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Reality vs Human Nature
We often hear that “reality has a well-known liberal bias.” Public opinion, on the other hand, has a well-known bias in favor of ignorance and jingoism. The truth is usually evident, but will not be accepted until much later. This is especially true when the truth turns out to be unpleasant or (even worse) expensive.
—Ralph    |   |



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Reuters News
Reinsurers Axis Capital, PartnerRe
to merge in $11 billion deal


U.S. East Coast bracing for
'historic' blizzard on Monday


Boehner says fixing U.S.
infrastructure 'critically important'


Morocco arrests suspected Algerian
militant tied to Frenchman's murder


Greek leftist leader Tsipras
claims victory over austerity


Hoax caller impersonating spy
chief put through to UK PM Cameron


Afghan air force ascent slow,
imperiling battle with Taliban


Three Malian soldiers killed
in clash with gunmen in north


Two dead in apparent murder-suicide
at NYC Home Depot: NYPD


At least 17 killed in protests
on anniversary of Egypt uprising


Tunisia new government faces
resistance before ratification vote


Syriza could win outright majority
as Greece rejects austerity


Madagascar names new ministers amid
public grumbles over blackouts


Congo parliament passes election
law stripped of census requirement


Eastern Michigan University women's
basketball player dies in car crash


German anti-Islam rally shrinks,
first since leader resigned


Eyes on Fed after ECB,
other bank stimulus moves


Canada to unveil new security
legislation after 2014 attacks: PM


U.N. to hold new Libya talks, gunmen
kidnap deputy foreign minister


Greece's Syriza on verge of
outright majority in vote


Palin to 2016 Republicans:
don't count me out


Talks to end Yemen's
political crisis falter


Latam ex presidents blocked from
prison visit to Venezuela's Lopez


Central African Republic minister
kidnapped, another targeted


Senior House Republican says housing
finance reform 'huge priority'


Obama reveals nuclear breakthrough
on landmark India trip


Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises
steps against Russian-backed 'aggression'


