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Florida: Police Arrest Man Suspected in Killings of 2 Men and 2 Women

The New York Times - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:05am
Police officers swarmed a Tampa hotel Friday and arrested a man suspected in the killings of four people whose bodies were found stacked on the ground some 45 miles away in Hudson on Thursday.
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2 deer headed out of San Francisco on Golden Gate bridge snarl traffic during evening commute

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:03am
Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute.
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California wildfire on edge of Yosemite burns hundreds of acres, 700 homes evacuated

FOX News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:02am
A new wildfire that broke out Friday on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes, officials said.
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Texas Candidate Says She Ended Pregnancies

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:36pm
Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s.

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Slowly creating NATO rapid force

POLITICO - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:25pm
POLITICO Pro Report: It will need far longer than a year to achieve the speed leaders have in mind.
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Davis writes about ending pregnancy

POLITICO - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:03pm
After determining that the baby was "suffering," Davis and her husband decided to end the pregnancy.
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Candidate Not on Providence Primary Ballot Stirs Mayoral Field

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:58pm
With signature bombast and zeal, Vincent A. Cianci Jr. has exerted outsize influence as candidates scrambled to avoid indirectly helping him by splitting the vote.

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In Remote Detention Center, a Battle on Fast Deportations

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:18pm
A corps of volunteers is changing the nature and purpose of a temporary outpost that the Obama administration set up to hold illegal immigrants briefly until they could be deported.

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In Connecticut Ex-Governor’s Trial, a Window Onto Political Strategizing

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 10:12pm
Brian Foley, the husband of a former congressional candidate, testified in federal court about a meeting with former Gov. John G. Rowland that led to Mr. Rowland’s hiring as a campaign consultant.
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Job Growth Is Sluggish, Raising Fear of Malaise

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:08pm
With only 142,000 jobs added, August was the first month since January in which the economy failed to add at least 200,000 jobs. Unemployment fell slightly to 6.1 percent.

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In California Governor’s Race, the Risks of Running a Low-Risk Campaign

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:49pm
Gov. Jerry Brown faces a little-known challenger, as well as the possibility of a second term without a voter mandate or much political capital.
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California State University, Northridge, finds hazing in fraternity hike that killed student

FOX News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:45pm
Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity pledge hike, the school's president announced Friday.
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Alleged cartel hit man returned to Central California to face 9 murder counts

FOX News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:37pm
Authorities say a suspected contract killer charged with slayings across the country has pleaded not guilty to committing nine murders in California.
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Two Cities With Blazing Internet Speed Search for a Killer App

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:34pm
Both Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan., have Google Fiber, a high-speed fiber-optic network, and are having a hard time figuring out what to do with so much power.
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Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell wraps up difficult week of campaign distractions

FOX News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:30pm
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has had far better weeks than this one, full of political distractions that no candidate wants two months before voters head to the polls.
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Jet Carrying Contractors Is Ordered to Land in Iran

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:30pm
The United States attributed the episode to a bureaucratic issue and not a larger political incident. The plane was later allowed to depart Iran, and by Friday night, had landed in Dubai, officials said.

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8-year-old missing Arizona girl strangled, police say

FOX News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:29pm
An 8-year-old girl reported missing from her Arizona home was strangled, authorities said Friday as they continued to investigate the case.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Atlantic City’s Next Gamble

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:17pm
Lessons from the boss of the original boardwalk empire.
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Captured cobra in Calif. had intact venom glands

FOX News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:13pm
A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday.
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Christie’s Trip Looks Like a Campaign for President

The New York Times - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:12pm
The tour of Mexico by Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has some of the trappings of a presidential campaign, with local traffic stopping for his motorcade, with aides enforcing protocol and with efforts to put the governor in the best possible light.
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