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Midday Roundup: TLC cancels 19 Kids over Duggar abuse scandal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Off-the-air. TLC is officially canceling 19 Kids and Counting . The network had temporarily stopped airing the show featuring the Duggar family after revelations…

Midday Roundup: Greece makes big promises in bailout deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Turnaround plan. Greece and its European partners announced today a deal to rescue the country from economic ruin. In exchange for access to billions more in…

Dollars and Sense: Overseas drama rattles the markets

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Overseas turmoil. The big stories last week were Greece and China, and both stories continue to unfold. First Greece. A week ago yesterday, the Greek people…

Midday Roundup: 21.5 million people lost data in government hack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Fessing up. The Obama administration admitted on Thursday the hack attack at the Office of Personnel Management affected many, many more federal employees…

Midday Roundup: Federal agent’s gun used in San Francisco murder

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bad policy. The illegal immigrant who shot and killed a woman on a busy San Francisco pier last week used a gun stolen from a federal agent in June. Juan…

Dollars and Sense: Markets shrug off Greek drama

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Greece rejects austerity measures. More than 61 percent of Greeks voted on Sunday to reject austerity measures set forth by the International Monetary Fund as…

Midday Roundup: U.S., Cuba friends again after 54-year breakup

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Friends again. The United States and Cuba will formally restore diplomatic relations today, a historic move first announced in December. This morning, the…

Midday Roundup: Greece slides toward debt default

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Dead beat. Greek Finance Minster Yanis Varoufakis said his country does not intend to make the debt payment it owes international and European creditors by…

Midday Roundup: Second fugitive captured alive in New York

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally found. The 22-day manhunt for escaped murderer David Sweat ended Sunday when a New York State Police sergeant shot and apprehended him just 2 miles…

Dollars and Sense: Government manipulation and market distortion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Government manipulation. It has been a strange couple of weeks, even months, in the stock market. The U.S. economy keeps growing, but it’s slow and not…

Dollars and Sense: Deconstructing a Greek drama

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Context. The big economic news around the world last week continued to be Greece. Back in 2012, Greece was on the brink of economic ruin and it looked like it…

Greek tragedy

Greek tragedy

By Mindy Belz
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Greece | Dependency on government reshapes the character of any nation

 
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