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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cheat Sheet - NSA Chief Bet Money on AT&T as It Spied on You

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November 04, 2014

While Gen. Keith Alexander ran the NSA, he also traded stocks in a tech company that had a sweetheart deal with AT&T, one of the agency's most important intelligence sources, reports Shane Harris.


The GOP is likely to take control of the Senate tonight, and Americans are in for a rude awakening. Political gridlock is only going to increase under this more ferocious class of Republicans, writes Jonathan Alter. With the election of a boatload of climate-change deniers, the environment may be the biggest victim of a Republican rout.


An Oregon woman was charged early Tuesday morning with the aggravated murder for throwing her 6-year-old son off a bridge. Police say Jillian McCabe, 34, called to 911 at around 6:30 local time to say she threw her son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Within a few hours, a body was found in the bay. Cops said a number of witnesses told them they saw the woman walking with the child along the bridge before she then pushed him off the 130-foot-high structure.


Queen Bey has spoken, and the wait will soon be over. Beyoncé will release her latest album, a box set, on Nov. 24. BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set will include two new songs, "7/11" and "Ring Off," and four new collaborations, with Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams, and Mr. Vegas. A tracklist of new songs had leaked Monday, setting off rumors—and hopes—that a new album was coming. At least some of the song titles and collaborations mentioned on that tracklist were not included in the press release of Beyoncé's box set.


Black voters' loyalty to the Democratic Party hit a new peak during the Obama years. The party is going to have to work harder if it wants to get them to turn out, writes Keli Goff. Black voters may be committed to Obama, but that doesn't mean they are committed to Democrats.

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Had visited Kenya.

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