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The Last Word In Business

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

David Greene and Don Gonyea have the Last Word in business.

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Ferguson Residents' Mixed Emotions About Justice Department Probe

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a special litigation team from the Department of Justice will launch a wide-ranging examination of Ferguson's law enforcement practices.

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Hundreds Of Chechens Join ISIS, Including Group's No. 2 Leader

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

Rebels from Chechnya have joined ranks with other jihadists in ISIS. David Greene talks to Gordan Hahn, author of Russia's Islamic Threat and an analyst for the Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation.

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Run-Up To Midterm Elections Overshadowed By Other News

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

Don Gonyea talks to with NPR Senior Political Correspondent Mara Liaison and Robert Costa of The Washington Post about the issues and key races in this fall's midterm elections.

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Movie Review: 'God Help The Girl'

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

God Help the Girl is a classic movie musical. The film is about the Glasgow music scene written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, frontman for the Scottish group Belle and Sebastian.

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Romanian Hub Used By U.S. Military Is In A Strategic Location

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

There are 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and 20,000 will head home shortly. Millions of them transited in and out through a base in Kyrgyzstan, until the government there didn't renew the lease.

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Jury Finds Virginia's Former First Couple Guilty Of Corruption

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on Thursday of federal corruption charges. They were acquitted only on a handful of lesser charges.

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Sharp-Tongued Comedian Joan Rivers Dies At 81

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

Comedian Joan Rivers kept audiences laughing through a 50-year career that included bankruptcy, getting banned from The Tonight Show and mourning her husband's suicide.

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Nebraska's Supreme Court To Hear Keystone XL Pipeline Case

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

The White House delayed a decision on the pipeline until a Nebraska route is approved. The state's high court hears arguments on Friday over whether the governor had authority to approve the route.

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Federal Judge Rules BP Primary Culprit In Gulf Oil Spill

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

BP says it will appeal the ruling that the company's reckless conduct and gross negligence caused the largest U.S. offshore oil spill. The ruling exposes BP to potentially billions more in penalties.

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Hong Kong Activists To Counter China's Electoral Interference

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

Don Gonyea talks to Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, about China exercising control over Hong Kong's next leadership election. Pro-democracy supporters are outraged.

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Ukraine Crisis Requires A New Rulebook, Author Says

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:02am

David Greene talks to Edward Lucas, senior editor at The Economist and author of The New Cold War, about what moves NATO should be considering in response to Russian military moves in Ukraine.

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Losing A Friend On Sept. 11 'Will Travel In Me My Entire Life'

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 2:33am

Sekou Siby was supposed to be working at the World Trade Center when planes hit the twin towers. But three days before, he had swapped shifts with his friend, Moises Rivas.

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Judge Cracks Down On Sockless Attorney

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:06am

In Indiana, a judge told one lawyer that he could be fined if he doesn't start wearing socks in court. The lawyer has been admonished for this before, and reportedly responded, "I hate socks."

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Hankering For A Hot Dog? Try The 66lb Hot Dog Sundae

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:38am

After making a 100lb burger, Epic Meal Time, a Canadian YouTube show, moved on to encased meats. To honor the Inland Empire 66ers, a minor league baseball team, they created: The 66lbs Hot Dog Sundae.

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Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana's Ban On Gay Marriage

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

A federal judge has upheld Louisiana's ban on gay marriage. The decision marks the first time a federal court has upheld a gay marriage ban since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year.

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Surprise Contenders In The Running For U.S. Open Title

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

At the U.S. Open, two tennis players on the women's side of the draw have reached their firs Grand Slam Semi Finals. We learn more about them and look forward to upcoming matches with Courtney Nguyen, a contributing tennis writer for "Sports Illustrated."

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Legal Troubles Dog Famed Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

A Spanish court has named famed architect Santiago Calatrava — designer of New York's new Ground Zero transport hub — as a suspect in an alleged contract fraud. Prosecutors say Calatrava got $3.6 million for a convention center that was never built. This is one of several scandals and lawsuits he faces.

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It Will Takes Months To Get Ebola Under Control, WHO says.

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

As Ebola research moves ahead, work to contain the epidemic grows more desperate. David Greene talks to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan about how the Ebola epidemic in West Africa might progress.

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What Can NATO Do To Stop Russia's Moves Into Ukraine?

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to General Philip Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe, about the NATO Summit and how to handle the crisis in Ukraine.

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