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Broken water main floods UCLA campus, forces rescue of drivers, pedestrians

FOX News - 0 sec ago
A 93-year-old water pipe burst under Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon, sending a geyser of water spewing 30 feet in the air and flooding parking structures and buildings on the UCLA campus, including the school's famed basketball arena, Pauley Pavilion. 
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PG&E charged with obstruction of justice over deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion

FOX News - 35 min 44 sec ago
A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
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Lawmakers Voice Skepticism on Iran Nuclear Deal

The New York Times - 3 hours 27 min ago
If an accord is reached, it would not be a formal treaty, so the Senate would not be called upon to ratify it.

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US economy expected to post solid second-quarter growth after dismal winter

FOX News - 3 hours 33 min ago
After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.
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California's dream of an Obamacare season

CNBC - 3 hours 35 min ago
California is likely to have a tough time trying to recruit new enrollees during Obamacare's next enrollment.
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Electric car batteries pass crash tests

CNBC - 3 hours 35 min ago
Crash tests involving two popular electric cars show the batteries in those vehicles hold up with no major issues after collisions.
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Texas Regents Pick Chancellor Finalist

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:46pm
The finalist, Adm. William H. McRaven, has been credited with spearheading the operation that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in 2011.

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Surgeon General Calls for Action to Reduce Skin Cancer Rate

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:34pm
In a report released Tuesday, Dr. Boris D. Lushniak, the acting surgeon general, said action needed to be taken to slow the incidence of skin cancer, the most diagnosed form of cancer nationwide.

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FDA expanded use of eye drug

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:29pm
Regeneron said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.
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North Carolina Budget Deal Includes a Raise for Teachers

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:22pm
Legislators have announced a tentative budget agreement that includes a pay raise for public schoolteachers, but analysts expect that the proposed changes will mean more cuts elsewhere.

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Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:22pm
Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
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USIS under fire

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:22pm
The company also conducted background checks of Edward Snowden and the Navy Yard shooter.
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Private, Killed 70 Years Ago in the Pacific, Is Laid to Rest

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:15pm
Pfc. Randolph Allen, killed in 1943 in the Battle of Tarawa, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Every year, the military identifies the remains of dozens of service members who died in the last century’s wars.

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In Church Attics, Clues to the Private Life of Early America

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:04pm
Historians race against time to find and preserve records from more than 250 years ago that were kept by New England congregations.

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University of Texas System regents pick special ops commander as chancellor finalist

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:53pm
University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget.
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Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son; boy's mother jailed on endangerment charge

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:38pm
A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.
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Capital Looks to Next Step After Defeat on Gun Rights

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:37pm
In the aftermath of a court victory for advocates of firearm ownership, the District of Columbia weighs an appeal or a new law.

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Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: State of Union

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:11pm
Lawyers for Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, made clear in opening arguments for the couple’s corruption trial that they planned to rely on the sordid details of their unhappy union as the basis of their legal defense.

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Another Win for Ex-Governor and Wrestler, This One in Court

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:02pm
Jesse Ventura had sued the estate of Chris Kyle, a former member of the Navy SEALs, saying his book included passages about him that were defamatory.

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Judges Block Abortion Curb in Mississippi

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:01pm
A three-judge panel ruled that in closing the sole clinic, the state would have shifted its constitutional obligations to neighboring states.

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