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U.S. Eyes Afghan Vote, Seeking Amenable Ally

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:45pm
Obama administration officials will closely watch this weekend’s election in Afghanistan, hoping that a successor to President Hamid Karzai will allow international troops to remain on the ground.
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On Religion: A Resolution at Last for a Father’s Unsettling Legacy

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:38pm
Ashes from Dachau were pressed from hand to hand with an admonition. Forgetting was impossible, but so was deciding what to do with them.

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Hiring Rises, but Number of Jobless Stays High

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:31pm
Better weather encouraged employers to begin hiring workers more aggressively in March, adding 192,000 to payrolls. The jobless rate remained flat 6.7 percent.

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Law Lifts Enrollment in Medicaid by Millions

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:14pm
The Obama administration said the increases were much greater in states that expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.

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Human remains found in 1988 ID'd as missing Arizona mom

FOX News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:08pm
Phoenix police say the remains of Julie Grubaugh were identified through DNA technology and it's now a homicide investigation.
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Sign of Spring on Pay: Real Wage Growth

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:27pm
Years after the recession, there are now signs that the labor market is tightening enough that more workers may get raises that significantly exceed inflation.
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Stocks may be challenged by momentum drop

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:54pm
Traders are watching to see if once high-flying names can stabilize or whether they will ensnare the market in a bigger downdraft.
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Buffett could buy slice of Cubs, but ...

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:51pm
It's not inconceivable Warren Buffett might be interested in buying a piece of the Chicago Cubs, but there's a big reason to doubt a deal will happen.
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How to increase child’s net worth

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:50pm
Cramer says there’s something you can do to help drive your child’s long-term net worth.
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O'Reilly wants to beat up de Blasio

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:46pm
The Fox News host says New York's mayor tells people they're bad for not paying their fair share.
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Judge tosses drone death lawsuit

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:42pm
Representatives of the three Americans killed in Yemen in 2011 cannot sue.
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Georgia Tech suspends fraternity for 3 years after investigation sparked by 'rapebait' email

FOX News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:28pm
Georgia Tech is suspending a fraternity for three years after an investigation into a member sending an email with instructions for "luring rapebait" at parties fueled with alcohol.
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Army: Argument sparked shooting

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:13pm
Fort Hood's commanding officer says "underlying medical conditions" didn't precipitate it.
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Kudlow: Charles Koch fights back

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:09pm
The Kochs are fighting back. And I hope they do more of it.
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Cramer tackles earnings season

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:06pm
Cramer gets in shape for earnings season.
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A look at nuclear force lapses revealed so far

FOX News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:49pm
The Associated Press has documented evidence of low morale and other troubles in the nation's nuclear forces.
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Judge dismisses case against Obama administration officials over drone strikes on US citizens

FOX News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:36pm
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials over the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, one of them an al-Qaida cleric.
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3 soldiers killed in Fort Hood shooting attack had years of service, deployed to Iraq

FOX News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:05pm
The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.
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Alexander challenger: 'We're friends'

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:01pm
George Flinn says he's running to promote a health plan, not to attack the Tennessee senator.
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Alaska's long road war

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Sen. Lisa Murkowski fights a long battle for a one-lane road to the village of King Cove.
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