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New push to free Army lieutenant convicted of Afghans' murder

FOX News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:45pm
A former Army Lieutenant sentenced to 20 years in prison last year is seeking clemency after new evidence in his case has surfaced.

Lt. Clint Lorance was convicted for a 2012 incident in Afghanistan in which they alleged that he murdered two Afghan nationals in the warzone, but supporters say that he was wrongly charged and are seeking justice from the soldier, who they say was simply protecting his platoon.

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Radar ‘Blimps’ to Monitor Washington-area Skies

FOX News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:43pm
The first of two radar-detecting blimps is slated to rise up over Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland on Friday as part of a three-year exercise testing the integration of an Army air surveillance system with the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The 80-yard long, radar-fitted surveillance balloons, floated to an altitude of up to 10,000 […]
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Obama blocks Bristol Bay oil, gas drilling

POLITICO - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:42pm
"It's something that's too precious for us to be putting out to the highest bidder," the president says.
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Several injured during strong turbulance on American Airlines flight

FOX News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:30pm
An American Airlines jet encountered severe air turbulence shortly after taking off from Seoul, South Korea, prompting an unscheduled landing at Narita International Airport in Tokyo after 14 people asked for medical attention.
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California's shocking water deficit

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:30pm
Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.
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Turbulence injures passengers on American Airlines flight

CNN - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:29pm
An American Airlines plane en route from Seoul, Korea to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas diverted to Narita, Japan, Tuesday after 15 people were reportedly injured by turbulence during the flight.
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Funds slammed by Russia

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:27pm
The rapid fall of the ruble and stocks means even more pain for investment managers who have been trying to play Russia.
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Tesla: Triangle of death?

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:25pm
Tesla saw a down day, falling below $200 earlier today. The "Fast Money" traders look at whether the stock is facing its "triangle of death."
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Hill Republicans not lining up behind Jeb Bush

POLITICO - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:11pm
He has work to do to win over senators from early primary and caucus states
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Fed made oil crash, stocks next: Schiff

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:03pm
Oil's swift and sudden decline is just the latest Fed-induced bubble to pop, according to Peter Schiff.
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Do this, you'll be defeated: Bogle

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:01pm
Investors should brace for more turbulence ahead, legendary investor Jack Bogle told CNBC. Here's what not to do.
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7 ways to play the Russian contagion

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:00pm
The "Fast Money" traders give 7 ways to play the Russian contagion.
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After-hours buzz: APP, DRI, GE & more

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:57pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: American Apparel, Darden & more.
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Will Fed ditch 'considerable time?'

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:55pm
"Considerable time" may be on its way out. But the Fed needs to be careful not to send signals to the market it will take back later.
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Mumps outbreak puzzles NHL

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:54pm
A painful and infectious virus is making its rounds among professional hockey players—but why now?
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Park your BMW with a smart watch

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:46pm
BMW plans to unveil a smart watch-controlled automated parking system next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Sprint: No more Nascar sponsorship

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:42pm
At the end of the 2016 season, Sprint will not continue the title sponsorship for the Nascar Sprint Cup Series.
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NYC sailing school could lose lease

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:41pm
A Battery Park City sailing school may lose its lease, The New York Times reports.
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Money men cheer Bush news

POLITICO - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:40pm
Top GOP donors and operatives have been pushing him to get into the race.
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LG to release next-gen TVs next year

CNBC - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:37pm
LG Electronics will release next-generation televisions during the first half of 2015, according to a company statement.
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