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Gov't shutdown enters 2nd week, no end in sight

Posted: 10/07/2013 - Washington will be closely watching the financial markets on Monday to see if the uncompromising talk rattles Wall Street and worldwide economies just 10 days before the threat of default would be imminent.

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NY probes rights sold to 'World Trade Center'

Posted: 10/07/2013 - New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to a nonprofit for $10, resulting in millions of dollars in fees for use of the name in 28 states.

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Tribes mishandle funds, go unpunished

Posted: 10/07/2013 - American Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, according to internal tribal audits and other documents.

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Shutdown spawns vacuum in farm market information

Updated: 10/07/2013 - Farmers and livestock producers use the reports put out by the National Agriculture Statistics Services to make decisions as well as track cattle auction prices.

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Shutdown slowed border prosecutions

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Laura Duffy, the U.S. attorney in San Diego, said late Thursday that prosecutions would return to normal after the Justice Department agreed restore staff.

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Dems say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown

Updated: 10/04/2013 - President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction

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Obama cancels Asia trip to deal with shutdown

Posted: 10/04/2013 - President Barack Obama is canceling a trip to Asia to stay in Washington and push for an elusive funding bill to get the nation's business back up and running.

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NY mom who killed 3 kids wants cut of their estate

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Leatrice Brewer drowned her three young children in 2008 believing she was saving them from the deadly effects of voodoo. Afterward she tried to commit suicide twice, but failed.

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Pa. appeals court: No new trial for Jerry Sandusky

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky should not get a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.

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Shutdown is latest bad news for military towns

Posted: 10/02/2013 - In eight years, Brian Kent has taken his military consulting business from the garage of his home to a premier office building with a view of Fayetteville's most gorgeous park splashed below his corner window.

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Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate

Posted: 10/02/2013 - The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to processing veterans' claims — in limbo from coast to coast.

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Strap on your computer, wearable tech taking off

Posted: 10/02/2013 - The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your tunes to your heart beat, to mood sweaters that change color depending on your emotional state

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Dad who saved girl in deadly rock slide remembered

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Thirteen-year-old Gracie Johnson says her father, Dwayne Johnson, covered her when a rock slide crashed down on the family on a popular hiking route to see a waterfall with visiting cousins

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Authorities: Rock slide victims all in same family

Posted: 10/01/2013 - All five people who were killed in a Colorado rockslide and a teenage girl who survived with the help of her father were members of the same family, authorities said Tuesday.

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Insurance markets open to surge of new customers

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period.

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Storm brings tornado to Pacific Northwest

Posted: 10/01/2013 - A rare tornado damaged industrial buildings south of Seattle as an unseasonable September storm dumped record amounts of rain and temporarily knocked out power for thousands in the Pacific Northwest.

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Health insurance markets open; success to be seen

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms.

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Congress plunges nation into government shutdown

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law stalled a temporary funding bill.

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