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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: The Kids Are Ungrateful

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:17pm
When kids who complain about the things a parent thought they would appreciate, like vacations and even chocolate, how can a parent help them change both tone and attitude?

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Tesla: W.H. petition response 'timid'

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:16pm
It blasts the administration for a delayed reaction to a petition on direct auto sales to buyers.
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Leader's speech put pressure on Iran negotiators

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:05pm
A speech by Iran's Supreme Leader has limited the ability of the Iranian delegation to make concessions with world powers.
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Ahmed Abassi, Tunisian man accused in terror plot, is 'dangerous,' prosecutors say

FOX News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:51pm
Prosecutors in New York say a Tunisian man accused last year of plotting to organize a U.S.-based terrorism cell is "far more dangerous" than his guilty plea to immigration charges would indicate.
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Fed watchers await Yellen testimony

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:51pm
Fed Chair Janet Yellen could keep the rally rolling Tuesday, but if there are any surprises, traders expect a violent reaction.
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NY prosecutors say Tunisian man in terror case 'far more dangerous' than immigration fraudster

FOX News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:34pm
Prosecutors in New York say a Tunisian man accused last year of plotting to organize a U.S.-based terrorism cell is "far more dangerous" than his guilty plea to immigration charges would indicate.
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Why Warren went to West Virginia

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:33pm
Her visit helps nationalize the race in the minds of Democrats who want to keep the Senate.
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FBI arrests 8 people accused of running World Cup betting n Caesars Palace villas in Las Vegas

FOX News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:31pm
Federal authorities say eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong are accused of operating an illegal gambling ring that took millions of dollars in bets on FIFA World Cup soccer games in high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
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W.H. chef snubbed in food fight

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:28pm
Behind the new clash are all the big forces that shape major political battles.
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Dow breaks 17,000 but momentum may slow

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:27pm
The DOW closed above 17,000 on a strong U.S. jobs report, but charts suggest momentum may slow.
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Why Hollywood hasn’t won over China, yet

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:27pm
Some industry watchers warn that challenges remain for Hollywood in China, despite the success of the latest Transformers movie.
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Gartman: No way I'd be a gold bull

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:21pm
"It's going to be a technical circumstance," Dennis Gartman says.
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Cramer: MTW could have 30% upside

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:20pm
Looking at potential catalysts, Jim Cramer believes Manitowoc could print $42.
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Witness in defamation case says she saw Ventura get punched in bar

FOX News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:12pm
A woman testified Monday that she saw someone punch Jesse Ventura in 2006 at a California bar, contradicting the former Minnesota governor's insistence that the incident described in a slain military sniper's autobiography never happened.
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Carmakers Are Central Voice in U.S.-Europe Trade Talks

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:08pm
Negotiations for a trans-Atlantic trade pact, which have failed to gain momentum for more than a year, resumed on Monday in Brussels.
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Street deserves ‘F’ for these stocks

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:07pm
This is why Cramer always advocates doing your own research.
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Jill Biden at bat for All-Star game

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:05pm
Dr. Jill Biden will also meet with the winners of the "All Star Teachers" program.
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Yahoo earnings: It's all about Alibaba

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:04pm
Investors will want to pay close attention to Yahoo’s earnings call Tuesday to see if the company reveals any plans for its Alibaba IPO proceeds.
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Report: Veterans Affairs spends millions in payments not supported by medical evidence

FOX News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:57pm
An internal watchdog says that in its rush to cut a huge backlog of claims for disability benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a high error rate that results in payments to many veterans who lack adequate medical evidence of a disability.
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W.H. officials to talk migrants on Hill

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:45pm
Jeh Johnson will give a closed-door presentation to all 100 senators about the border crisis.
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