Stop-and-Frisk Architect Sworn in as NYC's Police Commissioner, Clay Aiken Reportedly Considering Running For Congress, Nearly 1 Million Displaced in CAR: P.M. Links


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  • The Chinese icebreaker that helped rescue passengers of a ship that got stuck in Antarctic ice is now itself trapped.
  • The architect of New York City's stop-and-frisk program has been sworn in again as New York City's police commissioner.
  • Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken is reportedly considering running for Congress in North Carolina.
  • The recent winter storm that hit the northeast U.S. is being blamed for the deaths of at least 11 people.  
  • According to Ethiopia's foreign minister, talks between representatives from the South Sudanese government and rebels have been "fruitful."
  • The United Nations says that nearly 1 million people have fled their homes in the Central African Republic amid ongoing violence.

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