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National Briefing | West: California: Wildfire Claims 8 Homes

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:34pm
The fire, northeast of Bakersfield, was 15 percent contained after scorching about five square miles, officials said.






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New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:28pm
A government-sponsored pilot program in Ann Arbor, Mich., is exploring the benefits that occur when vehicles can talk with one another, and their surroundings.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Abortion Clinic Drops Fight Over License

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:24pm
The development will leave just one facility in the Cincinnati area offering surgical abortions and none offering late-term abortions.






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National Briefing | West: Washington: 3 Bodies Retrieved From Mount Rainier

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:19pm
The bodies were lifted from a glacier where six climbers went missing in May.
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National Briefing | Washington: House Panel on Benghazi Hires General for Legal Team

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:10pm
Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman retired in 2013 after four years as the Army’s judge advocate general under President Obama.
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Global economy shows signs of trouble

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:57pm
In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat.
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Business Briefing: U.S. Government Sells 400,000 Acres in Gulf

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:56pm
The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development.






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Lawyers Spar in Florida Over Newest Voting Map

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:54pm
Lawyers for the groups that sued the Republican-dominated Legislature over the original boundaries said the latest map was scarcely different from the old one.






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Social media more spark than fix

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:30pm
Social networks like Twitter highlight tensions in the moment rather than calm them.
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U.S. troops tried to rescue Foley

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:28pm
It makes a grim episode even darker.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: By Any Means Necessary

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:06pm
A new effort to derail the Affordable Care Act has cast a light on raw judicial politics.






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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:02pm
August 21, 2014
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Kickbacks land retail exec in prison

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:46pm
Christopher Finazzo was also ordered to forfeit more than $25 million and pay the company $13.7 million in restitution.
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CEO makes Cramer's Wall of Shame

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:34pm
When an executive really drops the ball, Cramer puts them on the Wall of Shame.
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Fed delivers a shocker, but will Yellen?

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:33pm
Markets are now anticipating a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she speaks at the Jackson Hole symposium.
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Ex-Governor Points the Finger at His Wife in a Virginia Trial

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:26pm
Bob McDonnell, the Virginia ex-governor, began the political sales job of his life Wednesday, testifying to stave off conviction on corruption charges.






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Cramer: Economic challenges too great?

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:13pm
There are a slew of confusing cross currents in the market, right now.
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McConnell polished at Ky. forum

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:08pm
Alison Lundergan Grimes, meanwhile, says it is time to put the minority leader "out to pasture."
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Wearable camera biz fields query flood

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:58pm
Digital Ally Inc has been busy fielding a rush of inquiries from U.S. police departments about its wearable cameras.
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Inquiry Urged on Air Force Academy’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:19pm
Two senators asked for an independent investigation into allegations that Air Force Academy officials punished an investigator and the cadet informant who helped him look into drug use and sexual assault among football players.






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