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10:54 am
Wed September 9, 2015

Trump To CNN: Donate All Debate Profits To Veterans

Donald Trump's letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker.
Trump Campaign

Originally published on Wed September 9, 2015 11:01 am

Ahead of next week's Republican debate on CNN, Donald Trump is calling on the network to donate all of its profits to various veterans groups.

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The Two-Way
10:40 am
Wed September 9, 2015

Baltimore Approves $6.4 Million Settlement With Freddie Gray Family

A mural memorializing Baltimore resident Freddie Gray adorns a wall near the place where he was tackled and arrested by police.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

The City of Baltimore has approved a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

During a press conference, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the settlement helps the city "avoid continuing anxiety and distraction." Ultimately, she said, city attorneys found that taking this lawsuit to court would have proved more costly.

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The Two-Way
10:38 am
Wed September 9, 2015

Surfing Brand Quiksilver Files For Chapter 11 Protection

Quiksilver, the clothing company that has sold surfing gear since 1969, is seeking relief from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. bankruptcy code. The filing is for the company's American division; it comes on the day Quiksilver had been scheduled to discuss its third quarter financial results.

The maker of sporting apparel and gear postponed that conference call, instead announcing that it had entered into a plan to reduce its debt by more than $500 million.

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The Two-Way
9:38 am
Wed September 9, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Serving British Monarch

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends the opening ceremony for the Borders Railway route at Tweedbank station, Scotland, on Wednesday.
Scott Heppell AP

Originally published on Wed September 9, 2015 9:57 am

After 63 years and 217 days atop the throne, Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-serving monarch in British history, eclipsing Queen Victoria's reign.

Reporting from London, NPR's Ari Shapiro reports for our newscast unit:

"Elizabeth II became Queen in 1952, when she was just 25 years old.

"Royal Historian Robert Lacey says it is true that the British Empire came to an end under her reign.

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The Two-Way
9:15 am
Wed September 9, 2015

Camerawoman Fired For Tripping Migrant Who Fled Police

A videographer for a Hungarian TV network trips a migrant holding a young boy who was running away from police. The camerawoman was fired.
Stephan Richter Twitter

Originally published on Wed September 9, 2015 10:58 am

After a widely watched video showed one of its journalists tripping a man carrying a young boy as they attempted to run past police in Hungary, the TV network N1TV has fired the camerawoman.

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