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Colorado candidates for U.S. Senate effectively tied: Reuters-Ipsos poll 5:50pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The two candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado, one of the states that could decide whether Republicans win control of the upper chamber of Congress on Nov. 4, are effectively tied, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.

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Head of municipal securities office at U.S. SEC to leave agency

WASHINGTON - The director of the office of municipal securities at the Securities and Exchange Commission, John Cross, will leave his post in November to return to the U.S. Treasury Office of Tax Policy, the agency said on Tuesday.

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U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions.

U.S., Tech, Cyber Crime, World 21 Oct 2014
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Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police

- A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August.

U.S. 21 Oct 2014
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U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

CHICAGO - Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government's response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats.

21 Oct 2014
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Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday

- Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday.

U.S. 20 Oct 2014