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Group Says It Has Raised Over $1.7 Million for Hillary Clinton

The New York Times - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:01am
Ready for Hillary said it is hoping to build a campaign-ready infrastructure and donor base should Mrs. Clinton decide to run for president.

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Your password is at risk from this bug

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:29am
A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.
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US rides the shale boom to China

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:27am
A deal between Sinopec and Phillips could signal that the United States is to become the top supplier of LPG to China.
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Political Ties of Top Billers for Medicare

The New York Times - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:27am
Two Florida doctors who received the nation’s highest Medicare reimbursements in 2012 are both major contributors to Democratic Party causes.

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Texas executes Mexican national for 1997 murder

FOX News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:00am
A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was executed in Texas on Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor and attacking his wife more than 16 years ago.
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History and carry trades: El-Erian

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:39am
If there were any doubts about investors' "reach for yield," today's Greek bond news should lift them, writes Mohamed El-Erian.
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Dueling dilemmas for NSA reform

POLITICO - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:29pm
The biggest hurdle: There's no major force pushing for the changes in Congress.
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National Briefing | Washington: House Panel Rejects Plan to Aid Lawmakers With Expenses

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:27pm
A retiring congressman has lost his bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with living expenses in Washington.

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Profiling Rules Said to Give F.B.I. Tactical Leeway

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:01pm
The long-awaited revisions to the Justice Department’s racial profiling rules would continue to allow the F.B.I. to use that information for national security purposes.

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State chief justice rebukes DA's office over evidence in 2009 killing of 3 Pittsburgh officers

FOX News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:53pm
Pennsylvania's chief justice says prosecutors offered potentially inflammatory evidence against a man sentenced to die for killing three Pittsburgh police officers and should have been reined in by the judge overseeing the case.
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National Briefing | Washington: Energy Panel Faulted on Information Safeguards

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:48pm
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may not have adequate controls to protect information that could be used to sabotage the power grid, the Energy Department’s inspector general said.

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National Briefing | South: North Carolina: Marine’s Death Thought to Be Accident

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:47pm
A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at Camp Lejeune pointed to a “negligent discharge.”

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Russian authorities withheld information on Boston attack, report says

FOX News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:44pm
The Russian government declined to provide American authorities with information about one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, which likely would have led to more extensive scrutiny of the suspect, according to a published report.
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Car crash into Fla. day care kills 1 girl, injures 14 others; police looking for SUV driver

FOX News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:38pm
A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: Highway Shootings Are Linked

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:33pm
The police said Wednesday that they had linked some of the apparently random shootings at vehicles on Kansas City-area highways over the past month.

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On Civil Rights Act Anniversary, Bill Clinton Challenges Lawmakers to Be Bold

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:26pm
Former President Bill Clinton, without mentioning the Affordable Care Act, alluded to it in reminding officials of the sacrifices necessary to advance important legislation.

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In Maryland, a Political Drama Befitting the Show at Its Center

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:14pm
A film production subsidy to guarantee that the hit Netflix series “House of Cards” would continue to film in Maryland cast its shadow over the entire legislative session in Annapolis.

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China March exports miss big, tumbling 6.6%

CNBC - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:06pm
China's exports tumbled for a second straight month while imports unexpectedly slumped, but regional markets are taking the news in stride.
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MSNBC lets Scarborough speak in N.H.

POLITICO - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:59pm
He is allowed to talk at the event after a GOP committee announces it is no longer a fundraiser.
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In Houston, Bush 41 Greets Obama, Who Later Assails G.O.P.

The New York Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:56pm
President Obama and the elder President George Bush have long had a respectful relationship despite past tensions between Mr. Obama and his predecessor, George W. Bush.

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