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Tentative deal reached on VA health reform

CNN - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:48pm
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a bill to reform the VA health system, aides to each of the men said Sunday, just days before Congress is scheduled to leave on its August recess.
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2 Americans infected with Ebola

CNN - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:45pm
Aid worker Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly had been treating Ebola patients in Liberia.
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Family of 5 found shot to death in Maine, police say

FOX News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:18pm
A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.
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What $1.25 buys around the globe

CNBC - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:59pm
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than $1.25 a day, according to the UN. What can that amount buy? Here's a look.
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Deal reached on VA reforms

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:36pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jeff Miller reach an agreement to pass legislation.
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10 years later: Obama's hits and blunders

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:42pm
A decade later, his 2004 DNC speech remains a road map to where he's fallen short.
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Police: Secret cameras in some restrooms at University of Delaware may have filmed hundreds

FOX News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:21pm
State officials say hundreds of women may have been secretly videotaped from cameras found hidden in bathrooms at the University of Delaware.
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What matters more than jobs & earnings

CNBC - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Between GDP, jobs data and earnings, investors will have a lot to chew over this week. But here's what the real driver could be.
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Fighting in Gaza abates; truce looks fragile

CNBC - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 4:21pm
There was no sign of any comprehensive deal for Hamas Islamist militants to end their conflict with Israel.
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Obama, Netanyahu talk again

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 4:08pm
The discussion comes as a cease-fire unravels.
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Philadelphia carjacking: Manhunt enters third day for 2 suspects

FOX News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 3:36pm
The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.
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Paul Schell dies: Former Seattle mayor led city through World Trade Organization protests

FOX News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 3:28pm
Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.
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Hospira in talks with Danone

CNBC - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:50pm
Hospira could use an acquisition of the business to redomicle its tax headquarters in France in a tax inversion.
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D.C. gun provision struck down

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 1:02pm
A ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional, a federal judge rules.
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Letter From Washington: Led by Pelosi, Democrats Are Winning the Battle for Donors

The New York Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:58pm
The minority party in the House is unified and dominating the fund-raising war with Republicans.
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U.S.: Rockets fired from Russia

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:58pm
Images show rocket launchers on Russian soil.
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Ukraine fighting prevents crash site visit

CNBC - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:15pm
Fighting around the site of the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine prevented a visit by international experts on Sunday.
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Cops: Dealership owner hit with 2-by-4 in fight over bad junk-car deal dies; customer charged

FOX News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:14pm
Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died.
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NSA: Less need for Snowden deal

POLITICO - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:02pm
A top National Security Agency official says the value of information he took is declining.
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International Education: U.S. Moves to Align Student Exchanges With Policy Goals

The New York Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:02pm
The new strategy, reflecting a shift in thinking about how foreign exchange programs should operate in a more volatile world, would add funds for short-term fellowships but cut support for the Fulbright program.
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