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Boston Globe vs. Elizabeth Warren

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:53pm
POLITICO Pro Report: She reprimands a reporter for asking about the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20pm
Sant Singh Chatwal, who owns the Chatwal and the Dream hotels and the Bombay Palace restaurant chain, admitted illegally funneling $180,000 to three candidates.
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Enrollments Exceed Obama’s Target for Health Care Act

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:19pm
Eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults needed to maintain the plan’s viability.






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China new home prices rise 7.7% on year in March

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:35pm
New home prices in China rose 7.7 percent on year in March, slower than February's 8.7 percent rise.
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Measure to Repeal Death Penalty Fails by a Single Vote in New Hampshire Senate

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:32pm
The 12-12 tie vote on Thursday leaves the current law intact and New Hampshire as the lone state in New England that allows the execution of anyone convicted of a capital crime.






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We're coming for you, Boehner

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:23pm
Opinion: I've been a GOP insurgent for 50 years. And I'm not done yet.
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Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in Some States, Including California

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:18pm
A battle for filmmaking tax credits has begun in several states — including in California, the home of Hollywood — and has led to cutbacks in others like Maryland.
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Sharp Questioning on Marriage Ban

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:07pm
Judge Jerome A. Holmes of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, in Denver, is seen as the swing vote in a case challenging Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex unions.






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Study Chides U.S. Over Loan Default by Solar Business

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:06pm
The critical report was issued as the Obama administration prepared to offer as much as $8 billion in additional loan guarantees.
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Libraries Seek High-Speed Broadband

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52pm
As more people use their local libraries to connect to the Internet, libraries are requesting funding for better services.
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Chelsea Clinton Says She Is Expecting

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:51pm
Ms. Clinton made the surprise announcement during an event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting a child this fall.






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What to expect when she's expecting

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:48pm
For Hillary Clinton, the political implications of being a grandmother are less obvious.
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F.D.A. Discourages Procedure in Uterine Surgery

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:43pm
The procedure, power morcellation, poses a risk of spreading cancerous tissue, the agency said Thursday.
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Virginia Law Phasing Out ‘Fox Pens’ Vexes All Sides

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:31pm
Fenced enclosures in which hounds pursue wild foxes will be phased out over 40 years, angering hunters and pen owners, but also animal rights activists who want quicker action.






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Ginsburg, Scalia discuss freedoms

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:26pm
Scalia says the Supreme Court is the "least qualified" to decide on the NSA.
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Global growth to remain muted: Deutsche Post DHL CEO

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:14pm
While Europe is showing signs of an economic recovery, no region is likely to see robust growth, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL told CNBC.
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Fly, Forrest, Fly: Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off; may be in nearby park

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:59pm
A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
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Boston Marathon organizers make room for more runners

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:46pm
More than 5,000 runners were still on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off on Boylston Street.
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Obama spikes the football

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:43pm
He feels confident enough to blast Republicans for their "endless, fruitless repeal votes."
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Deadbeat on the Range

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:37pm
Most ranchers honorably play by the rules. Then there’s Cliven Bundy.






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