Obama to propose protecting U.S.
Arctic wildlife refuge from drilling


Greece's Syriza set to sweep
election in anti-austerity triumph


Perpetrators of violence in Nigeria
will be denied visas for U.S.: Kerry


Exit poll shows Greece's Syriza
with strong lead in election


Tunisian Islamists reject
new government ahead of vote


Nigeria repels suspected Boko
Haram attack on Maiduguri city


Three protesters killed on anniversary
of Egypt uprising as tension grows


Kerry in Nigeria to urge non-violence
before presidential vote


Rebels launch 'intense' attacks on
Ukraine government troops: Kiev military


Seven killed in heavy rocket
attack on Damascus: monitor


Gunmen kidnap Libyan
deputy foreign minister


Greece votes on whether to dump
austerity, take on lenders


Philippine police clash with Muslim
rebels in south, at least 30 dead


Iran's foreign minister summoned
to parliament over walk with Kerry


Russia's Lavrov says Moscow ready to push
for peaceful solution in east Ukraine


U.S. ambivalence towards Moscow talks
shows pressure easing on Syria's Assad


Bangladesh charges opposition chief
with instigating attack on bus


EU's Tusk slams 'appeasement' of
Russia as bloc talks new sanctions


Hezbollah says Israel wants to
set 'new rules' with Syria raid


Obama vows to ratchet up
pressure on Moscow over Ukraine


Obama defends U.S.
counter-terrorism strategy in Yemen


Bombs kill 11 at central
Baghdad restaurants


Netanyahu defends planned Congress
speech as anti-Iran strategy


President Poroshenko says de-escalation
is priority in east Ukraine


After a bear hug, Obama irons
out deals with Modi in India


Australian police probe Labor
Party member over Syria conflict


Yemen risks disintegration as south
rejects Shi'ite group's takeover


Bomb wounds two policemen on
anniversary of Egypt uprising


Japan condemns IS execution,
demands remaining hostage release


Suspected Boko Haram militants
attack major Nigeria northern city


Egypt tightens security on
anniversary of 2011 uprising


Bear hug with Modi gets Obama's
India trip off to warm start


Greek leftists Syriza aim
for landmark election win


Journalist who broke news of
prosecutor's death flees Argentina


Winter storm spreads snow,
traffic woes in U.S. Northeast


FBI identifies kidnap
suspect on lam in Kentucky


Boko Haram releases about 190
people in Nigeria's Yobe state


Lock of Abe Lincoln's hair sells
for $25,000 at Dallas auction


Pro-Russian rebels attack key port;
Ukraine says at least 30 dead


U.S. airline flights land in
Atlanta after bomb threats


Congo parliament says to drop
controversial part of election law


Father fatally shoots three in
New York home before killing self


Lungu wins Zambia presidential
election with 48.3 percent of vote


Volatile Libya resumes
commercial flights to Europe


Potential Republican presidential
candidates compete for support in Iowa


Unlikely buddies Obama and
Modi aim high on India trip


Kosovo police fire teargas
in anti-government protest


Thousands stage anti-Houthi
protests across Yemen


Police hunt for man in fatal shooting
of three people in New York City home


Thousands of Palestinians protest
Charlie Hebdo Mohammad cartoon


After wave of QE, onus shifts
to leaders to boost economy


Ruling coalition in Kenya
moves to create a single party


Winter storm
hits Northeast


Spain arrests four in swoop of
suspected militant cell in north Africa


Rebels say launched attack on Mariupol
as 20 killed in east Ukraine city


Japan says web clip claiming
death of IS hostage 'outrageous'


Kia Motors recalls nearly 87,000
Forte sedans in U.S. due to fire risk


Lebanese army says three more
soldiers killed in Friday's attack


U.S., allies conduct air
strikes in Syria and Iraq


Western diplomats pressure Congo's
Kabila to end election law standoff


Thousands of Yemenis stage biggest
anti-Houthi protest in Sanaa


President Lincoln memorabilia
up for auction in Texas


Venezuela's currency woes an increasing
threat to U.S. corporate profits


Egypt court orders retrial
for 37 Brotherhood members


Fifteen killed by rebel shelling in east
Ukraine's Mariupol: Interior Ministry


Police arrest four suspected
Islamist militants in Spain


Rebel shelling kills up to 10 people in
east Ukrainian city of Mariupol: officials


Kurdish forces fire into
Islamic State-controlled Mosul


Teenage student fatally stabbed
at California middle school


Two marines die in California
military helicopter crash


Obama, world leaders head to
Saudi Arabia to offer condolences


Obama to go to Riyadh on Tuesday to
meet new Saudi king: White House


Ten killed in rebel shelling of east
Ukrainian city of Mariupol: police


Obama to cut short India visit,
fly to Saudi Arabia: sources


Businesses plan to reopen
as Hawaii lava flow stalls


Three ferrets attack one-month-old
baby in Philadelphia home


At least 200 Yellowstone bison have been
sent to slaughter: conservation group


Exclusive: Some counter-terrorism efforts
in Yemen frozen for now - U.S. officials


Federal judge strikes down
Alabama gay marriage ban


Exclusive: USDA Secretary orders update
of animal welfare research strategy


Fifth body found after fire at
Maryland waterfront mansion


New Jersey mayor rejects calls for
outside probe into police shooting


Canadian accused in Iraq
bombing extradited to the U.S.


Haiti picks election council
to get back on democratic path


Darfur offers Islamists 'fertile
ground' as violence persists: U.N.


