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  • Today in the News: 'Obamacare' to be delayed for employers

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    The White House announced today that employers will have an additional year to comply with "Obamacare," which states that companies with 50 to 99 employees must provide health insurance to its workers. Such employers will now have until 2016 to comply.
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    "People have perhaps lost sight of the bigger picture and perhaps we as zoos have not been good at explaining why on very few occasions we need to make decisions like this." - Lesley Dickie, executive director of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, talking today after international outrage over the killing of a healthy giraffe to feed a lion and other animals. The giraffe, Marius, was killed yesterday, and zoo officials have received death threats.
    Hot video: Michael Sam opens up about sexuality
    The defensive lineman from the University of Missouri spoke publicly about his sexual orientation and could become the first openly gay player in the National Football League.
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