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W.H. salutes Afghan agreement

POLITICO - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:26am
The administration applauds a power-sharing deal signed by two Afghan presidential candidates.
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$20M line of credit for House GOP

POLITICO - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:09am
It is unlikely that the NRCC will borrow the whole amount, said GOP officials.
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Rowdy greens take charge

POLITICO - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:59am
The march in New York is a coming-out party for the wing of the environmental movement.
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2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

CNN - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 5:34am
In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
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Man accused in death of Adrian Peterson's son free on bail

CNN - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 5:32am
Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.
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Did Pennsylvania ambush suspect slip away from cops?

CNN - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 5:31am
Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's home in the Poconos Mountains.
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Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped

CNN - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 5:30am
It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.
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Authorities capture 4 men who escaped from central California jail, 1 still at large

FOX News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:45am
Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said.
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Authorities seek to assess damage from huge Northern California wildfire while preventing more

FOX News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:25am
As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.
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IMF's Lagarde: Confident in G-20 target

CNBC - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:33am
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, is confident that the G-20 will achieve their growth target.
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G-20: Near goal but need more from Europe

CNBC - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 3:13am
The G-20 leading nations are close to adding $2 trillion to the global economy, but Europe's stagnation remains a major stumbling block.
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4 of 5 Inmates Are Captured After Escape From California Jail

The New York Times - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:41am
The five men escaped from the Madera County Jail near Fresno on Friday night and were considered “armed and dangerous,” a statement from the Sheriff’s Department said.

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Iran ready to work with US on ISIS

CNBC - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 1:41am
Iran is ready to work with the U.S. to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program.
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$117,000 bill from unknown doctor

CNBC - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
In an increasingly common practice, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees are charging patients or their insurers hefty fees. NYT reports.
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Will more pensions dump hedge funds?

CNBC - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:00am
More pension funds consider divesting from hedge funds, due to poor performance and high costs. NYT reports.
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U.S. Criticizes Efforts to Intimidate Times Reporter in Turkey

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:49pm
The correspondent has been attacked online and denounced as a traitor after publication of an article about Islamic State recruiting in Turkey.

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How Teddy Roosevelt saved football

POLITICO - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:10pm
Were it not for him, football would likely be confined to the dustbin of history.
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Pope chooses Blase Cupich for Chicago archbishop

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:44pm
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
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Breach Prompts Review of White House Security

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:14pm
After a Texas man with a knife made it into the entrance of the first family’s residence, the Secret Service said there would be increased patrols and surveillance while the episode was scrutinized.

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Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:17pm
The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting their hopes on an independent.

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