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Obama to headline fundraisers

POLITICO - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:16pm
The president will get top billing in Newport, Rhode Island, and Baltimore.
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Teenager who climbed 1 World Trade Center tower, prompting security scrutiny, pleads guilty

FOX News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:11pm
A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.
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Cramer: 5 factions wreaking market havoc

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:09pm
Are you finding it next to impossible to anticipate this market? There’s a reason.
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Senate Opens Debate on Bill to Halt Surge of Migrants

The New York Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:02pm
The Democratic proposal would allocate $2.7 billion toward what both President Obama and lawmakers have called an urgent humanitarian crisis.






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Foster parent charged with murder in Kansas after leaving 10-month-old girl in hot car

FOX News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:01pm
Prosecutors have charged a Kansas foster parent with murder in the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Some ambassadors who knew of brutal CIA interrogations told not to discuss them

FOX News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:56pm
A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.
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NYT amends article accused of plagiarism

POLITICO - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:46pm
An editor's note is added to a piece that borrowed language from a Wikipedia article.
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Government proposes rules for financial firms to prevent illicit use of anonymous companies

FOX News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:40pm
The U.S. government is proposing new rules for banks and other financial firms aimed at preventing the use of anonymous companies to launder illicit profits.
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Weight Watchers shares rise

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:32pm
Weight Watchers International reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue. Shares rose sharply.
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After-hours buzz: WFM, YELP, WTW & more

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:23pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Whole Foods, Yelp, Weight Watchers & more.
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Obama Plans New Scrutiny for Contractors on Labor Practices

The New York Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:22pm
An order by President Obama will direct officials to avoid doing business with companies that have repeated workplace violations.
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Potential suspect captured in shooting of Minnesota police officer

FOX News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:16pm
A potential suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Minnesota has been captured.
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PayPal ramps up credit business

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:07pm
PayPal is expanding its small-business and consumer lending programs outside the U.S.
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S&P cuts Argentina's credit rating

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:05pm
Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating on Argentina's foreign-currency sovereign debt.
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House approves VA reform bill

POLITICO - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:44pm
In a strong bipartisan vote, lawmakers backed the $17 billion compromise bill.
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Income to drive returns: Pimco's Gross

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:41pm
Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said that income, not capital gains, would drive future returns.
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Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M defamation lawsuit against ex-SEAL sniper

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:40pm
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
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Ebola spurs Peace Corps withdrawal

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:29pm
The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.
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Apple TV delayed until next year: Report

CNBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:17pm
Apple TV will not launch until next year in part because cable companies are "dragging their heels," The Information reports.
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Lifted by Economic Growth, Obama Speaks Optimistically of Policies

The New York Times - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:06pm
The president said that his policies had reaped rewards despite a lack of cooperation by Congress.






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