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Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

| September 2, 2015

Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress.

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Search widens for suspects in officer’s slaying

Search widens for suspects in officer’s slaying

| September 2, 2015

Authorities in northern Illinois have expanded their search for three suspects wanted in the shooting death of a police officer.

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Hearing for 6 officers starts in Baltimore

Hearing for 6 officers starts in Baltimore

| September 2, 2015

A hearing has gotten under way at a courthouse in Baltimore for six police officers charged in the death of a black man in their custody in April.

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Senator Blunt visits behavioral health, veteran’s health facilities

Senator Blunt visits behavioral health, veteran’s health facilities

| September 2, 2015

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt traveled across Missouri last week to meet with individuals regarding veterans needs and health care in the state.

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Kmart Corporation settles False Claims case with U.S. Government

Kmart Corporation settles False Claims case with U.S. Government

| September 2, 2015

The Kmart Corporation has paid the United States government $1.4 million to settle False Claim violation allegations.

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Amazon to let Prime members download videos

Amazon to let Prime members download videos

| September 1, 2015

Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.

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US construction spending reaches highest level in 7 years

US construction spending reaches highest level in 7 years

| September 1, 2015

U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years.

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Democratic field ‘still wide open,’ Biden has time

Democratic field ‘still wide open,’ Biden has time

| September 1, 2015

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the Democratic presidential contest is “still wide open.”

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US factories grow in August at slowest pace since May 2013

US factories grow in August at slowest pace since May 2013

| September 1, 2015

A private survey finds that growth in US manufacturing slowed last month to the lowest pace in more than two years.

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