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N.Y. pol admits sham marriage, quits

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 5:24pm
Dominican-born Gabriela Rosa pleads guilty to committing marriage fraud to become a U.S. citizen.
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GM recalls another 400K vehicles

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 5:18pm
The recalls affect certain Chevy Cruzes, Corvettes, Silverados, Sierras, Tahoes and Suburbans, among others.
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The pizza delivery car of the future

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 5:10pm
The chain has unveiled a new type of delivery car complete with a built-in pizza warmer and extra-large drink holders.
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Puerto Rico debt slumps on downgrades

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:57pm
Puerto Rico public corporation debt slumped after a new law that allows agencies to restructure their debts sparked fears of an imminent default.
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BlackRock Advisors gets Wells notice

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:56pm
Asset manager BlackRock disclosed on Friday that it may be facing possible civil charges by U.S. securities regulators.
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Howard H. Baker Jr., ‘Great Conciliator’ of the Senate, Dies at 88

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:41pm
Mr. Baker, the Senate Republican leader for eight years, was a forceful figure on the chamber’s Watergate committee and helped President Ronald Reagan weather the Iran-Contra scandal.






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Court strikes D.C. guide rules

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:28pm
Judges say illogical regulations violate free speech rights.
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New tech will help Panera: Analyst

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:16pm
One analyst thinks the move to tech will help the company grow.
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AT&T to sell America Movil stake

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:14pm
Carlos Slim's real estate arm firm was authorized to buy more than 5.7 million shares formerly held by the telecom company.
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Sebelius: I 'made some mistakes'

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:51pm
"I sure made some mistakes along the way," she says at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Bank told to return Argentine payment

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:50pm
A judge in New York told lawyers for Argentina and BNY Mellon that paying bondholders without complying with his court is illegal.
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Obamacare autopilot could cost you

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:48pm
A plan to automatically re-enroll the majority of people who bought insurance on HealthCare.gov could lead to surprises.
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Florida rescue crews respond to report of trapped workers

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:34pm
Rescue crews in Florida responded Friday to reports of two construction workers stuck in a hole near a highway off-ramp.
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Wal-Mart cuts prices on iPhone 5 models

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:34pm
Starting Friday, the retailer will roll out a promotion cutting prices on all of its iPhone 5 models, according to Engadget.
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By Numbers: More on How We Chose the Hardest Places to Live

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:27pm
Readers offered some lively discussion about our interactive map, raising questions and critiques that are worth addressing.






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Food, gas spikes drive consumer stress

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:22pm
Both food and gas prices are on the rise, and the link between them could cause more consumer headaches this summer.
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McDaniel aide slams GOP

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:17pm
"A good man is gone today [because] of a campaign to destroy lives," Keith Plunkett tweeted.
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DOD: Armed drones now patrol Iraq

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:11pm
They are providing cover for American advisers.
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Police say family of 4 found dead in California home

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:09pm
Police in Central California say they found a family of four dead inside a home.
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Drought bringing even higher food prices

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:07pm
Consumers will have to pay more for food at the check-out stand due to the drought that's hitting the Southwest.
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