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Boeing and Emirates finalize $56B order

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:59am
Boeing said it had finalized an order for 150 777 X planes from Dubai's Emirates Airline in a deal valued at $56 billion at list prices.
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Apps and kids: Google may be next

POLITICO - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:02am
"It's an area we think is very important to pay attention to," a commissioner says.
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Christie headed to N.H. again

POLITICO - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:01am
It will be the New Jersey governor's second trip to the early presidential state in recent weeks.
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Obama warns: 'Right-size' immigration expectations

POLITICO - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:01am
The issue offers vexing challenges to the president from every angle.
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Germany thrashes Brazil in markets, too

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:52am
Brazil was defeated by Germany in the World Cup semi-final, but the Germans haven't only been thrashing the Brazilians on the field.
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Just how money smart are US teens?

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:00am
In a new international study of teens' financial literacy skills, the U.S. isn't even close to being at the top.
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Fat roosters with no libido hurt prices

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:00am
The standard Ross male breed is sire to a large portion of US poultry, and its infertility is a problem for prices.
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Frontier Airlines pilot buys pizza for stranded passengers on flight

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
A Frontier Airlines pilot helped take some of the sting out of an hours-long delay by ordering pizza for every passenger on his plane Monday evening. 
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Frontier Airlines pilot orders pizzas for passengers after storms ground Denver-bound flight

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.
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California Highway Patrol head says he's shocked by video of beating, department wounded

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
The commissioner of the California Highway Patrol says he was shocked and concerned by video of one of his officers repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
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New York's American Museum of Natural History dusts off its 94-foot-long blue whale

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
The American Museum of Natural History's popular blue whale is getting its annual dusting.
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NYC's Brooklyn prosecutor says won't prosecute most low-level marijuana possession arrests

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
The Brooklyn District Attorney's office in New York, one of the largest in the U.S., says it will stop prosecuting most low-level marijuana possession cases, especially for first-time offenders.
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Judge halts previous order that girl, 12, be forced to undergo mental exam in stabbing case

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
A judge on Tuesday halted his previous order that one of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to curry favor with a fictional character undergo an insanity exam.
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Drought in Southwest drops water levels at Nevada's Lake Mead reservoir to historic lows

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
Drought in the southwestern U.S is depleting the vast Lake Mead on the Colorado River to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir was filled in the 1930s.
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St. Louis County woman able to break lease at suspected serial killer's home

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
A woman who discovered her rental home was the likely site of several slayings by a suspected serial killer is moving out early after appealing to St. Louis public housing officials when her landlord wouldn't budge.
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Confederate battle flags removed from Washington & Lee University campus in Virginia

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
Washington and Lee University says it is removing Confederate battle flags from its campus.
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Connecticut police say 15-month-old boy died after being left unattended in hot car

FOX News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25am
A 15-month-old boy who was left unattended inside a parked car on a hot day has died, Ridgefield police said Tuesday.
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Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory

The New York Times - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:01am
The Department of Defense announced a $40 million investment in direct brain recording. The aim is to develop new, memory-aiding treatments for traumatic brain injury, the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan.






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Obama trapped? Faith groups vs gays

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00am
Faith groups are seeking an exemption from a promised executive order to bar discrimination against gays. The NYT reports.
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Getting a tech boost from... communism

CNBC - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00am
For some in eastern Europe, communism helps explains how two small countries managed to triumph in computing.
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