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Taking Sides: A More Nuanced Breakdown of the Supreme Court

The New York Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:00am
The image of the bench is four liberals, four conservatives and one centrist. While this is true, it isn’t a steady procession.






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Tycoon's lunch for the homeless backfires

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:45am
A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to the homeless at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees expecting cash.
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Why tax-backed deals might not work: Studzinski

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:19am
One of the world's leading dealmakers has criticized mergers made just for tax purposes.
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Biz wary of 'Chairman' McCain

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:05am
If Republicans retake the Senate, he's in line to lead the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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Coal fires up W.Va. House race

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:05am
Nineteen-term Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall faces the tricky task of separating himself from Obama.
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The mocker-in-chief

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:04am
He says climate deniers are the crowd who used to think the moon was made out of cheese.
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'Highly likely' MH370 crashed on auto pilot

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:01am
The search for missing flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow arc identified as the plane's most likely resting place.
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Fundraising website yanks page devoted to girl at center of KFC controversy

FOX News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00am
The fundraising website GoFundMe has taken down a page devoted to raising money for a 3-year-old Mississippi girl at the center of a controversy over whether she was asked to leave a KFC restaurant because customers were discomfited by injuries she suffered in a pit bull attack.
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Dozens hospitalized after concert at Boston arena

FOX News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00am
More than 30 people were hospitalized in Boston Wednesday night after attending an electronic dance music show featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii. 
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Barclays pulls bond offering

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:50am
Barclays pulled a bond offering after it emerged that the New York attorney general was preparing to sue the bank for fraud.
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Environmental Protection Agency tells Congress it lost emails too

CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:48am
One day after focusing on lost e-mails at the IRS, the House Oversight Committee learned Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency is also having trouble recovering emails the committee wants as part of a separate investigation.
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Taiwan’s tech stars under threat

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:44am
A swift rise in competition from China is stealing business from Apple suppliers in Taiwan, according to Barclays.
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Johnnie M. Walters, Ex-I.R.S. Chief, Dies at 94

The New York Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:35am
Mr. Walters was a commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service under President Richard M. Nixon who left office after refusing to prosecute people on Nixon’s notorious “enemies list.”






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