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Lax Oversight Cited as Factor in Deadly Blast at Texas Plant

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:21pm
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.

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Kansas man seeks to hide mirror-image 'murder' tattoo on his neck before upcoming murder trial

FOX News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:16pm
A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover it up.
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Execution Case Roils Oklahoma Courts

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:07pm
A case involving two death row inmates, which has led to open conflict between Oklahoma’s two top courts, reached a new level of confusion Tuesday when the governor stepped in.

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Clawson wins Fla. House primary

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:06pm
He sweeps pass three other candidates in the special election to fill Trey Radel's vacant seat.
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Rand Paul makes a muddle

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:44pm
Simon says: Can he really become president by saying nothing?
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Feds: Art buyers burned by fakes

CNN - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:32pm
Spanish art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantiños Diaz helped persuade wealthy buyers to shell out millions of dollars for works he claimed famous masters of modern art had painted.
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Icahn on his legacy—planting activist funds

CNBC - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:28pm
When asked how much he'd like to invest in seeding new activist funds, Icahn said investing $1 billion would be extremely immaterial to his firm.
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JetBlue Airways’ Pilots Vote to Join Union

The New York Times - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:25pm
Pilots at JetBlue, after rejecting unionization twice, agreed to be represented by the Air Line Pilots Association.

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Woman charged with selling heroin from her Pennsylvania hospital bed

FOX News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:24pm
A woman in western Pennsylvania is accused of selling heroin from a hospital intensive care unit and a hospital room.
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5 takeaways: Affirmative-action ruling

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:17pm
What to know about the ruling that voters have the right to implement bans on racial preferences.
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Watch Wednesday's show!

CNN - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:15pm
April 23, 2014
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US authorities in California return man suspected in rape and killing in Mexico

FOX News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:14pm
U.S. authorities have extradited a Mexican man wanted for allegedly raping two women and strangling one of them more than a decade ago.
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Closing arguments in Hawaii murder trial focus on injuries suffered by 5-year-old girl

FOX News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:09pm
A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death says an autopsy shows evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died.
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Pilot: Teen got ride of his life

CNN - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:46pm
Les Abend says at every turn, the stowaway teen defied the odds of discovery and survival. What pilot would have thought to look for a person in the wheel well?
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Steyer: I'm not the Koch brothers

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:40pm
The anti-Keystone campaigner says he isn't entering politics for a personal gain.
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3 more Florida men charged in $80 million prescription drug heist in Connecticut

FOX News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:28pm
Three Florida men who federal authorities say stole about $80 million in prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Connecticut have been charged with conspiracy and theft, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday.
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Short squeeze or short story?

CNBC - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:27pm
When a stock has significant short interest, it can rally sharply as bears race to cover. But it can also go a lot lower, too. What's the story?
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Plouffe: Becker book 'inaccurate'

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:24pm
The former White House adviser says the account of Obama's evolution on gay marriage is wrong.
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Obamas write DJ Knuckles' family

POLITICO - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:24pm
"His legacy lives on in the city of Chicago and on dance floors across the globe," the letter says.
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New York judge considers Airbnb subpoena

CNBC - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:19pm
Peer-to-peer home rental site gets its day in court.
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