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29 States Seek Tighter E-Cigarette Regulations

The New York Times - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:30pm
The attorneys general urged the federal government to prohibit the sale of most e-cigarette flavoring, fearing their appeal to children.
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Judge rules against NCAA in suit

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:24pm
The NCAA violated antitrust law by prohibiting colleges from giving athletes a share of the revenue.
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Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor’s Character

The New York Times - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:19pm
The corporate mentor of Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a witness in the corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell, said his protégé jeopardized the company trying to curry political favor.
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Defense Seeks to Move Trial on Boston Marathon Bombing

The New York Times - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:58pm
The lawyer for the accused, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said that an analysis of news media coverage showed that the Boston region would not yield a fair jury.
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Hawaii primary to go ahead

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:52pm
Attorney General David Louie says the state did not anticipate any problems despite the storms.
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G.M.’s Woes Multiply as It Announces Further Recalls

The New York Times - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:48pm
The automaker recalled 312,000 cars, including Saturn Vues in the 2002-4 model years, which may have ignition problems; the company recent recalls include more than 29 million vehicles.
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Lawyer: Detroit-area man convicted of murder in woman's death on porch 'shocked' by result

FOX News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:36pm
A suburban Detroit man convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of a young, unarmed woman on his porch is "shocked" by the verdict and deeply remorseful over her death, his attorney said Friday.
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Satanists' plan to stage 'black mass' in Oklahoma City sparks outrage

FOX News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:23pm
Satan worshippers are planning to stage a “black mass” next month in Oklahoma City, prompting outrage from the leader of the city’s 120,000 Catholics, who also condemns municipal officials for allowing the event to be held in a public venue.
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Americans battling Ebola fueled by faith

CNN - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:08pm
Both Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly remain focused on their faith and helping others -- even as the Americans battle Ebola.
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James Brady's death ruled a homicide

CNN - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:57pm
Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday.
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Man wanted in El Salvador in connection with bank robberies is arrested in Northern California

FOX News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:48pm
Authorities in Northern California say they've arrested a man who's wanted in El Salvador for his alleged involvement with a gang that hijacked military and police arms shipments and used them to rob banks.
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Walsh's replacement chosen Aug. 16

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:44pm
Because Walsh dropped out, it falls to the state central committee to pick a new nominee.
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Death of James Brady, Reagan press secretary, ruled a homicide

FOX News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:39pm
A medical examiner has ruled the recent death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who was wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, a homicide, raising the possibility John Hinckley Jr. could be charged with murder.
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Judge sides with NCAA athletes

CNBC - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:39pm
More than 20 current and former athletes sued, saying that players should share in the profits of college athletics.
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Sunday talk show tip sheet

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:32pm
Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, Dick Durbin and Steve Israel make appearances.
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DA subpoenas Twitter over parody

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:25pm
The anonymous, satirical account @BicycleLobby is summoned to appear before a grand jury.
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Here's what could rock stocks next week

CNBC - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:21pm
There's a slew of data coming in the week ahead, but it's geopolitical events that could keep markets volatile.
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Brady death ruled homicide

POLITICO - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:07pm
Authorities say injuries from the 1981 Reagan assassination attempt contributed to his death.
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Cramer's new thesis good for retail

CNBC - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:00pm
Mad Money host Jim Cramer thinks lower interest rates and falling gas prices is all great for retail. He shares his game plan for next week's parade of earnings from retail companies, including Wal-Mart and Kohl's.
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