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Kerry Scours Mideast for Aid in ISIS Fight

The New York Times - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:28am
As Secretary of State John Kerry received broad assurances but no public commitments from Egypt as he tried to assemble a coalition to fight ISIS, Australia on Sunday committed aircraft and military advisers to the effort.






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Utah woman blames race for fatal shooting of son by Saratoga Springs police

FOX News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:52pm
A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.
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Fate of UK hangs in balance after new Scotland polls

CNBC - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:51pm
Three new polls Saturday on the Scottish referendum showed a slight lead for supporters of the union, but one said the separatist campaign was pulling ahead.
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Texas police find body of missing 2-year-old boy in shallow grave

FOX News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:39pm
Police in Texas are investigating the murder of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found in a shallow grave. The discovery came two days after police were sent photos of the child suggesting he had been the victim of abuse.
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Break-up surprises Sanford fiancée

POLITICO - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:09pm
"I learned it from the press today," Maria Belen Chapur told The New York Times.
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Man sues after losing 5 toes in Colorado jail

FOX News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 9:56pm
A man who lost five toes to diabetes while incarcerated at Arapahoe County jail has filed a lawsuit claiming the loss was caused by a lack of medical care.
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Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College Town

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:11pm
Davis, Calif., obtained an armored vehicle from the Defense Department that the police chief called “perfect” for active shooter incidents. Then the City Council told the police to get rid of it.






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Time to ditch Star-Spangled Banner?

POLITICO - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:56pm
Two hundred years after that long night in Baltimore, is it time to rethink the anthem?
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Archbishop Sheen’s Corpse Is Subject of Long-Running Dispute

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:44pm
The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, who died in 1979, are in a crypt in Manhattan, but the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., says they were promised to them.






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Building Legacy, Obama Reshapes Appellate Bench

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:40pm
After a change in Senate filibuster rules, judges appointed by Democrats now hold a majority of seats on the United States Courts of Appeals, a tilt that has far-reaching consequences for President Obama’s legacy.






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Mark Sanford’s Breakup Post Caught His Fiancée Off Guard

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:21pm
Maria Belen Chapur said she had asked Mr. Sanford, the former governor of South Carolina, to make the break public, but first learned about his Facebook announcement from the news media.






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British aid worker beheaded

POLITICO - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 6:51pm
A video has been posted online purporting to show the beheading by ISIL of a British aid worker.
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Rashi Fein, Economist Who Urged Medicare, Dies at 88

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 6:33pm
Dr. Fein’s ethical and humanitarian perspectives on national health care were influential from the Truman administration to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.






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Colorado candidate apologizes for posting article claiming Newtown shootings were a hoax

FOX News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 6:11pm
A Pueblo County commission candidate said an article posted on Facebook saying the Newtown shootings were a hoax said his remarks were misunderstood.
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Return to Iowa Offers Clinton a Chance to Help Democrats, Including Herself

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 5:20pm
At the 37th annual Iowa steak fry on Sunday, Hillary Rodham Clinton will wade back into the brand of retail politics that confounded her in 2008.






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Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College Town

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 5:14pm
Davis, Calif., obtained an armored vehicle from the Defense Department that the police chief called “perfect” for active shooter incidents. Then the City Council told the police to get rid of it.






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Burning the midnight oil can help workers

CNBC - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 5:02pm
Roughly one in four puts in at least a few hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on a regular basis, according to a report.
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Change for homeless at parking meters

CNBC - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:47pm
The Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena is turning 14 parking meters into repositories for donations made to nonprofits that serve the homeless.
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State Police Officer Dies in Pennsylvania Ambush

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:23pm
A second officer was in stable condition after a late-night attack at the State Police barracks in Blooming Grove.






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Paths to War, Then and Now, Haunt Obama

The New York Times - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 3:56pm
Before recently announcing an escalated campaign against Islamic extremists, President Obama privately reflected on another time when a president weighed military action in the Middle East.






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