Story 1 of 26: syrian, rebels, senate
A big decision looms for Senate on ISIS msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

U.S. Senate approves bill to arm moderate Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday easily approved controversial legislation requested by President Barack Obama to allow the training and arming of moderate Syrian rebels in their fight against Islamic State militants.

9/18/2014 10:53pm · Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics
Story 2 of 26: ballot, senate, taylor
Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat's Name From Ballot In Senate Race Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Court orders Democrat Chad Taylor off Kansas ballot, dealing blow to GOP

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Democrat Chad Taylor's name must be removed from the ballot for U.S. Senate, dealing a blow to Republicans in the battle for the Senate majority. In a 10-page ruling, the court ruled that when Taylor ended his Senate campaign, he fulfilled all of the requirements to have his name taken of the ballot. In doing so, they overruled Secretary of State...

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Story 3 of 26: christie, bridge, report
Federal Bridgegate Investigation Finds No Link To Christie: Report Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Federal Bridgegate Investigation Finds No Link To Christie: Report

The U.S. Justice Department investigation into New Jersey Gov.Chris Christie’s role in “Bridgegate” has thus far uncovered no information he either knew in advance or directed the closure of traffic lanes on the George Washington Bridge, federal officials tell NBC 4 New York.

9/18/2014 10:16pm · Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post
Story 4 of 26: wasserman, schultz, democratic
Everyone Hates Debbie Washington Free Beacon Washington Free Beacon

Top congressional Dems defend Wasserman Schultz

One day after several elected Democrats and Democratic operatives took to the press to voice discontent with Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the top-ranking Democrats in the House and Senate came to her defense. Read full article >>

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Story 5 of 26: scotland, referendum, scottish
WATCH LIVE: Scottish Independence Vote Results Come In Mediaite Mediaite

WATCH LIVE: Scottish Independence Vote Results Come In

STV News will provide live coverage of the vote for Scottish Independence Thursday evening. The “Scotland Decides” special will give live updates on the state of the referendum that could break the union between the United Kingdom and Scotland. As voting began across Scotland on Thursday, opinion surveys on the referendum remained too close to call. The results are expected to be...

9/18/2014 9:54pm · Mediaite Mediaite
Story 6 of 26: earnest, smith, bet
Shep Smith Bets Earnest ‘Every Penny I Will Ever Make’ That Saudis Won’t Join Anti-ISIS Coalition Mediaite Mediaite

Shepard Smith Bets WH 'Every Penny I Will Ever Make at' Fox that Obama's ISIS Strategy Won't Work

Shepard Smith wasn't buying the White House's talking point that a coalition of Middle Eastern nations will lead the fight against the Islamic State, and he put up a pretty hefty wager that he was right.When press secretary Josh Earnest hinted that countries like Saudi Arabia and Jordan may accept the role of leading a coalition, the Fox News host thought otherwise: "There will be no commitment...

9/18/2014 9:20pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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Story 7 of 26: poroshenko, ukraine, president
7 Photos of Ukraine’s President the White House Wants Putin to See Politics » The Note Politics » The Note

7 Photos of Ukraine’s President the White House Wants Putin to See

Paging Russian President Vladimir Putin. There’s some photos the White House wants you to see. From the halls of Congress to the Oval Office, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with the highest leaders in the United States today, sending a clear message to Russia about the U.S.’s commitment to helping Ukraine.  As White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Wednesday:...

9/18/2014 8:56pm · Politics » The Note Politics » The Note
Story 8 of 26: senate, vote, sessions
Sessions: America Not an Oligarchy Where Masters of the Universe Decide Immigration Law Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Senate Dems Vote To Allow Obama's Post-Election Amnesty...

Senate Dems Vote To Allow Obama's Post-Election Amnesty...(Third column, 3rd story, link)Related stories:SESSIONS: AMERICA NOT OLIGARCHY WHERE 'MASTERS OF UNIVERSE' DECIDE IMMIGRATION LAW...

