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Judge Rules G.O.P. Illegally Redrew Florida Districts

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:07pm
A judge said that Republicans “made a mockery” of an amendment meant to inject fairness into a process that has long been politically tainted.






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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Decision on Health Site Expected

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:42pm
Officials will know by early August whether the state can move forward with its own retooled health exchange or join the federal marketplace.






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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Ruling Spurs More Same-Sex Marriages

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:41pm
Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state’s same-sex marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Michigan: Appeal Likely in Sentence for Mob Attack

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:39pm
A judge sentenced a man to a year in jail on Thursday for his part in a mob attack that left a motorist in a coma for days.






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National Briefing | Washington: No Charges in Killing of Driver After Chase

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:36pm
A Secret Service officer and Capitol Police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of Miriam Carey, who last October led officers on a car chase from the White House to the Capitol before crashing.






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F.B.I. Honors Office Opened Amid Struggle for Civil Rights

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:12pm
The 50th anniversary of the Jackson, Miss., field office was recalled with a ceremony addressing how the agency’s relationship with both white and black Mississippians had evolved since.






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National Briefing | Washington: Judge Gives I.R.S. a Month to Explain Lost Emails

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:11pm
A judge gave the Internal Revenue Service until Aug. 10 to explain under oath how it lost emails that Republicans are seeking as part of their ongoing investigation.






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‘Blood Feud’ vs. ‘Hard Choices’ in Hillary Clinton Book Battle

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:46pm
Edward Klein’s “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas,” a 320-page unauthorized and barely sourced account, has toppled “Hard Choices” from its spot on the best-seller list
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Lockheed in Deal to Cut Costs of F-35s

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:26pm
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems will invest up to $170 million over three years on measures like changes in factory tooling or production lines.
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Kerry to Join Talks on Iran as Deadline Draws Near

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:25pm
The Obama administration said that Secretary of State John Kerry would fly to Vienna to assess whether a deal is possible in talks on Iran’s nuclear activities.
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Lawsuit Contends Surveillance Database Is Too Lax on Reporting Criteria

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:23pm
Five California men have opened a legal front over the recurring tensions between collective security measures and individual rights.






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Fleeing Gangs, Children Head to U.S. Border

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:10pm
An increase in gang-related killings of children is a key factor driving the surge of migration of young Central Americans to the United States.






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G.O.P. Pushes Back on Approving Border Funds

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:49pm
Congressional Republicans signaled that they expected concessions in exchange for approving President Obama’s request for nearly $4 billion to handle the surge of migrants from Central America.






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Evidence of H.I.V. Found in a Child Said to Be Cured

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:41pm
The apparent cure had raised the thrilling possibility that aggressive early treatment might be able to reverse infections in newborns — and perhaps even in newly infected adults.






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Natural Gas Pipeline Plan Creates Rift in Massachusetts

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:39pm
Property owners are caught between the need to cooperate with increasing the energy supply and the desire to protect their land.
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House and Senate Committees Offer Competing Rescue Plans for Highway Fund

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:29pm
The potential deal raises the possibility of a clash between the House and Senate versions of the legislation, just weeks before the fund could go broke.






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Amazon Sued Over Billing for App Store Purchases

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:20pm
The Federal Trade Commission contended that Amazon improperly billed customers for “many millions of dollars” of charges that children made without their parents’ consent.
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Suit Against Obama to Focus on Health Law, Boehner Says

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:56pm
Speaker John A. Boehner said his lawsuit against the president would focus on changes to the health care law that should have been left to Congress.






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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Before Recession

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:54pm
Unemployment claims dropped by 11,000 as the labor market continued to improve.
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DealBook: Start-Ups Make Political Organizing Mobile-Ready

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:32pm
Companies like Phone2Action and CrowdHall are providing services that were once the province of legislators and political parties.






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