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Search called off for 3 women believed to be Orange County victims of pair of sex offenders

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:57pm
Authorities have given up the search for three women they believe were killed in Southern California by a pair of convicted sex offenders who were wearing GPS trackers, police said Friday.
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Philadelphia shooting leaves 3-year-old girl dead, police say

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:32pm
Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old girl has been shot and killed. A police dispatcher says there are other injuries in Friday night's shooting, but didn't have details.
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California man detained in North Korea described as shy, smart; he says he fears prison

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:01pm
One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.
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Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philadelphia; 3 adults injured

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:56pm
Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old girl has been shot and killed.
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North Korea’s Antipathy for the U.S. Is Seen at a New High

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:54pm
North Korea’s deputy permanent representative, Ri Tong-il, recited grievances with the United States and South Korea, accusing them of conspiring for regime change in the North.

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Executed Arizona Inmate Got 15 Times Standard Dose, Lawyers Say

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:29pm
The State Department of Corrections said it was seeking an outside investigator to conduct an independent inquiry into the execution of Joseph R. Wood III.

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Beliefs: Lebanese Adoptee, Searching for His Roots, Finds Islam

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:07pm
Daniel Drennan, now known as Daniel Ibn Zayd, rediscovered his Lebanese heritage and converted to Islam after he began seeking answers about his adoption as an infant by an American family.

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Birthright Trips to Israel Continue Despite Mideast Conflict

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:06pm
There have been some cancellations since the hostilities began, but 6,000 young people have visited Israel as planned.

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A Dozen States File Suit Against New Coal Rules

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:03pm
The states are seeking to block efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon emissions from coal-powered plants.
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Obama Expresses Confidence in C.I.A. Director

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:50pm
Senator Ron Wyden has urged the Justice Department to reopen its investigation into the agency over its improper search of computer files of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Infant found dead at Oregon coast resort, another child seriously hurt; mother sought

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:40pm
A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother.
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Single mom returns wallet with $1,000 to set example for daughter

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:10pm
Sadie Hill and her daughter, Adalee, found the wallet Monday in a parking lot.
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Congress Off for the Exits, but Few Cheer

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:08pm
After a session in which both parties shared the blame for inaction on major issues, a five-week recess lies ahead.

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Victims of Defective G.M. Ignition Switches Begin Filing Claims

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:00pm
The process will ultimately help calculate how many people were killed or seriously hurt by the flawed switches.
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California Asks: Should Doctors Face Drug Tests?

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:59pm
A battle over a proposal, packed away in a broader initiative meant to raise the financial cap on medical malpractice awards, is being closely watched across the country.

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Judge allows Hawaii jury to consider manslaughter in agent's retrial over McDonald's killing

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:56pm
A Hawaii judge says jurors in the retrial of a federal agent charged with murder in a Waikiki shooting will get to consider a lesser manslaughter charge.
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The Do-Little Congress heads home

POLITICO - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:42pm
Congress leaves for recess after failing to address one of the most serious issues facing the nation.
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White House Memo: After Heated Week, President Blows Off Steam

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:36pm
President Obama revealed a long list of gripes in a nearly 50-minute news conference that ranged from a recalcitrant Congress that is refusing to deliver the emergency border funding bill he requested to a press corps that neglected to wish him a happy birthday.

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Convicted sex offender charged in North Dakota oil patch town's 1st human trafficking case

FOX News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:10pm
A convicted sex offender from California now living in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston was charged Friday in what police say is their first human trafficking case.
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More Rejoin Labor Force; Jobless Rate Up to 6.2%

The New York Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:01pm
The government said 209,000 jobs were created in July, while economists had expected about 230,000. The unemployment rate inched up to 6.2 percent.
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