9/18/2014 11:18pm · Drudge Report Feed Drudge Report Feed

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Story 9 of 26: enrollment, year, health
We Finally Know How Many People Paid for Obamacare The Wire The Wire

HHS says 700,000 have lost insurance coverage since May

After enrolling more than 8 million people into marketplace health insurance this year, roughly 700,000 have lost their coverage, Medicare administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified Thursday before Congress.Click to Continue »

9/18/2014 10:41pm · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage

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Story 10 of 26: home, breach, depot
Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards put at risk Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Home Depot: 56M cards affected by breach

Home Depot said that 56 million payment cards were estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at it stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second largest breach for a retailer on record.

9/18/2014 10:13pm · Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times

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Story 11 of 26: man, police, arrested
Police arrest man suspected of arson in the massive California wildfire Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Man arrested on suspicion of arson in fast-growing King fire

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately starting the massive King fire in Northern California that exploded in size overnight and now threatens thousands of homes, authorities confirmed Thursday.

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Story 12 of 26: ios, iphone, apple
'YOU CAN'T DO THAT'? Apple could face police heat over refusing data access FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

'YOU CAN'T DO THAT'? Apple could face police heat over refusing data access

HealthKit bug hits Apple's iOS 8 launch, fitness apps removedCould Apple Watch save lives?3 great iOS 8 features for now, and 3 for laterVIDEO: Remove U2 from iTunes library VIDEO: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Which is best for you?

9/18/2014 7:07pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com
Story 13 of 26: school, obama, chicago
Rahm Emanuel: Chicago High School Won't Bear Obama's Name After All All TPM News All TPM News

'Obama College Prep' blocked, but lots of other things bear his name

A Chicago high school won't be named after President Barack Obama after all, the city announced Thursday. But plenty of other things have been named in honor of the Chicagoan who is the 44th U.S. president:

9/18/2014 7:16pm · News - Chicago Tribune News - Chicago Tribune

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Story 14 of 26: ebola, body, team
Mother Demands Liberian Beauty Queen's Body Back After Ebola Mix-Up Prevents Burial Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Muslim pilgrims checked for Ebola virus on their way to Mecca as health chiefs announce disease sweeps West Africa with more than 700 cases emerging in one week

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says the number of Ebola cases is doubling every three weeks and is calling for a 20-fold increase in aid totalling almost $1bn to tackle the virus's worst-ever outbreak.

9/18/2014 9:42pm · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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Story 15 of 26: alibaba, ipo, stock
Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn: source Business Insider Business Insider

Alibaba sets stock price at $68 on eve of IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. set its stock price at $68 a share — the top of its range — on the eve of its initial public offering, meaning that it is set to raise more than $25 billion and that the company’s overall value is higher than Amazon.com’s.

9/18/2014 11:11pm · latimes.com - Los Angeles Times latimes.com - Los Angeles Times
Story 16 of 26: ellison, oracle, larry
Oracle’s Larry Ellison steps down as chief executive Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Oracle’s Larry Ellison steps down as chief executive

Oracle announced Thursday that Larry Ellison will step down as chief executive after nearly 40 years running the company he co-founded in 1977. Ellison, 70, will become the company's executive chairman and chief technology officer. Oracle will be run by two co-chief executives: Ellison's longtime deputy Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard. Read full article...

Story 17 of 26: house, rep, syria
GOP Rep: Syria Vote a Public Acknowledgement of What U.S. Already Doing Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

House conservatives say they want vote on Syria AUMF

Calling for a more "humble" foreign policy, Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Id.) — a leader among the more conservative wing of the House GOP -- called Thursday for the GOP to be cautious and deliberate before authorizing any further use of force by President Obama in dealing with the Islamic State. Read full article >>

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Story 18 of 26: connie, gillibrand, britton
10 things you didn’t read today (but should have) The Fix The Fix

10 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

1. As our friends over at Reliable Source shared earlier today, there is now photographic proof that New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Friday Night Lights star Connie Britton were roommates. We can only hope that they will live together again for a reality show tie-in for Gillibrand's new book, "Off the Sidelines." They can even go […]

9/18/2014 10:00pm · The Fix The Fix

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Story 19 of 26: thrones, game, weh
QUIZ: Game of Thrones or campaign ad? The Fix The Fix

QUIZ: Game of Thrones or campaign ad?

