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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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US says forfeiture over Iran assets in New York, elsewhere will be record terror-related deal

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:05pm
A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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Cost of Treatment May Influence Doctors

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00pm
Some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments that they recommend for patients.
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Suspect arrested in spate of Kansas City-area highway shootings that wounded 3 motorists

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:57pm
Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.
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Boston Globe vs. Elizabeth Warren

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:53pm
POLITICO Pro Report: She reprimands a reporter for asking about the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20pm
Sant Singh Chatwal, who owns the Chatwal and the Dream hotels and the Bombay Palace restaurant chain, admitted illegally funneling $180,000 to three candidates.
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Enrollments Exceed Obama’s Target for Health Care Act

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:19pm
Eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults needed to maintain the plan’s viability.






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China new home prices rise 7.7% on year in March

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:35pm
New home prices in China rose 7.7 percent on year in March, slower than February's 8.7 percent rise.
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Measure to Repeal Death Penalty Fails by a Single Vote in New Hampshire Senate

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:32pm
The 12-12 tie vote on Thursday leaves the current law intact and New Hampshire as the lone state in New England that allows the execution of anyone convicted of a capital crime.






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Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in Some States, Including California

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:18pm
A battle for filmmaking tax credits has begun in several states — including in California, the home of Hollywood — and has led to cutbacks in others like Maryland.
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Sharp Questioning on Marriage Ban

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:07pm
Judge Jerome A. Holmes of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, in Denver, is seen as the swing vote in a case challenging Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex unions.






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Study Chides U.S. Over Loan Default by Solar Business

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:06pm
The critical report was issued as the Obama administration prepared to offer as much as $8 billion in additional loan guarantees.
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Libraries Seek High-Speed Broadband

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52pm
As more people use their local libraries to connect to the Internet, libraries are requesting funding for better services.
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Chelsea Clinton Says She Is Expecting

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:51pm
Ms. Clinton made the surprise announcement during an event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting a child this fall.






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