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Foley mom: 'Country let Jim down'

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:36am
"I think our efforts to get Jim freed were an annoyance" to the government, she said.
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Che to co-host 'Weekend Update'

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:29am
The "Daily Show" correspondent replaces Cecily Strong on the show's spoof news segment.
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HP fined for bribery of Russian govt

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:27am
Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract.
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Scot independence ‘grave mistake’

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:27am
Larry Summers, ex-economic advisor to the U.S. government, has added his voice to those calling on Scottish people to vote against independence.
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Dad films birth ... while driving

CNN - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:21am
A new father filmed the birth of his daughter while driving to the hospital.
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Kayaker beat down by massive waves

CNN - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:20am
Massive waves knocked a man off his kayak as he struggled to swim ashore with help from nearby surfers. WOOD Reports.
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Reasons for caution with IPO market

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:10am
Returns have been mixed and some analysts say large swaths of the IPO market, especially biotechnology stocks, are frothy.
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iPhone 6: Will it fit?

CNN - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:05am
Rachel Crane got her hands on the iPhone 6 specs, printed up some models and put the new, bigger phones to the test.
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Group: Cruz walk-off 'unfortunate'

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:04am
The group's president criticizes the Republican, saying his actions detracted from the event.
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Get ready to pre-order the iPhone 6

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:58am
Apple's most devoted fans are firing up laptops and setting alarms so they can get their hands on their latest object of desire: the iPhone 6.
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2010 GOP House rebels go soft

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:03am
Their campaigns are hardly recognizable from when they rode the conservative wave four years ago.
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Dems' whopper of a strategy flop

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:03am
Rather than becoming the political whopper Democrats had hoped, it's turned into a dud.
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Scottish vote: UK business leaders scaremongering?

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:57am
A host of business figures in the UK has come out against Scottish independence on economic grounds - but is this just “scaremongering” as some claim?
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Petraeus backs Obama on ISIL

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:11am
Retired Gen. David Petraeus says Obama's decision is a good starting point and could succeed.
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Australia raises terror threat level to 'high'

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:09am
Australia's prime minister has raised the country's terror threat level to 'high' from 'medium,' signaling that the government believes a militant attack on home soil is likely.
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T.J. Lane, Killer in School Shooting, Is Caught After Prison Escape in Ohio

The New York Times - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:51pm
A 19-year-old Ohio man serving life in prison for killing three students in a high school cafeteria in 2012 briefly escaped from prison on Thursday, the authorities said.






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Air Bag Flaw, Long Known to Honda and Takata, Led to Recalls

The New York Times - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:30pm
Honda and the air bag maker Takata did not disclose the dangers of exploding air bags for years, despite red flags, opting to settle confidential claims but not issue recalls.






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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: 3 Dead Babies Found

The New York Times - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:59pm
The bodies of three infants were found Thursday in a filthy house in Blackstone where four other children were removed by the authorities on Aug. 28, said the Worcester County district attorney, Joseph D. Early Jr.






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'Dad appears to be overwhelmed,' social worker wrote weeks before police say 5 children slain

FOX News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:58pm
The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen times in the past three years.
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Patrol investigator: Woman pushed officer who then punched her on side of California freeway

FOX News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:53pm
A California Highway Patrol officer videotaped repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway had just pulled her from oncoming traffic and she resisted by pushing him, a patrol investigator said.
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