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Though Scorned by Colleagues, a Climate-Change Skeptic Is Unbowed

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:49pm
John Christy, a highly credentialed professor in Alabama, says warming predictions have been greatly overstated. His critics are many.

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Obama Presses Congress for Long-Term Transportation Bill

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:37pm
President Obama argued that Republicans were more interested in trying to “score points on cable TV” than in fixing the country’s roads and bridges.

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Why a $60B fund manager is holding 20% cash

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:33pm
"We don't like the bond market," BlackRock portfolio manager Dennis Stattman says.
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Paulson nets $360 million on Kodiak deal

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:25pm
John Paulson's Paulson & Co. is one of the big winners from Whiting's purchase of Kodiak.
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DEA probes NFL drug abuse?

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:20pm
The DEA is launching an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source.
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ESports groups wary of porn sponsorship

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:15pm
After a porn site offered to sponsor competitive gaming, many gaming groups indicated the sponsorship could violate policies.
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Yellen: Economy better, not recovered

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:11pm
Yellen said there were signs of a production and spending rebound in the second quarter, but 'this bears close watching.'
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How to ride the energy bull run: Pro

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:06pm
Up nearly 20 percent in the past five months, the energy sector still has room to run, Nili Gilbert says.
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Why Yellen sent gold lower

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:53pm
Here's why gold lost $15 in 10 minutes.
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The amazing career of Leon Cooperman

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:49pm
His days start at 5:15 a.m. and end at 11 p.m. But the long hours pay off for Leon Cooperman, billionaire founder of Omega Advisors.
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Cramer's 2 oil stocks to own now

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:46pm
Though oil is trading at below $100 a barrel, these oil and gas stocks are worth considering, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Motherlode Blog: The Gay Mormon Known Sperm Donor From Utah

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:45pm
My friends used to offer up my status as a gay former Mormon as an icebreaker. Now, they’re helpfully tossing my role as “known sperm donor” out at dinner parties.

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2 ex-Utah attorneys general arrested

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:37pm
Two former attorneys general were arrested on a battery of bribery charges.
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Inequality persists in health care

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:36pm
Growing up in the Jim Crow-era South, we saw firsthand the great disparities in health care suffered by African-Americans. The lack of access to basic services, the dearth of black physicians and the often overtly racist attitudes of white health care providers contributed to higher rates of infant mortality, chronic illnesses and shorter life expectancy.
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Well: Study Discounts Testosterone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:30pm
A large new analysis has concluded that therapy to suppress the production of testosterone does not extend the lives of early-stage patients.

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DealBook: Citigroup Settles Mortgage Inquiry for $7 Billion

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:16pm
The deal, announced Monday, will settle a federal investigation into the mortgage securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, averting a lawsuit that would have proved costly for both sides.

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Senate panel votes for defense bill that doubles money for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:07pm
Congress is showing tangible support for longtime ally Israel as Gaza militants fire rockets, backing a measure that would double the amount of money for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system.
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Fed slaps stocks with comments on froth

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:02pm
The Fed's unusually targeted comments that biotech and social media stocks are overheated sucked the wind out of a an early rally.
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Not just Internet giants against FCC

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:01pm
Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.
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Canon lawyer outlines her cover-up claims of clergy sex abuse by Minneapolis Catholic leaders

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:55am
A church lawyer is making her most detailed allegations yet about a cover-up of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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