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  1. Former senator trying to switch statesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | CNN

    A new CNN/ORC poll shows a statistical dead heat between New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her GOP opponent Scott Brown, with Shaheen at 49%, Brown at 47%, and a margin of error of plus-or-minus 4%. President Barack Obama has only a 39% approval rating in New Hampshire, the new poll shows.

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  2. FBI warning: ISIL calls on sympathizers to target news media in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | TBD.com

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation planned to issue a warning Thursday afternoon that the Islamic State group, known as ISIL or ISIS, is calling on sympathizers to target news media in the U.S.

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  3. Three MS-13 gang members sentenced to 27 years for 2010 Daly City murderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said. Davie Jimmy Mejia-Sensente, 31, Carlos Mejia-Quintanilla, 25, and Luis Amilar-Zanus, 35, pleaded guilty in July of the June 21, 2010, murder of Alexander Temaj-Castanon after he got off a bus in Daly City.

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  4. Senate Dems: Block ex-Nazis benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    Lawmakers rushed on Thursday to respond to an Associated Press story that detailed dozens of former Nazis receiving millions in in Social Security payments, with dueling proposals to be considered in both chambers. Democratic Sens. Chuck Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania drafted legislation that would prohibit payments to those found by an immigration judge to have participated in "Nazi persecution," according to a draft of the bill that will be introduced in November when Congress reconvenes.

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  5. Dayton dashed from event, avoiding waiting mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, J. Patrick Coolican, Patricia Lopez , Ricardo Lopez , Abby Simons, Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Glen Stubbe .

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  6. White House fence jumper held without bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. The Secret Service apprehended the man who jumped over the White House fence.

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  7. Warren running for president? 'I don't think so'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2012 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn't think she's running for president in in 2016, a shift from her usual script. The liberal favorite typically answers the question by saying, "I am not running for president."

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  8. Shaheen, Brown meet for 3rd debate for U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown are facing off Thursday in their third debate in three weeks. Shaheen, a former governor, is seeking a second term in the U.S. Senate.

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  9. Azerbaijan Hires Veteran U.S. Political ConsultantRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    Amid its muscular lobbying push in Washington, Azerbaijan has hired a veteran Republican Party adviser and political strategist to boost its public image in the United States. Baku's embassy in Washington has signed a contract with Liz Mair, whose public-relations firm will aim to generate news coverage to "impact various U.S. government officials, as well as the U.S. general public," according to a U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act disclosure statement signed on October 9. Under the terms of the six-month contract, Azerbaijan will pay Mair's firm, Mair Strategies, $15,000 a month for public-relations services, according FARA documents.

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  10. Terror in Canada: Accused gunman's mother: 'We are sorry'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press, Susan Bibeau said she did not know what to say to those hurt in the attack.

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  11. Trump: Romney Wouldn't - Rehire Himself for 2016'Read the original story

    9 min ago | Lucianne.com

    Though Donald Trump enthusiastically endorsed Republican Mitt Romney for president in 2012, the billionaire game show host has had about enough of the chatter that Romney might make a third attempt at the White House. Over the course of the last 24 hours, Trump has come out hard against the idea of Romney running again, after having lost last time to President Obama.

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  12. A Secret Service police officer keeps an eye on visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    The latest White House fence jumper has been charged with assault of two police dogs and making threats, officials said Thursday, and has had previous run-ins with law enforcement at the executive mansion and Officials examine White House 'security posture' The latest White House fence jumper has been charged with assault of two police dogs and making threats, officials said Thursday, and has had previous run-ins with law enforcement at the executive mansion and Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://usat.ly/1wmZ6Nx A Secret Service police officer keeps an eye on visitors on the sidewalk in front of the White House on Thursday.

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  13. Trump: Romney had his chanceRead the original story

    9 min ago | Lucianne.com

    Donald Trump has some advice for Mitt Romney, discouraging the two-time failed presidential contender against another White House bid. "I donA t think he should run.

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  14. Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The York Daily Record

    Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's surviving sons have been fighting to move the body to Sac and Fox land in the state where he was born, saying their father expressed a desire to be buried in Oklahoma.

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  15. Why We Need to Push for Universal Pre-KRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | BlogHer

    Several states have adopted universal pre-K, including Oklahoma, Georgia and Florida. And New York City is also moving ahead on this.

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  16. CDC details new Ebola response and prep teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves... From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey.

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  17. Changes won't decide electionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted the block on North Carolina's election-law changes for the 2014 campaign.

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  18. US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil salesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | KSWO

    David Cohen, who leads the department's effort to undermine the Islamic State's finances, said the extremists also get several million dollars a month from wealthy donors, extortion rackets and other criminal activities, such as robbing banks. In addition, he said the group has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings.

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  19. Senator's 'Wastebook' takes dead aim on real-life Iron Man suitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Business Journal

    Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, criticizes DOD's spending in the development of a real-life Iron Man suit in his latest "Wastereport." Sen. Tom Coburn , R-Oklahoma, might be retiring from Congress, but he's going out just the way he came in.

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  20. Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is postedRead the original story

    12 min ago | ABA Journal

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has corrected her dissent in a voter ID case after a blogging law professor pointed out an error. Ginsburg's dissent, issued at 5 a.m. on Saturday , had disagreed with a Supreme Court order allowing Texas' voter ID law to take effect for early voting.

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