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UK's Cameron 'delighted' with new EU chief's reform pledge

By Adrian Croft and Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "delighted" with a promise from Polish premier Donald Tusk, newly elected to a top European Union post, to address his demands for reforming the EU to keep Britain in the bloc. Two months after suffering a severe and very public setback when h [...] Read more ...

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31 Aug 2014

Atlantic City's Big Bet on Gambling Sours

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The sudden closing of Atlantic City's two-year-old Revel casino hotel, plus two other casinos shutting their doors in the next few weeks, marks the end of the New Jersey city's decades-long reliance on gambling to stay afloat. Read more ...

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31 Aug 2014

Rising (Maxine) Waters

Maxine Waters — the fiery liberal from Los Angeles known for calling House Republican leadership “demons” and threatening to nationalize oil companies — has gone from the scourge of Big Business to a sympathetic ally for corporate America. It’s no accident. Waters is executing this transformation by seizing on the growing [...] Read more ...

via Politico
31 Aug 2014

Ted Cruz downplays immigration shutdown chatter

DALLAS – In a rollicking speech to conservative activists Saturday afternoon, Ted Cruz predicted that major Republican wins in 2014 and 2016 would spell the end of Obamacare, and he defended the government shutdown that resulted from the last major push to roll back the law. But talking to reporters after his speech, Cruz declined to say whether. Read more ...

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31 Aug 2014