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Cruz feeds 2016 buzz with hires

POLITICO - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:57pm
The Republican firebrand is adding muscle to his campaign and political operations.
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I stole $15 million from a Putin crony

POLITICO - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:57pm
The jailhouse confessions of an American kid who went to Moscow--and lost it all.
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Pennsylvania to Purchase Private Care for Its Poor

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:57pm
Pennsylvania will become the 27th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, using federal funds to buy private health insurance for some 500,000 low-income residents starting next year.

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Sports of The Times: N.F.L. Rights a Wrong, but Only After Further (and Further) Review

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:46pm
In a rarity for the league, Commissioner Roger Goodell issued an apology, but his more sensitive statement on domestic abuse in the wake of the Ray Rice case should have come much sooner.
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Risky intercepts off China's coast to continue

CNBC - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:42pm
One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes last week - fly even closer.
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Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:40pm
Fueled by a growing interest in urban living and a shortage of rental housing, rents have risen sharply in cities like Milwaukee and San Francisco and in states like Maine, Georgia and Kentucky.

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Advertising: Paying Homage to an Illustrator From the Industry’s Golden Era

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:36pm
McCauley Conner, 100, an artist from Madison Avenue’s golden age of illustration is being commemorated in a retrospective at the Museum of the City of New York.
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Injected Drugs Said to Kill Man in Flawed Execution

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:09pm
The report, prepared by the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, did not explore what caused Clayton D. Lockett’s execution to go awry in Oklahoma.

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Man arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman death avoids jail time

CNN - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:07pm
Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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Last of 15 defendants sentenced to 20 years in nationwide synthetic drug case

FOX News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:01pm
A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs to customers in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area was sentenced Thursday to more than 20 years in prison.
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Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

POLITICO - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:59pm
Howard Buffett's foundation purchases items that have been sitting unseen for years in New York.
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Hillary Clinton Praises Obama on Ferguson Response and Echoes Call for Inquiry

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:35pm
Mrs. Clinton, who had been criticized for not speaking out on the subject, praised Mr. Obama for deciding to send Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to Ferguson, Mo.

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Obama's 'strategy' misfire

POLITICO - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:26pm
The president's messy press conference caps off a month of difficult public statements.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:08pm
August 29, 2014
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DealBook: Barclays Agrees to Lend Detroit $275 Million to Exit Bankruptcy

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:07pm
Part of the proceeds will be used to retire a $120 million loan, in addition to $100 million that will go towards paying two classes of bankruptcy creditors. The remaining amount is to be invested in public improvements.
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Police: Man, 84, rammed car into assisted living home in SC, now charged with attempted murder

FOX News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:48pm
Authorities say an 84-year-old man intentionally rammed a car into an assisted living home in South Carolina and he has been charged with attempted murder.
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Cash out when smart money sells?

CNBC - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:35pm
When big money sells, should you sell too?
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Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods

CNBC - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:33pm
Google is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine.
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Taser Use in Arrest Leads to Suit in Georgia

The New York Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:30pm
Amid national attention to police shootings involving black men, Gregory L. Towns Jr.’s death seemed certain to provoke new discussion about the use in law enforcement of Tasers.

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Rogers: Obama answer 'concerning'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:27pm
The House Intelligence Committee Chairman slams Obama for an "odd" news conference.
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