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With coverage of each homicide, newspaper 'challenging the community to own this problem'

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:02am
At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of the New Pittsburgh Courier, above the same caption: Under Attack By Us! The only thing that changes is the number of the dead.
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Massachusetts store's beer bong display near mall Santa Land causes controversy

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:50am
A Massachusetts mall’s Santa Land is a few feet away from a novelty store’s fun-with-beer window display --and that has one parent in a lather.
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Cheney: 'I'd do it again in a minute'

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:43am
He unapologetically presses his defense of the CIA's use of harsh techniques.
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Schumer, Patrick downplay internal Dem friction

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:35am
"I think on economic issues, we are united," Schumer says.
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Stock selling's holiday lag: MIT

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:30am
Why do stock markets tend to fall after long school breaks? Because investors need to catch up on all the bad news they missed while on vacation.
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Modest global climate deal comes together

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:21am
The talks in Lima nearly unraveled amid divisions between rich and poor nations.
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New home incentives ‘risky’: Shiller

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:07am
Could new programs that boost first=time homebuyers lead to another crisis? Robert Shiller sees some risk of that.
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Senate report on CIA revives legal debate around interrogation and memos that permitted it

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:01am
When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on captured al-Qaida operative Abu Zubaydah (ah-BOO' zoo-BY'-dah), the response from Bush administration lawyers was encouraging, even clinical.
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A year after landmark essay, some say race remains taboo topic in Mormon church

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:30am
A year after Mormon leaders published a landmark essay on the church's past ban on blacks in the priesthood, some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say race seems to remain a taboo topic.
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Shinzo Abe secures fresh mandate

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:23am
Shinzo Abe won his snap election on Sunday and his ruling party maintained a supermajority, according to media exit polls
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Motherlode Blog: There’s So Much to Say About Her Aunt’s Suicide, I Can’t Even Begin.

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:10am
It’s been more than four months since my sister took her own life, and I still haven’t spoken with my 12-year-old daughter about it.

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John Kasich's crusade

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:03am
The Ohio Republican launches a national campaign to amend the Constitution to require a balanced budget.
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3 inmates escape from Alabama jail

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 7:36am
Authorities say three inmates -- including two facing capital murder charges -- have escaped from the Choctaw County jail in Butler.
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No public ceremonies for Newtown as it marks 2nd anniversary of shooting rampage

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 7:16am
No public memorial events are planned in Newtown as the community marks the second anniversary of the shooting rampage that left 20 children and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Badri: Oil's slide beyond fundamentals

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 5:14am
The head of OPEC said on Sunday the group had no target price for oil, and urged Gulf states to continue investing in exploration and production.
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Hundreds attend funeral of Mississippi woman burned alive

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 3:00am
About 400 mourners packed a chapel in Mississippi on Saturday to say goodbye to a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive, among them classmates who used permanent markers to write heartfelt messages on her white metal coffin.
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25,000 March in New York to Protest Police Violence

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:10am
The demonstration was the largest since a grand jury decided this month not to indict a white officer involved in the death of a black Staten Island man.

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UN talks agree climate deal building blocks

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:28pm
About 190 nations agreed on Sunday the building blocks of a deal to combat climate change in 2015.
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China growth may slow to 7.1% in 2015

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:16pm
China's economic growth could slow to 7.1 percent in 2015 from an expected 7.4 percent this year, the central bank said in research report.
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Jeb Bush to release email trove from time in office

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:11pm
The former Florida governor says he will release about 250,000 emails.
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