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Washington Retail District’s Future Rides on Streetcars

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:31pm
This summer, after 65 years, streetcars will again travel the former H Street NE shopping district and hopes are high that they will drive development.






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Cheaters force casinos to up the ante

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:19pm
Some RFID gaming chips have the ability to not only cut casino's cheating losses, but also track a player bet by bet.
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Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Past Five Years

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:18pm
The statistics present a different picture of President Obama’s policies from the one painted by many immigrant advocates, who have called him the “deporter in chief.”






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Leash on expenses helps AmEx

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:10pm
American Express Co reported a 12 percent rise in quarterly profit as its credit-card customers spent more in a recovering U.S economy.
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More Clinton records due out

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08pm
The new batch of papers includes information about Richard Nixon, Oprah Winfrey and Tim Russert.
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Google earnings miss

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:02pm
Analysts had expected the company to report earnings excluding items of $6.40 a share on $15.52 billion in revenue.
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NY subpoenas HFT firms: Source

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:00pm
The New York attorney general's office has subpoenaed about a half-dozen high-frequency trading firms, a source told CNBC.
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Cruz fundraising falls post-shutdown

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:24pm
The Texas senator's coffers fall short of the heights reached during the fall of 2013.
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Alnylam defends RNA potential

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:23pm
This week RNA firms appeared to have tough news, but Alnylam remains undeterred about the potential of its treatments.
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Eldridge seeks comms director

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:22pm
The NY-19 congressional hopeful is the husband of New Republic owner Chris Hughes.
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Right outraged at Census change

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:01pm
The bureau's new methods are expected to lower the number of uninsured regardless of Obamacare.
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Wild Turkey! Bourbon business is booming

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:49pm
From spiced bourbon to a new #nevertamed campaign, here's what Wild Turkey is doing to capitalize on the bourbon boom.
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CPI's Chris Hamby to BuzzFeed

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:44pm
The Center for Public Integrity reporter will join the BuzzFeed investigations desk.
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Carlyle Africa fund is magnet for assets

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:43pm
Carlyle has raised $698 million for its dedicated Africa fund, nearly $200 million above its initial target.
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Glenn Beck goes Hollywood

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:29pm
His company is refurbishing a movie lot and plans to produce three films.
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Canada sees its tech start-ups booming

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:27pm
Canada's Silicon Valley is seeing a boom of start-ups after BlackBerry's meltdown. More than 450 were created last year—four times the 2009 amount.
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McCutcheon lawyer brings new case

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:22pm
At issue are laws dating to the 1970s that set different donation limits based on the group's age.
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KFC brings back the Double Down

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:13pm
The bacon 'n' cheese sandwich that used two fried chicken filets instead of a bun is back at KFC, USA Today reports.
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Be brave, buy growth after pullback: Pro

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:05pm
It's time to buy growth companies on the cheap, Josh Spencer says.
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Ex-Madoff aides ask judge for reprieve

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:59pm
Five former Bernard Madoff aides have asked a US judge to throw out their convictions, after a jury found them guilty of fraud and conspiracy.
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