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Alaska Race Sees Democrat Quit Campaign for Governor

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:49pm
Byron Mallott said he would withdraw and run instead for lieutenant governor alongside an independent candidate, Bill Walker.
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Adam Carolla's big podcast battle

CNN - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:48pm
The world's most popular podcast turned their 30-year friendship to dust. Now Adam Carolla is being sued by boyhood pal Donny Misraje, who claims the comedian made promises he didn't keep.
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Bernard F. Fisher, Honored for Bold Vietnam Rescue, Dies at 87

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:39pm
Despite warnings, the aviator landed on an embattled airstrip where another flier had crashed, taxied under heavy fire to find him, and got his comrade and himself out alive.
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National Briefing | West: Revival of Species Puts Some Fish Back on Plates

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:37pm
Dozens of species of popular West Coast rockfish that were once so overfished that the fishing grounds were declared a federal economic disaster are now abundant.

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Obama authorizes 350 more troops for Iraq

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:36pm
"These additional forces will not serve in a combat role," the White House says.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: Shooter Sought in Three Killings

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:35pm
Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in shootings in a residential cul-de-sac in south Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon.

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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: House Leader Wins G.O.P. Nod for Congress

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:34pm
Gary Kiehne conceded to Speaker Andy Tobin of the Arizona House on Tuesday in the tight Republican primary race in the First Congressional District.

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Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Damages in Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:31pm
The settlement, a fraction of the damages paid by companies involved in the accident, goes a long way toward resolving Halliburton’s exposure to liability claims.

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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: U.S. Joins Inquiry Into Death in Police Car

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:27pm
The United States Justice Department said on Tuesday that it was investigating the death of Victor White III, 23, who died while in custody of Iberia Parish sheriff’s deputies in March.

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Report Counters Claims of Migrant Abuse

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:18pm
Inspectors for the Department of Homeland Security’s found no evidence of “systemic abuse” at detention facilities, a report said.

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Congressional Memo: After Eric Cantor’s Exit, House Turns Sympathetic Ear From Big Business to Oil and Gas

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:14pm
Eric Cantor’s departure drives home a new political landscape: Wall Street has lost its most persuasive advocate, while oil and gas industries are on the rise.

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Bracing for New Challenges in Year 2 of Health Care Law

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:09pm
Early troubles under the Affordable Care Act are expected to be replaced by new difficulties as insurance prices fluctuate and more people sign up.

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Outlook dim for major NATO reform

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:00pm
The reason: European nations want a stouter defense structure -- as long as they don't pay for it.
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Welcome to the Uber wars

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:57pm
Opinion: The car-sharing company is suiting up for battle against local and state governments.
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How to defeat the Islamic State

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:57pm
Opinion: Here's how to build a regional coalition of the willing against the terrorist group.
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Court cool to NSA arguments

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:52pm
The 2nd Circuit seems dubious about legality of collecting telephone metadata in bulk.
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U.S. Colleges Advised to Tighten Ebola Precautions

The New York Times - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:50pm
The new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came as thousands of foreign students and workers, and Americans who have been traveling abroad, began arriving on campuses to start a new school year.
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DOT won't open U.S. skies to airline

POLITICO - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:11pm
The department denies an operating permit to Norwegian Air International.
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Watch Wednesday's show!

CNN - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:01pm
September 3, 2014
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1st Air Force instructor convicted in sweeping military sex scandal dies in prison

FOX News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:00pm
The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.
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