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Recovery in Need of a Recovery: The Changing Face of Temporary Employment

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:39am
The number of temps has reached a new high, and many are working in more dangerous situations than full-time workers.

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Ruppersberger: No 'imminent' threat

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:20am
His comments come after Britain raised its terror threat level last week from "substantial" to "severe."
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Female coaches at Catholic school ‘had sex with students for years’

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:12am
Two female basketball coaches turned a Catholic secondary school into Horndog High, bedding students for years under the watch of a skirt-chasing athletic director, according to an alleged victim and three school sources.
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Hedge fund snapshot: How big are they?

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:00am
A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores quite how large it is: $2.6 trillion across 11,000 funds.
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Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:57am
Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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Why Ferguson might prompt change

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:10am
Lawmakers and advocates hope public outcry spawns reforms to prevent similar tragedies.
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2016 prospects hone Koch pitch

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:09am
The would-be candidates tout their small-government bona fides and hammer Clinton.
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Girl, 9, dies in beach sand collapse

CNN - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:56am
A 9-year-old died at an Oregon beach when a hole she was digging in the sand caved in and buried her, authorities said.
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Oregon girl, 9, dies when sand hole collapses on her at beach

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:17am
A beach trip turned tragic for an Oregon family Friday when their 9-year-old daughter suffocated after the walls of a sand hole she was sitting in collapsed on her.
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US planes strike, drop aid in Iraq

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:04am
The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the town of Amerli, the Pentagon said.
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China slams door on Hong Kong democracy

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:18am
China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017.
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night, center says

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:58pm
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
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EU wields Russia sanctions threat

CNBC - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:31pm
The EU threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine.
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US military launches airstrikes, helps drop humanitarian aid to help beleaguered town in Iraq

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:35pm
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.
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Prosecutors: Bikini barista stands offered prostitution, banked $2 million for owner

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:25pm
Authorities say the owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.
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Kochs’ Network Wrestles With Expectations for Presidential Primaries

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:22pm
Some activists involved in the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch are urging it to consider a more active role in the 2016 primaries.

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At Risk in Senate, Democrats Seek to Rally Blacks

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:46pm
With their Senate majority imperiled, Democrats are trying to mobilize African-Americans outraged by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo., to help them retain control of at least one chamber of Congress.

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Cruz tamps shutdown chatter

POLITICO - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:04pm
He says only the White House is driving talk about another government shutdown.
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U.S. strikes to aid besieged Iraq city

POLITICO - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:02pm
Militants have been cutting off food and water to the city of Amirli for nearly two months.
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Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:30pm
Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.

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