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Perry rips Paul on foreign policy

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:53am
He criticizes Paul for advocating policies he said would further endanger U.S. national security.
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3 face charges in death of girl hit by stray bullet while riding scooter

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:41am
Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday evening for a funeral for a 12-year-old girl killed when she was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in her neighborhood, and three young men faced charges in her death.
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Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

CNN - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:36am
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.
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Brazil leader hopeful after soccer defeat

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:08am
Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicts.
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Shire in talks with AbbVie over $51B bid

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 7:14am
Shire talks with U.S. drugmaker over its proposed $51 billion takeover, the Financial Times reports.
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Craft beer has Carolina on its mind

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 7:05am
As big craft brewers move to the state and small breweries win world medals, N.C. is becoming craft's hotbed.
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Colorado's pot message to U.S.

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:59am
Activists on both sides of the debate point to the state to make their case around the country.
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Their Way or No Highway: This Road Work Made Possible by Underfunding Pensions

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:51am
Gas tax increases are unpopular, so Congress has been turning to some wishful math to pay for road repairs.

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F-35 grounding threatens Farnborough debut

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:16am
The U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets, threatening their appearance at two key trade shows.
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Alibaba sets value at $130B

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:52am
Chinese e-commerce company's board can be expanded to 11 members after Alibaba's New York IPO this year.
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Frontier Airlines plane diverted to Salt Lake City after lightning strike

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:30am
Squyres says none of the 168 passengers were injured.
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Lightning strike kills woman, injures 7 others in Rocky Mountain National Park

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:03am
Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says two of the injured were taken to a hospital by ambulance and five others transported themselves.
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United flight from Honolulu to Guam diverted because of mechanical issue

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:00am
The airline said Friday it flew the 335 passengers and 13 crew members from Flight 201 back to Honolulu.
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Report Details Hindrances Police Faced in Navy Yard Shooting

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:27pm
The District of Columbia police were hampered because a security guard had locked a video surveillance room, preventing officers from immediately making a clear assessment of the situation, the report says.

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Last Votes Cast Over Plan to Lift Detroit From Bankruptcy

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:20pm
Some involved in the process said that an unofficial running vote count in recent days appeared to favor the city's plan, which includes cuts to pension benefits.

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National Briefing | Rockies: Utah: Delay on Same-Sex Marriage Benefits is Denied

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:47pm
More than 1,000 gay couples who married after the state’s same-sex marriage ban was overturned could get benefits in days after a favorable ruling on Friday from a federal appeals court.

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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Hundreds Battle Wildfire

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:45pm
Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.

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Ruling That Rejects 2 Florida Districts’ Borders Casts Haze Over Coming Elections

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:49pm
With Florida’s primary election only six weeks away, it is unclear whether voters will cast ballots on Aug. 26 and then on Nov. 4 based on a map that a judge has declared unconstitutional.

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LeBron James heads home

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:30pm
After four years away, it looks like King James will take his throne back to Cleveland.
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Study of Organic Crops Finds Fewer Pesticides and More Antioxidants

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:24pm
A comprehensive review of earlier studies found higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits and vegetables compared with conventionally grown produce.

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