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  • Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico's coast

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  • Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

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  • US stocks are mostly lower at midday

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  • Mitch McConnell staffer wasn't running campaign

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  • Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

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  • Sudan government closes Iranian cultural centers

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  • T.F. Green to offer flights to Europe for 1st time

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  • President Obama heads to Europe

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  • Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

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From the Weekly Standard

  • McConnell Aide Resigns As Ron Paul Scandal Develops

    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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  • Repeal Obamacare, Don’t ‘Reform’ It

    Slowly but surely, the anti-repeal wing of the Republican party is starting to reassert itself.  The latest effort comes from Lanhee Chen, who was the top policy advisor on the Mitt Romney...

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