Iraq's cultural heritage as an integral element for the country's security" after extremists released a video thought to show men using sledgehammers to smash ancient Mesopotamian statues and other artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near IraqKurdish troops rout IS group from key town near Iraqi border after Christians abducted there
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Police and medics surround the body of Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, who was shot and killed near the Kremlin, Moscow in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Nemtsov, a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was killed early Saturday. His death comes just a day before a major opposition rally in Moscow. (AP PHOTO/Alexander Roslyakov)
Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot deadProminent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic
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Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., left, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., center, and other lawmakers head to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, as Congress closed in on approving a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin. The legislation also leaves intact Obama administration executive actions on immigration that Republicans have vowed to overturn.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security fundingPartial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding bill _ deadline is midnight
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Bryan Cranston presents the award for outstanding female actor in a comedy series on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The upcoming Broadway musical "Finding Neverland" has found a new producer -  Cranston. Lead producer Harvey Weinstein said Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, that the Tony Award-winning “Breaking Bad” star had signed up after being enchanted by an early workshop.  (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
Bryan Cranston becomes a producer of 'Finding Neverland'Bryan Cranston becomes a producer of Broadway's Peter Pan musical 'Finding Neverland'
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2014, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown throws during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Browns have agreed to terms with veteran quarterback McCown on a contract. McCown, who went 1-10 as Tampa Bay's starter last season, reached agreement with Cleveland on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The 35-year-old had also been in contract talks with the Buffalo Bills. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
Browns, quarterback Josh McCown agree to terms on contractBrowns agree to 3-year contract with veteran QB Josh McCown, went 1-10 as starter last season
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FILE - This Oct. 13, 2012 file photo shows Fox News commentator and author Bill O'Reilly at the Comedy Central "Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs" at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through years of the Fox News Channel host's writings, radio and television shows and public appearances to find examples of inconsistencies. O'Reilly is squarely in the crosshairs of Media Matters for America, an illustration of how the media is subject to the same political campaigns as politicians.  (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invsion/AP, File)
Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attackBill O'Reilly's partisan critics combing his record for questionable statements
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  • More bills filed as funnel deadline nears

    State Rep. Curt Hanson represents Iowa House District 82, which includes most of Jefferson County and Davis and Van Buren counties, in the state Legislature. This week we've seen more and more bills filed each day as we near the funnel deadline, and we are continuing to work through consideration of these bills in our committees. The Fairfield Ledger, Mon, Feb 23 2015 @ 01:59 PM
  • Suspect Involved in Chase after Standoff Windsor Heights Police

    At approximately 1:35 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Heights Police were involved in a chase after responding to a call at the 6600 BLK of University Ave in Windsor Heights. Upon arriving, Windsor Heights PD, attempted to make contact with Monte Stuart, 52-years-old, when he displayed a weapon towards them. WHO-TV, Sat, Feb 21 2015 @ 08:20 PM
  • Body of Missing Oskaloosa Woman Found Near Grimes

    Family members confirm to Channel 13 News the body of Sallie West, 45, of Oskaloosa, was located while searching an area of Beaver Creek, north of Grimes. West's car was found in the creek Friday morning. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:25 PM
  • Arrest Made in Connection with Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Jayron Woods-Crawford, 27, of Des Moines was taken into custody by Des Moines Police on Wednesday. He is being held at the Polk County Jail. WHO-TV Des Moines, Wed, Feb 25 2015 @ 08:41 PM
  • Dive Team And K-9 Units Searching For Missing Oskaloosa Woman

    Sgt. Brandon Bracelin of the Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that the body of a white female has been found near the area where West's vehicle was found. They are waiting for the medical examiner to arrive on the scene to help identify the body." Osky News, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 04:50 PM
  • Des Moines Police Honor First, Only Black Captain

    As Black History Month comes to a close, the Des Moines Police Department honored its first and only black police captain Friday morning. Captain Richard L. Sanders was promoted to his rank at the age of 56. Joining the force in 1962 - at the height of racial tensions - Captain Sanders say his fellow white police officers treated him like a brother. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:25 PM
  • Des Moines to get More Public Pianos this Summer

    The non-profit group, City Sounds, placed two pianos in public last summer for people to play at their pleasure. The locations included at the entrance of the downtown Des Moines public library, and in the east village. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:24 PM
  • Crews search creek after car found submerged.

    An update now on the breaking news we were first to bring you at the top of the newscast... A metro dive team is on the scene on a bridge over a creek northwest of Des Moines... Where a car has been found partially submerged. Authorities on the scene tell us that the car they are recovering from the creek is empty... And that no one was found inside. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 04:36 PM
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