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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Cheat Sheet - Even an Ivy League Grad Can’t Pass the New GED

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January 13, 2015
The high-school equivalency exam has been privatized, made four times more expensive, and is so hard to pass that even an Ivy League graduate failed it. Matt Collette took the new GED and finds it's no mystery why only 86,500 passed last year vs. 540,000 in 2013.
Not even a year after sexual-abuse allegations by his daughter turned Woody Allen into a pariah, he's back on top with a lucrative TV deal. Why do we continue to ignore predators, asks Kevin Fallon.
MITT 3.0
Mitt Romney has bounced back from the 2012 loss to be the tallest midget in the GOP. John Avlon and Jackie Kucinich on how the "flippin Mormon" emerged with his reputation enhanced.

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is moving to sell his share of the NBA team, Bloomberg News reports. Prokhorov has hired the Evercore Partners financial group to sell the team. Prokhorov owns 80 percent of the Nets and 45 percent of their home, the Barclays Center, which is not for sale. The Nets are estimated to be worth $1.3 billion, but could fetch more than the $2 billion ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers last year. 

Remember #bringbackourgirls? The girls are still gone and as the body count rises in Nigeria, the country's leaders are almost as silent as the global community, reports Barbie Latza Nadeau.

French Terror Victims Buried in Israel
Netanyahu spoke at their funeral.
Measles Outbreak Hits Disneyland
Infecting 22 and counting.
Romney and Christie Will Try to Make Up
As each gears up for 2016.
Kevin Garnett Suspended for Headbutting
Things got ugly at the Barclay's Center.
China Sets Up Moon Landing
Spacecraft orbits before mining mission.

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