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Bodies of three climbers recovered from Mount Rainier

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:12am
The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.
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Immigration brawl turns to shrug

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:04am
"It definitely doesn't show up in any surveys as a big issue for the right or left," a pollster says.
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Billionaire immigration push slows

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:03am
"I don't think anybody believes anything can happen this year."
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St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:43am
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
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Tsarnaev pal expected to plead guilty to related charges

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:09am
A friend of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev's dorm room after the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Nobel winner on 'stunningly sluggish' growth

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:06am
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
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Top European soccer clubs are opening US academies, hoping to catch the growing wave of fans

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:53am
As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.
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Fewer protesters in Ferguson on a night of rain; police say 6 arrested

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:11am
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri.
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US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:07am
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.
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Police in southern California search for mystery couple who posted selfie after burglary

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:00am
Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?
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The riots this time: No violence after other police killings, but factors converge in Ferguson

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:46am
There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer.
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China bitcoin firms warn on US regulation

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:35am
Three of the biggest bitcoin exchanges in China teamed up on Thursday to release a joint letter addressed to New York regulators.
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Icahn reveals 8.5% stake in Hertz

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:16am
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed he owns an 8.5 percent stake in Hertz and plans to pressure the rental car company's management.
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Germany agrees to arm Iraq

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:04am
Germany broke with post-war tradition on Wednesday and agreed to supply weapons to Iraq to combat Islamist militants, the FT reports.
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Mission to rescue James Foley failed

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:43am
The Pentagon attempted to rescue James Foley and other U.S. hostages held in Syria but the mission failed, U.S. officials said.
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How to deal with 'rate rage'

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:21am
Despite last year's "taper tantrum", investors shouldn't concentrate too heavily on any "rate rage" ensuing from hawkish at Jackson Hole.
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BofA in $16.5B deal with US over mortgage

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:39am
Bank of America is expected to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units sold.
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National Briefing | South: North Carolina: Lawmakers Pass Coal Ash Restrictions

The New York Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:24am
Following a spill at a power plant this year, the bill would clean up decades of toxic waste generated by coal-burning electricity plants.

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Dueling narratives in shooting

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:40pm
What really happened to Michael Brown?
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China's factory activity falls to 3-month low

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:47pm
China's factory activity fell to a three-month low in August, a private survey showed, signaling weakness in the sector despite a burst of stimulus from the government.
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