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Texas man accused of sending over 500 hoax white powder letters arrested

FOX News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Federal authorities said Monday that a North Texas man had been arrested and charged with sending over 500 letters containing a white powder to schools, government offices, day care centers, and other locations across the U.S. and around the world.
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Are autos headed for a wreck?

CNBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
At Fox Ford and Lincoln not far from Chicago's Loop, Mike Fullmer says sales are so brisk he is concerned about keeping up with demand.
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Past-due debts common on credit reports

CNBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
More than one-third of consumers have a debt in collections on their credit report, according to a new study.
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Big lobbying dollars flow in food fight

CNBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
The way that consumers would be informed when their food is genetically engineered is being battled out in Congress.
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11 states with the most debt in collections

CNBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
Nevada, the District of Columbia and Alabama all make the list of states with the highest share of consumers with debts in collections.
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For EPA, a torrent of testimony

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:18pm
The hearings on cutting carbon emissions are shaping up to be something of a spectacle.
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3 Officers Are Shot in Greenwich Village; Fugitive Is Killed

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:59pm
The three law enforcement officers had gone to arrest a man accused of child molestation, the authorities said, and in an ensuing gun battle, the suspect was shot and killed.

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Teachers talk reform

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:51pm
POLITICO Pro Report: Teachers, professors and students hope to stop high-stakes testing.
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China to top US business travel spending

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:51pm
China's globe-trotting businessmen are on track to top travel spending by 2016, overtaking their U.S. counterparts, a new survey showed.
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National Briefing | Washington: House Bill Calls for V.O.A. to Support U.S. Policies

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:10pm
The House passed legislation on Monday that is intended to clarify the mission of the government-financed Voice of America.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: 2 Men Are Charged in Fatal Carjacking

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:08pm
Jonathan Rosa and Cornelius Crawford were each charged with three counts of felony murder and other crimes, the police announced at a news conference.

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National Briefing | New England: Maine: Man Kills His Wife, 3 Children and Himself

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:06pm
Detectives said Joel Smith, 33, shot his family inside their apartment in Saco around 11:30 p.m. Saturday with a 12-gauge shotgun.

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Whale watching cruise boat caught by lobster trap rope on return to Boston, delayed for hours

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:06pm
Whale watchers are taking the long way back to Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: IV Placed Correctly in Execution, Official Says

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:05pm
The drugs used to kill Joseph R. Wood III went into the veins of his arms, said Dr. Gregory Hess of the Pima County medical examiner’s office.

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U.S.: Russia violates missile treaty

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:57pm
The move appears to be another attempt to further isolate Russia from the global community.
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Georgia Democrat’s Senate Campaign Plan, Not Meant for Public Eyes, Is Published

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:50pm
The document said Michelle Nunn might be attacked as a “lightweight,” “too liberal” and “not a ‘real’ Georgian,” and laid out strategies to respond to criticism.

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Spending Big to Fight Big Donors in Campaigns

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:38pm
The recently formed Mayday “super PAC” has begun a $12 million ad campaign to help elect lawmakers of both parties who support proposals to diminish the influence of big donors.
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Advocates Shun ‘Pro-Choice’ to Expand Message

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:24pm
In this midterm election season, women’s groups like Planned Parenthood are shifting their language to reflect a range of health and economic issues that include abortion.

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US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calls breach 'a very serious matter'

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:22pm
In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.
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Time to re-open Gaza

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:20pm
Opinion: The best way to combat terror is to allow Gazans to lead normal lives.
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