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National Briefing | Washington: Proposal to Move F.B.I.’s. Headquarters to Suburbs

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:19pm
The General Services Administration named two sites in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia as finalists for the new headquarters.

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National Briefing | West: California: 4 Teenagers Charged With Murder Over the Beating of a Graduate Student

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:19pm
The suspects were charged in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment.

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Theodore Van Kirk, 93, Enola Gay Navigator, Dies

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:14pm
Mr. Van Kirk, a navigator, guided a flight that, six-and-a-half hours after takeoff, reached Hiroshima with its atomic bomb just seconds behind schedule.
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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Lawmakers Finalize Bill Aimed at Protesters Outside Abortion Clinics

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:14pm
The bill would allow the police to disperse an assembly of one or more that “substantially impedes” passage to a clinic entrance.

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Washington Prepares to Host Meeting of African Leaders

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:07pm
Before 50 African leaders arrive in the nation’s capital next week to discuss development on the continent, federal workers were urged to telecommute for concern over traffic jams.

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Senate steps closer to 'highway cliff'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:58pm
Changes made to the Highway Trust Fund patch mean it now goes back to the House.
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Amazing video captures women escaping oncoming train

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:48pm
Two women in Indiana narrowly escaped death earlier this month when they found themselves trapped on a railway bridge -- right as a 14,000-ton freight train was bearing down on them.
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Former vending firm official sentenced for scheme that defrauded Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9M

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:15pm
A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period.
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Markets ignoring geopolitics isn't new

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:12pm
Geopolitical tensions are heating up, but it isn't clear investors should react, with markets not paying the conflicts much attention.
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Last member of Enola Gay crew dies

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:01pm
Theodore VanKirk, also known as "Dutch," died Monday of natural causes.
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Climate push takes center stage

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:00pm
The White House releases a report that says inaction on climate change could cost $150 billion.
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Democrats ask: Where's FLOTUS?

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:56pm
They desperately need Michelle Obama's help, especially with fundraising for the midterms.
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Is this stock the next Chipotle?

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:30pm
Shares came public at $16. By the second day of trade they leapt to $34.
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Everyday Economics: What Debate? Economists Agree the Stimulus Lifted the Economy

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:18pm
Political discussions about economics have become largely unhinged from those among actual economists.

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Emerging catalysts trouble for bulls

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:08pm
Jim Cramer says there are a number of problematic developments are underway in the market.
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CIA report may land in August

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:58pm
"We will need to take some time with it," Senate Intelligence chairwoman Dianne Feinstein says.
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Watch robbers get a beat-down

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:40pm
Robbers get beat-down by cashier cashing in on his martial arts skills. Jeanne Moos reports on flying feet, and fists.
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Carl Icahn cuts stake in Family Dollar

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:26pm
Icahn cut his stake in Family Dollar Stores to 6.03% as of Tuesday from a previously reported stake of around 9.39%.
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Wall Street to get reads from Fed, GDP

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:00pm
Wall Street on Wednesday gets two reads on the economy, one from the Commerce Department and the other from the Federal Reserve.
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Twitter easily beats expectations

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:52pm
Twitter jumped sharply on Tuesday after the social media company easily topped earnings and revenue expectations.
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