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Secrets of Alaska's secret agents

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:05am
Invasion of Alaska? Yes. It seemed like a real possibility in 1950.
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Mom charged in death of disabled daughter could get $1M from her trust fund, even if convicted

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
A New York special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
Categories: US News

Heads of House, Senate intelligence panels warn of threat from Islamic State fighters in US

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
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MBAs choose Main Street over Wall Street

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:00am
A Peace Corps-style program is challenging new MBAs to bring their skills to America’s small businesses.
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Feinstein: Obama 'very cautious'

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:55am
The Senate Intelligence chairwoman says the United States needs to confront ISIL right away.
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McCain calls for more U.S. troops

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:52am
He says that after aiding in the fight against ISIL, those troops should remain only in a support role.
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Rogers: Too many ISIL connections

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26am
He says the U.S. has good legal tools to hinder citizens who are known associates of ISIL.
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Lego blocks help police solve 1991 murder

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26am
A Lego toy brick has helped Utah police crack a 23-year-old cold case, Fox 13 reported.
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Detroit's breakneck speed hastened start of largest US municipal bankruptcy trial this week

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:19am
It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom.
Categories: US News

Police shootings politicized after Michael Brown's killing in Ferguson sparks outcry, violence

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:12am
They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California.
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Stripper mom of missing girl hangs up on cops, says she ‘had to get on stage’

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:07am
A stripper in Florida is facing criminal charges after hanging up on a deputy from the Pasco Sheriff’s Department who called about the woman’s missing 10-year-old daughter.
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Perry or Cruz? DeLay won't say

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:55am
He declined to say which potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate he'd support.
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Menendez: Act against Russia

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:45am
The Senate Foreign Relations chair says the West should provide Ukraine with "defensive weapons."
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Recovery in Need of a Recovery: The Changing Face of Temporary Employment

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:39am
The number of temps has reached a new high, and many are working in more dangerous situations than full-time workers.

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Ruppersberger: No 'imminent' threat

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:20am
His comments come after Britain raised its terror threat level last week from "substantial" to "severe."
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Female coaches at Catholic school ‘had sex with students for years’

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:12am
Two female basketball coaches turned a Catholic secondary school into Horndog High, bedding students for years under the watch of a skirt-chasing athletic director, according to an alleged victim and three school sources.
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Hedge fund snapshot: How big are they?

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:00am
A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores quite how large it is: $2.6 trillion across 11,000 funds.
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Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:57am
Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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Why Ferguson might prompt change

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:10am
Lawmakers and advocates hope public outcry spawns reforms to prevent similar tragedies.
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2016 prospects hone Koch pitch

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:09am
The would-be candidates tout their small-government bona fides and hammer Clinton.
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