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  1. Computers That Know What You Need, Before You Ask

    Programs — some already on your smartphone — are preparing useful information based on your past behavior, ushering in the era of predictive, or anticipatory, computing.
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  2. Venezuela In Turmoil For Lack Of Flour, Milk And Diapers

    Protests continue to rock Venezuela as peaceful marches have turned violent.The list of grievances — rising crime, inflation — is long, but the main one for many is the scarcity of basic food.
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  4. With Death Penalty, How Should States Define Mental Disability?

    In 2002, the Supreme Court banned the execution of the "mentally retarded." Monday the court is looking at the case of a convicted man who says Florida's definition of mental disability is too strict.
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  5. Claims And Counterclaims Fly As CIA And Senate Exchange Fire

    Did the agency spy on Senate staffers? Did those Senate aides take classified documents from the CIA's headquarters? Investigators are sorting through the accusations.
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  6. Saudi Aid Boost To Syrian Rebels Puts Jordan At Risk

    Convoys of humanitarian aid trucks from Saudi Arabia are rolling through Jordan toward Syria. That puts Jordan in a precarious situation on the front line of the war.
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  7. The Internet Flexes Political Muscle With Anti-NSA Protest

    It won't be as powerful as the strike against SOPA and PIPA in 2012, when Wikipedia blocked its site, Google blacked out its logo and millions of people joined in. But "The Day We Fight Back" on Tuesday is intended to show lawmakers that there's ongoing public pressure to reform mass surveillance laws.
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  8. Colorado’s ash trees under threat by deadly bugs

    Think the mountain pine beetle epidemic was bad? It may pale in comparison to devastation by the Emerald Ash Borer.
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  9. Economy Grew Less Than Thought As 2013 Came To A Close

    Consumer spending wasn't as strong in the fourth quarter as first estimated. So, it's now thought that GDP grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate, not the earlier estimate of 3.2 percent.
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  10. Boeing 777 Pilots: It's Not Easy To Disable Onboard Communications

    Four commercial jetliner pilots say they would need to pore over checklists and other aircraft documentation to figure out how to disable radios and a text-based automatic communication system.
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