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Alito's moment

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:16am
The pair of high-profile rulings suggests that he is staking out ground as a successor to Scalia.
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Kerry: Time running out for Iran

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:01am
Substantial gaps still exist between what Iran's negotiators say they are willing to do.
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Strong-arm 'wellness' tactics

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:01am
The public says it's a good idea for employers to offer workers "wellness" programs, but they oppose penalties linked to them.
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Is it time to wean China off stimulus?

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:53pm
News on China's manufacturing sector raises the question of whether it's time to wean the economy off growth-supportive measures.
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National Briefing | West: California: Boy Scout Killed by Gun at Camp

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:46pm
A 12-year-old boy at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego died from a gunshot wound to the head on Monday, and the police were investigating whether the shooting had been self-inflicted or accidental.

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California mayor urges residents to fight migrant transfers

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:26pm
A California mayor urged residents on Monday to fight a plan to fly migrant families from Texas for processing at a border patrol facility in his city as police start a hotline and prepare to field questions about the transfers.
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Guideline Calls Routine Pelvic Exams Unnecessary

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:23pm
There is no evidence that pelvic exams of healthy women are useful and plenty to suggest they provoke fear and pain, the American College of Physicians says.

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High-level U.S., China meeting set

POLITICO - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:15pm
POLITICO Pro Report: John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with their counterparts.
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US Pacific Fleet commander: Hawaii drills will help China, other countries respond to crises

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:10pm
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Monday China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in Hawaii will help Beijing and other nations work together in a crisis.
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News Analysis: Hobby Lobby Decision Highlights Parties’ Divide

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:06pm
Even as conservatives celebrated coming out on the winning side of a divisive social issue, their court victory may have also handed Democrats an issue that will turn out liberal voters.

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Arizona Town Recalls Wildfire, and 19 Who Died Battling It

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:02pm
There were public and private commemorations of the close-knit crew of firefighters who were killed one year ago.

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Body found near border ID'd as 11-year-old Guatemalan boy

CNN - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:57pm
A decomposed body found in Texas near the border with Mexico earlier this month has been identified as an 11-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
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Drivers shocked by man hanging on back of car on interstate

CNN - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:25pm
Brenda Cruz and her family were flabbergasted by what they spotted as they were driving on Interstate 77 in North Carolina this weekend:
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New Jersey's Tent City homeless encampment closes as last of 120 residents gets housing

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:13pm
A homeless encampment near the Jersey shore that came to be known as Tent City and shined an uncomfortable spotlight on homelessness in the suburbs was declared closed after the last of its 120 occupants was placed in temporary housing.
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Christie Vetoes 2015 Pension-Paying Budget

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:36pm
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey vetoed a state budget that would have paid the pension contributions he promised in signature legislation three years ago.

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V.A. Nominee McDonald Faced Criticism at Procter & Gamble

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:33pm
Robert A. McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble, was criticized for moving slowly to contain costs, but many also praised his abilities for detail and operations.

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Mexican teen fatally shot by Border Patrol agent had rights, court rules

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:28pm
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.
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More Cases on Religion Await, With Eye on Opinion by Alito

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:15pm
The government has other, less restrictive ways of achieving its goal of ensuring access to contraceptive coverage, the Supreme Court justice reasoned.

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As Recalls Expand, G.M. Offers Plan for Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:11pm
After years of delay, the automaker is moving rapidly to try to handle death and injury claims from accidents caused by a faulty ignition switch.
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News Analysis: In Recall Blitz, G.M. Risks Its Reputation

The New York Times - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:05pm
The automaker said 8.4 million vehicles worldwide were being recalled, bringing its total for the year to more than 29 million.
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