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Past-due debts common on credit reports

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:01am
More than one-third of consumers have a debt in collections on their credit report, according to a new study.
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11 states with the most debt in collections

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:01am
Nevada, the District of Columbia and Alabama all make the list of states with the highest share of consumers with debts in collections.
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For EPA, a torrent of testimony

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:18pm
The hearings on cutting carbon emissions are shaping up to be something of a spectacle.
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3 Officers Are Shot in Greenwich Village; Fugitive Is Killed

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:59pm
The three law enforcement officers had gone to arrest a man accused of child molestation, the authorities said, and in an ensuing gun battle, the suspect was shot and killed.






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Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed during attempted arrest

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:53pm
A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York City law enforcement sources.
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Teachers talk reform

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:51pm
POLITICO Pro Report: Teachers, professors and students hope to stop high-stakes testing.
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China to top US business travel spending

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:51pm
China's globe-trotting businessmen are on track to top travel spending by 2016, overtaking their U.S. counterparts, a new survey showed.
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National Briefing | Washington: House Bill Calls for V.O.A. to Support U.S. Policies

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:10pm
The House passed legislation on Monday that is intended to clarify the mission of the government-financed Voice of America.






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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: 2 Men Are Charged in Fatal Carjacking

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:08pm
Jonathan Rosa and Cornelius Crawford were each charged with three counts of felony murder and other crimes, the police announced at a news conference.






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National Briefing | New England: Maine: Man Kills His Wife, 3 Children and Himself

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:06pm
Detectives said Joel Smith, 33, shot his family inside their apartment in Saco around 11:30 p.m. Saturday with a 12-gauge shotgun.






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Whale watching cruise boat caught by lobster trap rope on return to Boston, delayed for hours

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:06pm
Whale watchers are taking the long way back to Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: IV Placed Correctly in Execution, Official Says

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:05pm
The drugs used to kill Joseph R. Wood III went into the veins of his arms, said Dr. Gregory Hess of the Pima County medical examiner’s office.






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U.S.: Russia violates missile treaty

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:57pm
The move appears to be another attempt to further isolate Russia from the global community.
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Georgia Democrat’s Senate Campaign Plan, Not Meant for Public Eyes, Is Published

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:50pm
The document said Michelle Nunn might be attacked as a “lightweight,” “too liberal” and “not a ‘real’ Georgian,” and laid out strategies to respond to criticism.






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Spending Big to Fight Big Donors in Campaigns

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:38pm
The recently formed Mayday “super PAC” has begun a $12 million ad campaign to help elect lawmakers of both parties who support proposals to diminish the influence of big donors.
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Advocates Shun ‘Pro-Choice’ to Expand Message

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:24pm
In this midterm election season, women’s groups like Planned Parenthood are shifting their language to reflect a range of health and economic issues that include abortion.






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US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calls breach 'a very serious matter'

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:22pm
In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.
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Time to re-open Gaza

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:20pm
Opinion: The best way to combat terror is to allow Gazans to lead normal lives.
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Venezuelan Officers Linked to Colombian Cocaine Traffickers

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:13pm
The head of Venezuelan military intelligence was on the payroll of a Colombian drug lord, invested money in drug shipments and coordinated the shipment of cocaine, according to prosecutors.






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Locked In: When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:02pm
Cases in Tennessee and elsewhere illustrate the risk of cell extractions, a common tactic in which inmates are forced out of their cells by prison officers.






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