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FCC Dumps Support for Sports Blackout Restriction

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:25am
The NFL and broadcast networks can still agree to abide by its terms, but they no longer have federal policy support.






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Tension in Ferguson at 'Boiling Point,' Residents Say

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:14am
Time hasn’t healed the anger in Ferguson. Eight people were arrested during protests and residents remain angry about the shooting of Michael Brown.
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Why Was Murdered Arkansas Real Estate Agent Targeted?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:04am
He said Carter was targeted because she was “a rich broker” — but he said he did not kill her.






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Kurdish Leader: Give Us Weapons or We Face Massacre

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:02am
A Syrian Kurdish leader called on Tuesday for the West to provide weapons to his forces fighting ISIS in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani, warning that his fighters risked massacre if help did not arrive soon






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Teen Climbed 89-Story Skyscraper for Snapshots: Cops

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:57am
Police say a 17-year-old boy climbed an under-construction residential tower that will be one of the city's tallest buildings so he could take photos.






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'Get Ready': U.S. Military Breaks Ground on Ebola Hospital

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:55am
American troops have broken ground for an Ebola field hospital and the U.S. should have mobile labs up and running in Liberia this week.






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LIVE: Secret Service Director Grilled on White House Invader

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:53am
Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, is testifying before the House Government Oversight Committee.






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'Shellshock' No More: Apple Rolls Out Fix for 'Bash' Bug

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:50am
Apple rolled out software on Monday to fix the newly discovered "Shellshock" or "Bash" bug that could leave Macs open to dangerous cyberattacks.






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Thirsty Work: Alcoholics Given Beer to Clean Streets

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:49am
A German city is launching a program aimed at getting alcoholics and drug addicts off the streets by paying them with beer and cigarettes.






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Real Estate Agent's Body Discovered in Shallow Grave

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:01am
The body of missing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter has been found in a shallow grave, investigators said early Tuesday.






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'Crouching Tiger,' On Demand: Netflix Announces New Play

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:56am
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" will be released simultaneously on Netflix and selected IMAX theatres on August 28, 2015.
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GOP Plays Defense, But Where's the Policy Agenda?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:14am
Twenty years after the GOP's "Contract with America" -- what major reforms are Republicans ready to campaign for now?
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Twitter Purges Dozens of Pro-ISIS Accounts

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:54am
Crackdown follows ISIS' release of another video showing British hostage John Cantlie, although it was not clear if that prompted the cull.






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Who Is the Secret Service Director in the Hot Seat?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:23am
The agency's first female director hoped to turn the Secret Service's tarnished reputation around. Instead, she faces fresh scrutiny over security.
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Who Is the Secret Service Director on the Hot Seat?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:23am
The agency's first female director hoped to turn the Secret Service's tarnished reputation around. Instead, she faces fresh scrutiny over security.
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Finally! New U.S.-Afghanistan Troop Deal Signed

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:59am
A new Bilateral Security Agreement between Washington and Afghanistan was signed Tuesday, allowing some U.S. troops to remain there beyond 2014.






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White House Intruder Raced Past Officer, Far Into Building

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:56am
Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, jumped over the fence of the White House and dashed past security before being apprehended.






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Tuesday's Top 6 News Stories

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
From the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent to another twist in the Hannah Graham case, see the stories we're following.






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Murdered Virginia Woman's Parents Speak Out on New Link

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
Morgan Harrington's parents hope news that the suspect in Hannah Graham's case may be connected to the abduction of their daughter prevents more disappearances.
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Morgan Harrington's Kin: 'Desperate' to Find UVA Student

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
Morgan Harrington's parents hope news that the suspect in Hannah Graham's case may be connected to the abduction of their daughter prevents more disappearances.






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