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What to do if you have the roommate from hell

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:30pm
With about a month to go before the Class of 2018 begins filling dorm rooms in colleges across America,it's safe to say one key question is: "What do I do if I hate my roommate?"
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Arthur J. Walker, Part of Family Espionage Ring, Dies at 79

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:20pm
Mr. Walker, a former Navy officer, was charged in 1985 with stealing two sets of classified military documents and giving them to his brother for two $6,000 payments.

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Suspect in New Orleans gunfight that killed 1, hurt 9 back in Louisiana

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:12pm
The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office says a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter is back in New Orleans.
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Security Council urges Gaza truce

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:51pm
More than 156 Palestinians have been killed in five days of bombardment.
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U.S. Warns Iran Over ‘Unworkable’ Plans for Nuclear Power Program

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:20pm
Iran’s supreme leader spoke of a need to dramatically increase nuclear enrichment, while the U.S. and others say the country should be moving toward scaling down.
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Christie: Marriage debate not over

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:04pm
He says the GOP shouldn't stop debating same-sex marriage, despite shifting national attitudes.
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Once Targeted by Limbaugh, Lawyer Seeks California Seat

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:54pm
Sandra Fluke, who was subjected to degrading comments by Rush Limbaugh after she tried to testify in Congress about insurance coverage for contraceptives, is running for a seat in the State Senate.

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Christie won't rule out '16 run

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:45pm
Despite an upcoming trip to Iowa, he says he's not preparing to launch a White House bid.
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Republicans Replay 2010 Strategy at State Level

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:38pm
Flush with money and momentum, Republicans are confident that they can at least maintain the gains they made in governors' races four years ago.

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Texas girl who survived attack that killed her parents and siblings thanks first responders

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:15pm
A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.
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Afghan rivals clinch deal

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:08pm
They agree to a complete audit of the presidential election and a national unity government.
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Behind German Spy Cases, Twists Worthy of Films

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:49pm
The close American ally has turned a cold shoulder after revelations of espionage, even as both sides acknowledge the urgency of cooperation on global issues.

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Woman accused of staging husband's 2011 suicide

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:33pm
An Ohio woman who reported that her husband committed suicide by suffocation in 2011 has been arrested on a murder charge.
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Tips for vacationing on a budget this summer

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:31pm
According to a recent American Express study, the demand for travel is high, as three in four Americans are planning a summer getaway.
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A Two-Page Form Spawns a Contraceptive Showdown

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:24pm
Paperwork required to opt out of coverage is part of a struggle to balance religious freedom and women’s rights.
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Woman who reported husband killed himself by suffocation in 2011 is arrested on murder charge

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:11pm
An Ohio woman who reported that her husband committed suicide by suffocation in 2011 has been arrested on a murder charge.
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Alabama Ruling Hobbles Ban on Guns in the Open at Polls

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 3:06pm
After a sheriffs association sought to ban unconcealed weapons, fearing they might frighten voters, the state’s attorney general ruled that guns could be openly displayed at polling sites.

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Equity Firm Restores Louisiana Marshland to Earn Credits It Can Sell

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:49pm
A private equity company that is funding the restoration of Louisiana wetlands plans to sell environmental credits to private developers and government agencies.

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Nixon: Dems need heartland voice

POLITICO - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:34pm
The Missouri governor says Democratic presidential hopefuls could use a "voice in the heartland."
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Pastor Led Son’s Gay Wedding, Revealing Fault Line in Church

The New York Times - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Frank Schaefer, like other leaders of United Methodist congregations, had difficult choices to make when his son acknowledged that he is gay.

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