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N. Korea releases 2 Americans

CNBC - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:07pm
North Korea released two Americans who had been accused of trying to subvert the country, The New York Times reports.
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For cheaper ski trips, plan ahead

CNBC - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Earlybirds can get some of the best ski values this year, including annual passes and daily lift tickets.
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Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, Released by North Korea, Are Back on U.S. Soil

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 4:15pm
Mr. Bae and Mr. Miller arrived Saturday night at a base near Tacoma, Wash., after a secret negotiation by the director of national intelligence, James R. Clapper Jr.

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Diplomatic Memo: As Russia Draws Closer to China, U.S. Faces a New Challenge

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 4:02pm
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, faced with a West angry over his actions in Ukraine, has been strengthening ties to the East and will be in Beijing this coming week, as will President Obama.

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The Kardashian effect on mobile gaming

CNBC - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 4:00pm
The reality star shows how the right celebrity partnership can catalyze a game's success, say tech experts.
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Principal runs 100 miles in 24 hours

CNN - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 3:59pm
Principal Dan O'Keefe is running 100 miles over 24 hours to raise money for the sports program.
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The Neediest Cases: Seeking Her Own Stove, With Hopes of Teaching Others How to Use One

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 3:24pm
Despite homelessness and an injury, Amina Gilmore, 24, a full-time culinary student and the mother of a 2-year-old, has kept her eyes on the goal of opening a cooking school.
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Mormon bishop: Reid unworthy to enter church temples because of support of Democratic stances

FOX News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 3:15pm
A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles is under fire for his assertion that Sen. Harry Reid is unworthy to enter the faith's temples because of his support of Democratic Party positions.
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US intelligence director, in secret mission to North Korea, brings home 2 detained Americans

FOX News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 3:00pm
Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.
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Opinion: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:30pm
The current culture demands that every mother be all in, all the time.
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Sunday Review: Republicans Are Only Sometimes the Party of Uber

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:30pm
The national party champions ride sharing, but officials at the state and local level often defend anticompetitive restrictions on businesses.

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News Analysis: Medical Records: Top Secret

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:30pm
Patients face a tortuous process to obtain their own information.

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Death Toll Rises to 5 in School Shooting

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:12pm
Andrew Fryberg, 15, died of wounds sustained when his cousin, a freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, opened fire in the cafeteria two weeks ago.

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How the Chamber beat the tea party in 2014

POLITICO - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:00pm
The business lobby, one of the biggest spenders in the midterm elections, is feeling very good.
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Microsoft's hunt for the next 'Halo'

CNBC - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Microsoft doesn't talk much about how it picks new games, but sat down to to go through the process.
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Ohio bowling alley worker crushed to death in pin-setting machine

FOX News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:25pm
A man who worked at a popular Ohio bowling alley was crushed to death in a freak accident that has prompted an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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Lynch Portrayed as Tough, Fair and Apolitical

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:21pm
President Obama, announcing the nomination of Ms. Lynch at a White House ceremony, described her as a highly qualified prosecutor with a reputation as a “people person.”

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McCain Poised to Press Obama, and Pentagon, at Armed Services Helm

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:07pm
With the chairmanship of the Senate Armed Services Committee almost certain to go to him, Senator John McCain will have a bully pulpit for his foreign-policy disputes with the White House.

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Pope Demotes U.S. Cardinal Critical of His Reform Agenda

The New York Times - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:42pm
Pope Francis removed Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, who has questioned the pontiff’s leadership, from his post as head of the Vatican’s highest judicial authority.
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The big GOP donor you don't know

CNBC - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:00pm
Meet the big hedge fund manager who played a key role behind the GOP's huge win this week.
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