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Hiring Slows In August, But Unemployment Dips To 6.1 Percent

Friday, September 05, 2014

Coming in below expectations, the U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in August. Still, the survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the unemployment rate dipped a tenth of a percent.

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U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

Friday, September 05, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry said the coalition will support U.S. allies on the ground and continue to use airstrikes on militants. Kerry ruled out any "boots on the ground."

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U.S. Expresses Concern That Syria May Still Have Chemical Weapons

Friday, September 05, 2014

The U.N. official in charge of coordinating the removal of Syria's chemical stockpile said they found discrepancies in the country's accounting of its arsenal.

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NATO Announces 'Rapid-Reaction Force' Amid News Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Friday, September 05, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to a cease-fire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's seven-point plan toward peace.

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Misplaced IV Line Responsible For Botched Oklahoma Execution, Report Finds

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The report says the IV line delivered the fatal dosage of drugs to the surrounding tissue rather than directly into the bloodstream, resulting in the prolonged execution of Clayton D. Lockett.

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BP Acted With Gross Negligence In Gulf Oil Spill, Federal Judge Rules

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The ruling could cost BP billions of dollars. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier found that BP acted recklessly and was mostly responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

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After A 35-Year Run, NPR's Programming Chief Will Retire

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ellen McDonnell worked her way from overnight producer to overseeing all of the network's news programs. Her departure closely follows that of NPR's senior vice president for news.

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In A Los Angeles Suburb, The Hunt Is On For An Albino Cobra

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The cobra was likely kept as a pet. Authorities warned residents to watch their children closely and tell them to avoid snakes.

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Job Growth Continues At Healthy Pace, Survey Finds

Thursday, September 04, 2014

For the fifth straight month private companies added more than 200,000 jobs, according to the ADP National Employment Report. That's usually enough to keep pushing down the unemployment rate.

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Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens Escaped

Thursday, September 04, 2014

By morning, order had been restored. Authorities said some of the teens involved in the overnight riot were the same ones who escaped earlier this week.

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Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To India

Thursday, September 04, 2014

In a video, Ayman al-Zawahri said its aim was to bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent. The expansion, he said, was more than two years in the making.

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At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Nonlethal Aid To Ukraine

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The alliance's supreme allied commander in Europe says what Russia is doing in Ukraine is something "we thought would never happen again." Meanwhile, Russia warned Ukraine against trying to join NATO.

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Bucking Legal Trend, Federal Judge Upholds La.'s Ban On Gay Marriage

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman ruled that sexual orientation has not been found to be a protected class and that the state has a legitimate interest in keeping marriage between a man and a woman.

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Organizers Of New York St. Paddy's Day Parade Lift Ban On Gay Groups

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A gay group will be able to march under its own banner for the first time in the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade lost sponsors and supporters this year because of the ban.

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Detroit Man Sentenced To At Least 17 Years In Porch Shooting Case

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Theodore Wafer was convicted of second-degree murder after he shot and killed an unarmed teenager on his front porch. The case drew national attention because of its racial overtones.

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LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Obama said NATO and the democratic values the alliance stands for are facing "a moment of testing," with Russia's military involvement in Ukraine. Ultimately, however, Obama said "Democracy will win."

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'Justice Will Be Served,' Obama Warns The Islamic State

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Speaking in Estonia, Obama said the people who beheaded a second American journalist in Syria will learn that the U.S. does not forget and has a long reach.

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Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire Deal

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Ukraine released a statement saying it had agreed to a "permanent cease-fire," only to walk it back shortly thereafter. Russia said it had come to no such agreement.

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Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The Islamist militant group had threatened to kill Steven Sotloff if the U.S. continued to conduct airstrikes in Iraq. Sotloff's mother released a video last week pleading for the release of her son.

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Ending Decades Of Family Leadership, 'Washington Post' Names New Publisher

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Owner Jeffrey Bezos gave the job to Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founding member of the website Politico. The Post had been run by the Graham family for eight decades.

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