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Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics

By James Oliphant MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him. After a surprisingly strong third-place showing in last week’s Iowa caucuses, Rubio came into New Hampshire hoping for a top-tier finish in the state to buttress his argument he is the candidate around whom the party establishment should rally.

Turkey letting in Syrian refugees in 'controlled fashion': foreign minister

By Gergely Szakacs and Humeyra Pamuk BUDAPEST/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey is admitting Syrian refugees in a "controlled manner" and has let in thousands fleeing Russian air strikes, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, warning the numbers of new migrants could reach a million if the attacks continue. An assault by Russian-backed Syrian government forces around the city of Aleppo has sent more than 30,000 people fleeing to the Turkish border gate of Oncupinar in the past few days, and officials say tens of thousands more could be on the move. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey had so far let in 10,000 people from the latest wave, but it was not immediately clear where on the border he was referring to.

UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria's largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes.

The Latest: Sweden arrests 14 over plan to attack migrants

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

US spy chief warns homegrown extremists biggest Islamist threat

Washington (AFP) - The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising but US-based homegrown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy said Tuesday.

What will be in Obama's final budget proposal?

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama is set on Tuesday to unveil his budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, his final year in office.

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Russian rival to Airbus, Boeing?

Man throws gator through drive-thru

It's all fun and games until someone tosses an alligator through the drive-thru window.









Polls suggest victory for outsiders in first-in-the-nation primary

Could lemurs soon be extinct?

90% of the Madagascar's lemurs "are on the verge of extinction," says one of the country's leading scientists.









N. Korean satellite 'tumbles' in space?

South Korea has released the first images of debris believed to be from a long-range rocket fired by North Korea on Sunday.









Trump jumps on vulgar insult

Donald Trump on Monday night repeated the offensive term a woman attending his rally shouted in reference to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.









Backlash against #BoycottBeyonce

A move to #BoycottBeyonce has some clapping back over what they see as the superstar being unfairly targeted.









Another skin cancer for Jackman

Actor Hugh Jackman has revealed yet another bout with skin cancer, warning fans to wear sunscreen to keep the common disease at bay.









ISIS widow charged in hostage's death

The widow of a key ISIS leader has been charged as part of a conspiracy that resulted in the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller in February 2015, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday.









We're this close to a Zika vaccine

President Obama is asking Congress to fund an expedited effort to develop a Zika vaccine, but even with presidential power and funding, it could take years.









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Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch leaves behind complicated legacy

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch leaves behind complicated legacy

Cavaliers show buy-in with attention-to-detail approach

Cavaliers show buy-in with attention-to-detail approach

Pistons' Drummond hits longest shot since 2007

Pistons' Drummond hits longest shot since 2007

Mikhail Prokhorov ecstatic after Joe Johnson delivers again at the buzzer

Mikhail Prokhorov ecstatic after Joe Johnson delivers again at the buzzer

Kobe: Doing away with 'hack-a-player' would set 'horrible example'

Kobe: Doing away with 'hack-a-player' would set 'horrible example'

Duke regaining confidence to confront defining stretch of season

Duke regaining confidence to confront defining stretch of season

O'Connor: NFL should come with warning label

O'Connor: NFL should come with warning label

Report: Jays, MVP Donaldson reach 2-year deal

Report: Jays, MVP Donaldson reach 2-year deal
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