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After days of mourning, funeral set for 1st female Philly firefighter killed in line of duty

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:01am
The first female Philadelphia firefighter killed in the line of duty is being remembered as an advocate for her comrades who also held them to the same high level of performance she embodied.
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Bakken oil pipeline shelved

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:01am
A pipeline that would have carried Bakken crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma has been shelved.
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New way to get a sports scholarship

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:42am
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
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NYC police union wants deBlasio banned from funerals

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:32am
New York City's rank-and-file police union is urging its members to ban Mayor Bill de Blasio from their funerals.
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Vatican to release findings of review of US women's religious orders that many nuns opposed

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:31am
A much-anticipated Vatican report on U.S. women's religious orders, which was ordered under Pope Benedict XVI, will be released Tuesday in Rome — and its contents will be closely watched for any sign of changed relations between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and nuns under Pope Francis.
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'Yes Means Yes' definition of consent becoming norm on NY campuses addressing sex assault

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:17am
Administrative policy may be the new pillow talk on college campuses across New York.
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Things to know about Mississippi's $1.5 billion school funding gap

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:16am
Five things to know about Mississippi's public school funding struggles: ___ LAWMAKERS AREN'T FUNDING EDUCATION AT THE LEVEL REQUIRED BY STATE LAW — Legislators have spent $1.5 billion less on education since 2008 than what's mandated.
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A look at developments in Newtown 2 years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:15am
As the second anniversary of the Newtown school shooting arrives on Sunday, local officials and others touched by the tragedy have been busy on many fronts as the town continues its recovery from the massacre of 20 children and six educators.
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G.O.P. Angst Over 2016 Led to Provision on Funding

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:21am
A provision in the spending bill to increase limits on individual donations to each party’s national committees began with Republicans weighing funding for their 2016 convention.
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How the 'War on Coal' went global

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am
It's sobering news for an industry beset by EPA climate and pollution regulations.
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Getting your kids off your payroll

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am
Giving kids the keys to financial empowerment involve taking a few small but surprising steps.
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CIA misrepresented key aspects of brutal interrogation program, according to Senate report

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 8:17am
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
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Man trying to propose marriage wreaks havoc on Dutch town

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 7:46am
A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was a smashing success, but not in the way he had hoped.
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Egypt Denies Entry to American Scholar Critical of Its Government

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:18am
Michele Dunne, a former diplomat now with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said Saturday that she was turned away at the Cairo airport.

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US Congress readies new sanctions on Russia

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:14am
U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.
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