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Authorities say man killed, officer injured in exchange of gunfire at Mississippi Wal-Mart

FOX News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 11:09pm
Authorities say a man has been killed and a police officer injured after an exchange of gunfire inside a Wal-Mart store in northeastern Mississippi.
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Irving Singer, M.I.T. Professor Who Wrote ‘The Nature of Love,’ Dies at 89

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 10:49pm
Mr. Singer was a writer and professor of philosophy for 65 years, nearly 55 of them at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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In New York City, Jobs Come Back Without Wall Street

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:39pm
A rise in employment in tourist-based and tech companies has outstripped the high-paying securities sector, which once fueled job creation in the city.
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NYC grows without Wall Street

CNBC - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:39pm
New York City has created more jobs over the past 5 years than during any 5-year period in the last 50. What's missing? Wall Street. NYT reports.
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One dead, officer injured in Mississippi Walmart shooting

FOX News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:27pm
A person is dead and a police officer is injured after a shooting a shooting incident at a Luka, Mississippi Walmart store, according to WLOV News.
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C.I.A. Is Said to Have Bought and Destroyed Iraqi Chemical Weapons

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:24pm
The purchase plan, which began in 2005 and involved a secretive seller, yielded at least 400 warheads, some containing the nerve agent sarin, officials said.

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US stock bull market here to stay: Gartman

CNBC - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:24pm
The S&P 500's unstoppable rally has put some investors on edge, but Dennis Gartman's mantra is simple when it comes to U.S. stocks: follow the trend.
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For Hillary Clinton, John Podesta Is a Right Hand With a Punch

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 9:13pm
John D. Podesta, a veteran infighter who has galvanized the struggling Clinton and Obama White Houses, is preparing to bring his strong hand to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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Dangers, Frustrations and Snow Keep Piling Up in New England

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 8:56pm
With 20 inches of snow in Boston over the weekend on top of the seven feet already on the ground, it is hard to remember when the snows began, and even harder to imagine when they might end.

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Utah woman seeks world record for catching bridal bouquets

FOX News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 8:44pm
A Utah woman says she has smashed the world record for catching bridal bouquets at weddings and now is seeking recognition for it.
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Utah woman seeks world record recognition for catching 46 bridal bouquets at weddings

FOX News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:56pm
A Utah woman says she has smashed the world record for catching bridal bouquets at weddings and now is seeking recognition for it.
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Japan crawls out of recession, but GDP misses

CNBC - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:35pm
The world's third-biggest economy came out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the growth figures were much weaker than expected.
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Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Imam Stir Rifts in Insular Ilinois Community

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:34pm
Sexual abuse allegations and a planned lawsuit against Mohammad Abdullah Saleem in Elgin have divided segments of the imam’s followers and those in the community who reject the idea that the case should be handled privately.

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Boehner Says He’d Allow Homeland Security Shutdown

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:29pm
Despite Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky’s pledge to avoid shutdowns, John A. Boehner, the House speaker, said he would allow funding for one of the government’s most vital agencies to lapse amid the immigration dispute.
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Police chased tractor-trailer 34 miles, dodged thrown fridge

FOX News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:00pm
A tractor-trailer driver threw items from his cab at police — including socks, shoes and a small refrigerator — as he led them on a 34-mile chase in western Pennsylvania, authorities said Sunday.
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Honda to slow US output amid ports dispute

CNBC - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 6:41pm
Japanese carmaker Honda Motor plans to slow production due to a parts shortage caused by a partial shutdown of ports along the West Coast.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' takes in $81.7 million

CNBC - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 6:34pm
"Fifty Shades of Grey," the widely anticipated adaptation of the best-selling novel, took in $81.7 million in ticket sales on opening weekend.
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F.A.A. Rules Would Limit Commercial Drone Use

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 6:27pm
Proposed regulations requiring daylight flights with craft always being kept in sight might ground planned delivery services like Amazon’s Prime Air.
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Spider Martin’s Photographs of the Selma March Get a Broader View

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 6:22pm
Mr. Martin, a photographer for The Birmingham News in Alabama, captured the weekslong events of Selma in 1965 and other events of the civil rights era.
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New Faces of Congress: Dangers Propelled Norma Torres to Move to U.S., Then to Politics

The New York Times - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 6:20pm
Representative Norma J. Torres, a California Democrat, was sent from war-torn Guatemala at age 5 and ran for office after her experience as a 911 dispatcher.
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