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Woman dies while riding Six Flags roller coaster

July 20, 2013
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride that is billed as the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world.
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Fed rethinking move allowing banks to trade physical commodities

July 20, 2013
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By David Sheppard and Josephine Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is “reviewing” a landmark 2003 decision that first allowed regulated banks to trade in physical commodity markets, it said on Friday, a move that may send new shockwaves through Wall Street.
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Insufficient brake force blamed in Canada crash

July 20, 2013
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LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Insufficient brake force was applied before an oil train came barreling out of nowhere in the middle of the night and slammed into a small town in Quebec, killing 47 people, officials said Friday.
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Ted Cruz brushes away talk of presidential run in 2016

July 20, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa — On his first trip to the state that traditionally holds the nation’s first presidential electoral contest, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz met Friday with Christian pastors and state GOP members but insisted he’s not thinking about running for president.
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Fed rethinks move allowing banks to trade physical commodities

July 20, 2013
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By David Sheppard and Josephine Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is “reviewing” a landmark 2003 decision that first allowed regulated banks to trade in physical commodity markets, it said on Friday, a move that may send new shockwaves through Wall Street.
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Tech slump holds back US stocks; S&P 500 edges up

July 20, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A bad day for technology stocks Friday slowed a recent surge in the stock market.
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