On Wednesday night, news dropped that George R.R. Martin, author of the "Game of Thrones" series, was going to host a fundraiser for his home state senator, Tom Udall (D-N.M.). Martin has talked publicly about politics before; earlier this month he said that we could theoretically wipe out ISIS with our dragons (nuclear weapons) and has written about voting […]

9/18/2014 6:30pm · The Fix The Fix

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Story 20 of 26: clinton, women, issues
Sorry, Nancy Pelosi. New York is objectively more progressive than California. The Fix The Fix

The Fix: Sorry, Nancy Pelosi. New York is objectively more progressive than California.

During a conversation at the Center for American Progress on Thursday, presidential candidate* Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) started debating one of the most contentious issues in contemporary liberal politics: Which is the more progressive state, California or New York? Read full article >>

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Story 21 of 26: wage, minimum, increase
Raising the Minimum Wage DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Raising the Minimum Wage

This year Democrats face a grueling election challenge -- holding on to the Senate. In the face of relentless Republican obstructionism, the American public has turned against a do-nothing Congress, and because Democrats are in the majority in the Senate, they will be blamed for congressional gridlock. To combat this general anti-Congress sentiment, Democrats need an issue popular with the...

9/18/2014 10:57pm · Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

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Story 22 of 26: dwyer, police, violence
Another NFL Player Cut After Media Learns of Domestic Violence History Mediaite Mediaite

NFL: What Arguments About Concussions-Domestic Violence Link Are Getting Wrong

The NFL keeps taking hits — on and off the field. Jonathan Dwyer, the Arizona Cardinals running back, was arrested on Wednesday over allegations that he hit a 27-year-old woman and 18-month-old child. Dwyer is the fourth NFL player recently arrested on domestic violence charges, with Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, and [...] The NFL keeps taking hits — on and off the field. Jonathan Dwyer, the Arizona...

9/18/2014 7:56pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 23 of 26: files, day, demo
Wednesday Cable Ratings: MSNBC’s Morning Joe Last in Demo with 80K Mediaite Mediaite

Wednesday Cable Ratings: MSNBC’s Morning Joe Last in Demo with 80K

With just 80K viewers in the 25-54 demo Wednesday morning, MSNBC’s Morning Joe came in fourth place in the ratings, behind Fox News’ Fox & Friends (283K), CNN’s New Day (124K) and HLN’s Morning Express (92K).  In addition, the 6 a.m. hour of New Day averaged 140K viewers in the demo, which was higher than any hour of the day on MSNBC, including primetime programs...

9/18/2014 11:16pm · Mediaite Mediaite

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Story 24 of 26: kelly, ayers, bill
Megyn Kelly Responds to Bill Ayers ‘Cyborg’ Diss Mediaite Mediaite

Bill Ayers: Megyn Kelly ‘Is Like a Cyborg Constructed in the Basement of Fox News’

Bill Ayers, who recently sat down for an interview with FNC’s Megyn Kelly, talked about that interview with Salon. Ayers, the retired college professor and co-founder of the 1960s radical group Weather Underground, said he found Kelly to be “a very strange person.” “She’s like a cyborg constructed in the basement of Fox News. She’s very striking, but very metallic, very...

9/18/2014 8:23pm · TVNewser TVNewser

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Story 25 of 26: kerry, war, secretary

John Kerry Really Doesn't Like It When You Make Him Say We're at War with ISIS

The Pentagon's said it. The White House eventually admitted it. After his initial denial, even the secretary of state reluctantly conceded as much. But boy, it's still like pulling teeth to get John Kerry to say that America is at war with the Islamic State.After a contentious Wednesday Senate hearing on the U.S.'s military actions in Iraq, Kerry was back before Congress on Thursday, this time...

9/18/2014 7:26pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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Story 26 of 26: ebola, attack, virus

8 bodies, including 3 journalists, found after attack on Ebola education team

Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

9/18/2014 10:00pm · News - Chicago Tribune News - Chicago Tribune

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