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CNN will cancel low-rated 9 p.m. ‘Piers Morgan Live’

Gun-control opponents, take heart: “Piers Morgan Live” is about to get its barrel cleaned by CNN. The 9 p.m. interview show hosted by the British-born Morgan — an outspoken and controversial champion of gun control — will be canceled as soon as next month, the host told the New York Times in an interview published…

Baby Rescued On Florida Highway

Pamela Rauseo performs CPR on her nephew, 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz, after pulling her SUV over on the side of the road along Florida state road 836, just east of 57th Avenue. At right is Lucila Godoy, who stopped her car to assist in the rescue. NBC News

READ The BridgeGate Docs Just Handed To Christie’s Lawyers

The borough of Fort Lee, N.J. on Tuesday responded to an open records request from lawyers representing the office of Gov. Chris Christie (R) by sending them thousands pages of internal documents related to the George Washington Bridge lane closures. Earlier this month, attorney Randy Mastro, who has been retained by the governor’s office, asked…

US Southeast wakes up to power outages from winter storm

More than half a million people in the Southeast woke up to a cold and dark Thursday after the second vicious ice storm in as many weeks caused widespread power outages. Georgia was the worst-hit state with almost 230,000 homes and businesses without electricity, according to figures reported by utility companies early Thursday morning. NBC…

Washington governor suspends death penalty in state

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced he is suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state. According to a draft statement obtained by The Associated Press, Inslee said that the use of the death penalty is inconsistent and unequal. “Equal justice under the law is the state’s primary responsibility,” he said in the written…

Watch a 15-minute ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Purple Wedding, growing dragons and Tyrion in danger

A 15-minute preview of Game of Thrones’ upcoming series has been released with glimpses of the Purple Wedding, Daenerys’ growing dragons and interviews with the cast. Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing offers footage from season 4 along with interviews with the stars in response to questions from fans submitted via Twitter. The clip teases the…

[GRAPHIC VIDEO] Copenhagen Zoo euthanizes young giraffe, feeds him to the lions in front of children

Denmark’s Copenhagen Zoo has euthanized an unwanted young giraffe named Marius to avoid in-breeding, igniting protests from animal rights groups who have criticized the zoo’s decision. After euthanizing him with a bolt gun, the zoo fed him to the lions. Photo: Copenhagen Zoo’s giraffe Marius seen on Feb. 7. (Keld navntoft / EPA, file) NBC…

Payroll employment rises in January (+113,000); unemployment rate changes little (6.6%)

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JANUARY 2014 Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment grew in construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, and mining. …. Household Survey Data Both the number of unemployed persons, at 10.2 million,…

Snow and ice pummel parts of the US in latest winter storm

Nearly one in four Americans were under storm warnings and hundreds of thousands were without power Wednesday as the winter blast that wreaked havoc across the nation’s midsection roared into the Northeast. Heavy snow and a blast of bone-chilling rain grounded flights, shuttered schools, snarled traffic, and cut off electricity in homes and businesses from…

U.S. Economy Added 175,000 Private-Sector Jobs in January, According to ADP National Employment Repo

Source: Automatic Data Processing, ADP® ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 175,000 Jobs in January Roseland, N.J. – February 5, 2014 – Private sector employment increased by 175,000 jobs from December to January according to the January ADP National Employment Report®. …. Goods-producing employment rose by 16,000 jobs in January, down from…

Sandra Fluke files in California for congressional bid

Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke appears to be moving forward with a run for Congress. Fluke has filed with the California state Democratic Party to seek its endorsement in the race for retiring Rep. Henry Waxman’s (D-Calif.) seat, according to the state party Web site. A state party delegate confirmed to Post Politics that Fluke…

UK nuclear plant orders employees to stay home over radiation

The United Kingdom’s largest nuclear plant ordered thousands of workers to stay at home Friday after recording increased levels of radioactivity, its operator said. The Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site, in Cumbria, northwest England, told all non-essential employees not to come to work after the elevated levels were picked up by a monitor at the north…

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors @ His Fifth State Of The Union Address

While President Barack Obama’s attempts to increase the nation’s minimum wage through legislation have stalled in Congress, the White House announced plans on Tuesday to use the president’s executive powers to partially address the problem. Just hours before the President is scheduled to deliver his fifth State of the Union address, the White House revealed…

Call for christie to step down from the RGA

A prominent Virginia Republican, Ken Cuccinelli, said embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie should step down from his new role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. The former Virginia attorney general and 2013 gubernatorial candidate said current investigations into suggested political misconduct by top Christie administration appointees would hinder his ability to successfully campaign…

NASA study: 2013 was 7th warmest year since 1880

Global warming continues unabated, though parts of the U.S. are now freezing and we were recently sucked into the polar vortex. No matter, NASA, says, the average global temperature hasn’t ceased its upward creep. The space agency announced Tuesday the results of a study by its Goddard Institute for Space Studies showing 2013 in a…

Maria Shriver to meet with Obama on Tuesday

The White House says Maria Shriver on Tuesday will present President Barack Obama with a copy of her report on the economic status of women. The report, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink,” tells the story of the financial insecurity of America’s families through the eyes of women. It finds that one-third of…

West Virginia chemical spill triggers widespread tap water ban

President Barack Obama issued an emergency declaration for the state of West Virginia on Friday, ordering federal aid in the aftermath of a chemical spill that has left up to 300,000 people without tap water, closed schools and businesses. The spill of 4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol, a chemical used in the coal industry, occurred Thursday on the…

European Stocks Climb for a Third Day Before ECB’s Rate Decision

European stocks advanced for a third day as investors awaited the European Central Bank’s interest-rate decision. U.S. equity-index futures also rose, while Asian shares fell. TGS Nopec Geophysical Co. jumped 11 percent after raising its annual-revenue projection. AstraZeneca Plc climbed 1.3 percent after a diabetes pill it developed with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. won U.S. approval.…