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Begich ad reprises Sullivan as AG

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:24pm
An earlier version of the ad was pulled from the air after pleas from the victims' family.
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Wash. hunter chased up tree, bitten by black bear

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:15pm
A Washington state hunter is recovering after surviving an attack by an angry black bear that chased him up a tree, chomped down on his leg and clawed him with one of its big paws.
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Immigration gamble: Will it work?

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:50pm
Obama's immigration reversal came as a huge sigh of relief for party operatives and candidates.
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Mystery shrouds US couple's crash off Jamaica

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:45pm
Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.
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Obama disappoints, again

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:38pm
Obama disappoints, again
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Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:18pm
Prominent Washington think tanks, nonprofits known for their impartiality, have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments while pushing United States government officials to adopt policies that often reflect the donors’ priorities, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

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Cuomo, Teachout video goes viral

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:49pm
A video shows New York's governor avoiding his primary opponent at a Labor Day parade.
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Hawaii residents living near volcano still under 'eruption warning' even as lava flow slows

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:11pm
Residents in a sparsely populated neighborhood near Hawaii's active volcano are still on alert while officials say a dangerous lava flow has slowed its advance.
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Southern California on watch for flash floods, high surf because of Pacific hurricane

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:05pm
The National Weather Service warned Southern Californians to watch out for weekend flash floods and strong surf because of a Pacific hurricane that is churning north up the Mexican coast.
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Somali Militants Confirm Leader’s Death in U.S. Strike

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:05pm
The Shabab, the Qaeda-linked militant network in Somalia, confirmed that its leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, had been killed in an American airstrike.
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For Jihad Recruits, a Pipeline From Minnesota to Militancy

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:04pm
The intertwined journeys of two friends toward militancy offer a sharp example of how the allure of Islamist extremism has evolved, enticing similar pools of young Americans to conflicts in different parts of the world.

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Calif. homes lack water meters during drought

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:54pm
Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don't have meters telling them just how much water they are using.
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Redactions in U.S. Memo Leave Doubts on Data Surveillance Program

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:45pm
Questions persist after the release of a newly declassified version of a legal memo approving the National Security Agency’s Stellarwind program, a set of warrantless surveillance and data collection activities secretly authorized after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Light Pre-Election Schedule in Congress Matches Legislative Goals

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:12pm
Passing a stopgap spending bill and keeping the Export-Import Bank open are among the modest objectives that lawmakers have set this month.

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Mother, 18, Fights Do-Not-Resuscitate Order for Child

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:56pm
A Maine woman, 18, said the order amounted to a wrongful termination of her parental rights. Welfare officials said the order was appropriate, given the severity of the child’s injuries.

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Texas Candidate Reveals Personal Tale of Two Abortions

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:35pm
Wendy Davis has revealed her own deeply personal abortion story, writing in a memoir that goes on sale this week that she ended two pregnancies in the 1990s for medical reasons.

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Kansas Governor Hopefuls Hurl Barbs in First Debate

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:17pm
Sam Brownback, the Republican incumbent, has found himself caught in a tough battle with Paul Davis, the largely unknown Democratic challenger, despite the state’s rich conservatism.

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Gutiérrez: O'Malley immigration ally

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:37pm
Congress' loudest voice on immigration says the likely 2016 hopeful is a "champion" of reform.
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Lessons From Losses Drive Massachusetts Candidates

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:28pm
Martha Coakley, a Democrat, and Charlie Baker, a Republican, were stung in 2010, but both are favored to win in the primary for governor on Tuesday.

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Midterm Calculus: Why Democrats Can’t Win the House

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:00pm
Thanks to demographics, the Republicans have a virtual stranglehold on the House of Representatives.

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