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Federal govt. releases $71.5M in refugee service funds withheld in June during migrant crisis

FOX News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:25pm
Groups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Deputy Lost in Floodwaters

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:12pm
Rescue crews were searching for a sheriff’s deputy who radioed for help in an Austin-area subdivision minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.
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National Briefing | Science: Global Heat Records Set for Month and Season

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:11pm
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including earth’s hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said.
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Ex-President Carter in Hot Seat, on Subjects Vital or Not

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:56pm
As Jimmy Carter’s time in office moves further into the past, the questions from Emory freshmen at his annual town hall get less predictable.
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Border Agency Is Authorized to Open Criminal Inquiries

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:43pm
Federal officials have faced criticism that they have failed to respond to accusations of abuse by agents.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Death on a Bike

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:40pm
The loss of a single cyclist has a chilling effect on everyone who pedals for work, exercise or pleasure. Can’t we get it right?






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Early results cheer pro-UK Scots

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:39pm
With 17 of 32 regional electoral centers reporting, the No side has 56 percent of the vote.
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Op-Ed Contributor: When Medicine Is Futile

The New York Times - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:31pm
Doctors need to be able to say “no” when more treatment won’t help.






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Media outlets: Shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities; details scarce

FOX News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:28pm
Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.
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Obama: Thanks, Congress

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:22pm
He applauds lawmakers for the "speed and seriousness" of a vote to arm Syrian rebels.
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Bell, Florida shooting: Grandfather killed daughter, 6 kids and self, police say

FOX News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:20pm
A grandfather shot and killed his daughter and her six children Thursday in the town of Bell, Florida before committing suicide after police arrived at the scene, authorities said.
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Report: Officer Wilson testifies before grand jury in Ferguson case

CNN - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:13pm
Shortly after being given more time to weigh evidence in black teenager Michael Brown's fatal shooting, a Missouri grand jury heard from the man at the center of it -- Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- a local newspaper reported.
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Senate approves arming Syrian rebels

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:08pm
Senate passage, by a vote of 73-22, came a day after approval by the House of Representatives.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:06pm
September 19, 2014
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Deal questions employment data

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:02pm
The Republican governor of Georgia thinks federal bureaucrats have something to do with it.
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Cramer: Bottling Alibaba's magic

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:00pm
If you’re about say “Open sesame,” to shares of Alibaba, Jim Cramer doesn’t want you to get carried away. "I am blessing paying as high as..."
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CR bill becomes immigration battle

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:57pm
A measure that did not pass could have opened the door to a controversial deportation vote.
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Authorities: Savannah officer kills handcuffed man who had gun

CNN - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:55pm
A Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed, and armed, man Thursday as he tried to bust out of a patrol car, a shooting the city's mayor acknowledged has left "a community with many questions."
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Will Dems go all-out to beat Roberts?

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:37pm
A Kansas court ruling paves the way.
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Cramer blesses a controversial stock

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:32pm
When bullish catalysts come together, Cramer can’t help himself
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