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Obama taps Silicon Valley for tech team

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:06pm
President Obama picks Google's Megan Smith and Alexander Macgillivray, formerly of Twitter, for key jobs on technology policy team.
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McCarthy expects briefings on ISIL

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:04pm
The House majority leader says intel from the White House is "critical."
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Govt cracks down on health supplements

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:04pm
Despite a court-ordered recall, a Georgia company's health supplements are still in stores.
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78-carat diamond goes missing in Namibia

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:42pm
The report does not specify the value of the gem, but a diamond of the same size sold for $6 million in 2011.
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New NFL tech: Track tackles with RFID

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:35pm
As the NFL returns, the sidelines may look a little different, with new technology in stadiums this season.
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Midterm Calculus: Senate Forecast Update: What Will Greg Orman Do?

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:30pm
Now that Chad Taylor has dropped out of the race in Kansas, our revised Senate forecast gives Republicans a 60 percent chance to take the Senate.






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Google to refund parents $19M

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:29pm
Google will refund $19 million to settle charges that it unfairly billed parents for purchases their children made.
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Blackstone exec: US soccer a great bet

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:25pm
A senior exec at Blackstone thinks big money investors can make piles of cash by betting on the growth of US soccer.
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Michael Katz, 75, Who Challenged View of Poverty, Dies

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:24pm
Professor Katz, who taught at the University of Pennsylvania and was a founder of its urban studies program, challenged the prevailing view in the 1980s and ’90s that poverty stemmed from the bad habits of the poor.






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A brand-new 'View'

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:13pm
It'll be a brand-new "View" in less than two weeks, with three new co-hosts in a new studio and with a new boss behind the scenes.
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The 'big reason' to sell Apple: Analyst

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:11pm
A longtime Apple analyst has only changed his rating twice, but that could change Tuesday.
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Paul: 'I am not an isolationist'

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:08pm
He pens an op-ed outlining how he would combat an ascendant Islamic militant group in the Middle East.
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Court: BP negligent in Gulf disaster

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:01pm
The ruling by a federal judge could put the company on the hook for another $18 billion.
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GOP mulls campaign finance debate

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:50pm
Senate Republicans are still deciding whether to open debate on the bill.
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Could Fed toughen policy as ECB eases?

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:36pm
The ECB announced broader than expected policy easing, as the Fed moves toward tightening, meaning higher U.S. rates and a stronger dollar.
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Apple supplier accused of violations

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:36pm
Violations at Catcher Technology's facility in Suqian have worsened since they were pointed out to Apple in April 2013, a new report said.
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Dad indicted in son's hot-car death

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:33pm
A Georgia grand jury on Thursday indicted Justin Ross Harris on eight counts, including malice murder and two counts of felony murder, in the hot car death of his toddler son.
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IV Misplaced in Oklahoma Execution, Report Says

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:30pm
Officials at the prison also erred by covering the inmate’s groin, where the injection was made, preventing them from seeing the problem.






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China shale goals look unrealistic

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:28pm
Chinese energy execs recently made bullish statements about shale growth there. But that may have been just to appease China, this analyst says.
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Why rich candidates can't get elected

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:28pm
Once seen as symbols of the American dream, today's wealthy candidates often deny their wealth to win over voters.
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