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  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker previews likely White House theme
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/scott-walker-ramping-national-political-operation-082543996--election.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/VVrAtacIrxBdppu_UC6IfQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/9492b1ddd7f4ba046c0f6a7067006ddb.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Action Forum in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Shifting his focus to Washington, Walker is expanding his political operation as he fights for early momentum in the increasingly crowded field of GOP White House prospects. The American Action Forum calls itself a center-right policy institute. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)" align="left" title="Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Action Forum in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Shifting his focus to Washington, Walker is expanding his political operation as he fights for early momentum in the increasingly crowded field of GOP White House prospects. The American Action Forum calls itself a center-right policy institute. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)" border="0" /></a>WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticizing Washington as a city of power-hungry elites, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday offered a preview of his likely White House message between private job interviews with those looking to help his expected presidential campaign.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, closes in on golf history
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/ko-takes-lead-lpga-opener-closes-golf-history-003250998--spt.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/tf0Pf0R5VUgQu7Z0jmawww--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/ba0c89a8d40aa8046c0f6a706700f940.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Lydia Ko,right, of New Zealand, talks with her caddie on the 18th hole during the second round of the LPGA&#039;s Coates Golf Championship, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Ocala, Fla. (AP Photo/The Star-Banner, Bruce Ackerman)" align="left" title="Lydia Ko,right, of New Zealand, talks with her caddie on the 18th hole during the second round of the LPGA&#039;s Coates Golf Championship, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Ocala, Fla. (AP Photo/The Star-Banner, Bruce Ackerman)" border="0" /></a>OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko is one round from potentially making golf history.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/lawyer-says-suge-knight-behind-wheel-deadly-crash-032354455.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/PWZFvQfJSJhgLMDUHTASYA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/ce7cc858d4bbab046c0f6a70670014f6.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion &quot;Suge&quot; Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)" align="left" title="In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion &quot;Suge&quot; Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)" border="0" /></a>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion &quot;Suge&quot; Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe.
  • Thai junta tries to curb dissent and keep good terms with US
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/thai-junta-tries-curb-dissent-keep-good-terms-151755373.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/nEPiIlx3wLCySRA_BsHa0w--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/df7b5146d73ab7046c0f6a706700adf7.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, file photo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, left, talks to Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn during their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand. Russel&#039;s controversial speech to students at Chulalongkorn University on Monday has laid bare the delicate path Thailand’s leaders have been trying to navigate since toppling a democratically elected government in May, both by keeping a lid on dissent at home and by maintaining good relations with foreign allies abroad. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, file photo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, left, talks to Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn during their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand. Russel&#039;s controversial speech to students at Chulalongkorn University on Monday has laid bare the delicate path Thailand’s leaders have been trying to navigate since toppling a democratically elected government in May, both by keeping a lid on dissent at home and by maintaining good relations with foreign allies abroad. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)" border="0" /></a>BANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand&#039;s military junta sensed it was being criticized this week, the country&#039;s rulers reacted as they always do: by issuing stern warnings and summoning those responsible for talks army leaders like to refer to as &quot;attitude adjustments.&quot;</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Kasem's children urge elder abuse prosecution against widow
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The children of Casey Kasem are urging Los Angeles police to make progress in an elder abuse investigation focusing on the radio legend's widow.
  • Ow, ow, owl: Birders ID culprit in Salem jogger attacks
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The bird attacking joggers in a Salem city park has been identified as a barred owl, a species the federal government is spending millions to kill in Northwest forests.
  • Lawsuit: Exploding air bag killed Texas man
    HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a Texas man who died in a minor traffic accident is alleging in a lawsuit that their loved one is the latest person to be killed by shrapnel shooting out of exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
  • Kerry to visit Ukraine next week: State Department
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Kiev on Thursday for talks with President Petro Poroshenko and other Ukrainian officials, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. President Barack Obama this week voiced deep concern about renewed fighting between Russian-backed separatist and government forces in eastern Ukraine and said the United States is considering all options short of military action to isolate Russia. "The Secretary's visit will highlight the United States' steadfast support for Ukraine and its people," the State Department said in a statement. It said Kerry will then travel to Germany from Feb. 6 to 8 for the 51st Munich Security Conference.
  • 'Dad-vertising' scores a Super Bowl touchdown
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/dad-vertising-scores-super-bowl-touchdown-235320466--nfl.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/dfSEyaujAe2mC0JmxA32Cg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-WAS-Was8897990-1-1-0.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A woman walks in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2015 past a preview of Budweiser&#039;s ad which will be aired during the Super Bowl on February 1" align="left" title="A woman walks in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2015 past a preview of Budweiser&#039;s ad which will be aired during the Super Bowl on February 1" border="0" /></a>Commercials that cast dads in a positive light are standing out in this year&#039;s crop of Super Bowl television ads -- alongside cute puppies and a burger-eating buxom blonde. &quot;You&#039;re reaching the last mass audience that&#039;s left on TV,&quot; said Keith Quesenberry, a professor of marketing and social media at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and an expert on Super Bowl advertising. In a bid to stimulate water-cooler chatter and whip up social media buzz, many ads -- or teasers -- have been posted online in the run-up to Sunday&#039;s showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots.</p><br clear="all"/>

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