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Feeling blu? E-cig big out of new company

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:28pm
A huge merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard will see electronic cigarette leader blu go to another company.
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Ready for Warren? Backers start site

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:16pm
A group urges the Massachusetts Democrat to run in 2016, though she's not supporting the effort.
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After-hours buzz: AAPL & IBM

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:00pm
A partnership between Apple and IBM is among the headlines after the bell Tuesday: Apple, IBM, Intel, Yahoo & more.
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Ex-wife says her police officer husband joined KKK in Florida as part of undercover operation

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:57pm
The ex-wife of a police officer who left the department after a report tied him to the Ku Klux Klan told investigators that she and her husband joined the group as part of an undercover operation.
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Cheney: Impeach talk a 'distraction'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:54pm
The former VP says Sarah Palin's suggestion to impeach Obama wouldn't be productive.
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The Politics of 2016: The Risks of Hillary Clinton’s Quasi-Campaign

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:51pm
In the absence of policy statements, voters gravitate toward personal traits and characteristics to fill in the blanks.






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Buffett's biggest gift to Gates charity

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:47pm
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
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Viking preps $2 billion illiquids fund

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:47pm
Viking Global Investors is preparing the launch of a new fund to focus on illiquid investments.
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Abramson discusses N.Y. Times firing

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:37pm
"I didn't in real time read what was written about me and losing my job," she says.
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Apple aims big for enterprise business

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:30pm
Apple and IBM announced a deal that could make Apple—traditionally a consumer brand—a major player in the business market.
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Ex-Ford CEO Mulally joins Google board

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:08pm
Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally will join the board of directors of Google, the company said Tuesday.
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Reid against Cornyn-Cuellar plan

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:06pm
The Senate majority leader calls it "too broad."
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Intel earnings beat; shares jump

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:04pm
Intel reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing stronger-than-expected demand for corporate PCs.
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Is baseball on its way out?

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:54pm
Where'd all the baseball fans go?,asks Mike Downey. Attendance at games and TV viewership are way down; it seems the game's status as the great American pastime is slipping
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Expect good back-to-school season: Pro

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:44pm
This back-to-school season should be "one of best," for apparel retailers, one retail expert said.
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Carney up for Uber, Apple PR posts

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:36pm
"I'm talking to a lot of people about a variety of possibilities," Carney says.
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Holder: America not 'colorblind'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:24pm
The attorney general says it is an "undeniable truth" that injustices "continue to reverberate."
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Oracle braces for immigrant children's arrival

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:05pm
The national debate over what to do with unaccompanied immigrant children will heat up Tuesday in Oracle, Arizona.
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Democrats AND Republicans are wrong

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:46pm
Both Democrats and Republicans are wrong about wealth inequality. Here’s the real problem, says Jim Iuorio.
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Lockheed F-35 debut delayed: Pentagon

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 2:46pm
The Pentagon has decided not to send Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters to a UK air show amid mechanical problems.
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