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Obama Urges Congress to Fund Infrastructure Projects

The New York Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:40pm
President Obama urged Republicans to vote for legislation to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, saying that failing to do so could mean huge layoffs for Americans this year.






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Belgian restaurants face soccer rush

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:31pm
One restaurant's Belgian roots—combined with the buzz around Team USA—should yield huge crowds for Tuesday's big game.
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Obama mocks Congress on roads

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:29pm
"I haven't heard a good reason for why they haven't acted," he says.
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Veterans poll: Most say VA 'difficult'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:26pm
Gallup also found that veterans' perceptions of VA care often align with their political affiliation.
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News Analysis: Compromise at the Supreme Court Veils Its Rifts

The New York Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:14pm
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. managed to shepherd the justices together, but the 9-to-0 decisions often masked deep disagreements.






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First-ever kosher prescription medication

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:08pm
Elelyso, a Pfizer therapy for Type 1 Gaucher disease, became the first ever prescription medication to be kosher certified.
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Next stop for Dow is 17,024: Cashin

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:06pm
The Dow came within reach of 17,000 Tuesday, and veteran trader Art Cashin thinks it will eventually surpass the psychologically important mark.
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Songza acquired by Google

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:01pm
Google acquired streaming music service Songza in its latest play for a bigger role in online music.
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US accuses T-Mobile of 'cramming' bills

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:52pm
The FTC filed a complaint against T-Mobile USA, alleging that the wireless provider added unauthorized charges customers' bills.
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Prescription Overdose Deaths in Florida Plunge After Tougher Measures, Report Says

The New York Times - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:51pm
A C.D.C. report says the decline is the first significant drop in deadly overdoses stemming from abuse of oxycodone and other prescription drugs.
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Inside Google's World Cup 'war room'

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:50pm
Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.
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Will gold be second half's big winner?

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:37pm
Jeff Kilburg says gold will replace coffee as the best performing commodity in the second half of 2014.
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Portillo's to sell for $1 billion

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:22pm
Berkshire Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Portillo's for close to $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Sales of Team USA soccer gear exploding

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:11pm
The success of the U.S. at the World Cup hasn't just meant mega-TV ratings, but also a spike in merchandise sales.
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Rogen hits SCOTUS 'a—holes'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:51pm
The comedian doesn't mince words when it comes to the Hobby Lobby decision.
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Victim: Will’s rape column ‘grotesque'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:46pm
The subject of the controversial column on campus rape fires back at the conservative writer.
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Good jobs number ahead: Joe LaVorgna

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:44pm
Deutsche Bank's chief U.S. economist says economic growth is strong and getting stronger.
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Pro-Cotton super PAC going back up

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:31pm
The Government Integrity Fund is spending $1.1 million on ads in three markets.
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Experts: Health records hack coming

POLITICO - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:17pm
The health world is flirting with disaster, say the experts who monitor crime in cyberspace.
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Obama looks to use executive action

CNBC - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:08pm
Obama told his Cabinet to look for areas where he might be able to govern by executive action given gridlock in Congress that is hampering his agenda.
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