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Some In House GOP Want To Use Shutdown To 'Defund' Obamacare

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Dozens of conservative Republican House members and senators are pushing their leaders to use the threat of a government shutdown on Oct. 1 as a way to "defund" Obamacare. They argue that it's their last chance to stop the law before major portions take effect. It has opened up a serious rift in the party, as more moderate Republicans worry that if Congress fails to pass a spending bill by Sept. 30, Republicans — and not President Obama — will be blamed.
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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
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Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise for refugees and immigrants, with hopes to mainstream it.
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On National Mall, Native Americans Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Native Americans from across the country are visiting Washington this week to protest the construction of a controversial pipeline in the Midwest.
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Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit's co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.

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