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National Briefing | West: California: Measure to Overhaul Water Management

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:09pm
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state’s management of its groundwater supply, bringing it in line with other states that have long regulated their wells.

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National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: Court Considers Fight Over Ballot

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:07pm
Several State Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Tuesday about a Republican official’s decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate on the ballot against his wishes.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Israel’s N.S.A. Scandal

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:58pm
Is American intelligence data being used to persecute Palestinians?

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Gunman Gets 20 Years in Georgia School Seizure

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:20pm
A lawyer for Michael B. Hill said her client had seized the school in an effort to provoke the police into killing him in a “very misguided” suicide attempt.

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Obama's Syria plan meets resistance

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:16pm
Obama is asking lawmakers to quickly authorize a mission to arm and train Syrian rebels to defeat ISIL.
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Watch Wednesday's show!

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:09pm
September 17, 2014
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Dems divided on Obama's Syria plan

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:07pm
A growing number of Democrats worry the plans would commit the U.S. to an open-ended conflict.
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Cramer's Fed watch: What matters?

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:56pm
Only three things matter to the market right now: the Fed, the Fed and the Fed.
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Anheuser-Busch lashes out at NFL

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:54pm
The league's official beer sponsor said it was 'not yet satisfied' with the way the NFL was handling recent off-field misconduct.
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Why the Fed could surprise markets

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:50pm
The Fed could surprise markets Wednesday because of the wide divergence in Wall St. views about its next move.
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VA whistleblower: Inquiry a 'whitewash'

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:37pm
The main whistleblower in the scandal involving the Department of Veterans Affairs has asked for an independent review of delays in care at the Phoenix VA, calling the recent investigation by the Office of Inspector General a "whitewash."
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Is Asia the place for women in finance?

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:30pm
Asia might be the place to be for females working in finance, an industry infamous for its grueling hours and male-dominated management culture.
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Making sense of Alibaba's shopping spree

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:30pm
The e-commerce giant has spent over $4 billion on just four acquisitions in the first half of 2014.
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Wal-Mart rep resigns on résumé flub

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:27pm
Wal-Mart's VP of corporate communications is leaving after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree.
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NY denied fed funds for bridge project

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:22pm
The US rejected most of a $511 million loan request, dealing a blow to one of Andrew Cuomo just weeks ahead of state elections.
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FedEx to raise shipping rates in January

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:20pm
The rate change, effective Jan. 5 2015, applies to express, ground and freight shipments within the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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Will Alibaba kill bull or feed it?

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:11pm
What could drive the bull? What could send it scampering to the sidelines?
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Bill Clinton to stump for N.H. pols

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:58pm
He will help Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster and others.
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Congress may link inversions, tax breaks

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:45pm
The senator said some conservatives said that they think the wave of inversions hurts Congress' ability to revamp the tax code.
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Atlanta mayor: 6 possible Hawks owners

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:38pm
The mayor said the city may be willing to offer financial incentives up to $150 million to ensure team stays in Atlanta.
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