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EPA claims it has the power to garnish wages without court approval

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:25am

The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly claimed that it has the authority to unilaterally  garnish the wages of individuals who have been accused of violating its rules. 

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RNC member wants investigation into how race card was played in Mississippi primary

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:00am

A prominent member of the Republican National Committee is calling for the national organization to investigate the “racially divisive ads and robocalls” that targeted conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel in Mississippi’s Republican Senate run-off last month.

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Whistleblowers describe VA culture of retaliation to lawmakers at hearing

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:00am

Four VA whistleblowers told House lawmakers in a hearing Tuesday night that they were harassed, placed on leave and encountered other forms of retaliation when they attempted to report wrongdoing in the agency.

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China Consumer Inflation, Wholesale Deflation Both Ease

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:56am
China's consumer inflation and wholesale deflation both moderated slightly in June, data out Wednesday showed, with the figures not far from what economists had expected, and with market reaction subdued.
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How to Improve Your Investment Performance by Playing Defense

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:56am
“The best defense is a good offense.”
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Australia Stocks Fall Despite Commodity-price Gains

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:56am
After touching a one-month high earlier in the week, Australia's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.8% in early Wednesday trading, with gains for commodity prices unable to save the market from the effect of an overnight sell-off on U.S. and European bourses.
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Japan Stocks Open To Losses, With Techs Soft

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:28am
Another overnight pullback for U.S. and European shares (including a 1.4% drop for the Nasdaq ) and a rising yen (dollar at �101.46 vs. �101.82
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Despite US Supreme Court ruling, Minnesota home care workers move ahead with union election

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:28am
Home health care workers in Minnesota moved ahead Tuesday with a union election, despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that may make their road more difficult.
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Carlos Slim's telecom giant America Movil will sell assets to avoid limits of Mexico reform

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:44am
The telecom company America Movil says it will divest some assets to reduce its market share in the face of Mexico's telecommunications reform designed to break up monopolies.
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Legal pot now short drive away for many Oregonians; police warn motorists not to drive stoned

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:44am
Recreational pot is now for sale in Washington state, and that means easy access for many residents of neighboring Oregon.
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Vatican Bank Clean-Up and Account Closures Wipe Out Profit

FOX News: Business - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:58pm
The Vatican bank has blocked the accounts of more than 2,000 clients and ended some 3,000 "customer relationships" as part of a clean-up process that nearly wiped out its profit, its 2013 financial statement showed on Tuesday.
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American Apparel Disputes Default on Lion Capital Loan

FOX News: Business - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:25pm
Buying time to repay a loan, American Apparel Inc insisted on Tuesday that Dov Charney is still its chief executive, even though it effectively escorted the scandal-tinged founder out the door last month.
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Indictment says restaurants, Phoenix Zoo among businesses where Russian stole credit card data

FOX News: Business - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:25pm
A Russian man recently arrested on bank fraud and other charges is accused of hacking into computers at Western Washington restaurants, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo.
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Alabama county can't ban guns at polls, attorney general says

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:16pm

The Chambers County Commission sought the advice of Attorney General Luther Strange after some voters brought guns to the polls in the June 3 primary election in Chambers and Shelby counties. 

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