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CBO: Dark skies head for deficits?

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:44am
The government report says long-term budget shortfalls will approach unprecedented levels.
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Jose Antonio Vargas detained

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:36am
The undocumented immigrant was part of a Pulitzer-prize winning team for the Washington Post.
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Wildfires in Oregon, California destroy homes; progress on largest Washington fire

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:36am
A destructive wildfire in southern Oregon is now 15 percent contained.
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Sausage price fixing is the wurst

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:35am
The German government has slapped a €380 million fine on sausage makers it accused of fixing prices. The FT reports.
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Millennials flock to alternative care

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:34am
Most millennials use alternative medicine to maintain wellbeing rather than cure existing sicknesses. The Fiscal Times reports.
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'Lemon' lawyer declares win over Tesla

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:34am
A lawyer says he's won a settlement in a lemon-law suit against Tesla on behalf of a Model S owner. USA Today reports.
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Biotechs, social weak on Yellen

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:33am
Shares in biotechs and social media stocks fell Tuesday after a Fed report suggested their valuations appear stretched.
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JPMorgan earnings top expectations

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:32am
JPMorgan Chase reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
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Pro-Israel judge recusal sought

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:29am
A Palestinian-American woman facing fraud charge says the jurist's impartiality is open to question.
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The man who first took on the IRS

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:19am
A former adviser to President Obama's transition team was waging his own legal battle against the IRS before conservatives attacked.
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Jill Abramson to sit with Katie Couric

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:18am
The former New York Times executive editor will have her first interview since her termination.
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US business inventories up

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:17am
The Commerce Department said on Tuesday inventories increased 0.5 percent after rising 0.6 percent in April.
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16 wild stocks paying off for investors

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:13am
To make the list, the stocks needed to be among the 25 with the highest betas over the past year, USA Today reports.
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Wage inflation a good thing: McCulley

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:01am
Inflation concerns about rising wages are unfounded, Pimco Chief Economist Paul McCulley tells CNBC.
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Gadgets to improve your summer fun

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:30am
Bluetooth-enabled grilling, a solar-powered fridge and golfing tech are among the new gadgets to help relax this summer.
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Retail sales fall short, weak autos hurt

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:22am
But details of the Commerce Department report suggest the economy was on a solid footing at the end of the second quarter.
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GOP talks of backing half of request

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:11am
Bill would provide half of Obama's border request.
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Even FedEx envies this Indian service

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:58am
Dabbawalas are bikers who take tiffins to eaters in Mumbai so efficiently that FedEx is studying them. GP reports.
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Why Holder made whites mad

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:54am
Dorothy Brown says by commenting that 'racial animus' may in part drive opposition to Obama, the Attorney General allowed many whites the too-rare experience of hearing what a black man is thinking about race
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Why's Rick Perry being mean?

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:54am
Tim Stanley says it's as transparent as the Texas governor's new glasses--a tactical slam of a possible 2016 opponent that misrepresents the Kentucky senator's positions
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