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2 U.S. soldiers killed in Taliban attack

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:56pm
Three attacks by the Taliban in last 48 hours left at least two American soldiers and 18 Afghan soldiers dead, officials said Saturday, in what looks set to be a particularly bloody weekend in Afghanistan.
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Latest rich collectible: Passports

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:17pm
Along with stock and real estate portfolios, the global rich are now buying a new form of economic security: passport portfolios.
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More Files Are Released in Shooting in Ferguson

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:12pm
Robert P. McCulloch, the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, apologized for failing to immediately make public all documents tied to the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case.

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The swift rise of Taylor Inc.

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:04pm
A chart-topping superstar some people love to hate is laughing all the way to the bank.
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Halftime: Army 7 Navy 7

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:56pm
Army took an early 7-0 lead on a blocked punt before Navy tied the score before the end of the half.,Army took an early 7-0 lead on a blocked punt before Navy tied the score before the end of the half.
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Thousands March in Washington to Protest Police Violence

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:46pm
Wearing T-shirts that read “Black Lives Matter” and chanting “I can’t breathe,” demonstrators evoked memories of civil rights marches of the past.

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Greenpeace riles Peru with stunt

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:36pm
Peruvian authorities said activists from Greenpeace damaged a patch of an ancient site when they placed a large sign that promoted renewable energy.
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Hundreds at funeral of woman burned alive in Mississippi; former cheerleader now 'flying high'

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:33pm
Hundreds of people attended the funeral of a woman set on fire in Mississippi and left to die by the side of the road.
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Ted Cruz does it again

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:14pm
The Texas Republican scuttles an agreement and forces the Senate into a rare weekend session.
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Reporter May Still Face Questions About Source

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:43pm
The Justice Department has indicated that it will not force the reporter James Risen to divulge his confidential source, potentially eliminating a significant element of a lengthy battle over press freedoms.

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'Crazy' tornado in --- wait for it -- L.A.

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:11pm
Shingles darting through the air. Roofs disintegrating. A steel billboard damaged.
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Dispatch: The Talk: After Ferguson, a Shaded Conversation About Race

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:05pm
My African-American son’s appearance affords him the option to check “other” on the race card.

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Perhaps whiskey's time has arrived?

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:00pm
Amid all the buzz surrounding wine and beer, whiskey is enjoying a moment of its own.
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Opinion: What People Buy Where

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:40pm
Who knew that nonalcoholic beer was so big in San Diego?

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As N.C.A.A. Issues Pile Up, a Call for a Commission

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:27pm
A group of legislators and proponents of reform held a closed-door meeting with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan last Tuesday in Washington to push the idea of a panel.
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Sony hack forces shutdown: Report

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:27pm
Sony's high profile hack may have forced the studio to shut production on some films, according to a report.
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After the blowup

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:14pm
Come January, Obama will need Pelosi more than ever.
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China’s e-cigarette boom lacks safety

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:59pm
E-cigarette manufacturers in China, which supplies about 90 percent of e-cigarettes globally, operate with little oversight, raising health concerns.
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Burned teen's phone may lead to killer

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:43pm
After obtaining warrants and cracking a password, police were able to access Jessica Chambers' phone records and are following up on leads, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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Man held in Portland, Oregon, high school shooting

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:25pm
A gang task force arrested a man early Saturday in connection with a shooting near a high school in Portland, Oregon, police said.
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