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Ford F-Series launch is critical

CNBC - 7 hours 17 min ago
The American automaker heads into the fourth quarter needing a shot in the arm from its bread and butter truck: The F-Series.
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Obamacare: New messaging hurdles ahead

POLITICO - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:48pm
The 2015 enrollment period is shorter, and the law is still politically unpopular.
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SCOTUS could inject same-sex marriage into races

POLITICO - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:13pm
A ruling on the issue would vault it into the final weeks of the midterm campaign.
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Revisiting the Lehman Brothers Bailout That Never Was

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:15pm
New accounts of events in 2008 as the New York Fed assessed the bank’s eligibility for rescue from bankruptcy have cast the firm’s collapse in a new light.






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Once Considered Won, Battle Against Invasive Beetles Is Renewed

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:55pm
Believed to be nearly eradicated, the voracious Asian long-horned beetle has been found in hundreds of trees in Long Island.






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Link Is Seen in 2 Cases of Students in Virginia

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:53pm
The police say the arrest of a man in connection with a missing University of Virginia student has given them a lead in the killing of a student in 2009.






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California Law on Sexual Consent Pleases Many but Leaves Some Doubters

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:50pm
Under the state law colleges must require “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” which can be verbal or communicated through actions.






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Secret Service Chief Reviews White House Breaches

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:50pm
Julia Pierson will testify before a House committee after the Sept. 19 security breach in which a man climbed the Pennsylvania Avenue fence and entered the White House.






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With ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel, Netflix Takes Aim at Hollywood

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:44pm
Netflix and the Weinstein Company said that they planned to release a sequel to the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” simultaneously on Netflix and a select number of Imax theaters.
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More Debate on Plea Deal for Suspect in Terrorism

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:40pm
The defendant, Adel Abdul Bary, was accused of conspiring in the 1998 bombings of the United States Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
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Club Shooting in Rough Miami Neighborhood Continues a Cycle of Violence

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:33pm
Miami police officers continued to try to make sense of what happened at 1 a.m. Sunday inside the Spot, a Caribbean nightclub, when gunfire broke out.
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Mostly Black Cities, Mostly White City Halls

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:28pm
Disparities between the percentage of black residents and the number of black elected officials are facts of life in scores of American cities, particularly in the South.






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Fault Is Shared in Misjudging of ISIS Threat

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:28pm
The question of how officials failed to anticipate the rise of ISIS resonates inside and outside the Obama administration.
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Drug Patents Held Overseas Can Pare Makers’ Tax Bills

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:17pm
While not as advantageous as an inversion, biotech players are saving on taxes by transferring patents to foreign subsidiaries.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: Review Delays Ferguson Drug Case

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:11pm
A drug case involving an arrest made by Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, setting off protests last month, is being delayed while a grand jury reviews the shooting.
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Armed Intruder at White House Got to East Room

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:05pm
Omar J. Gonzalez, who jumped the White House fence this month, made it far deeper into the mansion than previously disclosed, overpowering a Secret Service agent before he was tackled, according to a member of Congress.






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De Blasio’s Executive Order Will Expand Living Wage Law to Thousands More

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:00pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to sign the order, which also raises the hourly wage, on Tuesday. The administration estimates that about 18,000 wage earners will be affected.
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NYC administrative law judge recommends 6 jail guards be fired in brutal 2012 inmate beating

FOX News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:56pm
An administrative law judge on Monday recommended that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate in a now-shuttered solitary confinement dorm for mentally ill prisoners.
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Live Blog: Hong Kong protesters not backing down

CNBC - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:56pm
Protesters in Hong Kong showed no signs of backing down on Tuesday, blocking roads in the early hours and paralyzing the heart of one of Asia's most important financial centers.
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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Sickouts Close Schools Again

The New York Times - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:54pm
Hundreds of students in Jefferson County missed school again Monday as teachers shut down two high schools by calling in sick.
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