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U.S. Mentors Prepare to Let Afghan Forces Go It Alone

The New York Times - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:20pm
American Special Forces teams have been a central part of Afghanistan’s security landscape, and how Afghan forces will fare after their departure will help define America’s legacy in the country.
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Johnson's Obamacare suit tossed

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:51pm
It could prove ominous for House Republicans as they prepare to file suit against the White House.
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Mikulski: Senate moving on border

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:40pm
She declined to say if it will fully fund the request from Obama, totaling about $3.7 billion.
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Authorities: Man fleeing from Miss. traffic stop runs unwittingly into law enforcement academy

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:24pm
Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy.
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Fight over emails in libel case

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:22pm
The White House wants emails detailing its involvement in Shirley Sherrod's firing kept secret.
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Progress on VA reform deal

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:08pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders says senators have agreed to offset portions of the legislation.
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Which ‘swans’ are on market radar?

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:08pm
Volatility measures suggest investor complacency, but a wedge of looming swans may disrupt the calm this summer, Societe Generale said.
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Congress punts

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:07pm
Democrats and Republicans agree the best strategy this election year is to punt on big decisions.
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Issues pile up in Congress

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:07pm
A series of crises is forcing Washington to wake up and pay attention.
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Apple now a value stock: Analyst says

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:57pm
BGC Financial's Colin Gillis expects earnings to drive Apple shares lower.
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Nazi war crimes suspect hospitalized in the US

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:51pm
A Nazi war crimes suspect accused of aiding in the killings of 216,000 Jewish people at a death camp and now awaiting an extradition hearing has been hospitalized.
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Akin Gump now largest lobbying firm

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:44pm
The group overtakes struggling Squire Patton Boggs in quarterly revenues.
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U.S. Advises Americans to Put Off Travel to Israel

The New York Times - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:38pm
The State Department warning essentially expanded a longstanding advisory that Americans should avoid the West Bank and not travel to Gaza.
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Gartman: 3 ways to play Russian turmoil

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:29pm
Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" lays out three ways to play the increasing geopolitical tensions out of Russia and Ukraine.
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Well: How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

The New York Times - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:27pm
Gary J. Gates, a demographer, discusses the challenges in obtaining reliable survey information about lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders.
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Honeywell CEO: Algae fuel ‘for real’

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:18pm
Imagine making fuel from algae rather than petroleum. Honeywell says it’s possible right now.
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Soldier had on protective gear when bear mauled him during training exercise at base in Alaska

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:11pm
Officials say a 26-year-old Alaska Army National Guard soldier was wearing a combat helmet and other protective gear when he was attacked by a bear while participating in a training exercise at a military base.
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8 reasons the market isn’t worse

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:08pm
Jim Cramer finds the relative strength in stocks somewhat curious, given the widespread geopolitical unrest.
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JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in police investigation of drug dealing near Boston park

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:02pm
A JetBlue pilot is among six people arrested in an investigation of drug dealing in Boston.
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2 officers who may testify in theater shooting trial fight subpoenas for disciplinary records

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:00pm
The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers' disciplinary records.
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