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GOP theme: Blame Obama

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 8:22pm
Want to know why the Republicans who control both chambers of Congress can't get more done?
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GOP brass not ready for Romney

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 8:06pm
Top party officials meeting in San Diego are deeply skeptical of a third Romney run.
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Ship-Supply Contractor and Navy Captain Plead Guilty in Scandal

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 8:01pm
A fourth Navy official pleaded guilty on bribery charges for accepting free trips, meals and prostitutes from a contractor.

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St. Louis police make 3 arrests after killing of hotel manager, 5 other deaths in 12-hour span

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:57pm
The night manager of a Drury Inn in St. Louis was shot to death during an early Thursday robbery attempt, one of the city's six homicides during a 12-hour span.
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Fox News, Dish Network reach deal, ending 3-week fight

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:56pm
Dish Network and Fox News reached an agreement Thursday to put the news network back on the satellite-TV service, ending a three-week fight that had left 14 million subscribers unable to watch the channel.
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Obama was right to skip Paris

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:55pm
By lionizing Charlie Hebdo, Europe is empowering Al Qaeda.
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Rubio and the myth of Jeb's protégé

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:55pm
If you believe their stories, Bush was a mentor to Rubio. The truth is more complicated.
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Documentary Draws Ire From the Church of Scientology

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:38pm
The church says there are journalistic lapses in a documentary by Alex Gibney and it will take out ads in newspapers to raise its concerns.
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Judge’s Ruling on Gulf Oil Spill Lowers Ceiling on the Fine BP Is Facing

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:33pm
The ruling puts the potential fine at several billion dollars less than feared, and estimates the size of the worst offshore spill in U.S. history at 3.19 million barrels.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Your Free Speech, and Mine

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:30pm
An enlightened society should be able to take the punch of satire and ridicule, even coarse satire and savage ridicule.

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Cramer Remix: My take on Target after Canada

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:11pm
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his opinion on the big time retailer after its announced moved away from Canada.
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Obama: I'm going on offense

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:09pm
The president said he's prepared to veto hostile legislation, including an Iran sanctions package.
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7 ways to play the drama overseas

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:02pm
The Swiss central bank's move set off the potential for a range of plays, from commodities to global stocks and ETFs.
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Air Force Captain Promotion Announcement

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:46pm sends its congratulations to the 714 first lieutenants that have been selected for promotion to Air Force captain.
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Video game sales on the rebound

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:30pm
The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.
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Cramer: Forget the Swiss! Stay in USA

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:14pm
Do you really want the headache in Europe anyway? Jim Cramer stays domestic for investing.
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Muslim prayer call at Duke U

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:48pm
The Muslim call to prayer will sound from a bell tower at North Carolina's Duke University -- but not everyone is considering the chant music to the ear.
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BP spill smaller than feared: Judge

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:40pm
BP will face fines for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill of up to $13.7 billion, less than a maximum hit of $17.6 billion.
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Schlumberger to cut 9,000 jobs

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:39pm
Schlumberger Ltd, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, said it will cut 9,000 jobs, or about 7 percent of its workforce.
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Jim Grant on Swiss bank move

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:37pm
When central bank "meddling" ends, something noisy and sudden happens, Jim Grant said.
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