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Missouri town on edge after 18-year-old fatally shot by police

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am
Residents of a St. Louis suburb confronted police officers Saturday after an officer fatally shot an 18-year-old who was on his way to his grandmother's apartment.
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Ex-Clinton official Robert Reich delivers lecture on greed while earning $240G to teach one class

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s take on work and its value to society is particularly “hypocritical” considering his own lofty income — $240,000 annually to teach one class last year — and the detrimental role of higher education within the United States, economists told
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Hawaii primary too close to call

POLITICO - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 2:09am
He is the first sitting U.S. governor to lose renomination since 2010.
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Texas boy's wheelchair stolen from in front of home

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:05pm
A heartless crime has left a 9-year-old Texas boy unable to get around after his customized wheelchair was stolen from in front of his home.
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Rabbi fatally shot walking to Miami temple; police say no a hate crime, looking for 2 suspects

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:55pm
Police and Jewish community leaders say an Orthodox rabbi from New York was fatally shot as he walked to a Miami temple.
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Wash. teenager arrested in 6-year-old's death

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:08pm
A 17-year-old was arrested Sunday in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the Washington state mobile home park she vanished from last weekend, authorities said.
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4 more airstrikes launched

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:16pm
The strikes hit armored trucks firing on civilians.
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New VA chief touts improvements

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:06pm
Robert McDonald says he has "an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of veterans."
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Officials: 17-year-old boy arrested in death, sexual assault of 6-year-old Washington girl

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:53pm
Authorities say a 17-year-old has been arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the mobile home park she vanished from last weekend.
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March to UN headquarters pits Palestine backers against Israeli military action

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:08pm
A sea of Palestinians and their sympathizers lined Manhattan streets Saturday, marching to the United Nations and shouting that Israel's response to missile attacks was genocide that took children's lives.
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New V.A. Chief Promises to Mend Practices

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:02pm
In his first public address since taking the helm of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary Robert A. McDonald vowed on Saturday to restore trust in the agency.

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G.M. Loses Bid to Dismiss Suit Over Switch

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 6:54pm
The family of a woman who was killed in 2010 after her ignition switch failed revived the previously settled case, claiming that the company fraudulently concealed evidence.

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Online tool nailed Ebola epidemic

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 5:30pm
HealthMap's algorithms notice the outbreak days before the World Health Organization announces it.
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Hawaiians buck storms to go to polls

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:19pm
Hawaiians trooped out to vote Saturday despite flash floods and severe weather warnings.
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Obama: Iraq strikes could take months

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:05pm
President Obama said on Saturday warned there was no quick fix to a crisis that threatens to tear Iraq apart.
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Authorities: Woman, 78, caught with $41,000 in cash in girdle, bra, bag at Detroit airport

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:50pm
Authorities say a 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag.
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J. W. Hastings, 87, a Pioneer in Bioluminescence Research, Dies

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:47pm
Mr. Hastings was a Harvard biochemist whose discovery of how bacteria communicate became the foundation for groundbreaking research in the development of more effective antibiotics.

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Obama, Merkel warn Russia over Ukraine

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:30pm
President Obama and Germany's Angela Merkel agree that any Russian intervention in Ukraine violates international law.
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Uniting to Take Congress, G.O.P. Tries to Become the Party of ‘Yes’

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:26pm
With control of Congress within reach, party leaders say that Republicans will need to be realistic about what they can achieve and that a high level of party unity will be essential.

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Medical Marijuana Research Hits Wall of U.S. Law

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:09pm
Though over one million people are thought to use marijuana to treat ailments, there are few studies on its effectiveness. A major reason: The federal government puts tight restrictions on research.

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