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Wall Street to get reads from Fed, GDP

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:00pm
Wall Street on Wednesday gets two reads on the economy, one from the Commerce Department and the other from the Federal Reserve.
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Twitter easily beats expectations

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:52pm
Twitter jumped sharply on Tuesday after the social media company easily topped earnings and revenue expectations.
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Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:50pm
The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that had traveled Africa before landing in Germany, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
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Schiff: Gold could surge this week

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:48pm
Two catalysts this week could send gold prices higher, Schiff said.
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AmEx profit rises on more card use

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:48pm
American Express reported a 9 percent quarterly profit rise as more customers used its credit cards in a recovering U.S. economy.
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Will better technology save the VA?

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:33pm
Supporters hope wider use of telemedicine could reduce wait times for the beleaguered system.
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Officials: Obama-Netanyahu call fake

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:32pm
An Israeli news channel publishes a purported transcript of a call between the leaders.
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FedEx pleads not guilty to drug charges

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:07pm
FedEx said it would fight any additional charges if they are brought.
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Obama: 'Not a new Cold War'

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:01pm
He concedes he can't be confident they will prompt Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course.
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Ex-soldier, cancer victim inspires after her death

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:56pm
It was about eight months into her fight with heart cancer that 24-year-old Maire Kent knew she was going to die. The plan she made for her ashes inspired strangers and a filmmaker.
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Miss. abortion clinic to stay open

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:55pm
A three-judge panel finds new requirements for abortion clinics would impose undue burden.
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Senate confirms ex-corporate CEO to lead VA

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:53pm
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.
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Girl, 9, hit by plane dies

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:51pm
The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
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Russia sanctions—here's what may be next

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:36pm
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
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Robert A. McDonald Will Be Veterans Affairs Secretary

The New York Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:23pm
Robert A. McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and West Point graduate, was confirmed 97 to 0.






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Senate approves McDonald for VA

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:21pm
The former Procter & Gamble executive will take the helm of a deeply troubled agency.
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Obama: This is not a new Cold War

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:19pm
Obama announced new sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy but denied that the US is in a new Cold War with Russia.
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Fed exit will end badly: Economist

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:13pm
It's unlikely the Fed will be able to pull off a graceful ending to quantitative easing, economist Bob Brusca told CNBC.
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Christie joins top GOP donors in N.J.

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:06pm
The governor mingles with Paul Singer and Woody Johnson at Trump National Golf Course.
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NCAA settles head-injury suit

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:52pm
A $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.
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