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Hensarling vs. the Chief Pickle

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:31pm
The Texas Republican gets a complaint from Miss Jenny's Pickles regarding the Ex-Im Bank.
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Craft coffee is brewing up market share

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:29pm
Expensive beans are driving up the prices of coffee, but many consumers are shifting to higher-priced specialty coffee.
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Dingell channels LeBron for trip

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:23pm
"I'm taking my talents back to Michigan to spend time with constituents," Dingell writes.
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Don’t leave market, but be defensive: Pro

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:17pm
This is where Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Andrew Slimmon would put his money.
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HistorySource: Malaysia Airlines Flight: History's Lessons in Crisis Management

The New York Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:10pm
In 1962, President Kennedy offered a primer in how to prevent an episode involving an airplane from escalating into conflagration.






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Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

CNN - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:00pm
A spate of wildfires is driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.
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Dell.com launches bitcoin support

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:00pm
Computer hardware maker Dell said that customers can now use bitcoin to make purchases on the firm's website.
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Herbalife: Ackman 'Worst of Wall Street'

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:57pm
Herbalife is ramping up its rhetoric against arch-nemesis Bill Ackman.
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G.E. Results Reflect Shift Away From Finance Unit

The New York Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:51pm
The largest industrial company in the United States is moving away from the finance sector as it refines its focus.
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Microsoft to Lay Off Thousands, Most From Nokia Unit

The New York Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:31pm
The company said about 14 percent of its work force would be eliminated, largely in the mobile phone business it acquired from Nokia.






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Germany's Merkel talks tough

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:30pm
It's not clear that the German Chancellor is in a position to actually hit Russia where it would hurt: Its pocketbook.
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The 40-hour workweek is done

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:14pm
Many Americans now work more than 40 hours per week, and a culprit is technology that lets people work anywhere. NBC News reports.
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Big spenders in Q2 lobbying

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:05pm
POLITICO Influence: A look at the early filers who have spent more than $1 million in the quarter.
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Moonves: CBS interested in CNN

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:00pm
Les Moonves says he'd be interested in buying the cable company if it becomes available.
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Obama's foes on border crisis: Dems

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:00pm
Democrats are frustrated and taking the White House to task any chance they get.
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The plane that radicalized Ukraine

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:55pm
The downing of a Malaysian airliner is pushing Kyiv's political class in dangerous directions.
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Top analyst calls out Yellen's comments

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:54pm
Data appear to refute Janet Yellen's view on stock valuations, Mark Schoenbaum says.
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Investors are getting rid of risk

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:54pm
Investors increasingly are running from risk even while maintaining a strong presence in the stock market.
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Gov't doesn't find train safety too slick

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:48pm
Obama's administration is rolling out a series of reforms such as lower speeds and thicker walls to improve rail safety.
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Baby dinosaur replica returned to N.C. museum

CNN - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:19pm
A wide-eyed, open-mouthed model of a dinosaur hatchling, the theft of which apparently was captured by surveillance cameras, is safely back in its nest at a North Carolina museum exhibit.
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