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News Analysis: Building an Ark for the Anthropocene

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:44pm
Scientists are trying to figure out which species to save, and how.

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Traficant dies at 73

POLITICO - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:31pm

The former congressman dies after being injured in an accident on a farm in Ohio.

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News Analysis: Judges on the Campaign Trail

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:30pm
Does spending on judicial elections corrupt the courts’ impartiality?

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Man beheads woman in workplace

CNN - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:24pm
Police say Alton Alexander Nolen was told he lost his job an an Oklahoma food processing plant, then attacked two women at the plant, beheading one, before he was shot twice by the CEO.
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Sorry, NSA: iPhone 6 locks out US spies

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 2:04pm
The new, post-Edward Snowden smartphone is the first that will disrupt American spying, the New York Times reports.
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Ambush on Pennsylvania Troopers Was Planned for Years, Police Say

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:51pm
An inspection a hard drive by Pennsylvania police showed that the suspect, Eric Frein, did Internet research on how to avoid police manhunts and on law enforcement technology and survival skills.

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Cuba aborts plan to create perfumes for Che Guevara and Chavez

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:19pm
HAVANA, Sept 27- Cuba has aborted plans to develop fragrances in honor of the late revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara and former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, calling the project disrespectful of two "sacred" revolutionary symbols.
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Liberia's top doctor in quarantine after assistant dies of Ebola

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:12pm
MONROVIA, Sept 27- Liberia's chief medical officer, who is also a deputy health minister, has put herself in quarantine as a precaution against Ebola after one of her assistants died from the disease, the government said on Saturday.
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The billions behind broke athletes

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:00pm
The rise of the modern sports industry could be the reason why many pro athletes find themselves in financial turmoil.
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For Many New Medicaid Enrollees, Care Is Hard to Find, Report Says

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:42pm
A federal report says state standards for access to health care are rarely enforced and that Medicaid patients may wait for months or travel long distances to see a doctor.

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Daughter for Chelsea Clinton (and Granddaughter for a Certain Couple)

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:30pm
The child, Charlotte, whose birth was announced on Twitter early Saturday, is the first for Ms. Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky.

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Long Shots Loom as Spoilers in Tight November Races Across Nation

The New York Times - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:26pm
The outcome of an unusually large number of Senate and governor’s races this fall could be determined by the outsize role of third-party candidates.
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The battle for digital supremacy

POLITICO - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:10pm
Bragging rights are up for grabs over who has the edge with political technologies.
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Troubled man's repeated confession under scrutiny in notorious missing-boy case

FOX News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:07pm
While a Manhattan judge weighs whether a murder confession in one of the nation's most notorious missing child cases can be used at the suspect's trial, a larger question is looming: Was it all made up? Suspect Pedro Hernandez is seen in hours of videotaped statements admitting that he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 and dumped his body.
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Suspect in deadly trooper amush, gives away location, police say

FOX News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:50am
Authorities searching for accused cop killer Eric Frein in Pennsylvania got a big break when the suspect slipped-up and used his cellphone to contact his parents.
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Young war vets, kids who survived gang violence come together to help each other

FOX News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:47am
Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence.
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Life or death? Arias set for sentencing retrial in murder case; prosecutors eye death penalty

FOX News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:11am
Jodi Arias' guilt has been determined.
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Gross: Too hot for Pimco to handle

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:07am
Bill Gross' abrupt departure from Pimco was preceded by months of clashes that got progressively worse, according to sources.
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Best of the new travel tech and gadgets

CNBC - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:00am
There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.
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Third group wants in on NSA case

POLITICO - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:53am
Another civil liberties group is asking for time to defend the NSA's information on calls.
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