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GM's cars to detect distracted driving

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:35am
General Motors is preparing to launch the world's first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell whether drivers are distracted.
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Carlyle settles to avoid trial by jury

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:06am
Carlyle has brought to an end allegations that the world's largest private equity groups conspired to fix the prices of leveraged buyouts.
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One judge to decide the future of Detroit

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:00am
Tuesday could mark the beginning of the end of the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy, The New York Times reports.
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More workers are claiming 'wage theft'

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:00am
A record number of enforcement actions are being pursued against employers accused of "wage theft," The New York Times reports.
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California high school retires controversial Arab mascot

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:14pm
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
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Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:28pm
The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.
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Judge Blocks Abortion Law in Louisiana

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26pm
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s new abortion law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics.

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Louisiana abortion law blocked

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:56pm
It requires admitting privileges for clinics.
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Postcard From Saratoga Springs: Tom Durkin, the Voice of New York Horse Racing, Retires

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:51pm
Tom Durkin, who called more than 80,000 horse races with an imaginative and captivating style, worked his final race on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

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Bundy son pulls children from Nevada schools after daughter barred from carrying pocket knife

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:44pm
A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.
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Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:10pm
Farmers have long believed that landowners controlled groundwater, but the state legislature passed new controls that establish a framework for managing water withdrawals through local agencies.

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Chinese twin PMIs confirm factory downturn

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:01pm
The pace of activity in Chinese factories slowed in August, the release of a pair of official purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) on Monday confirmed.
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Al Qaeda's new front: Jihadi rap

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:26pm
The suspected James Foley killer represents a new, dangerous merger of hip-hop and Islamism.
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The GOP's woman problem

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:26pm
Opinion: The problem is, and has always been, Republican policies.
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Police: X-ray shows Utah suspect swallowed stolen ring in attempt to hide it

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:20pm
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.
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$7,000 for a $37.50 fine

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:09pm
The city of Fairbanks in Alaska spends thousands on appealing a fine against its mayor.
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Millionaire Chess to Hit Las Vegas, in Gambit to Raise Game’s Profile With Big Prizes

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:05pm
The tournament is intended to be the first step in a multiyear plan to organize and run tournaments with big prize funds.

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Alaska Turns to Locally Grown Food Thanks to State Incentives

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:57pm
Advocates for local food are pushing back against the notion that eating food grown or raised in Alaska is impossible or too expensive.

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Putin calls for talks on Ukraine 'statehood'

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:45pm
President Putin called for immediate talks on Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow endorsed rebel calls for independence.
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Hong Kong braces for protests

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:22pm
Pro-democracy activists vowed to bring Hong Kong's financial hub to a standstill after China rejected their demands to choose the next leader in 2017.
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