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The Student Who Once Nudged His Way To The Oval Office Now Hopes To Move In

John Kasich, GOP presidential hopeful, has had a habit of speaking his mind, even as a college student at Ohio State. It has served the Ohio governor well in politics.

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The Student Who Once Nudged His Way To The Oval Office Now Hopes To Move In

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Catamaran Allah-Las
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What Exactly Does An Editor Do? The Role Has Changed Over Time

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Victory or Die Motörhead
Great Round Burn Kaki King
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Hissene Habre, the former president of Chad, waves as he leaves a courthouse in Dakar, Senegal, on June 3. Habre was ousted from Chad in 1990 and has lived in exile in Senegal ever since. He was arrested in 2013 and is now on trial for charges that include torture, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Ex-Dictator Faces Trial — But Not In The Country He Ruled

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Something Good Alt-J
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55 [4. Finale (Allegro molto)]
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In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

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New VA Clinic Opens For Transgender Vets

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Spotify Faces Class Action For Copyright Infringement

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Tax Breaks, Falling Costs Are Boosting Wind And Solar

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At The Show Marco Benevento

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'Chimes At Midnight' Gives Weight To A Shakespearean Knave

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