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Even comic book movies need heart

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:22pm
CGI rules the box office, but the ingredients of a good film still lie with the plot and characters, a Disney animator said in an interview.
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Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools

The New York Times - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Texas’ State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks, capping months of outcry over lessons that some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses and negatively portray Muslims.
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Woman dies just more than a week after she was found sexually assaulted, burned at Kansas park

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Police say that a mother of four has died just more than a week after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire at a Wichita park.
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Ferguson officer in talks to resign

CNN - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:00pm
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources say.
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A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates

The New York Times - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:53pm
An experiment in California is providing legal help to low-income renters who otherwise would have faced their landlords, and the landlords’ lawyers, alone in court.






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Would-be Clinton donors to meet

POLITICO - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:37pm
They will discuss securing commitments to help bankroll her prospective campaign.
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Missouri Governor, Trying to Keep Balance on Ferguson, Finds It’s Easy to Slip

The New York Times - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:12pm
Caught between polar opposite viewpoints, Gov. Jay Nixon has faced withering criticism over his handling of the crisis that followed the shooting of an unarmed black man.






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A Deep 2016 Republican Presidential Field Reflects Party Divisions

The New York Times - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:10pm
With more than a dozen potential candidates and a fast start to the 2016 campaign, the party appears headed to an unusual free-for-all.






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Obamacare is working: Mt. Sinai CEO

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:00pm
Despite the controversies dogging Obamacare, the CEO of Mount Sinai Hospitals believes it is meeting many of its goals.
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Man arrested, charged with manslaughter in 2013 death of woman found in car at I-95 ramp

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:45am
Connecticut State Police have made an arrest in the 2013 death of a woman found in a car at an Interstate 95 entrance ramp.
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Ferguson experiences third straight night of unrest before grand jury decision

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:44am
Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.
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Investigators find 30K IRS emails

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:31am
Investigators told congressional staff that they have recovered up to 30,000 emails to and from Lois Lerner.
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Missouri grand jury proceedings in Michael Brown shooting unusual in a variety of ways

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am
Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown.
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Cat got your tongue, HealthCare.gov?

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:03am
A number of states have released enrollment information for their Obamacare markets, but HealthCare.gov hasn't.
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Authorities: Man kills 3, wounds 1 before killing self at home on South Dakota reservation

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:02am
Authorities say a 22-year-old man apparently shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a home on a South Dakota Indiana reservation before he killed himself.
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Black Friday blows out 75 candles

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:00am
Consumers have been shopping on Black Friday for so long, it's arguably become as much of a tradition as Thanksgiving itself.
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U.S. military role in Afghanistan will still be combat

POLITICO - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:42am
This will happen after the U.S. has completed the transition to its "advise- and-assist" mission.
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Kudlow: What about the brainiacs?

CNBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:07am
Obama’s failure to address the high-skilled visa problem is a huge mistake, says Larry Kudlow.
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Fair Game: The Week That Shook the Fed

The New York Times - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:01am
For a secretive institution, assorted challenges to how it uses its power. Or doesn’t.






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New York state OK's $3.6 million for man whose murder conviction was tossed after 2 decades

FOX News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:00am
A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state.
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