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Ohio dad criticizes arrest after son skips church, found in nearby store

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:52am
An Ohio dad lost his job at McDonald’s and faces jail time after he reportedly thought his son got on a church van on Sunday, but instead popped up at a Family Dollar.
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U.S. Catfish Program Could Stymie Pacific Trade Agreement

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:41am
Ten Asian and Pacific nations have complained that the Agriculture Department’s catfish inspection program, which was added to the 2008 farm bill, violates international law.

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Comeback for social media stocks

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:38am
Don't look now, but one of the hardest-hit sectors in the stock market is getting some of its swagger back.
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World Cup sparks spike in tweet volume

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:36am
Twitter tallied more than 300 million tweets about the tournament, roughly doubling the 2012 London Olympics. Re/code reports.
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Steady job growth boosts US consumer confidence despite economy's slowdown

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:34am
Strong job growth lifted U.S. consumer confidence this month, as Americans looked past the economy's dismal first quarter performance.
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U.S. to phase out landmines that target people

CNN - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:28am
The United States will phase out its stockpiles of landmines designed specifically to target people, moving it closer to joining a global ban on a weapon that kills more than 15,000 people a year -- most of them civilians.
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A look inside NYC's $118M penthouse

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:21am
The penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton is the newly anointed highest-priced apartment in downtown Manhattan.
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Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier up for vote

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:57am
For John Brooks, the years of waiting for officials to come up with money for a suicide barrier on San Francisco's majestic Golden Gate Bridge have been agonizing. He has fought for one ever since his 17-year-old daughter, Casey, jumped from the rust-colored span in 2008.
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US June consumer sentiment rises

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:55am
Sentiment rose in June as consumers remained optimistic the sluggish first quarter was due to difficult winter conditions.
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Envoy quits after Mideast talks fail

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:54am
Martin Indyk is the administration's second envoy to leave without an Israeli-Palestinian deal.
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Atlantic City's Showboat plans to close

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:52am
Caesars Entertainment confirmed it will shutter Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel.
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Retail warfare between Costco and Amazon

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:48am
What’s it like being a direct competitor against Amazon? Costco founder Jim Sinegal explains just how fierce the battle can be.
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Dealmakers to DC: Act now on taxes

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:47am
Make U.S. corporate taxes more competitive in the global economy before its too late, two top investment bankers say.
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Panel OKs funds for wildfire damage

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:41am
A $39 billion Homeland Security budget includes measures to help Western areas against wildires.
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Obama: Boehner lawsuit 'a stunt'

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:39am
"I'm not going to apologize for trying to do something while they're doing nothing," he says.
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Ukraine President: We will defend ourselves

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:38am
The Ukrainian President has told CNBC his country will 'defend itself' against Russia if it fails to de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine by Monday.
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Motherlode Blog: An Education of the Heart: The Glenwood Towers Senior Center Prom

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:27am
Eighth graders, and the senior citizens they’ve been visiting all year, come together for an unexpectedly joyous celebration.

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Child dies in hot car goes from tragedy to murder investigation

CNN - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:19am
As police in Georgia investigated the death of a 22-month-old boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, they seized computers from the father's office, a source with knowledge of the investigation told HLN's Nancy Grace.
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Super choppers confront California's weird wildfire season

CNN - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:13am
As California braces for what may be a record-setting wildfire season, a flying firefighter reveals battle tactics for a powerful weapon.
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HP suit linked to ex-CEO dismissed

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:00am
Hewlett-Packard has won the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the computer maker of securities fraud.
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