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National Briefing | Washington: New Benghazi Investigation Finds No Fault in Response

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:15pm
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the C.I.A. and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi.
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National Briefing | Washington: Recovered Data May Show if I.R.S. Targeted Conservatives

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:12pm
The Treasury Department has recovered missing data from Internal Revenue Service systems that may include emails and other documents relevant to inquiries into whether the agency had singled out conservative groups.
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National Briefing | West: California: School District to Pay Settlement in Sex Abuse Case

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:10pm
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students.
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Ferguson: Police Agree to Some of Protesters’ Rules of Engagement

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:01pm
The authorities will abide by many of the rules of engagement proposed by demonstrators once the grand jury decision is announced regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, officials said Friday.
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Woman Is Arrested With Firearm and Ammunition Outside White House

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:58pm
For the second consecutive day, the Secret Service on Thursday arrested someone outside the White House for possessing a firearm and ammunition.

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Ferguson officer in talks to resign

CNN - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:48pm
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources say.
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Bureaucratic nightmare?

POLITICO - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:42pm
The debate is obscuring a more basic question.
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Beliefs: Inquiry Focuses on Leaked Documents at Starr King School for the Ministry

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:34pm
Two students at the Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, Calif., have been given conditional graduation after they were ensnared in a flubbed presidential search.
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Rise of the Rust Belt Republicans

POLITICO - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:29pm
A battle of heavyweights might be looming next year.
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House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths

POLITICO - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:24pm
But the committee did rule that a number of individuals involved with Al Qaeda were involved with the attacks.
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Pentagon Satellites to Persistently Stare at Targets in 10 Years

FOX News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:13pm
Over the next decade, the Pentagon plans to launch satellites that offer a revolutionary leap in surveillance technology by persistently staring at targets from space for long periods of time, an official said. Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers gave the estimate at a defense conference this week in Washington, D.C. The Defense […]
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Cramer Remix: Warning about the rally

CNBC - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:48pm
Before you get too excited about Friday's move, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer puts it in context.
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Burglars break into Idaho woman's home, steal husband's ashes

FOX News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:45pm
Police in southwestern Idaho are investigating after burglars broke into a woman's home and stole her husband's ashes.
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Ferguson: Schools Are Closed in Anticipation of Unrest

The New York Times - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:31pm
Eight schools in one district in the Ferguson area will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in anticipation of a grand jury decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August.
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Former Pennsylvania state warehouse employee charged with stealing 610 surplus combat helmets

FOX News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:31pm
A former Pennsylvania state worker has been accused of stealing 610 combat helmets and faces federal charges.
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A tailwind for stocks in week ahead

CNBC - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:22pm
Typically a positive time for stocks, analysts expect the market to continue to head higher during Thanksgiving week.
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U.S.: China could take down the power grid

CNN - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:19pm
China and "probably one or two other" countries have the capacity to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel Thursday.
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Cramer's gameplan comes with a warning

CNBC - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:09pm
Jim Cramer issues a stiff warning for investors regarding Europe and Asia and reveals the stocks on his mind for next week.
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The Never-Ending Replay of November 22, 1963

POLITICO - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:05pm
After the intense 2013 hoopla, it's a good bet there won't be much fuss about this Saturday's 51st anniversary
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Pro-reformers in conservative media pull back

POLITICO - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:03pm
Pundits are in firm opposition.
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