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Senate to move on Syria package

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:27pm
It's widely expected to pass, though the margin remains unclear.
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Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas Kline gives $50M to Drexel; law school to be named for him

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:19pm
Drexel University's law school is being named for a prominent trial lawyer who donated $50 million, the largest gift in the Philadelphia school's history.
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Air Force says ‘so help me God’ is optional for enlistment oath

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:06pm
The Air Force says airmen will now be allowed to omit the words “so help me God” from its enlistment oath – marking a change in policy that is being affirmed by both atheist and religious liberty groups.
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Fed Signals No Hurry to Raise Interest Rates

The New York Times - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:59pm
Downgrading its economic forecasts, the Federal Reserve continued to say it would hold rates near zero for a “considerable time.”
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Post Fed, Cramer's trick for profits

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:57pm
Investors who weren’t sure how to position through year-end just received a message from the Fed.
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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:54pm
September 18, 2014
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Op-Ed Contributor: Punishment or Child Abuse?

The New York Times - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:48pm
Too many black parents believe beatings make kids better people.

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Don’t buy Alibaba: ‘Dean of Valuation’

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:41pm
Investors should steer clear of Alibaba, valuation expert and New York University finance professor Aswath Damodaran says.
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Inside a Taobao village

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:31pm
If you want to know why the Chinese government is keen on Alibaba, look no further than Beishan – one of China's many "Taobao" villages.
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Police: Video shows suspect robbing store with banana he swiped from counter near cashier

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:28pm
Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place.
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Defense contractor in Hawaii gets 7 years for giving military secrets to Chinese girlfriend

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:28pm
A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military's Pacific headquarters was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his Honolulu home.
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Dovish Fed may outweigh Scotland, Alibaba

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:27pm
Traders are eyeing Alibaba and Scotland's independence vote, but analysts said the Fed's dovishness statement could be more important.
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GOP leaders solidify power

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:22pm
For the first time in years, the power structure is remarkably solid and drama-free.
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De Blasio praises Obama on Iraq

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:22pm
But the NYC mayor says that officials are taking potential threats "very, very seriously."
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Fed comments tell Cramer to buy Apple

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:12pm
Cramer spent Wednesday sifting through the Fed statement and the comments made by Fed chief Janet Yellen.
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What NFL must do: Ex-Anheuser-Busch exec

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:10pm
If the NFL doesn't want to lose sponsors, it must act soon, Anheuser-Busch's former head of sports marketing said.
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Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath is optional; Nevada airman had challenged language

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:53pm
Air Force officials say they're changing their policy on enlistment oaths and will allow airmen to omit the words "so help me God" if they choose.
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Arrest warrant: SC father thought 5 slain children were going to kill him, 'feed him to dogs'

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:52pm
An arrest warrant issued for the South Carolina father who authorities say killed his five children says the father thought his children were going to "kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs." The warrant obtained Wednesday by WIS-TV and WLTX-TV said Timothy Ray Jones Jr. ordered his children, ages 1 to 8, out of his vehicle at a Lexington Walmart on Aug. 28.
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GOP senators transfer $3M to NRSC

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:49pm
"The [Senate] Democrats do a lot more than we do in this regard," says a source.
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Democrats turn on DNC head

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:46pm
Critics say she has become a liability.
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