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After-hours buzz: EBay, Yum! & more

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:12pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: EBay, Yum! Brands, SanDisk & more.
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Expect big things from Apple: Analyst

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:09pm
Apple could have the best pipeline it's had in more than two decades, analyst Gene Muster said.
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Obama: Russia failed to act

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:02pm
The president adds more economic sanctions against Russia for its incursions into Ukraine.
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Partisanship Infuses Hearings on Health Law and Executive Power

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:48pm
G.O.P. efforts to rein in what it says are the excesses of the Obama administration played out in hearings, highlighting how election-year politics are overtaking business on Capitol Hill.






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Ebay results mixed, guidance light

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:42pm
Ebay earnings beat by a penny while revenue missed expectations. Shares rose in extended hours trading.
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John McEnroe's son, Kevin, arrested on drug charges

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:26pm
The 27-year-old son of tennis great John McEnroe and Academy Award-winning actress Tatum O'Neal was arrested on drug charges in Manhattan late Tuesday, police said.
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Obama widens sanctions against Russia

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:16pm
President Obama escalated sanctions against Russia on Wednesday by targeting a series of large banks and energy and defense firms.
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More bad news for jobless benefits

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:09pm
Jobless aid won't be hitching a ride on the Senate's transportation legislation.
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The worst customer service call ever?

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:08pm
Listen to a Comcast customer service agent fight to keep a customer. The call was posted online and has gone viral.
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Preet Bharara talks insider loss

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:05pm
Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for Manhattan, reflected on his office's first insider trading loss at the Delivering Alpha conference.
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'Very close' to finding Earth 2

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:44pm
Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.
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You pay taxes, corporations don't

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:40pm
Martha Pease asks whether consumers will revolt against companies that shelter huge profits offshore.
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Hiring grim in Grimm office

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:37pm
A Grimm aide says it "hasn't been easy" to find qualified job candidates for the office.
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Gene Therapy Is Used to Adjust Pigs’ Heartbeat

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:30pm
The technique, in which a gene is injected into the heart to reprogram cells, may one day be an alternative to electronic pacemakers, researchers say.
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Why Time Warner winds up with Murdoch

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:24pm
Time Warner has rejected an approach from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. Here's why it will be hard to escape.
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Partition Politics: The Big Electoral Consequences of Splitting California Six Ways

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:22pm
The partition proposal is an extreme long shot, but it is irresistible to ponder the implications, including more clout for Hispanics.






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Is this the new way to judge banks?

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:18pm
For the first time in recent memory, investors are judging bank earnings by Main Street borrowing versus Wall Street trading.
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White House Announces Climate Change Initiatives

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:09pm
President Obama announced plans aimed at guarding the electricity supply; improving local planning for flooding, coastal erosion and storm surges; and better predicting landslide risks.






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Russia Plans to Reopen Post in Cuba for Spying

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:07pm
In its heyday, the base enabled Moscow to listen in on telephone conversations in the southeastern United States and communicate with its spies on American soil.
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The Trials of Graham Spanier, Penn State’s Ousted President

The New York Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:00pm
For 16 years, Spanier oversaw the school’s growth from remote outpost of American higher education to top-tier public university. Now he is facing felony charges. How much should anyone pay for a sin of omission?
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