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Dem bid to reverse Hobby Lobby fails

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:53pm
The procedural vote to begin debate comes up short, even with three Republicans joining.
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Guess how much 'Das Kapital' sold for

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:41pm
A first edition of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" was sold in a digital sale on Amazon-owned AbeBooks earlier this month.
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Rush for migrant aid exposes failures

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:40pm
The White House is paying a heavy price for having waited so long in response to the border crisis.
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GE may sell appliances arm: Report

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:40pm
General Electric is talking to potential suitors about selling its appliances business for up to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
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Amazing rescue caught on cop's body cam

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:37pm
A toddler is lucky to be alive after nearly drowning. His dramatic rescue was all caught by a police body camera.
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Paulson: M&A activity to continue

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:37pm
John Paulson, founder of hedge fund firm Paulson & Co., said corporate M&A activity "will continue for the foreseeable future."
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Actress sentenced to 18 years

CNN - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:36pm
A Texas actress who sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
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Beer brewed from ancient whale fossil

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:34pm
Lost Rhino Brewing Company's Bone Duster Paleo Ale uses yeast scraped from an ancient whale fossil in its recipe.
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Twitter hit with discrimination lawsuit

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:33pm
A former Twitter employee claims he was fired despite receiving performance reviews that met or exceeded expectations, SFGate reports.
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Poll: Obama cares but doesn't lead

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:31pm
The Pew Research poll shows that his approval rating remains unchanged at 44 percent.
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Christie: Recovery 'stagnant, limp'

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:15pm
Chris Christie hasn't made up his mind about running for president, though he sure sounds like he's given it some thought.
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Prostitute in Google case arraigned

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:54pm
Alix Tichelman pleaded not guilty in the death of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes.
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Biden hits back at Cheney

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:51pm
The vice president rejects his predecessor's call to prioritize the military over domestic issues.
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Druckenmiller: These managers have guts

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:48pm
Legendary fund manager named two investors he thinks still have "guts" in making big market calls: Soros and Tepper.
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GM global sales rise in second quarter

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:14pm
General Motors' two largest markets, China and the U.S., drove the company's results.
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Texas woman sentenced in ricin case

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:13pm
Letters laced with the deadly toxin were sent to President Obama and Michael Bloomberg.
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Rubio on LeBron move: 'Right time'

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:11pm
Rubio says he expects James to be "warmly welcomed" when he returns to Miami as a visiting player.
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Fisher: Rate hike 'likely' early 2015

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:50pm
The Federal Reserve's policy-setting panel is 'likely' to start raising rates in early 2015, if not sooner, a top Fed official said on Wednesday.
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'Six Californias' plan moves forward

POLITICO - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:49pm
The plan calls to divide the most populous state into smaller jurisdictions.
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Tesla to compete with BMW with new car

CNBC - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:49pm
Tesla's new electric car to go on sale in 2017 and compete with BMW's 3 Series sedans.
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