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Biden dusts off Twitter for midterms

POLITICO - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:51am
The @JoeBiden account is managed by staff of the Democratic Party and was used in 2012.
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Beauty contest rejected THIS photo

CNN - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:48am
An Illinois couple is questioning People Magazine's decision to reject a photo they sent in for a beauty contest.
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Brown to formalize Senate run

POLITICO - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:46am
He'll make his candidacy for Senate in New Hampshire official with a big rally in Portsmouth.
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Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33; medical examiner's office identifies 30 victims

FOX News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:41am
The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.
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California teacher on leave after fight with student caught on cellphone camera

FOX News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:26am
A Santa Monica High School teacher has been placed on leave after cellphone videos showed a fight with a student.
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Here come the wintry earnings excuses

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:26am
Of the few S&P companies that have already reported, nearly half cite the negative impact of the weather.
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Sports club loses out in mine dispute

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:23am
The Supreme Court declined to hear the different parties in a dispute over a mine in Michigan.
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Sidebar: Unofficial Enforcer of Ruling on Race in College Admissions

The New York Times - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:22am
Edward Blum, the force behind a case limiting the use of race in admissions, is seeking plaintiffs for further suits against universities that he says have resisted the decision.






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Boston library unveils marathon memorial exhibit

FOX News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:10am
The Boston Public Library is unveiling a monthlong marathon memorial exhibit in commemoration of the anniversary of the twin bombings.
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Airports dig oil wells for new revenues

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:03am
Some airports have FAA approval to drill for oil. The income is helping to cut airline fees and make improvements.
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Court won't hear wedding photo case

POLITICO - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:01am
The dispute centers on a photography firm that refused to provide servies for a same-sex ceremony.
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Judge disqualifies Martin Luther King Jr. estate's lawyer from dispute over Bible, peace prize

FOX News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:58am
A judge has ruled that a lawyer for the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. cannot participate in a dispute over the ownership of King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.
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Internet Choice Will Be Crucial Battlefield in Big Cable Merger

The New York Times - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:56am
Comcast’s position that there will be no diminution of cable TV competition in its proposed takeover of Time Warner may be beside the point as Wednesday’s Senate hearing approaches.
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Supreme Court declines early look at case challenging government phone surveillance

FOX News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:53am
The Supreme Court has declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.
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Warren Buffett losing his touch?

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:53am
Over the years, Warren Buffett has had a series of successful investments. But lately, Buffett has not been doing well.
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Young immigrants forcing Obama's hand?

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:46am
Young immigrants, many here illegally, are stepping up their protests against Obama's deportations calls for reform.
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Insurers brace for Medicare rate decision

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:21am
The insurance industry is bracing for the Obama administration's final Medicare Advantage rate cuts for 2015.
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Repeal Obamacare? Forget it

CNN - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:15am
Julian Zelizer says the health care plan has reached a tipping point, with too many people benefiting to even think of repeal
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Best vacations for sports fans

CNN - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:15am
From boxing and baseball to lingerie football leagues, these are some of the best U.S. vacations for sports lovers.
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Yahoo flirts with original video content

CNBC - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:08am
Yahoo is looking to 'blow out' the competition with original online video, according to a report.
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