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Pope seeks protection of young US-bound migrants

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:56pm
Pope Francis on Wednesday called for "urgent intervention" to protect minors traveling on their own in increasing numbers from Central and South America to the United States.
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Earnings in focus as Fed in rear view

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:51pm
Stocks may respond more to earnings news than the Fed Wednesday, now that Yellen's first day of testimony is out of the way.
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California family rescued at sea with sick baby sues phone company over cut satellite service

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:46pm
A couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast are suing a satellite phone company, contending they lost their boat because their phone service was wrongly cut.
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Man charged in death of girl, 12, on scooter pleads not guilty to murder, weapons charges

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:41pm
One of three men charged in the death of a 12-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while riding a scooter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and weapons charges.
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GOP moderates revolt in Kansas

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:37pm
A moderate GOP uprising is in full swing against Gov. Sam Brownback.
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House passes highway funds patch

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:29pm
Many lawmakers are hoping to set up a long-term fix after a short-term patch.
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Netflix lets its DVD business shrink

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:19pm
Netflix has been happy to let its DVD business shrink — profitably — for several years, reports Re/code.
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Janet Yellen saying short Yelp?

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:19pm
Is Janet Yellen getting into the stock market game?
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James MacGregor Burns, Scholar of Presidents and Leadership, Dies at 95

The New York Times - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:16pm
Mr. Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and political scientist, wrote voluminously about the nature of leadership in general and the presidency in particular.

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Lawyer: Ga mother whose son died in hot car is devastated, 'living every parent's nightmare'

FOX News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:15pm
A lawyer for a suburban Atlanta woman whose husband was arrested after their son was left for hours in a hot SUV says she is devastated by the boy's death.
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Vargas released in Texas

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:13pm
The journalist and immigration advocate was detained after trying to fly out of an airport.
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Yahoo earnings: 37 cents a share

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:11pm
Yahoo missed estimates, but shares swung in after-hours trading as the firm said it won't have to sell as much of its Alibaba stake.
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IBM deal watershed moment for Apple

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:08pm
"I think this is amazing news for Apple," said Jim Cramer.
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Stockman pushes GOP on Lerner

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:00pm
Rep. Steve Stockman is plotting to force his colleagues to vote on arresting Lois Lerner.
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9-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba in water

CNN - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:58pm
A brain-eating amoeba that lurks in fresh water has prompted warnings from Kansas officials after it killed a 9-year-old girl.
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US can lose $20B from tax inversions

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:52pm
An estimate from congressional research suggests the U.S. could miss out on billions from companies making acquisitions overseas.
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Priorities keeps pledge, banks $1,845

POLITICO - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:48pm
The low intake is part of a pledge not to compete with fundraising efforts in the midterms.
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House backs ban on web access taxes

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:46pm
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently taxes on Internet access.
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BRICS closer to joint bank deal, sources

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:35pm
The group of five emerging market nations moved closer to an agreement on where to base a joint development bank, officials close to the matter said.
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AAPL, IBM up; BBRY down

CNBC - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:34pm
Apple and IBM stocks stocks were up slightly after the firms announced a partnership.
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