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Midterm Calculus: Taking a Spin: An Odd Turn for Republicans

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:42pm
A head-scratching result in this week’s simulation of our election model: The Republicans take control of the Senate, but Mitch McConnell loses in Kentucky.

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Red Bull settles Cuba sanctions case

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:31pm
The Treasury Department said energy drinks firm Red Bull settled a potential civil liability suit for alleged violations of US sanctions against Cuba.
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NJ mom in videotaped beating criticizes onlookers

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:30pm
The New Jersey mom police say could be seen on video getting pummeled in front of her 2-year-old son criticized onlookers who did not intervene after she was knocked to the ground.
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ISIS rich? It can't even pay its bills

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:22pm
The militant group's raids have not provided the group with hundreds of millions of dollars, as has been reported.
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Second Life looks to virtual reality

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:09pm
Popular virtual world game Second Life is turning its desktop world into one users can explore with virtual reality.
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UNLV students balk at Clinton talk fee

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:07pm
Student leaders are pushing back on a decision to pay her $225,000 to speak at an event.
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HP to settle suits over Autonomy deal

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:03pm
Hewlett-Packard and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of Autonomy.
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Busting the Budget: Kansas Tax Cut Leaves Brownback With Less Money

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:01pm
In 2012, Kansas passed a big and unusual tax cut in the name of small business. But now the state is grappling with a shortage in tax revenue that is straining its budget.
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Room for Debate: When to Use Your Head

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:51pm
Should children head the ball in soccer? What can be done to reduce the risk for brain injury?

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Florida vet says 'Bring it on,' as he faces eviction over flower pot flag

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:48pm
A Florida veteran who is facing foreclosure for insisting on displaying a small American flag in a flower pot on his front stoop is telling his homeowner's association to "bring it on."
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Missing boy found in own basement back with mom

FOX News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:42pm
A 12-year-old Detroit boy who was missing for a dozen days before he was discovered in his father's basement is back with his mother, and his stepmother was ordered Friday to wear an electronic tether after her arrest on an unrelated probation violation.
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The battle of the oddball ETFs

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:39pm
A Nashville ETF and robotics ETF are part of a growing list of oddball market bets. Do they hold up as investments?
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Hillary Clinton book blocked in China

POLITICO - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:31pm
No publishing house in China has opted for the rights of "Hard Choices."
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Hillary Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ Blocked in China

The New York Times - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:30pm
The American publisher of Mrs. Clinton’s new memoir said its accounts of discussions with Chinese officials were too politically sensitive for the censors.
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Goose Island beer takes to the skies

CNBC - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:29pm
United Airlines will soon offer Goose Island Beer Company's 312 Urban Wheat Ale on worldwide flights.
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