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Texas man allegedly sent 500 'white powder' letters

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:11pm
For nearly six years, hundreds of letters, most containing a suspicious white powder, were sent through the mail, addressed to President Barack Obama, members of Congress, hotels near the Super Bowl, schools, companies and others.
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Street unfazed by worsening tensions?

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:08pm
Overseas fighting has intensified, yet stocks continue to rally?
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Darden CEO Clarence Otis steps down

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:06pm
Darden Restaurants said CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is resigning as the company focuses on its Olive Garden chain.
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McCain honored that ISIL hates him

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:59pm
A recent issue of ISIL's propaganda magazine calls him a "crusader."
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'Hated' stocks stand to do well: Grant

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:53pm
Despite the conflict in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia, Jim Grant is bullish on Russian stocks.
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What Christie can teach Cuomo

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:46pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dug himself a big pothole on his road to the White House in a corruption scandal. He is going to have to address this head on.
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Bits Blog: The Lessons Thus Far From the Transition to Digital Patient Records

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:41pm
The use of digital patient records has not led to overbilling, as feared, according to a new report — but it has not yet delivered efficiency gains or improved care, either.






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Most shorted stocks reporting this week

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:40pm
Markit's list of most shorted stocks announcing earnings this week includes several familiar consumer names.
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Chicago mayor tries to contain furor over red-light cameras and unexplained spike in tickets

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:38pm
Chicago city officials are scrambling to contain a controversy over the city's red light camera system, which may have issued thousands of tickets under questionable circumstances.
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Ingraham considering political bid

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:31pm
"I've been approached by various people to get involved," the conservative radio host says.
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After-hours buzz: ADVS, CGNX, HLF & more

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:00pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
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Merger could shake up discount retail

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:57pm
If Dollar Tree and Family Dollar complete a merger, stores should improve markedly, which may raise concern for competitors.
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Cruz lifts hold on State nominees

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:49pm
He says he wanted answers to why the Obama administration had banned flights to Israel.
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Itineraries: For Those Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to Exercise

The New York Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:48pm
Philadelphia International Airport became the first airport in the United States to provide free stationary bikes for travelers to use.
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Off track? British blogger sees world's ills in Thomas the Tank Engine

FOX News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:46pm
There's an insidious force barreling down the tracks toward children everywhere, threatening to turn toddlers into colonizing racists, according to a British blogger who is warning parents of the dangers of ... Thomas the Tank Engine.
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Why the Fed could start raising rates sooner

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:36pm
An improving economy could force the Fed to shift into rate hiking gear sooner than it would like, some Fed watchers say.
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D.C. seeks stay of gun ruling

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:34pm
The city's motion suggests that the order could complicate law enforcement's job.
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Medicare financial outlook brightens

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:29pm
Trustees for Medicare say they now expect the main Medicare trust fund to run short of money in 2030.
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Cruz, Gillibrand team up on Hamas

POLITICO - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:22pm
The bipartisan pair push a resolution condemning Hamas in its war against Israel.
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'90s analysts: No tech bubble 2.0

CNBC - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:22pm
Henry Blodget and Steve Milunovich say history is not repeating itself when it comes to tech stocks.
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