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E-health records ripe for theft

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:56pm
On the black market, a full identity profile in a single record can bring as much as $500.
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Body found floating off Southern California is that of missing diver

FOX News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:54pm
Authorities say a body found floating in the water off a Southern California cove is that of a young man who went missing after diving off a cliff.
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USA Today Goes Viral

The New York Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:50pm
As USA Today’s publisher, the veteran newsman Larry Kramer is hoping America’s largest-circulation newspaper will thrive in a world of social media and mobile platforms.
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After Lapses, C.D.C. Admits a Lax Culture at Labs

The New York Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:40pm
Recent revelations of safety breaches in the handling of dangerous microbes have created a crisis of faith at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and prompted calls for sweeping changes at the agency.

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Dunford to lead Marine Corps in flux

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:36pm
The new leader will face a budgetary straitjacket imposed by Congress.
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Can a mayor be too honest?

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:12pm
What works: Opinion: Michael Nutter has a vision.
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West Philadelphia, reborn and razed

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:12pm
Can a university step in where a city fell down? John Fry is out to prove that it can.
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Mark Mayfield, a Tea Party Founder, Became the Unlikely Focus of a Big Controversy

The New York Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:11pm
The suicide of a Mississippi Tea Party founder who was charged in a plot to photograph Senator Thad Cochran’s ailing wife has deepened the enmity left by a divisive Republican primary.

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GOP Senate hopefuls bicker in Ga.

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:09pm
The debate turns nasty early when each candidate got a chance to question the other.
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Marijuana Decriminalization in Washington D.C. Is Contested by Federal Lawmakers

The New York Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:33pm
A law to make marijuana possession in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket has ignited a feud between Washington’s mayor and a Republican House member.

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Are the Fed and the ECB falling behind?

CNBC - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:13pm
If you believe some of the U.S. Fed governors' forecasts, the answer for the Fed's case is a resounding "yes."
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GOP govs: Scant Hobby Lobby political fallout

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 7:56pm
They say that they haven't witnessed any of the uproar that accompanied the ruling in Washington.
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Grumbling foreign banks bend to US rules

CNBC - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 7:39pm
Financiers are grumbling that the U.S. is punishing foreign banks for dealings beyond U.S. territory.
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Former Rep. Ken Gray dies

POLITICO - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 7:15pm
The Illinois Democrat earned the name "Prince of Pork" for bringing federal jobs to his district.
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Germany is World Cup champion, again

CNBC - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 7:07pm
Goetze's volley in extra time fired Germany to a fourth World Cup crown with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
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Authorities: New Orleans area woman dead; man who lived with her and his 3 children missing

FOX News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 6:45pm
Authorities say a suburban New Orleans woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her bathtub and the man she lived with and his three children are missing.
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Don’t get too comfy with low bond yields

CNBC - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 6:37pm
Bond yields have thwarted forecasts they would rise this year, but many analysts are sticking with their calls for a march higher.
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Yen fails to boost Japan exports

CNBC - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 6:33pm
When Shinzo Abe came to power, he hoped a weaker yen would give exporters a boost and spur the inflation needed to revive Japan's economy.
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Captured on video, gunman sprays gunfire into crowd outside Stamford nightclub; suspect held

FOX News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 6:29pm
A Connecticut man has been arrested on charges he sprayed gunfire into a crowd outside a downtown Stamford nightclub, injuring five in a chaotic scene captured on video.
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Boeing Optimistic That Export-Import Bank Will Get Funding

The New York Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 6:25pm
The head of its commercial aircraft division said that failure to keep the bank running would place Boeing at an unbeatable disadvantage to Airbus.
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