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Grisly Execution in Oklahoma Detailed in Court Brief

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 7:42pm
The doctor involved in the lethal injection in Oklahoma was sprayed with blood when, in an attempt to insert an intravenous line, he struck an artery, according to documents filed in a federal lawsuit.






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Warren is catching fire

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 7:12pm
The Massachusetts senator's latest moves inspire liberals hoping for a 2016 challenge to Clinton.
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Battle Over Spending Bill Exposes Democratic Rift

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:58pm
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s fight over a provision in the spending bill has elevated her status as leader of the Democratic Party’s liberal base.






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Downbeat Legacy for James Brown, Godfather of Soul: A Will in Dispute

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:50pm
Nearly eight years after James Brown died, his disputed will remains mired in lawsuits and a trust set up for needy children has yet to aid its intended recipients.






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Protests over sexual assault commentary don't derail George Will's speech at Michigan State

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:31pm
Protests have taken place at Michigan State University's commencement over comments graduation speaker George Will had previously made about sexual assault reporting at colleges.
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G.O.P. Hopefuls Honing Attacks Against Hillary Clinton

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:30pm
To win the party’s nomination in a contest over which Mrs. Clinton looms so large, likely Republican candidates are now jockeying to appeal to key groups.






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Oregon Police Officers Arrest Man in Shooting Outside Portland High School

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:21pm
Another man and three teenagers were injured in the shooting; one of the teenagers was critically wounded.






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Even Before Long Winter Begins, Energy Bills Send Shivers in New England

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:20pm
Customers are facing drastically increased heating bills in New England, which already has the highest rates in the 48 contiguous states.






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Senate, in Rare Saturday Session, Struggles to Pass $1.1 Trillion in Spending

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:01pm
Lawmakers are scheduled to take votes on nominations Saturday and work through the weekend to address unfinished business after partisan maneuvering on Friday disrupted what had been expected to be a relatively smooth path toward passage.






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2 U.S. soldiers killed in Taliban attack

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:56pm
Three attacks by the Taliban in last 48 hours left at least two American soldiers and 18 Afghan soldiers dead, officials said Saturday, in what looks set to be a particularly bloody weekend in Afghanistan.
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Latest rich collectible: Passports

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:17pm
Along with stock and real estate portfolios, the global rich are now buying a new form of economic security: passport portfolios.
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More Files Are Released in Shooting in Ferguson

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:12pm
Robert P. McCulloch, the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, apologized for failing to immediately make public all documents tied to the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case.






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The swift rise of Taylor Inc.

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 5:04pm
A chart-topping superstar some people love to hate is laughing all the way to the bank.
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Halftime: Army 7 Navy 7

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:56pm
Army took an early 7-0 lead on a blocked punt before Navy tied the score before the end of the half.,Army took an early 7-0 lead on a blocked punt before Navy tied the score before the end of the half.
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Thousands March in Washington to Protest Police Violence

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:46pm
Wearing T-shirts that read “Black Lives Matter” and chanting “I can’t breathe,” demonstrators evoked memories of civil rights marches of the past.






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Greenpeace riles Peru with stunt

CNBC - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:36pm
Peruvian authorities said activists from Greenpeace damaged a patch of an ancient site when they placed a large sign that promoted renewable energy.
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Hundreds at funeral of woman burned alive in Mississippi; former cheerleader now 'flying high'

FOX News - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:33pm
Hundreds of people attended the funeral of a woman set on fire in Mississippi and left to die by the side of the road.
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Ted Cruz does it again

POLITICO - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:14pm
The Texas Republican scuttles an agreement and forces the Senate into a rare weekend session.
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Reporter May Still Face Questions About Source

The New York Times - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:43pm
The Justice Department has indicated that it will not force the reporter James Risen to divulge his confidential source, potentially eliminating a significant element of a lengthy battle over press freedoms.






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'Crazy' tornado in --- wait for it -- L.A.

CNN - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:11pm
Shingles darting through the air. Roofs disintegrating. A steel billboard damaged.
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