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Rick Santorum, who won Iowa by 34 votes in the 2012 GOP presidential primary race -- with about 25% of caucus goers -- is looking for lightning to strike twice, in the same spot.
A surveillance camera got footage of debris flying as a tornado rips through Beavercreek, Ohio.
Conservative historian Bruce Bartlett joins Brian Stelter to discuss what he calls the "self-brainwashing" of Republican voters by Fox News.
Mallayia Baddula sits barefoot beneath the shelter of his hut in Perepally, a small village outside Hyderabad.

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Divers say their find may be proof that there's gold in them thar waters.
Paula Cooper once was the youngest woman sentenced to die in Indiana.
Funeral director often buries the victims of black-on-black crime.
Dawud Abdulwal was expected to be charged on Thursday.
During his 30-minute plea hearing, Davis told a judge he bought a one-way ticket to fly from Atlanta to Turkey last October.
Judy Zhu said police accused her husband, Dai Jianyong, of "creating a disturbance."

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We need a new motto for battling extremism in the Middle East. “Fighting terrorism” hasn’t worked so well.
Anxiety has surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students.
Hours after indicting 14 people, the Justice Department and prosecutors for the Eastern District of New York pledged to rid the international soccer organization of systemic corruption.
How did I become a widow? It began in our basement, where Robert holed up with his Dewar’s bottles.
Ireland confirms it: Traditionally Roman Catholic countries are among the friendliest to gays.

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ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven senior soccer officials were arrested on U.S. corruption charges and faced extradition from Switzerland, whose authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as torrential rains battered the state, where at least 15 people have been killed in weather-related incidents this week, including six in Houston.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a German television interview on Thursday that there was still a lot of work to do before Greece and its international lenders could clinch a cash-for-reforms deal.

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