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Polygamist Warren Jeffs' Texas ranch being seized by state officials

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:15am
Texas authorities initiated the seizure of the 1,600-acre ranch where prosecutors say polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and others sexually abused children, officials said Thursday.
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Fraternity closes Ole Miss chapter after racial incident

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:59am
The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity has closed its chapter at the University of Mississippi after three of its members were suspected of tying a noose around the neck of a campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith.
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Van Susteren fact checks Carney

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:45am
She says Fox News isn't the only outlet to accuse the White House of false transparency claims.
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The week in 33 photos

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:38am
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Reid: Bundy's 'domestic terrorists'

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:19am
"These people, who hold themselves out to be patriots, are not," the Senate majority leader says.
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Phone thefts soar as kill-switch debate heats up

CNBC - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:00am
About 3.1 million Americans had their phone stolen last year. That's nearly double the estimate from 2012.
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Dems' midterm strategy: Triage

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:06am
The party will likely leave some of its upstart hopefuls to fend for themselves.
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Book: Obama, Holder DOMA decision

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:05am
The president and the attorney general were racing to get ahead of the Edith Windsor case.
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Arrest made in connection with Kansas City highway shootings

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:47am
A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with highway shootings in the Kansas City area, police said .
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Hear chilling 911 calls from bus crash

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:47am
A bus carrying California high school seniors was struck by a FedEx tractor trailer last week.
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Why the U.S. is 'trolling' terrorists

CNN - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:43am
"We don't negotiate with terrorists," has long been the U.S. government's standard position when it comes to violent extremists. So why has it started bickering with them on Twitter?
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Japan, US trade talks in stalemate

CNBC - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:51am
U.S.-Japan talks aimed at a trade deal seen as vital to a broader regional pact are in stalemate, Japan's economy minister said.
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Should doctors consider costs?

CNBC - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00am
Some medical groups now recommend doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments, as they make decisions. The NYT reports.
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National Briefing | Military: Another Charge in Navy Bribe Case

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:56pm
A Navy enlisted man was charged in a complaint unsealed Thursday with accepting $1,000-a-month in cash, trips and consumer electronics for supplying a Malaysian contractor with sensitive Navy ship schedules.

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Carmakers set to battle for Chinese consumers

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:55pm
Global carmarkers will pull out all the stops at the Beijing auto show as they battle to win over Chinese buyers in the fiercely competitive market.
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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Young Immigrant Gets 5 Years in ‘Jihad Jane’ Conspiracy

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:47pm
A Pakistani immigrant was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday by a federal judge after pleading guilty to taking part in a plot to kill a Swedish artist.

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National Briefing | West: California: Spouse Convicted in Killing Once Thought to Be a Hate Crime

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:41pm
A jury in El Cajon convicted an Iraqi immigrant on Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that was initially considered a hate crime.

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This country buys the most drugs online

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:30pm
British people are the biggest consumers of drugs on the internet, according to the 2014 Global Drugs Survey.
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An Arrest Is Made in Road Shootings

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:20pm
The police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded three people.

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Sebelius Says She’s Not Interested in Senate Run

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:15pm
Kathleen Sebelius, who is ending her tenure as health and human services secretary, had been sought out to challenge Senator Pat Roberts, a Republican.

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