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Kerry Says U.S. Is Open to Talking to Iran, Even as Ayatollah Is Dismissive

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:49pm
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at a Paris conference on the Iraqi security crisis, as Iran’s supreme leader said the American plan for bombing ISIS was absurd.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Obama Must Get Congress’s Backing for the Fight Against ISIS

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:36pm
We should not stretch the open-ended 9/11 authorization to cover new airstrikes.

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District of Columbia Officials Push for Statehood at a Senate Committee Hearing

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:18pm
It was the first congressional hearing on the issue in more than two decades, with the first bill introduced in the House in 1983.

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4 contenders for RSC post

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:14pm
Reps. Cynthia Lummis, Louie Gohmert, Bill Flores and Mick Mulvaney will all appear on the ballot.
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University of Virginia president says community has 'deep concern' for missing student

FOX News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:13pm
The president of the University of Virginia says the community is deeply concerned about a student who has been missing since early Saturday.
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Family of Arizona range instructor praying for young girl who accidentally shot and killed him

FOX News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:11pm
The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her.
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National Briefing | Midwest: Wisconsin: Evaluation of Girl Ordered in Stabbing Case

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:09pm
A judge halted proceedings on Monday for one of two 12-year-old girls, who are accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictional character called Slender Man, while the girl undergoes a competency evaluation

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National Briefing | Midwest: Indiana: Waiting for Justices to Rule on Gay Marriage

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:07pm
Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the United States Supreme Court addresses the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Ambush Came From Woods, Police Say

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:05pm
A gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one, hid with a rifle in a wooded lair overlooking their law enforcement barracks and opened fire during a late night shift change, the police said Monday.

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National Briefing | West: California: Metallic Fence Blamed in Wildfire

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:03pm
Body [ Edit ] Southern California fire officials say a wildfire that prompted evacuations over the weekend in the Cleveland National Forest was started by the sun reflecting off two-foot-tall sheet metal fencing that edged a homeowner’s vegetable garden.

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House Republicans say yes to Obama

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:01pm
The party looks like it will quickly agree to some of President Barack Obama's biggest demands.
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New DNA Test Sought in Identical Twin’s Rape Case

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:59pm
Prosecutors in Massachusetts hope the case will be a breakthrough for criminal cases involving identical twins.

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US labor board orders CNN to rehire fired workers

FOX News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:58pm
The National Labor Relations Board ruled against the CNN cable television network on Monday in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 former workers.
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The Fed and Alibaba Effect

CNBC - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:31pm
The Fed meeting and Alibaba's upcoming IPO are hanging over the market this week and both could influence stocks again Tuesday.
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Watch Tuesday's show!

CNN - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:30pm
September 16, 2014
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Boggs helped create modern world of D.C. lobbying

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:28pm
The lobbyist was long known on K Street as a power broker with an unparalleled reputation.
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Detroit Reaches Deal With Creditor, as Others Object to Bankruptcy Plans

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:27pm
Detroit’s hopes for a swift emergence from the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy remain uncertain, despite the fact that it gained the support of a former opponent.

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Darrien Hunt shooting: Prosecutor says Utah man had real sword

FOX News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:18pm
A young black man who was fatally shot last week by Utah police lunged at the officers with a real sword that had a 2.5-foot steel blade, prosecutors said Monday.
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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers deny allegations that defense team posed as FBI in Russia

FOX News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:10pm
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are denying as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia.
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End of the trail for Mark Sanford and fianceé

CNN - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:01pm
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