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The roots of Eric Cantor’s defeat

June 12, 2014
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The roots of Eric Cantor’s defeat


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Actress Ruby Dee dies at 91

June 12, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
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Iraqi militants vow to march on Baghdad

June 12, 2014
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BAGHDAD (AP) — The al-Qaida-inspired group that led the charge in capturing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq this week vowed on Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government’s ability to slow the assault following the insurgents’ lightning gains.
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Matt Bai: Cantor didn’t need to move right. He needed to get real.

June 12, 2014
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  In all my years of covering election nights, through all the frustrations inherent in dealing with candidates and campaigns, I have never once resorted to chiding someone who ended up on the losing side. I will admit, though, that after Eric Cantor’s stunning defeat Tuesday night, I was tempted to check back in...
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Asian shares retreat, oil near 3-mth high on Iraq anxiety

June 12, 2014
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By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and escalating violence in Iraq delivered a one-two punch to risk appetite, which in turn kept oil prices near three-month highs.
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Stock trading’s race for speed has run its course

June 12, 2014
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By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) – The financial industry’s multi-billion-dollar technological race for stock-market supremacy is petering out.
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Stock trading’s race for speed has run its course

June 12, 2014
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By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) – The financial industry’s multi-billion-dollar technological race for stock-market supremacy is petering out.
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UAE’s Arabtec repeats position strong, to maintain listing

June 12, 2014
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DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates construction firm Arabtec said on Thursday that it had no intention of delisting from the Dubai stock market, and was seeking with market officials to establish who spread rumours that it might delist.
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