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National Briefing | Washington: Guantánamo Defendant Gets Own Trial

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:07pm
A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantánamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.

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National Briefing | South: Florida: Restrictions on Doctors Upheld

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:01pm
A federal appeals court upheld a 2011 law that prohibits doctors from asking patients about gun ownership or recording that information in medical records unless it was medically necessary.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Carjacker Kills 3 Children

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:50pm
The carjackers lost control of an S.U.V. and plowed across a busy street corner on Friday morning in north Philadelphia, the police said.

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Ex-Chief of C.I.A. Shapes Response to Detention Report

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:42pm
George J. Tenet, the former C.I.A. director, has been quietly engineering a counterattack against a Senate panel’s finding that officials misled Congress about an interrogation program.
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Business Briefing: Detroit Outlines Role of Post-Bankruptcy Monitor

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:42pm
Updates by the monitor will include quarterly reports on distributions, reserves, the status of bond settlements and litigation.

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Plagiarism Scandal Tests a Senator Still Forming a Rapport With Montanans

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:32pm
Many voters in Montana seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude as they assess Senator John Walsh, a Democrat accused of plagiarizing an Army War College paper.

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Ex-Obama Aide’s Statements in 2012 Clash With Health Act Stance

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:16pm
The adviser, Jonathan Gruber, a professor of economics at M.I.T., made a statement in 2012 that undercut arguments the Obama administration is now making about the Affordable Care Act.

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Israel’s Outspoken Envoy Is Wise to U.S. Ways

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:10pm
Ambassador Ron Dermer, a former American citizen, has such a close relationship to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel that he has been called “Bibi’s brain.”

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Move to Center Divides G.O.P. in North Carolina

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:07pm
The state's Republican governor and House speaker are both struggling to make peace with conservatives as they try to appeal to more moderate voters.

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Web Use to Be Unmonitored for Congress

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:50pm
The director of national intelligence said that members of Congress and staff members with security clearances would not have their computer use monitored as part of efforts to prevent leaks.

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Hold the Regret? Fast Food Seeks Virtuous Side

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:47pm
Several small restaurant chains that have reported impressive revenues, like Tender Greens, LYFE Kitchen and SweetGreen, offer organic, grass-fed, even vegan dishes.
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Shootings Redefine Beat of School Police Officers

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:18pm
Radical shifts in tactics have swept the field — even calling on officers to rush toward shooters without backup.

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Obama Presses Central American Leaders to Slow a Wave of Child Migrants

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:14pm
The president met with three Central American presidents as he pushes Congress to approve more money and resources to address the issue along the United States border with Mexico.

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Solar Industry Is Rebalanced by U.S. Pressure on China

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:13pm
The Commerce Department on Friday found that Chinese companies had dumped their products on the American market at below cost, and imposed duties of 10.74 percent to 55.49 percent.
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On Religion: A Singer Blends Her Devotion to Jazz and the Baha’i Faith

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:53pm
In a San Francisco performance, Tierney Sutton combined the Great American Songbook, jazzy religious odes and a series of readings.

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Grocer Is Open to Buyers’ Bids Amid Turmoil

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:39pm
Arthur T. Demoulas, whose firing as president of the family-owned chain Market Basket prompted employee protests, has made an offer.

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Rand Paul Stands Out in Courting Black Voters

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:34pm
The Kentucky senator, taking heed of lessons for the Republican Party in 2012, made his pitch at a National Urban League Conference.

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Most Migrant Children Entering U.S. Are Now With Relatives, Data Show

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:17pm
Officials said more than half of all children initially placed in shelters have gone on to be reunited with at least one parent already living in the United States.

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Chevrolet Impala’s Air Bags the Subject of New Safety Inquiry

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:53pm
Federal safety regulators are looking into complaints that passenger-side air bags did not deploy in crashes involving the 2008 Impala sedan.
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Kerry Vows to Continue Push for Gaza Cease-Fire

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:57pm
Secretary of State John Kerry planned to fly to Paris on Friday night to continue his diplomatic push for a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
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