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Public Pension Funds Rethinking Investment Return Rates

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:28am
After years of setting high rates for projected investment return rates, public pension funds are taking a more conservative approach.
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GOP steps up demand for documents on White House role in botched health care rollout

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:27am

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa is ratcheting up pressure on President Obama's top aides to turn over more documents revealing the extent of the White House's direct involvement in the botched rollout of the health insurance exchanges, according to a letter to White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler obtained exclusively by Fox News.

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Natural-gas Prices Rally After Supply Data

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:39am
Natural-gas futures on Thursday rallied after the U.S. Energy
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Shipping Firms Turn To Equity Markets As Sector Eyes Recovery

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:36am
Shipping companies are turning to equity markets to fill a growing funding gap, betting that investors hungry for decent returns will provide capital to a sector recovering from its worst downturn since the 1980s.
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Union Pacific Earnings Up 14% on Higher Shipment Volumes

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:34am
Union Pacific reported a 14% improvement in its first-quarter earnings, as higher revenue and shipment volumes lifted the railroad operator.
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Obama Budget Plan Would Boost Tax Revenues, Cut Deficits: CBO

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:23am
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.
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White House Strategy: Fabricating Fear and Injustice

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:22am
Facing mid-term elections and burdened with persistently high unemployment, President Obama is playing the race, gender, and class cards.
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Brown fat: MRI scan breakthrough may lead to weight loss 'holy grail'

FOX News: Health - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:18am

For the first time, researchers have identified brown fat in a living human – a find that could lead to development of future weight loss treatments.

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The L Word: Voters call Obama a liar

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:08am

Lack of trust undermines President Obama’s divide-and-conquer midterm strategy.

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Arkansas Dem running for governor files complaint against party for 'unfair treatment'

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:04am

An Arkansas Democratic candidate for governor reportedly filed a complaint against her state and local party after they allegedly barred her from speaking at an upcoming political dinner.

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Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Heats Up in April

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:02am
Mid-Atlantic manufacturing grew hotter in April, according to a closely watched gauge from the Philadelphia Fed.
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A note from my daughter

FOX News: Health - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:50am

Within the next few weeks, my oldest daughter will be graduating from Georgetown University.  When I reflect back, I remember making a deal with God (or rather, demanding a deal from God) that I must live until my 8- and 10-year old children graduated from high school.

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