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Obama, in Speech on ISIS, Promises Sustained Effort to Rout Militants

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:02pm
President Obama expanded the campaign against ISIS to include airstrikes in Syria and more American advisers in Iraq, but he sought to distinguish the new action from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Carney's rough first night vs. McCain

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:02pm
The two battle over Obama's ISIL strategy.
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Obama: 'Systematic campaign' against IS

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:01pm
Although he said troops would not serve combat roles there, Obama announced he is sending another 475 service members to Iraq.
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Saudis offer to host Syrian training

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:00pm
The Pentagon cannot stand up a new training program without a specific bill approving it.
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California wildlife officials: Mountain Lion shot, killed; believed to be 1 that attacked boy

FOX News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:58pm
Wildlife officials in Northern California say they have shot and killed a mountain lion they believe is the one that attacked a 6-year-old boy.
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Prosecutors Are Pushing Prison Time for D’Souza

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:57pm
The conservative author and filmmaker could face 10 to 16 months in prison for illegally making $20,000 in donations to Wendy E. Long’s 2012 Senate campaign.
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Business Briefing: Senate Hearing to Examine N.H.T.S.A.’S. Recall Response

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:49pm
A committee hearing is scheduled to examine the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s execution and enforcement of safety laws, as well as its handling of the crisis that has engulfed General Motors.
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DealBook: Detroit’s Bankruptcy Deal Hinges on 2 Banks

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:48pm
An innovative type of loan in 2005 now stands as a roadblock to Detroit’s exit from bankruptcy.
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Cereals Struggle in U.S. as Tastes and Rituals Change

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:26pm
As consumers opt for healthier options or food easier to eat on the run in the morning, the cereal business has been in steady decline for a decade.
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Building Blocks: A 9/11 Shrine Where Families Mourned for Years, Now Open to Others

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:23pm
Painful, poignant and mostly secret, the chamber, until recently at ground zero, served as a private sanctuary and was transformed by mementos into a shrine.
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Cheney in Wonderland

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:10pm
Opinion: People can critique Obama's foreign policy, but Cheney doesn't have the credibility to do so.
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Op-Ed Contributors: Stop the Anti-Obamacare Shenanigans

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:03pm
The courts should reject a perverse new challenge to the law’s health insurance subsidies.

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Guilty Plea by American on Attempt to Help ISIS

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:46pm
The plea by the 19-year-old Colorado woman was over charges of conspiring to help the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the Sunni militant group.

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Cruz takes hardline on CR

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:29pm
He wants to make sure nothing happens during the post-election lame duck.
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Hedge funds included in probe: Report

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:23pm
A federal insider trading investigation is broadening to include several hedge funds in light of new evidence, the WSJ reported.
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Michael Brown protesters plan to shut down interstate

CNN - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:11pm
Police are warning protesters upset over the handling of the Brown shooting against a planned Wednesday demonstration that will shut down a portion of Interstate 70 near Ferguson, Missouri.
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GOP campaigns seek out McCain

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:04pm
It's general election season -- and John McCain is back in demand.
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2 Indianapolis officers face battery charges for off-duty beating of man at bar

FOX News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:02pm
Two Indianapolis police officers who were off duty at a bar drinking shots with a pregnant bartender beat up a patron who began arguing with the woman, an affidavit released Wednesday said.
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Ray Rice may play again

CNN - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:01pm
As an uproar grows over a video showing star player Ray Rice's ferocious blow on his now-wife, calls for the firing of the NFL's leader are getting louder.
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HistorySource: Locations of Presidential TV Speeches Can Give Signals

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:00pm
Presidents have tended to reserve the Oval Office for their most important televised statements, but not always.

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