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Open Mike: Inside Ready for Hillary

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:39pm
Mike Allen talks with Mitch Stewart, a senior adviser to Ready for Hillary.
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World Trade Center Logo Captures Site’s Destruction and Rebirth

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:36pm
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unveiled a new symbol on Wednesday for the 16-acre site — a stylized W packed with references to the area’s past and present.

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Is This Island Big Enough for Clinton and Obama?

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:33pm
As Hillary Rodham Clinton met admirers on Martha’s Vineyard, she also faced a tense political moment with President Obama, whose orbit she has moved away from.

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Police use tear gas on Ferguson protesters, as peaceful protests grow tense after dark

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:33pm
Authorities in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot and killed by a police officer have used tear gas to try to disperse protesters after flaming projectiles were thrown from the crowd.
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Colorado town of Montezuma sues all its voters over election results

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:27pm
The Colorado mountain town of Montezuma is suing its 61 registered voters in an effort to sort out the results of an April election that the lawsuit says was filled with errors.
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Pennsylvania governor, other politicians call for Discovery Channel to drop 'Amish Mafia'

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:54pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and other politicians have signed a statement calling on the Discovery Channel to drop the series "Amish Mafia." The statement says "Amish Mafia" is a "bigoted portrayal" of the religious sect and misrepresents the Amish in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County as a "crime-ridden culture." The statement is signed by 18 elected officials, including congressmen, state senators, state representatives and Lancaster's mayor.
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Washington Post, Huffington Post reporters arrested at Ferguson restaurant near shooting

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:49pm
Two reporters covering the shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb say they were arrested at a McDonald's Wednesday evening in the commercial corridor where angry protests have occurred.
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Six Members of Congress Ask Holder to Open Federal Inquiry in Chokehold Case

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:44pm
In a letter to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., the representatives urged him to intervene immediately in the case of the Staten Island man who died in police custody.

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David Brock expands empire

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:26pm
The major power play aligns liberal muscle more fully behind the Democratic Party.
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Virginia Ex-Governor and Wife Set to Begin Defense at Trial

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:23pm
On Monday, the defense will begin to call witnesses to defend the character of Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia, and his wife in their corruption trial.

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Robin Williams' demons

CNN - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:16pm
Of all the things to say about the late Robin Williams -- one-of-a-kind comedian, talented actor and genuine humanitarian -- the truest may be this: He made people smile.
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Robin Williams' daughter quits social media after abuse

CNN - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:13pm
Actress Zelda Williams, daughter of comedy great Robin Williams who died Monday from an apparent suicide, has quit social media after receiving taunts from Internet trolls.
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Reporters arrested in Ferguson

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:53pm
They are arrested while covering protests.
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How Maliki broke Iraq

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:49pm
Opinion: Too much has gone wrong in the prime minister's 8-year tenure.
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Are border kids the new boat people?

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:48pm
Opinion: Children fleeing violence in Central America can't wait any longer.
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Terrorism Trial of Mideast Bank Worries the Financial World

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:47pm
Some officials are concerned that a verdict against the bank, which is accused of maintaining an account for Hamas, could mean that doing business in many areas of the world may become too risky.
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Colorado Powerball winner claims $90M prize, the largest amount ever in the state

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:41pm
A tow truck driver from a small western Colorado city claimed his $90 million Powerball jackpot and told reporters he has been waking up and feeling like his win wasn't real.
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Man claiming immunity from US law convicted of producing false identification documents

FOX News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:22pm
A man who claimed he had immunity from U.S. law has been convicted of producing and distributing false diplomatic credentials.
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E-Cigarettes Under Scrutiny for Listing as Flight Hazard

The New York Times - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:19pm
A smoldering bag was removed from a plane in Boston, and the fire marshal focused on an e-cigarette as a possible cause.
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Rhee drops out of school group

POLITICO - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:05pm
As she prepares to step down as CEO, she leaves a trail of disappointment and disillusionment
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