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NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:30am
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of athletes.
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The New Health Care: Good News and Gloom for Medicare, Wrapped in a Mystery

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:20am
Health care experts can’t explain the encouraging spending slowdown, but the long-term outlook remains bleak.






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Dem candidate 'hurt' by Obama

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:09am
Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant says she is "disappointed" in the president's handling of coal.
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BlackBerry buying anti-eavesdropping firm

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:57am
BlackBerry CEO John Chen announces the company's latest deal — buying anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart.
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Herbalife off 12% on earnings miss

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:56am
Herbalife slumped after quarterly results missed estimates. Revised revenue guidance was also below projections.
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Earnings to keep bulls running: Pros

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:53am
Stronger earnings will be the key driver for the bull market, leading quantitative strategists tell CNBC.
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PLO offers 24-hour truce

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:51am
In Gaza, a health official said at least 100 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes.
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Poll: Let border kids stay

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:46am
Nearly 70 percent say the undocumented children should be treated as refugees.
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Uber moves into business travel

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:41am
Ridesharing app Uber announces a service aimed at making the company more valuable for business travelers.
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Microsoft latest US tech target in China

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:39am
Citing compatibility issues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce said Microsoft is suspected of a monopoly.
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Wall St guides firms overseas, makes $$$

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:29am
Investment banks have collected, or will soon collect, $1B in fees to help American firms "move" abroad. NYT reports.
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Facebook begins move to messaging app

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:22am
After testing the strategy in Europe, Facebook said that the rest of world will also have to switch very soon. NBC News reports.
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35% of Americans face debt collectors

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:21am
Delinquent debt is largely concentrated in Southern and Western states with residents of Texas cities among the most reported.
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Vote now: Home robot or home security?

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:06am
Smart home devices, including a personal robot and app-controlled security system, are popular crowdfunding projects.
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Braley reboot starts with attack

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:00am
The Iowa Democratic Senate candidate's ad targets opponent Joni Ernst's minimum wage views.
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Stop kids from squandering your fortune

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:00am
Advisors often see clients' wealth squandered by children, but parents can in fact protect their legacy from irresponsible heirs.
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Student debt 'relief' may be a scam

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:00am
Scammers know students struggle with debt, so they've created phony loan "debt relief" companies that promise to help for a price.
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What's wrong with 'Black Jesus'?

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:48am
A Christian group's anger over the trailer for an upcoming TV show seems out of place, says Jay Parini
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OkCupid purposely mismatched users

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:48am
OkCupid purposely mismatched users to test its technology and the effect of telling people their compatibility.
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Buyer of the Kurdish crude oil revealed

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:27am
The secret buyer of crude oil sitting off the coast of Texas in a Kurdish tanker is a company located in the British Virgin Islands.
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