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To ease or not to ease, the ECB ponders

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:53pm
The ECB is debating whether to embark on an American-style quantitative easing program. Here are the implications.
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Author, historian, Rockefeller speechwriter Joseph Persico dies in New York at 84

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:42pm
A best-selling author, historian and speechwriter for then-New York Gov. Nelson A.
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San Diego Opera Downsizes to Survive

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:11pm
After a near collapse, the San Diego Opera is engaging in a rescue mission, hoping to prove that opera can still thrive not only in San Diego but across the country.
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Libyans Overrun Compound Abandoned by U.S. Embassy in Tripoli

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:10pm
A video circulating online Sunday showed gleeful trespassers diving off a balcony into a pool in the residential compound abandoned by the American Embassy when it pulled out of Tripoli in July.

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Burbank police: drunk man arrested after brandishing a gun is a federal agent

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:56pm
Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent.
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5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:55pm
All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
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Inmates used grandmother’s coffin to smuggle marijuana, police say

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:03pm
Sheriff’s deputies in Georgia say they foiled a bizarre smuggling scheme in which two jailed inmates used their dead grandmother’s casket to help them smuggle drugs and other contraband back into the jail.
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Abandoned U.S. embassy 'secured'

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:40pm
The breach of a deserted post likely will reinvigorate debate over the U.S. role in Libya.
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Norwegian Cruise nears $3B deal: Sources

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:40pm
Norwegian Cruise is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International for around $3 billion, according to sources.
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Meet Instagram's youngest fashion star

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:02pm
Collette Wixom is saving for her toddler son's college tuition by featuring him in branded attire on social media.
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49er McDonald jailed

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:52pm
Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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NY homicide squad investigating death of pregnant woman shot inside car; fetus also dies

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:55am
A homicide squad in New York is investigating the death of a pregnant woman found with multiple gunshot wounds inside her car.
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McFaul: Easy solution in Ukraine

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:26am
A former ambassador to Russia says Ukraine is ready to negotiate, but Vladimir Putin isn't.
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Lawmakers urge Ukraine help

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:25am
Top congressional leaders in both parties urge the administration to step up support for Ukraine.
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King, Smith spar over ISIL response

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:09am
King warns that the group represents a direct threat to the United States.
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Secrets of Alaska's secret agents

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:05am
Invasion of Alaska? Yes. It seemed like a real possibility in 1950.
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Mom charged in death of disabled daughter could get $1M from her trust fund, even if convicted

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
A New York special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
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Heads of House, Senate intelligence panels warn of threat from Islamic State fighters in US

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
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MBAs choose Main Street over Wall Street

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
A Peace Corps-style program is challenging new MBAs to bring their skills to America’s small businesses.
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Feinstein: Obama may be ‘too cautious’

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:55am
The Senate Intelligence chairwoman says the United States needs to confront ISIL right away.
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