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Anti-Gun Group Calls Murder Victim's Sister & Gets a Shocking Message; Official NASA Portrait for Astronaut Leland Melvin Includes His Dogs; Special Edition of Monopoly Includes Real Money; Ash Carter, Nominee for Defense Secretary, Faces Senate Panel at Confirmation Hearing • WED FEB 04, 2015 9:33 AM CT

Top story of these four reports is Ashton Carter's nomination at Secretary of Defenses -- Ashton Baldwin "Ash" Carter is a physicist and United States Department of Defense official who was nominated by President Barack Obama on December 5, 2014.

Carter has outlined a tough stance on arming Ukraine and fighting Islamic terrorists, but Obama’s White House staff chief Denis McDonough and national security adviser Susan Rice are still likely to call the shots.
Leland Melvin served on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist on STS-122 in February 2008, and as mission specialist 1 on STS-129 in November 2009.

Ten Monopoly sets will include five 20-euro bills, two 50-euro bills and one 100-euro note, for a total of 300 euros, or around $370. Finally, 69 sets will contain five 10-euro bills and five 20-euro bills (150 euros or about $170). One of the game sets will have all play money replaced with a real one for a total of 20,580 euros — about $23,268.
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