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Communities Fight State Laws That Can Divide Broadband Access

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 6:20pm
Small cities are asking the F.C.C. to use its power to override laws in 19 states that forbid municipalities to build or expand broadband networks.
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Obstacles Limit Targets and Pace of Strikes on ISIS

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 5:42pm
Commanders of the American-led air campaign in Iraq and Syria are challenged by spotty intelligence, poor weather and an Iraqi Army that has only begun an offensive against the Islamic State.
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Alibaba to smash Single's Day sales record

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 5:36pm
Analysts say the ecommerce giant will set new sales records on November 11, the biggest day in online shopping for Chinese consumers.
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As stocks bore, commodities thrill

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 5:02pm
After one scary week, volatility in the stock market has plunged. But two key assets have been on a tear.
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New Opens Early to Allow for Review of Plans

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 4:26pm
The Obama administration said that people would be able to compare their options beginning Monday and that the site was now easier to use.

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Wall Street offers careers for vets

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 4:00pm
Wall Street recruiters aim to hire military veterans in a bid to help them adapt to civilian life.
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Army vet killed after party celebrating recent return from Afghanistan

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:33pm
An Army veteran who survived the treacherous battlefields of Afghanistan was gunned down Sunday in his old neighborhood in Los Angeles while celebrating his homecoming from the war torn land.
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Philip M. Crane, Former Illinois Congressman and Conservative Leader, Dies at 84

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:31pm
Mr. Crane, a Republican, was best known as leader of the American Conservative Union, leading its unsuccessful fight against the treaties turning the Panama Canal over to Panama.

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1 of last 2 Americans freed by North Korea says he learned much during yearslong imprisonment

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:30pm
Kenneth Bae's sister says the American freed from two years of captivity in North Korea had pizza with family and supporters for his first meal after returning to the United States.
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The Dawn of Nuclear Weapons Goes Viral

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:00pm
Waves of declassified photographs and movies from the nation’s push to make Little Boy and Fat Man — the world’s first atom bombs — are exciting to a generation less familiar with the United States’ atomic past.

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6 ways to lower your 2014 tax bite

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:00pm
Six key ways taxpayers can keep Uncle Sam from biting off too much of their income.
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West Point: Duty, honor and technology?

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 2:03pm
West Point is using its status as a top flight military academy to earn a new reputation as a technology hub.
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Army veteran shot and killed after party celebrating his return from duty in Afghanistan

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 2:00pm
Officials say a 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death after a dispute at a party to celebrate his return from Afghanistan.
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FEMA asking disabled, elderly residents to repay aid from superstorm Sandy

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:59pm
The residents of Belle Harbor Manor spent four miserable months in emergency shelters after Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters surged through their assisted-living center on New York City's Rockaway peninsula.
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Video shows Philadelphia teacher knocked out by student

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:57pm
A new video that circulated widely on social media shows a teacher at a violence-prone Philadelphia high school lying on the ground motionless moments after being viciously attacked by a student.
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Obama looks to exorcise Chinese ghosts

POLITICO - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:57pm
Some clear lessons are being applied to avoid a repeat performance of his 2009 visit.
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Ina Ginsburg, Arts Patron and Washington Hostess, Dies at 98

The New York Times - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:49pm
Ms. Ginsburg, who fled to the United States from Austria during World War II, went on to champion the works of modern artists and actors, including Andy Warhol and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Ohio firefighters, police rescue dog that got out of attic, was stuck on roof for 3 days

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:20pm
Firefighters in northern Ohio came to the rescue of a dog that neighbors say had been stuck on a roof for three days.
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Retired Mennonite pastor, 96, loses credentials for officiating at gay son's wedding

FOX News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:18pm
A retired Mennonite pastor from Pennsylvania who lost his credentials after officiating at his gay son's wedding says he hopes the church will someday be more accepting of gays and lesbians.
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Robots, spaceships dominate box office

CNBC - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 1:17pm
Disney's "Big Hero 6" and Warner Bros. space saga "Interstellar" vaulted into the top US box office spots, earning at least $50 million each.
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