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Government investigators question 'problematic' Secret Service assignment to check on employee

FOX News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:02am
A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.
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First Draft: Thom Tillis Debates an Empty Chair in North Carolina

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:40pm
Senator Kay Hagan did not show up for her debate against Thom Tillis on Tuesday.

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First Draft: Question of Leadership Goes Unanswered in New Hampshire

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:34pm
Scott Brown and Senator Jeanne Shaheen debated in New Hampshire on Tuesday night.

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Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:27pm
Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez, 23, was apprehended on Tuesday while shopping, officials said. An indictment against him was unsealed the same day.
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U.S. Says It Stopped 3 Young Women Seeking to Join Islamic State

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:25pm
The teenagers, from the suburbs of Denver, were described in news reports as two sisters of Somali descent and a friend of Sudanese descent.
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D.C. disconnect: Old laws vs. new tech

POLITICO - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:16pm
Washington is struggling to update the nation's seemingly antiquated technology laws.
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Former editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

CNBC - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:09pm
Ben Bradlee, the editor who reigned over the Washington Post newsroom with style and profane vocabulary, died on Tuesday at age 93.
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Debate for Florida Governor Takes On a Hostile Edge

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:01pm
The debate between Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist illustrated just how diametrically opposed the two men are stylistically and on almost every issue.
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N. Korea unexpectedly frees Jeffrey Fowle

CNBC - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:01pm
North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, and he is being flown home to his family in Ohio, the White House said on Tuesday.
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'We fell short' with Ebola patient, Texas hospital exec says

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:59pm
Texas Presbyterian Hospital "fell short" several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, the hospital's chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga, said in an interview with CNN.
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The happiest expats live here

CNBC - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:57pm
On top of boasting exquisite fondue, scenic beauty and world-class ski trails, this country is also the best place to be an expat.
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Nelson Bunker Hunt, 88, Oil Tycoon With a Texas-Size Presence, Dies

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:54pm
The eccentric scion of a prominent Dallas family that made a fortune in oil, Mr. Hunt tried and failed to corner the world’s silver market in 1980.
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Coaches sidelined over New Jersey locker room sex abuse scandal

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:51pm
A sexual harassment scandal in a football locker room has led a New Jersey high school to suspend the team's head coach and four of his assistants.
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Remembering 'a true newspaper man'

POLITICO - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:19pm
Barack Obama, Donald Graham and many others commemorate the renowned editor.
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First Draft: Biden Plays Stand-Up, and the Joke’s on Him

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:18pm
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. beat the comics to the punch line at a recent Kennedy Center appearance.

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Has the junk bond bubble deflated?

CNBC - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:13pm
After market gyrations sent high-yield bond prices sharply lower, some analysts believe the air has come out of the market.
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Midterm Calculus: Why House Republicans Alienate Hispanics: They Don’t Need Them

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:08pm
Even if they did not receive a single vote from a Latino, anywhere in the United States, Republicans could most likely retain control of the House.

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Nation’s Wealthy Places Pour Private Money Into Public Schools, Study Finds

The New York Times - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:56pm
With funding formulas that cap or redirect local property tax revenues to state coffers, some places are looking for other ways to capture local money.
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Police: Indiana man could be serial killer

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:34pm
The investigation of a man suspected in the deaths of at least seven women in northwest Indiana could expand to other states and stretch back decades, authorities said.
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Football coaches suspended at New Jersey school where hazing, abuse alleged

FOX News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:30pm
The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended.
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