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Youth soccer coach charged in 19-year-old homicide

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:50am
Police have charged a Texas youth soccer trainer in connection with a 19-year-old homicide case.
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University of Florida to launch Islamic study center

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:47am
The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.
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Rep. Larson: 'We're AWOL'

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:42am
"Congress as been off for more than six weeks," Larson says on MSNBC.
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Mother of jailed Marine Andrew Tahmooressi makes plea to Obama

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:36am
In a personal plea to President Obama, the mother of jailed U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi asked for increased urgency in her son’s case in Mexico, where she says “one more day is one day too many” behind bars.
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Losing weight: What they don't say

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:17am
At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out."
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Sidebar: Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:17am
The justices are hungry for the data in amicus briefs, but a law professor argues that some of the briefs cite questionable materials.






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Perez: Obama 'fighting' for wage hike

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:02am
"The economy is clearly moving in the right direction," he says.
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Grieving family: 'Heart goes out' to girl in Uzi accident

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:11am
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.
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Elvis Presley jets for sale

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:11am
Elvis Presley's last two jets, the "Lisa Marie" and "Hound Dog II," are for sale.
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Inversions are 'short-sighted': Official

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:00am
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said he believes corporate inversions are “unfair and shortsighted.”
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Shootings reported near route for NYC's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:39am
Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.
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Perry deletes 'drunk' DA tweet

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:25am
The tweet that characterized a District Attorney as the "most drunk Democrat in Texas."
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15 funniest travel books

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:57am
Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.
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Private jet: A new way to get to college

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:57am
One company is putting the bling into university travel by offering a $41,500 deal to students wanting to arrive by private jet.
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U.S. men held in N. Korea ask for help

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:40am
The tourists call for Washington to send a representative to negotiate for their freedom.
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What 'perfect' wine tastes like

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:29am
Most people don't taste one "perfect" wine their whole lives; now you can taste 10 in one four-day tour.
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Ukraine: The struggle between hard and soft power

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:26am
The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region.
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Widower's stolen photos of wife returned

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:25am
When Dave Lacey's house was broken into, he lost something no amount of money could replace: a camera with the last pictures of his beloved late wife.
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The New Health Care: What Happens When Health Plans Compete

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:00am
As more insurance companies enter a market, premiums tend to go down — but more in some places than in others.






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Snooty sales clerk effect: You pay more

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:00am
A new study found luxury customers who had been insulted routinely said they'd pay more for a particular item.
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