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  1. $70M Grant For bBiofuels Plant Planned East Of RenoSun, 21 Sep 2014 03:15:12 GMT
    A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the grant announced Friday is in addition to a $105 million loan guarantee U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack confirmed Sept. More...
  2. Lawsuit: Teen raped after school used her as 'bait' to catch rape suspectSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:40:05 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student. More...
  3. Search For Pennsylvania Trooper's Slaying Still ActiveSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:40:04 GMT
    Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's home in the Poconos Mountains. "It is still a very active search," said Ralph Megliola, chairman of Barrett Township board of supervisors, adding that up to 400 law enforcement officers, including members of the U.S. Marshals Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the FBI. More...
  4. Lawmakers: Judge in abuse case should resignSat, 20 Sep 2014 20:14:55 GMT
    Alabama lawmakers are calling on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to resign over allegations that he hit his wife "several times with a closed fist" in an Atlanta hotel room in August. U.S. Sens. Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby of Alabama released separate statements Thursday calling for Fuller's resignation. More...
  5. Potential push for Obama to expand military effortSat, 20 Sep 2014 16:39:49 GMT
    President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military experts inside and outside the administration argue that an even greater expansion may be needed for the mission to succeed, including positioning U.S. ground troops with front-line Iraqi security forces. More...
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  1. Dow Hits Record Close After Scotland Vote, Alibaba DebutFri, 19 Sep 2014 20:44:11 GMT
    Alibaba surged in its U.S. trading debut after the company raised nearly $22 billion in the largest IPO ever. More...
  2. Home Depot Hacked: How to Protect YourselfFri, 19 Sep 2014 19:38:14 GMT
    Home Depot revealed 56 million of its shoppers' credit cards were stolen, the largest retail breach ever. Ben Popken explains how to protect yourself. More...
  3. Cadillac to Launch Posh New Sedan in 2015Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:28 GMT
    The as-yet unnamed flagship model will debut the makers new autonomous highway driving technology. More...
  4. Opportunists Cash in on Delayed iPhone Launch in ChinaFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:44:42 GMT
    Regulatory hurdles mean the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus won't be available soon in China, the world's biggest smartphone market. More...
  5. Open Sesame! Alibaba Makes Monster Trading DebutFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:00:08 GMT
    The largest IPO in history, from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, opened at $92.70 a share. More...
  6. Marriott Wants You to Vacation on a Virtual BeachFri, 19 Sep 2014 15:24:06 GMT
    Marriott Hotels is betting the future of travel will be, at least in part, virtual. More...
  7. Pass the Brewski? Pabst Sold to Russian CompanyFri, 19 Sep 2014 14:41:36 GMT
    Pabst Brewing Company, which produces quintessential American beers PBR, Colt 45, Old Milwaukee and Lone Star beers was sold to a Russian company. More...
  8. Alibaba CEO Jack Ma on 'Ecosystems' and 'Forrest Gump'Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:34:15 GMT
    Jack Ma talks about how Alibaba's "ecosystem" can help small businesses around the world, and how 'Forrest Gump' became a hero to him. More...
  9. How College Can Screw Up Your CareerFri, 19 Sep 2014 14:32:30 GMT
    Call them the almost-grads. More...
  10. Desperate Fishermen Driven to Piracy by 'Flag Hoppers'Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:21:51 GMT
    It's a vicious cycle that people in government and shipping worry could become worse. More...