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Police say attempted drug transaction, shooting preceded Phoenix airport terminal's lockdown

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:25am
Police in Arizona say an attempted drug transaction was behind a shooting that led to a three-hour lockdown of the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
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Alibaba? Who's really going public today

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:14am
The Alibaba IPO is a big story but here's who is really going public today, says Michael Zakkour.
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County judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Ten Commandments monument at Oklahoma Capitol

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:13am
An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol.
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Scottish leader quits after losing vote

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:13am
Scottish nationalist Alex Salmond resigned as leader of his party and will quit as First Minister after losing an independence referendum.
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Anti-Islamic ads coming to New York City transit system

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:12am
Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.
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HistorySource: Harry Truman, Five-Card Stud and the Cold War

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:10am
The metaphor of poker was used by many presidents, but Truman was the one most publicly identified with the game.






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FDA tweaks food and safety rules

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:06am
The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.
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Man dies after falling in wood chipper

CNN - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:56am
A man's life was ended after he fell into a wood chipper. CNN affiliate KTVK has more.
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Scotland's no vote: A win for betters

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:54am
The Scottish referendum revealed that the betting market was a better political forecaster than polls, finds the New York Time's The Upshot.
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Police trying to flush Pennsylvania trooper ambush suspect out of dense woods

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:42am
On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.
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Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:40am
Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
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Felon kills 6 grandchildren, daughter, self in murder-suicide that shakes small Florida town

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:39am
Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago after the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage Thursday at a home in a small Florida town outside of Gainesville.
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Jack Ma: The full interview

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:30am
Alibaba's Jack Ma discusses his company's IPO, the responsibility to shareholders, and where the money is likely to be spent.
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Britton, Hamm do 'It's On Us' video

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:29am
The campaign aims to raise awareness and end sexual assault on college campuses.
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After methanol 2 fires in 12 days, experts say science class can be safer but still dazzle

FOX News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:20am
Educators say a surprising number of school science teachers don't have the required training to handle hazardous chemicals and don't know about standard safety measures.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:16am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Walden: 'I'd rather be us than them'

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:15am
The NRCC chairman says his party is poised for a strong performance in the midterm election.
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W.H. targets campus sex assaults

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:14am
The campaign aims to change the culture.
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Delayed iPhone launch spurs opportunity

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:14am
Opportunists cash in on the regulatory hurdles that caused launch delays in China for the new iPhone.
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Shocked by the Scotland vote?

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:12am
If you were shocked by the Scotland vote, you weren't paying attention. The spreads gave it away. Here's what else they'll tell you.
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