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Poll Finds Racial Divide in Viewing Response to Ferguson Unrest

The New York Times - 10 hours 18 min ago
A New York Times/CBS News poll found that white Americans are more supportive of Gov. Jay Nixon’s approach to the violence in Missouri than blacks.






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Holder: We stand with Ferguson

CNN - 10 hours 21 min ago
We're with you. That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder delivered to the people of Ferguson, Missouri, about the federal civil rights investigation into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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Rescue mission for Foley failed

CNN - 10 hours 22 min ago
A U.S. rescue operation earlier this summer failed to free American journalist James Foley and others being held by ISIS in Syria, a U.S. official told CNN on Wednesday.
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Connecticut toddler's death in hot car a homicide

FOX News - 10 hours 23 min ago
The death of a 15-month-old Connecticut boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide.
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St. Louis police release video, audio related to fatal officer-involved shooting

FOX News - 10 hours 27 min ago
The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for greater transparency on officer-involved shootings.
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Death of Connecticut toddler left inside car on warm July day is ruled a homicide

FOX News - 10 hours 27 min ago
The death of a 15-month-old Connecticut boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide.
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Ohio diocese discourages ice bucket challenge, cites ALS funding of stem cell research

FOX News - 10 hours 28 min ago
A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."
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Before Killing James Foley, ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S.

The New York Times - 10 hours 32 min ago
The militants had pressed the United States to provide several million dollars for the release of James Foley, an American journalist killed in retaliation for recent airstrikes in Iraq.






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Hackers are preying on retailers. Now what?

CNBC - 10 hours 45 min ago
Data breaches at retailers continue to happen. What needs to change?
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Trial delayed in kindergartner's abduction, rape

FOX News - 10 hours 55 min ago
Trial is being delayed for a woman charged with abducting a kindergartner from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulting her.
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Slur gets sorority girl booted

CNN - 10 hours 55 min ago
A racial slur posted on Snapchat caused a student to get kicked out of her sorority. CNN affiliate WBRC reports.
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Prison time for Utah woman charged in baby sitter death

FOX News - 10 hours 57 min ago
A Utah woman accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs has been sentenced to prison for up to five years.
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Cashin: Stocks will 'flow higher'

CNBC - 10 hours 58 min ago
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services tells CNBC's Dominic Chu why stocks continue to show strength even as the S&P hits record highs.
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Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau

CNBC - 10 hours 59 min ago
Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau, who made millions off books and products and is behind bars, also masterminded a pyramid scheme.
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Florida man charged with leaving 3 kids in car outside bar

FOX News - 11 hours 2 min ago
Police say a Florida man is accused of leaving his three children in a car for hours outside a bar while he got drunk inside.
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Battle for Senate Control Puts a Spotlight on Alaska

The New York Times - 11 hours 2 min ago
For all Alaska’s size and geographic complexity, the two men seeking to win the state’s potentially pivotal Senate race will succeed or fail on the basis of a firm handshake, and the hard-to-describe quality of being genuinely Alaskan.






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Utah woman to serve up to 5 years for death of teen baby sitter dumped in woods after overdose

FOX News - 11 hours 3 min ago
A Utah woman accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs has been sentenced to prison for up to five years.
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Florida man charged with leaving 3 kids in car for hours outside bar while he drank inside

FOX News - 11 hours 8 min ago
Police say a Florida man is accused of leaving his three children in a car for hours outside a bar while he got drunk inside.
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Motherlode Blog: Simple Student Routines for Back-to-School Success

The New York Times - 11 hours 10 min ago
Establishing routines like a weekly regroup (with trash can and storage at hand), evening organization and nondigital bedtimes set the stage for a successful year.
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Fed's Williams: 2015 rate hike 'reasonable'

CNBC - 11 hours 12 min ago
San Francisco Fed President Williams said hiking the benchmark interest rate in 2015 is a "reasonable guess" based on the current economic progress.
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