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Monday, February 2, 2015

Cheat Sheet - Christie’s Convenient Abortion Flip

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February 02, 2015

Chris Christie used to talk about how his unborn daughter's heartbeat inspired him to change his position on abortion. A story he now omits from his speeches to conservative groups.


Yes, the cheaters behind "deflategate" hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. It was a fitting coda to a season rife with domestic violence and cover-ups.


After weeks of reversals for Ukrainian forces, the Obama administration is "taking a fresh look" at sending them lethal aid, The New York Times reports. Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO's military commander, is said to support the move, though President Obama has not made any decisions. So far the United States has sent only "non-lethal" aid to Ukraine, including body armor, worried that offering more would trigger retaliation from Russia. A report to be released Monday by eight former senior U.S. officials recommends sending $3 billion in defensive arms and equipment to Ukraine.


Some packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain concerning amounts of additional salt and sugar that could contribute to an early appetite for unhealthy foods that lead to obesity, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published Monday. The study probed labels on more than 1,000 foods marketed for young children, and found that about seven in 10 meals examined contained extra salt while most cereal bars, breakfast pastries, and other snacks for toddlers contained additional sugar. The CDC urges parents to carefully read food labels and look for healthier alternatives, pointing out that one in four U.S. kids ages 2 to 5 are overweight.

Friendly Neighbors

Meet the New York nuns who had no idea the pet birds they were tending belonged to Kremlin agents.

Winter Storm Headed Toward Northeast
After blanketing Midwest.
183 Brotherhood Backers Put on Death Row
For clash with Egyptian police in 2013.
DSK's 'Aggravated Pimping' Trial Is Set
Ex-IMF chief in court with "Dodo the Pimp."
U.S. Couple's Bali Murder Trial Is OKed
Accused of killing mother with fruit bowl.
Punxsutawney Phil Sees More Winter
And his shadow.

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