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US making 50 intel flights a day in Iraq, but GOP lawmakers want to know why no drone strikes

FOX News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:10am
Senior U.S. officials say they've vastly ramped up intelligence sorties over Iraq to better understand an expanding extremist insurgency and help Iraqi forces fight back.
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IRA contributions reach record high

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:08am
Americans are stashing more in their IRAs, but it may still not be enough for a comfortable retirement.
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Husband emails wife 'no sex' spreadsheet

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:58am
A wife took to Reddit after getting an email from her husband with a spreadsheet tracking his attempts to get intimate.
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Cramer: This stock could quadruple

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:57am
Results of a clinical trial of a breast cancer drug could make this company a takeover target, too, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Stocks that are getting very ambitious...

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:44am
Thirteen stocks in the S&P 500 are targeting 60 percent rises in stock prices...but is it too ambitious? USAToday reports.
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Barricuda exits water 'like a torpedo,' bites 13-year-old boy in Florida

FOX News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:38am
A teenage boy is recovering after a 5-foot barracuda apparently jumped into his father's boat and slashed his arm and chest.
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S&P tech sector hits 14-year high

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:37am
Technology firms led market gains as the S&P Tech sector and the Nasdaq 100 both reached 14-year highs.
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Slow growth, spotty economy: CEO

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:35am
Since the pre-2008 economy was a bubble, says Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, expect slower future growth rates.
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Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from noted New York City charity; has repaid $3 million

FOX News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:33am
The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity has been sentenced to prison for helping to steal more than $9 million from the anti-poverty organization.
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DOT pushes new oil train safety rules

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:25am
The proposal phases out older rail tank cars.
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Who gets the last word on Obamacare?

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:23am
After a split ruling on Obamacare from the courts, who gets the last word? Law professor Dan Eaton weighs in.
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Social media sites users love to hate

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:11am
Though social media remains immensely popular, a new survey shows users aren't very satisfied with their experience on the sites.
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Trading Starbucks before earnings: Pro

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am
Tim Seymour provides a look behind his trade on Starbucks ahead of quarterly earnings.
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S&P takes aim at 2,000

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:48am
Shaking off geopolitical flare-ups for now, analysts say the S&P 500 is taking aim at the 2000 level.
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The New Health Care: Two Americas on Health Care, and Danger of Further Division

The New York Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:47am
The Affordable Care Act was designed to make health care more affordable and more uniform, but court rulings could deepen the disparities among states.

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Puma shares triple, but options 'fishy'

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:45am
Puma's experimental breast cancer drug met its main goal in a late-stage trial, but the options market is sensing something funky.
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House GOP offers border fix plan

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:44am
Chief among their recommendations are changes to a 2008 anti-trafficking law.
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Until drug war ends, expect refugees

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:29am
Jeronimo Saldana and Malik Burnett say Gov. Perry's plan to send National Guard to the border won't solve the escalating immigration problem. At its core is the longstanding drug war the U.S. in Central and South America.
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Pol to C-SPAN caller: This isn't Fox

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:20am
Jim Himes advises an angry caller to try 'a little more C-SPAN and a little less Fox News.'
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GOP's slam of Obama over MH17

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:19am
LZ Granderson says Ronald Reagan went horseback riding and took a vacation after the Korean Air Crash of 1983. So why does the GOP keep airbrushing history to bash Obama?
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