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F-35 grounding threatens Farnborough debut

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:16am
The U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets, threatening their appearance at two key trade shows.
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Alibaba sets value at $130B

CNBC - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:52am
Chinese e-commerce company's board can be expanded to 11 members after Alibaba's New York IPO this year.
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Frontier Airlines plane diverted to Salt Lake City after lightning strike

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:30am
Squyres says none of the 168 passengers were injured.
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Lightning strike kills woman, injures 7 others in Rocky Mountain National Park

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:03am
Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says two of the injured were taken to a hospital by ambulance and five others transported themselves.
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United flight from Honolulu to Guam diverted because of mechanical issue

FOX News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:00am
The airline said Friday it flew the 335 passengers and 13 crew members from Flight 201 back to Honolulu.
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Report Details Hindrances Police Faced in Navy Yard Shooting

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:27pm
The District of Columbia police were hampered because a security guard had locked a video surveillance room, preventing officers from immediately making a clear assessment of the situation, the report says.

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Last Votes Cast Over Plan to Lift Detroit From Bankruptcy

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:20pm
Some involved in the process said that an unofficial running vote count in recent days appeared to favor the city's plan, which includes cuts to pension benefits.

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National Briefing | Rockies: Utah: Delay on Same-Sex Marriage Benefits is Denied

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:47pm
More than 1,000 gay couples who married after the state’s same-sex marriage ban was overturned could get benefits in days after a favorable ruling on Friday from a federal appeals court.

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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Hundreds Battle Wildfire

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:45pm
Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.

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Ruling That Rejects 2 Florida Districts’ Borders Casts Haze Over Coming Elections

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:49pm
With Florida’s primary election only six weeks away, it is unclear whether voters will cast ballots on Aug. 26 and then on Nov. 4 based on a map that a judge has declared unconstitutional.

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LeBron James heads home

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:30pm
After four years away, it looks like King James will take his throne back to Cleveland.
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Study of Organic Crops Finds Fewer Pesticides and More Antioxidants

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:24pm
A comprehensive review of earlier studies found higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits and vegetables compared with conventionally grown produce.

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Remains Thought to Be Those of American Missing in Mexico

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:18pm
The motorcycle found with a body appears to match that driven by Harry Devert, a former financial trader in New York and the subject of a long search.
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Ex-Governor, Jesse Ventura, Matches Outsize Image in Court

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:15pm
Jesse Ventura, the wrestling star turned Minnesota governor, objects to a book’s depiction of him as critical of the Navy SEALs.

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Navy Yard shooting: Police couldn't watch surveillance video, report says

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:12pm
An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
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FBI, Utah police arrest man, 47, who built explosive device, wanted to bomb police station

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:08pm
Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.
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Ex-cop in movie theater shooting released on bail

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:08pm
A former Florida police captain charged in a fatal movie theater shooting has been released from jail.
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U.S. Knew Britain Planned to Erase Data at The Guardian

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:02pm
After Britain forced The Guardian to destroy hard drives holding data leaked by Edward J. Snowden, a National Security Agency official called the event “good news,” emails show.

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Republican Jews Alarmed at the Prospect of a Void in the House and Senate

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:51pm
Democrats say the Republican Party’s loss of Jewish representation is evidence of the party’s increasing homogeneity, while donors are finding other candidates eager to fill the gap.

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Chinese Businessman Is Charged in Plot to Steal U.S. Military Data

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:46pm
The owner of a Chinese aviation company spent years taking data from Boeing on military aircraft and weapons, the Justice Department said.
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