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National Briefing | South: Arkansas: Vote on Liquor Sales Is Cleared for Ballot

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:40pm
The State Supreme Court says voters will be able to consider making liquor sales legal statewide.
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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Dukakis Testifies in Bomb Trial

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:37pm
In an odd moment in the trial of Robel Phillipos, a friend of the man accused of the Boston Marathon bombings, Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, testified Thursday for the defense.
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National Briefing | South: North Carolina: Man Pleads Guilty in Terror Case

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:35pm
A Raleigh man faces up to 15 years in federal prison over plans to travel to either Syria or Yemen to join a jihadist group.
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After Hospital Scandal, V.A. Officials Jump Ship

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:31pm
Two executives selected for termination in recent weeks over cover-ups at the Department of Veterans Affairs retired abruptly before they could be shown the door.

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Deasy Resigns as Los Angeles Schools Chief After Mounting Criticism

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:20pm
John E. Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, had clashed with the school board, and drawn flak for a flawed $1.3 billion plan to give iPads to students.

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CDC chief survives trial by fire on Hill

POLITICO - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:04pm
Tom Frieden leaves a House hearing with some bruises but also with his ability to function intact.
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Obama weighs in on Ebola czar, travel ban

POLITICO - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:59pm
He also signals that he is open to a travel ban but doubts it would do more to protect Americans.
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Royals advance to World Series

CNN - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:47pm
The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Wednesday to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1985, when they defeated St. Louis 4 games to 3.
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Cramer Remix: Why the market bounced

CNBC - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:41pm
Jim Cramer takes a look at why the market rallied on Thursday and warns investors that it may be a temporary bounce
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Why a travel ban wouldn't work

POLITICO - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:38pm
Health and transportation experts say it wouldn't stem the spread of Ebola.
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Op-Ed Contributor: The Dark Market for Personal Data

The New York Times - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:35pm
Companies should disclose the information they sell about us.

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Neil Young goes tech in his golden years

CNBC - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:21pm
Neil Young credits Steve Jobs with popularizing digital music. He now aims to take the next giant step forward -- by going back.
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Clinton takes a shot at Romney

POLITICO - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:04pm
She slams those who wanted to "let Detroit go bankrupt," which was the title of a Romney op-ed.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:02pm
October 17, 2014
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US Sen. Cruz joins opposition to sermon subpoenas by pastors who opposed gay rights ordinance

FOX News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:01pm
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
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Ana forecast to bring 40 to 50 mph winds to Hawaii, be a hurricane briefly

FOX News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:56pm
Meteorologists say Tropical Storm Ana (AH - nah) is expected to deliver strong winds and rain to the southern half of Hawaii's Big Island.
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Short seller considers opening hedge fund

CNBC - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:55pm
Carson Block, founder of Muddy Waters, is seriously thinking about starting a hedge fund firm.
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As Democrats sweat Iowa, Harkin sits on millions

POLITICO - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:51pm
The retiring Iowa senator plans to use the campaign funds for a charitable contribution.
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Wells Fargo shutting its 'dark pool'

CNBC - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:47pm
Wells Fargo is closing down its alternative trading system, or "dark pool," due to decreased customer demand.
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Police: Kentucky boy, 15, critically injured in sexual assault that was recorded

FOX News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:46pm
A group of young men and teenagers sodomized a 15-year-old boy, critically injuring him in an attack that was recorded on video and shared among cellphones, authorities said Thursday.
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