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On Washington Metro, a Death Is Rare but Problems Are Almost Daily

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:53pm
National Transportation Safety Board investigators were on the scene a day after an electrical malfunction filled a Metrorail tunnel with smoke and killed a woman.

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Christie’s National Aspirations Underlie State Speech

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:45pm
The governor delivered his State of the State address on Tuesday, the same day a poll reflected eroding support among voters for the presidential aspirant.
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For Japan, cheaper oil is a catch 22

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:40pm
The crash in oil prices has benefits for Japan, but analysts warn that cheaper oil may dash hopes of the BOJ reaching its 2 percent inflation target.
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Paul taps Englander as likely 2016 campaign manager

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:37pm
His pick recently ran the successful campaign of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
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Bartender indicted for threatening Boehner

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:24pm
House Speaker Boehner's office thanked police after a bartender who had served the Ohio congressman was charged for poison threats. NBC News reports.
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Rand Paul looks to steal 2016 spotlight

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:23pm
He appears eager to return to his role as a conservative firebrand.
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Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit Schools

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:18pm
Detroit emerged late last year from emergency management and bankruptcy, but some officials worry that the woes of its public schools threaten to slow efforts to remake the city.

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Economic Scene: The Costs of Stinginess in Medicaid

The New York Times - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:15pm
With a Republican majority in Congress looking to cut taxes and spend less, it is easy to forget that tightfisted government imposes real costs.
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House, Senate GOP seek to close chasm at retreat

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:10pm
"It's time to air the differences," one senator says.
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Chipotle: No pork at some restaurants

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:37pm
Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at some of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards.
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Brad Pitt to star in Big Short: Report

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:34pm
Actors Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale have signed on to play in Paramount's forthcoming movie, "The Big Short," Variety reported.
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GOP moderates rebel against House immigration measure

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:32pm
These Republicans say the leadership is catering to the far-right elements of the party.
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Etsy may seek US IPO during Q1: Report

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:32pm
Etsy is mulling a plan to take the company public, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.
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5 ways to play oil's steep decline

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:19pm
Putting money into the commodity itself was among the moves CNBC "Fast Money" traders would make at current prices.
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Grassley questions Obama commutation drive

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:12pm
Senate Judiciary chairman wants details on Justice Dept. relationship with outside groups
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Cramer Remix: The MVPs of the market

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:07pm
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on the CEOs coaching their companies to new highs.
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Information sharing at top of Obama cyber agenda

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:41pm
"Neither government nor the private sector can defend the nation alone."
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Tesla touts needs for electric cars

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:22pm
Elon Musk returned to Detroit on Tuesday afternoon saying he wants to promote the development of electric vehicles.
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Nearly 300 K Streeters flock to meet Scalise

POLITICO - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:19pm
The embattled House Republican introduced them to his political operation.
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Cramer: Navigating a volatile trader's market

CNBC - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:14pm
One minute it's up, the next minute it's down. Jim Cramer gives two important tips for navigation.
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