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Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe-thrower detained

FOX News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:01pm
A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.
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G.M. Chief Cites New Safety Moves and Says Repairs Are Now Underway

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:01pm
In her first public appearance since receiving withering criticism from Congress, Mary T. Barra said General Motors was making changes to ensure that addressing safety defects would never again be so delayed.
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Bundy and BLM: 10 things to know

POLITICO - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:45pm
He reignites the debate about states' rights.
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5 first-quarter fundraising takeaways

POLITICO - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:33pm
The 2014 elections are shaping up to be the most expensive midterm contests ever.
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The rite of healing for ‘broken city’

CNBC - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:31pm
Boston was a small town on Tuesday as it mourned the losses it suffered in carnage a year ago.
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Fresh Off Pulitzer Win, The Globe Tentatively Toasts Its Future

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:26pm
The Boston Globe won a Pulitzer on Monday for its reporting on the marathon bombing. The muted ceremony was also a celebration of the resiliency of New England’s largest paper.
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Texas Twins Campaign, but They Aren’t Sure for What

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:18pm
While Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio and Representative Joaquin Castro have projected a fresh Latino face for the Democratic Party, some are concerned they are too politically cautious.

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Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:09pm
Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said that gun control advocates had to learn from the National Rifle Association and punish those politicians who fail to support their agenda.

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Iran Escalates Dispute Over U.N. Envoy

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:49pm
Even if Iran does have legal grounds to argue that its new ambassador’s rights have been violated, there is little it can do, experts said.
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Obama Commutes a Prisoner’s Sentence, Lengthened More Than 3 Years by a Typo

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:26pm
President Obama’s rare use of his clemency powers to spare Ceasar Huerta Cantu from being locked up for 42 more months highlighted a new effort to rethink sentencing rules.

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National Briefing | West: California: Two Accused of Murders and Rapes While Wearing GPS Trackers

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:23pm
Two paroled sex offenders are accused of raping and killing at least four women in Orange County while dutifully checking in with the police and wearing their GPS trackers.

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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:17pm
The study, still in a preliminary stage, found that lung cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor showed cancerous reactions similar to cells exposed to tobacco smoke.

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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Mudslide Toll at 37

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:16pm
One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit Oso on March 22, the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.

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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Anti-Sodomy Law Stands

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:13pm
The State House voted 66 to 27 on Tuesday to reject a repeal of the state’s unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.

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National Briefing | Washington: Marine Is Disciplined for Drinking on Presidential Trip

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:09pm
Cpl. Korey Nathan Pritchett was removed from embassy security detail after he consumed alcohol in the hours before reporting for duty in the Netherlands, where President Obama attended a summit meeting last month.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Veterans and White Supremacy

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm
The Kansas shooter had a long history of hate. Why wasn’t he stopped?

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Economic Scene: Tech Leaps, Job Losses and Rising Inequality

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm
For 50 years, economic consensus has held that new machines lift demand for skilled workers. But what if technology has become a substitute for labor?
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Capital Murder Among Charges for Suspect in Kansas Shooting

The New York Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:54pm
The charges against Frazier Glenn Miller, appearing by video for his initial court hearing, included one count that could result in the death penalty.

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Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation

CNBC - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:51pm
Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking East.
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The KKK is a terrorist organization

POLITICO - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:44pm
Opinion: It's time to face facts about domestic hate groups.
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