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Obama Presses Central American Leaders to Slow a Wave of Child Migrants

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:14pm
The president met with three Central American presidents as he pushes Congress to approve more money and resources to address the issue along the United States border with Mexico.






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Solar Industry Is Rebalanced by U.S. Pressure on China

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:13pm
The Commerce Department on Friday found that Chinese companies had dumped their products on the American market at below cost, and imposed duties of 10.74 percent to 55.49 percent.
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On Religion: A Singer Blends Her Devotion to Jazz and the Baha’i Faith

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:53pm
In a San Francisco performance, Tierney Sutton combined the Great American Songbook, jazzy religious odes and a series of readings.






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Grocer Is Open to Buyers’ Bids Amid Turmoil

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:39pm
Arthur T. Demoulas, whose firing as president of the family-owned chain Market Basket prompted employee protests, has made an offer.






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Wis. police chief pleads no contest in Tea Party flap

FOX News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:35pm
A police chief in Wisconsin pleaded no contest Friday to a charge that he signed a local Tea Party leader up on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites.
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Rand Paul Stands Out in Courting Black Voters

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:34pm
The Kentucky senator, taking heed of lessons for the Republican Party in 2012, made his pitch at a National Urban League Conference.






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American Indian family says it has been stripped of tribal membership after contentious fight

FOX News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:34pm
An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.
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'Our neighbor isn't doing its part'

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21pm
The president of Honduras on why the United States and its drug habit are to blame for the violence and kid immigrants fleeing Central America.
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Most Migrant Children Entering U.S. Are Now With Relatives, Data Show

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:17pm
Officials said more than half of all children initially placed in shelters have gone on to be reunited with at least one parent already living in the United States.






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Man, 80, may be charged after shooting burglar who falsely claimed she was pregnant

FOX News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:13pm
Prosecutors deciding whether to charge a California man who says he fatally shot a violent burglar in the back in an alley as she fled his home face a difficult decision because the case falls in a gray area involving self-defense, a legal expert said Friday.
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'Torture' report flip flop

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:54pm
Ex-CIA officials were told they could view a 6,300-page report. Then, they were told they couldn't.
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Southern California UPS driver charged with stealing dozens of guns to sell on black market

FOX News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:34pm
A Southern California UPS driver has been arrested after federal agents say he stole dozens of guns to sell them on the black market.
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Braley shakes up campaign

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:14pm
He parts ways with his admaker and pollster after Joni Ernst gains more ground.
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Obama: Most kids to be sent home

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:12pm
He indicates that many of children who have crossed the border will eventually be sent back home.
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Busiest week of the summer coming up

CNBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:10pm
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make for a busy week.
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Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children

FOX News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:09pm
Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand on Friday, police said. Three children, all siblings, were killed, and at least two other people were critically injured.
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These migrants will be sent home: Obama

CNBC - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:56pm
President Obama told Central American leaders that children crossing the U.S. border without claims to stay would be sent home.
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Chevrolet Impala’s Air Bags the Subject of New Safety Inquiry

The New York Times - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:53pm
Federal safety regulators are looking into complaints that passenger-side air bags did not deploy in crashes involving the 2008 Impala sedan.
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VA reform talks resume

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:52pm
Negotiations to craft a reform bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs are back on track.
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States want more time on ACA funds

POLITICO - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:50pm
A POLITICO survey finds that 11 states are thinking about using federal dollars in 2015.
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