U.S.' Kerry, Iran foreign
minister confer on nuke talks


Fort Hood shooter showed no
clear warning signs: report


Bear bites, severely
injures woman in Florida


Canadian extradited to U.S.,
charged with bombing truck in Iraq


Senior U.S. diplomat ruffles
Cuba by meeting dissidents


Virginia ex-governor's law license
suspended after corruption conviction


Exclusive: Big mortgage investors
take first step toward suing Ocwen


Missouri city stops citing drivers
who warn others of speed traps


Kentucky doctor charged in
patients' deaths pleads not guilty


Connecticut orders second round
of budget cuts to close deficit


California teacher suspended over
social media rant about sex case


Five Lebanese soldiers killed in
clashes with militants near Syria


Supreme Court to review
Oklahoma execution procedure


Wisconsin governor rejects
$800 million casino in Kenosha


Wisconsin father accused of stabbing
infant daughter to death in crib


Invitation to Netanyahu to address U.S.
Congress: When bipartisan means partisan


Security high as Phoenix
prepares for Super Bowl


The upper hand: study points to
early tool use by human ancestors


U.S. judge hears challenge to
warrantless wiretapping program


Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity
in $280 million deal


Man exonerated of 1976 double
murder in North Carolina


U.S. Senate's Hatch sees
support for tax reform


Prosecutor urges reform after
charging NY speaker with corruption


Greek anti-austerity party holds
lead before Sunday elections


FBI seeks two men in Missouri
kidnapping, vehicle theft


New York jail watchdog seeks federal
probe in Rikers inmate death


Iowa billboard mannequin
startles motorists, loses job


U.S. diplomat meets Cuban dissidents
day after talks with officials


EU suspends some aid to Guyana
over parliament suspension


Car found in Florida canal tied
to 1978 missing persons case


Firebomb attacks kill two in
worsening Bangladesh unrest over vote


Colorado teen to be sentenced for
conspiring to aid Islamist militants


Brent rises after Saudi
king dies, U.S. crude falls


Kerry calls for more resources in
anti-extremist fight, warns of Islamophobia


Moody's slashes Atlantic City
rating on bankruptcy potential


Winter's first big snow expected
in U.S. Northeast this weekend


Democrats set 2016 nominating
convention for week of July 25


Obama to speak with new Saudi
king in coming days: White House


Pope tells new cardinals
to be humble, shun parties


Romney senior advisers meet in
Boston to discuss 2016: source


Syrian air strike on rebel area
kills more than 40: monitor


French woman kidnapped in
Central Africa released: Fabius


Argentina suspects rogue agents
were behind death of prosecutor


Congo Senate bows to protests,
drops reforms seen delaying vote


Pediatrician group urges measles
vaccinations amid Disneyland outbreak


U.S. crude down, Brent up as world
reacts to Saudi king's death


Anger, mistrust in Guinea villages
hinders battle to beat Ebola


U.S. existing home sales,
economic activity gauge rise


Exclusive: Honda opts for Takata rival
to supply Accord air bags - sources


Secretary of State Kerry
to visit Nigeria soon


Egyptian student killed in clashes
as anniversary of uprising nears


Anti-Islam politician Wilders aims
to 'paralyze' Dutch government


One suit dropped, one remains in
dispute between MLK's children


At U.S. airports, record number
of firearms found in 2014


Armenian soldiers killed in
border clash with Azerbaijan


Oil up after Saudi king dies;
policy pledges calm market


Tunisia premier-designate forms
new government without Islamists


Leader of Libyan Islamists
Ansar al-Sharia dies of wounds


Spain says to negotiate increase
of U.S. troops at air base


U.S.-led coalition hits Islamic State
with 25 air strikes: task force


Oil pares gains as Saudi
oil policy set to continue


Tunisia premier forms new
government after elections


Putin blames Ukraine's 'criminal
orders' for new fighting


French court approves stripping
nationality of Franco-Moroccan jihadist


Robbers target food delivery
trucks in shortage-hit Venezuela


Republican U.S. Senator Marco
Rubio preparing for 2016 run: ABC


Yemen suffers power vacuum
after president, premier quit


France's message to Davos: do
your part to fight terrorism


Outgoing U.N. envoy laments scant
human rights gains in Cambodia


New Saudi king seeks to reassure
on succession and policy


Netanyahu basks in Congress
invitation, but may shake U.S. ties


Hutchison to buy Telefonica
UK unit for $15.4 billion


Evaporating inflation and growth
put pressure on central banks


Ukraine separatists to press
on with offensive: Interfax


EU to consider raising new
Ukraine aid to 2.5 billion euros


Belgium hunts possible accomplice
of Jewish museum shooter


Saudi Arabia acts fast on
succession after king's death


Senate drops clause requiring census
before Congo presidential vote


Disgraced former South Africa
police chief Selebi dies


Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from
politics, faces criminal charges


Israel's Arab parties unite,
could help Netanyahu rivals


Kurds criticize exclusion from
U.S.-led coalition meeting


Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem issues warning
to Greece before election: magazine


Israel warns Lebanon,
Syria not to allow attacks


Blast kills two in India as
security tightened for Republic Day


North Korea urges South to lift
sanctions before talks can begin


Killers of Rwandan anti-corruption
activist jailed for 20 years


Three gunmen killed in clashes
with Lebanese army: source


King of Jordan cancels Davos
talk after Saudi king's death


Islamic State deadline on Japanese
captives passes with no word on fate


Saudi Arabia to bury
King Abdullah on Friday


Oil jumps as Saudi king's
death feeds market uncertainty


Erdogan delays Somalia trip to
attend Saudi king's funeral


Indonesia police detain deputy chief
of anti-graft body, sparking tension


Uber restarts cab service
in New Delhi after ban


Japan captive's mother pleads for his
release as Islamic State deadline passes


From prison, Greece's Golden Dawn
runs quiet but vitriolic campaign


Nepal plunges into turmoil as
politicians scuffle over constitution


Former Atlanta fire chief, fired
over book storm, files complaint


Thai assembly finds former PM guilty
of negligence: Reuters vote tally


Montana town's water quality
improving days after oil spill


Chinese fishing boat collides with
cargo ship near South Korea, 10 missing


Magnitude 7.0 quake
hits off Vanuatu: USGS


Australia asks Indonesia to rethink
death penalty for two drug offenders


Islamic State threat could stiffen
Japan PM Abe's stance on security


Los Angeles should fix
firefighter recruitment: report


Oregon convict charged in
unsolved 'Gypsy Hill' killings


U.S., Iraq preparing for
assault to recapture Mosul: WSJ


U.S. presses Cuba on human rights
in talks on restoring ties


Disneyland seeks to reassure
public amid measles outbreak


Japan foreign minister: making all
efforts for swift release of captives


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