Brandeis Lifts ‘No Contact Order’ on Student Journalist

Hours after Free Beacon report, Brandeis caves to pressure

Just hours after the Washington Free Beacon revealed that Brandeis University student journalist Daniel Mael had been slapped with a “no contact order” restricting his movement on campus, university officials lifted the punishment, according to emails obtained by the Free Beacon.

Hebdo Suspects Killed as French Police End Dual Sieges

Smoke is seen at left as French police launch their assault at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris, January 9PARIS (Reuters) - Two brothers wanted for the shooting of 12 people at the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday in a police raid on the print works north of Paris where they had been holed up with a hostage, officials said.

Nebraska Supreme Court Backs Keystone XL Pipeline Route

A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota, in this file photo taken November 14, 2014WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday approved the route for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, reversing a lower court that had blocked the proposal and clearing the way for a U.S. State Department ruling on the plan.