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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Meg Whitman

Sep 21, 2011 — According to media reports, H-P's directors are discussing the replacement of current CEO Leo Apotheker. Whitman, who was CEO of eBay and the 2010 GOP candidate for governor of California, is on H-P's board.
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Nov 3, 2010 — Whitman spent over $140 million but lost to Jerry Brown. He sold experience in a change election. The billionaire Whitman was hurt by seeming to buy the election and a controversy involving an illegal immigrant who worked 9 years for her.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Meg Whitman defended her candidacy against controversy eruptions. She acknowledged she has flaws though she continued the line that what's most important to know about her ex-housekeeper problem is that it was a political stunt.
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Oct 21, 2010 — ANALYSIS: Some say the campaign has been so negative and nasty that both deserve to lose. Perhaps that's true. But wouldn't it be far more fitting punishment if both won?
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Oct 8, 2010 — Sometimes, an unexpected event could help derail a candidacy that was thought to have momentum. Two case studies, in the West Virginia Senate race and the California gubernatorial contest.
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Oct 4, 2010 — The issue of Meg Whitman's dealing with her former housekeeper has the potential to derail the Republican's chances from winning the California governorship
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Oct 1, 2010 — Meg Whitman said she'd take a a lie-detector test to prove she's telling the truth in the matter of the undocumented housekeeper . A Los Angeles Times journalist says he has it all arranged.
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Sep 30, 2010 — Meg Whitman, the Republican nominee for California governor, blamed her rival, Democrat Jerry Brown, for smearing her via the undocumented housekeeper story. Whitman denied exploiting her ex-housekeeper and said she followed the law.
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Sep 29, 2010 — California GOP governor Meg Whitman was accused by a former housekeeper, an undocumented worker who she employed for nine years, of firing the woman for political reasons.
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Sep 29, 2010 — California governor candidates Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown showed their different styles and clashed on their backgrounds in their first face to face debate.
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