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Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot in gun training accident

FOX News - 7 hours 14 min ago
Pennsylvania State Police say that a trooper who was accidentally shot during a gun safety exercise Tuesday has died. 
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States in Play: Part 3: Loss of a Democratic Power Leaves Arkansas in Doubt

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:47pm
Democrats face tough challenges in a state that is drifting right. Their popular governor must leave office because of term limits, and outside interests loom larger in a race that may determine control of the Senate.

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Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot during yearly gun training exercise

FOX News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:28pm
A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.
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National Briefing | Washington: Money Allocated for Immigration Lawyers

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:17pm
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would provide $9 million over two years for lawyers to represent unaccompanied minors in their deportation cases.

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F.A.A. to Focus on Contractors for Air Traffic System After Damage to Cables

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:11pm
An attack on aircraft equipment near Chicago has led to a review of who has access to vital points in the system.

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Secret Service Rules Violated on Obama's Trip to Atlanta

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:06pm
The contract security guard also managed to take pictures during the encounter, an official said, violating Secret Service rules while the president was in Atlanta.

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Live Blog: HK protesters not budging, deadline looms

CNBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:00pm
The pressure builds for Beijing as protesters have set a Wednesday deadline for demands to be met.
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U.S. Cannot Subsidize Health Plans in States With No Marketplace, a Judge Rules

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:58pm
A decision on the Affordable Care Act that could affect 36 states increases the likelihood of a Supreme Court ruling.

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Detailing Financial Links of Doctors and Drug Makers

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:37pm
A new federal database sheds light on payments, but the health care industry and doctors say technical problems and inaccuracies limit its value to patients.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Are Liberals Fundraising Hypocrites?

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:14pm
It’s not only the right that uses secretive organizations to keep rich donors anonymous.
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Obama Approves Plan to Let Children in Central America Apply for Refugee Status

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:05pm
The program is aimed at helping to discourage many children from making a long, dangerous trek across Mexico in an attempt to cross into the United States and join their parents.
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Psych expert says suspect in 1979 NYC missing-boy case didn't understand right to silence

FOX News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:00pm
A man who admitted on videotape killing a boy missing since 1979 did not understand his right to silence, a defense psychologist testified Tuesday.
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Diocese Bars Girls From Playing Contact Sports With Boys

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:54pm
The policy, by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, said that boys’ and girls’ competing together in such sports would be in conflict with its religious mission.

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Funeral home sues Archdiocese of Los Angeles for $250 million over cemetery leases

FOX News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:48pm
A funeral home company has sued the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for at least $250 million, alleging it was cheated out of a lease deal involving six Roman Catholic cemeteries.
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The Democrats' last frontier?

POLITICO - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:44pm
Alaska's Mark Begich is in the political fight of his life, with control of the Senate hanging in the balance.
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Decision to let cop killer Abu-Jamal give commencement speech 'despicable,' widow says

FOX News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:30pm
Convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal has been selected as the commencement speaker for a Vermont college, a “despicable” decision that should be reversed, the Philadelphia officer’s widow told FoxNews.com on Tuesday.
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Mayor of Bell Gardens, Calif., Is Killed by Wife, Police Say

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:23pm
Mayor Daniel Crespo was shot by his wife, Lyvette Crespo, during a domestic dispute in their home, law enforcement officials said.

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Obama discussed Ebola isolation with CDC

CNBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:18pm
President discussed "stringent isolation protocols" with the head of the CDC to limit the risk of more Ebola cases.
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News Analysis: Showing Concern for the President, Even While Criticizing Him

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:09pm
Democrats say Republicans could use the intense focus on security lapses at the White House to further undercut confidence in the Obama administration.

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An Ever-Expanding List of Unwelcome Visitors to the White House

The New York Times - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:00pm
Presidents have faced astonishing breaches at “the people’s house,” long before an intruder with a knife managed to slip past security and run around the State Floor this month.
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