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No joke! Powerball winner claims prize

CNBC - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:51am
A California retiree stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $425 million Powerball jackpot a month and a half after he bought the winning ticket.
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The Man of Steele returns

POLITICO - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:02am
Simon interviews Michael Steele, who says he's "the most misunderstood man in politics."
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ACA critics: Homina, homina, homina

POLITICO - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:02am
Critics of the law are left questioning early numbers or changing the subject.
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Cisneros juggled charges, Castro

POLITICO - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:00am
Newly released Clinton papers show the ex-HUD secretary pushed a Cuba detente in 1997-98.
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Steve Jobs promised ‘holy war’ on Google

CNBC - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:06am
Steve Jobs had warned of the growing threat from Google and promised a "holy war" on smartphones running its Android software, the Financial Times reports.
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Corporate Lobbyists Assail Tax Overhaul They Once Cheered

The New York Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:32am
The undisputed winners of a legislative battle over the nation’s tax code are the lobbying shops, which often work to simply preserve the status quo.
    





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Texas fights disclosure of execution drug supplier's identity

FOX News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:00am
Two days before Texas is set to execute its first inmate with a new batch of drugs, the state prison agency remained determined Tuesday to keep its supplier a secret, citing threats of violence to pharmacies that sell drugs used in lethal injections.
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PG&E charged with violating safety laws in connection with 2010 pipeline explosion

FOX News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:00am
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. was charged on Tuesday with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Notorious S&L figure Keating dies

CNBC - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:30am
Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.
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Charles Keating, 90, Key Figure in ’80s Savings and Loan Crisis, Dies

The New York Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:46am
Mr. Keating was a businessman who later went to prison after fleecing thousands of depositors with help from a group of United States senators dubbed the Keating Five.
    
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Muriel Bowser Defeats Mayor Vincent Gray in Washington Primary

The New York Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:46am
Muriel E. Bowser won a stunning upset on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for mayor in a race that turned on the integrity of the incumbent, Vincent C. Gray.
    





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