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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Deputy Swept by Flood Is Found Dead

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:53pm
Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff’s deputy, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters.

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National Briefing | West: California: Wildfire’s Progress Slowed by Humidity

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:52pm
Higher humidity helped slow the growth of a large wildfire in Northern California that the authorities said was set deliberately set.

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U.S. Hopes Face-Saving Plan Offers a Path to a Nuclear Pact With Iran

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:47pm
Before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, negotiators have discussed a plan to remove the pipes that connect Iran’s nuclear centrifuges.
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In Death, Florida Family Reveals a Spiral of Domestic Abuse

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:38pm
Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said, Don C. Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday.

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Groups edge in on Klayman case

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:34pm
The ACLU, EFF want argument time in the appeal of a ruling that's undercutting surveillance.
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4 men charged with murder in death of 9-year-old Chicago boy gunned down in backyard

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:23pm
Four men have been charged in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after becoming upset with his mother and running from his Chicago home, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday.
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Attorney facing suspension for fake photos with celebs

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:16pm
A California lawyer is facing license suspension for alleged deceptive advertising by photoshopping herself into cozy pictures with politicians and celebrities on her official website.
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Republicans Switch Firm Handling Obama Suit

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:53pm
A lawyer withdrew from the case, reportedly under pressure from colleagues concerned about its political aspects.

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Women Allege Harassment and Abuse on Forest Service Firefighting Crews

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:39pm
A complaint alleges that the agency failed to stop workplace harassment and sexual abuse and retaliated against women who reported it.

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Officials: W.H. intruder had knife

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:25pm
The Secret Service boosts security after a man jumps a fence and enters the building.
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NFL's Goodell: I'm staying

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:23pm
When Roger Goodell took over as commissioner of the nation's most popular sport in 2006, he was widely expected to mold and protect the reputation and well being of a sports league both profitable and prosperous yet tarnished by the misbehavior of some of its biggest stars.
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On Religion: Fighting Enmity Against Sikhs With Art, Talks and Superhero Garb

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:17pm
Vishavjit Singh, one of several hundred thousand American Sikhs, has reclaimed his religion while trying to help others understand it.

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Business Briefing: F.D.A. Plans to Revise Food Safety Rules

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:15pm
To account for concerns raised by small brewers, cheese producers and others, the agency revised provisions for water testing, manure, compost and spent grains.
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Peanut company owner found guilty

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:14pm
A jury convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a landmark case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago.
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Suspect pleads not guilty in 76,376-acre fire

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:09pm
A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California pleaded not guilty on Friday.
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Name Brand: ‘Redskins’ Doomed Debate: Pizza Edition

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 7:54pm
A pizza chain in Washington offers a ‘Redskins’ sale. Six hours later, it apologizes.

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Driver of stolen van that hit dog during Los Angeles police chase gets 2 years in prison

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 7:53pm
The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison.
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Florida grandfather shoots and kills daughter, her six kids and then himself, police say

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 7:20pm
A grandfather shot and killed his daughter and her six children Thursday in the town of Bell, Fla., and then committed suicide before police arrived at the scene, authorities say.
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Pabst sold to Russian company

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 7:10pm
Pabst Brewing Co. sold to a Russian beverage firm after a century and a half of American ownership.
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Cramer nails down his plan, post-$BABA

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:59pm
New money making opportunities lie ahead.
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