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US growth forecast now 1.7 percent

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:45pm
The IMF said it expects the U.S. economy to grow even more slowly this year than it predicted a month ago due to weakness in the first quarter.
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FAA extends Tel Aviv flight ban

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:30pm
US aviation authorities on Wednesday extended a ban on US airlines flying to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.
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When it's safe to fly—Who should decide?

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:28pm
Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.
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NRF cuts retail growth forecast for 2014

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:25pm
Slow growth during the first half of the year caused the National Retail Federation to lower its retail sales forecast.
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No evidence of MH17 black box tampering

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:19pm
The Dutch Safety Board said it still expects to get the information it needs from the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
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The big money still loves hedge funds

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:08pm
Big investors plan to keep pouring money into hedge funds despite mixed returns.
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Facebook and Twitter gunning for retail

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:57pm
Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.
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Comic book sale could be priciest ever

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:54pm
EBay announced that the finest known copy of Superman's original appearance will be offered on the site in August.
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Senate Dems pressure GOP on Israel

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:47pm
Democrats are daring Republicans to oppose a border bill that includes aid to Israel.
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Kerry, Bloomberg fly to Israel despite FAA

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:41pm
Despite security concerns and an FAA ban, Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael Bloomberg flew into Israel.
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Fan poll: Don't drop Redskins name

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:39pm
Sixty-five percent of those polled reject calls for the NFL team to change its name.
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Sheriff's official confirms death of gunman who wounded 2 South Texas police officers

FOX News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:17pm
South Texas authorities say a man suspected of shooting two police officers was found dead outside a home following an exchange of gunfire.
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Paul: 'I wouldn't question' Israel

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:14pm
"These are difficult decisions people make in war when someone attacks you," he says.
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Islamic State veils mannequins

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:10pm
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Mosul to cover the faces of mannequins with veils, GlobalPost reports.
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Police: Man with gun tried to enter House office

POLITICO - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:09pm
The man, who is not a Capitol Hill employee, was carrying a 9mm Ruger.
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Argentina, bondholder talks rescheduled

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:06pm
Settlement talks between Argentina and bondholders were pushed back one day, the court-appointed mediator said.
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'Nuclear option' may have saved Obamacare

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:05pm
When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went "nuclear" last winter, he just might have saved a major piece of Obamacare.
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Sole suspect in Bourbon Street shooting appears in court; new attorney says he is not guilty

FOX News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:02pm
The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers.
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SEC adopts money market reforms

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:02pm
The SEC adopted rules designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds.
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Big Cola takes on...well, big cola

CNBC - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:59am
The company that owns Big Cola is battling Coke and Pepsi for Asian and Latin American markets. FT reports.
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