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Arizona Enlists a Beetle in Its Campaign for Water

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:37pm
Officials have used bulldozers, chain saws and now beetles to get rid of the tamarisk, a tree that consumes a lot of water, but some scientists say it may not help.

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World Cup breaks social media records

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:29pm
The final World Cup match was the biggest social event ever for Facebook.
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Capital Field Notes: With Twitter's Help, Watch Congress Edit Wikipedia

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:27pm
Is @congressedits an example of how even trivial events can become fodder for opposition research, or a ray of sunshine on previously obscure doings?

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What's 'frightening' Justice Dept.?

CNN - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:19pm
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts.
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Christie still acting like one to beat

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:05pm
His ability to surprise and frustrate was evident in Nashville over the weekend.
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Limbaugh: Holder remarks 'not true'

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:55pm
He responds to Holder's comment that "racial animus" is part of the opposition to him and Obama.
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Cheney Family Discusses Political Playbook

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:52pm
Dick, Lynne and Liz Cheney talked family politics at the Politico Playbook lunch in Washington.

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Laura Ingraham backs Joe Carr

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:39pm
The conservative talk-radio host backs the Tennessee state representative's Senate campaign.
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Boston real estate: Inventory shortage

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:24pm
A founding partner with Charlesgate Realty Group says Boston's market is "hyper-competitive, highlighted by a severe shortage of inventory."
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'Octomom' gets probation

CNN - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:23pm
Octuplets mom Nadya Suleman settled the welfare fraud case against her by repaying $26,000 prosecutors say she illegally claimed.
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Lawyers, German woman accused of shaking down Saudi sheik

CNN - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:21pm
A German woman and two California lawyers have been charged with extortion for allegedly accusing the son of a wealthy Saudi sheikh of sexual assault and torture.
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DealBook: Companies That Offer Help With Student Loans Are Often Predatory, Officials Say

The New York Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:15pm
The debt settlement industry, already accused of questionable tactics related to mortgages, is finding a gold mine of new clients among those with college loans.

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Reality star nets 16K signatures

POLITICO - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:11pm
The former South Carolina treasurer and convicted felon could challenge Sen. Lindsey Graham.
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Will farm-to-table fly in Texas?

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:08pm
The farm-to-table movement has yet to really catch on in Texas but Tim Love thinks that is going to change.
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Users complain of Fitbit weight gain

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:05pm
Some users find that their bands actually make them pack on the pounds as opposed to shedding weight. The TODAY Show reports.
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Costa Concordia floats again: By the numbers

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:00pm
Salvage workers on Monday helped re-float the Costa Concordia, the shipwrecked cruise-liner that ran ashore off the Italian coast two years ago, as part of a $2 billion salvage operation. CNBC breaks down the numbers behind the major endeavor.
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Sell these beloved stocks: Technician

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:56pm
Is this blazing hot industry about to cool down? That's what top technician Carter Worth of Sterne Agee argues.
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This bubble market is already deflating

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:49pm
As stocks creep ever higher and spark bubble rumors, one other bubble appears to be deflating: the gum bubble.
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Health-care IT boom: VC money rushes in

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:47pm
Venture capital investment in health-care IT companies has topped $2.3 billion in 2014, blowing past last year's level.
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Why did Yellen give magazine interview?

CNBC - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:37pm
She gave an interview to the New Yorker, and any time such exclusive access is given, the questions go beyond just what was said.
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