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4 ways Christie kept moving forward

CNN - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:16am
After months of being beat up by the media about his "Bridgegate" scandal in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie is still standing. And there is even some evidence that he might finally be regaining ground.
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BlackRock ETFs near $1 trillion

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:15am
Even as BlackRock is set to amass $1 trillion in exchange-traded fund assets, investors increasingly send money to low-cost leader Vanguard.
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Iraq crisis may send Brent to $150

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:13am
Brent crude oil may "spike" to $150 briefly Iraqi Conflict hits operations at the main southern oil fields, says Societe Generale.
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Poll: Faith in government plummets

POLITICO - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:11am
Twenty-nine percent of those surveyed had confidence in Obama and 7 percent in Congress.
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Hiker, rescuer die at Washington state waterfall

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:00am
A 25-year-old hiker and a 61-year-old volunteer who tried to rescue him fell to their deaths late Saturday at a waterfall in western Washington state.
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Mother of Georgia boy left unattended in hot car also researched heat deaths, police say

FOX News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:00am
The mother of a toddler who died in an unattended SUV in suburban Atlanta told investigators she did online research on how hot it needs to be for a child to die in an unattended vehicle because she was afraid it might happen, police said.
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Facebook tinkers with users’ emotions

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:15am
Facebook manipulated the news feeds of over half a million users to change the number of positive and negative posts they saw. The NYTimes reports.
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Is low volatility a sell signal?

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:17am
With market volatility at pre-crisis lows, there are concerns that complacency may herald a selloff.
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Poor hygiene may make grads unhireable

CNBC - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:01am
Bosses who get a whiff of millennial job candidates may not like what they smell.
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US tourists to face trial in North Korea

CNBC - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:38pm
North Korea said that it would put on trial two detained American tourists for crimes against the state.
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Marine twice accused of desertion is back in U.S. custody

CNN - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:15pm
A U.S. Marine corporal who was declared a deserter twice has turned himself in to authorities and is on his way to Virginia.
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Vendor accidentally shoots woman at gun show, police say

FOX News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:58pm
A vendor accidentally shot a woman in the leg while demonstrating a gun and holster at a central Pennsylvania gun show, police said.
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NASA Launching Satellite to Track Carbon

The New York Times - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:55pm
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 is scheduled to lift off Tuesday with the aim of getting better data on how carbon moves into and out of the atmosphere — a key to understanding climate change.

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Where are you putting your money?

CNBC - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:37pm
With the first six months of the year over, investors will be refreshing their portfolio strategies for the second half.
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Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater

The New York Times - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:30pm
Not long after the security firm’s top manager in Iraq told a State Department investigator “that he could kill” him, an inquiry was abandoned. Weeks later, the firm’s guards killed 17 civilians in Iraq.

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Why I left 60 Minutes

POLITICO - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:22pm
The big networks say they care about uncovering the truth. That's not what I saw.
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Bones identified as Florida girl who vanished in 1976

FOX News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:19pm
Authorities have identified a set of bones as a Florida teenager who disappeared nearly 40 years ago -- and are now pleading for the public’s help to figure out what happened to her.
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New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable

The New York Times - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:16pm
The director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, described the steps the agency is taking to ensure that no one else can download the information taken by Edward J. Snowden, a former defense contractor.

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Big unions could take big SCOTUS hit

POLITICO - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:02pm
Leaders fear the court could undo laws that would decimate union membership and finances.
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Medical Boards Draft Plan to Ease Path to Out-of-State and Online Treatment

The New York Times - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:58pm
The plan opened the door to greater use of telemedicine and could alleviate the doctor shortage, a growing problem as millions of people gain insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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