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Hawaii residents living near volcano still under 'eruption warning' even as lava flow slows

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:11pm
Residents in a sparsely populated neighborhood near Hawaii's active volcano are still on alert while officials say a dangerous lava flow has slowed its advance.
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Southern California on watch for flash floods, high surf because of Pacific hurricane

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:05pm
The National Weather Service warned Southern Californians to watch out for weekend flash floods and strong surf because of a Pacific hurricane that is churning north up the Mexican coast.
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Somali Militants Confirm Leader’s Death in U.S. Strike

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:05pm
The Shabab, the Qaeda-linked militant network in Somalia, confirmed that its leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, had been killed in an American airstrike.
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For Jihad Recruits, a Pipeline From Minnesota to Militancy

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:04pm
The intertwined journeys of two friends toward militancy offer a sharp example of how the allure of Islamist extremism has evolved, enticing similar pools of young Americans to conflicts in different parts of the world.

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Calif. homes lack water meters during drought

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:54pm
Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don't have meters telling them just how much water they are using.
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Redactions in U.S. Memo Leave Doubts on Data Surveillance Program

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:45pm
Questions persist after the release of a newly declassified version of a legal memo approving the National Security Agency’s Stellarwind program, a set of warrantless surveillance and data collection activities secretly authorized after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Light Pre-Election Schedule in Congress Matches Legislative Goals

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:12pm
Passing a stopgap spending bill and keeping the Export-Import Bank open are among the modest objectives that lawmakers have set this month.

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Mother, 18, Fights Do-Not-Resuscitate Order for Child

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:56pm
A Maine woman, 18, said the order amounted to a wrongful termination of her parental rights. Welfare officials said the order was appropriate, given the severity of the child’s injuries.

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Texas Candidate Reveals Personal Tale of Two Abortions

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:35pm
Wendy Davis has revealed her own deeply personal abortion story, writing in a memoir that goes on sale this week that she ended two pregnancies in the 1990s for medical reasons.

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Kansas Governor Hopefuls Hurl Barbs in First Debate

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:17pm
Sam Brownback, the Republican incumbent, has found himself caught in a tough battle with Paul Davis, the largely unknown Democratic challenger, despite the state’s rich conservatism.

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Gutiérrez: O'Malley immigration ally

POLITICO - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:37pm
Congress' loudest voice on immigration says the likely 2016 hopeful is a "champion" of reform.
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Lessons From Losses Drive Massachusetts Candidates

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:28pm
Martha Coakley, a Democrat, and Charlie Baker, a Republican, were stung in 2010, but both are favored to win in the primary for governor on Tuesday.

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Midterm Calculus: Why Democrats Can’t Win the House

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:00pm
Thanks to demographics, the Republicans have a virtual stranglehold on the House of Representatives.

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Fla. teen with Slender Man obsession sets fire to home with family inside

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 3:51pm
A 14-year-old girl is facing arson and attempted murder charges after setting her family’s Florida house on fire in what authorities say was an senseless act of violence fueled in part by the teen’s obsession with the fictional horror figure Slender Man.
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Opinion: How Divorced Parents Lost Their Rights

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 3:31pm
Judges can decide whether your kids play soccer or piano.

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Unlimited liquidity risks bubbles: Trichet

CNBC - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 3:11pm
Supplying unlimited amounts of liquidity at interest rates close to zero has "unintended counterproductive consequences," Jean-Claude Trichet warned.
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Apple: Nude celebrities to new products

CNBC - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 3:00pm
After hackers accessed compromising images of celebrities, Apple hopes hoping to generate a new sort of headline.
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From a Texas Company to a Political Maelstrom in the Syrian Civil War

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 2:57pm
The director of operations for a Texas-based telecommunications company became interim prime minister of the Syrian opposition coalition.
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Challenging the President ... but Only on the Golf Course

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 2:50pm
Marvin Nicholson, the White House travel director, who has played golf with the president about 140 times, rounds out the president’s foursomes and soothes his frayed feelings.
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Deputy Los Angeles city attorney arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 2:26pm
A deputy city attorney in Los Angeles has been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography.
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