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JPMorgan: Trading Loss Grows To $4.4 Billion

JPMorgan Earned $5 billion in the second quarter even after the company had a $4.4 billion trading loss. Bank CEO Jamie Dimon says "all of our client-driven businesses had solid performance" and that "we have put most of this problem behind us."
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Surfing Goats Amaze California Beachgoers

It's hardly news to hear about surfers in Orange County, Calif., unless they're goats. Goatee and Pismo are stopping beachgoers in their tracks at San Onofre State Beach.
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JPMorgan Earned $5B In Second Quarter Even After $4.4B Trading Loss

Bank CEO Jamie Dimon says "all of our client-driven businesses had solid performance" and that "we have put most of this problem behind us."
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NAACP Applauds Biden's Voting Rights Message

One of the top concerns of delegates to the NAACP convention in Houston is the spread of voter ID laws, which proponents say reduces fraud. Opponents say requiring voters to present government-issued identification cards tends to suppress the minority vote. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the group Thursday.
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Paterno's Legacy Marred By PSU Sex Abuse Report

Penn State's trustees meet Friday, and will consider dozens of recommendations for changing the university's culture. Former FBI Director Louis Freeh says a lack of openness and accountability at the school allowed a sexual predator to abuse children there. After an eight-month investigation, Freeh concluded high-level officials knew Jerry Sandusky was abusing children but chose to keep that secret.
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Obama Trip Focuses On Keeping Virginia A Blue State

President Obama begins a two-day campaign swing through Virginia on Friday. He won the state handily four years ago. Since then, Republicans have rebounded in a series of elections, and the state will be among the most hotly-contested in November.
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A Small Town's Post Office, And Its 'Squire'

One of the many rural post offices facing federal cuts sits inside the Wood & Swink General Store in rural Evinston, Fla. The store has been in Freddie Wood's family for more than 100 years — and it's barely changed in that time.
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Romney's Bermuda Account Raises Questions

The Republican presidential candidate has been hit with questions about his overseas investments all week. Mitt Romney's American lawyer and government officials in Bermuda are steering clear of the subject. But experts say, if you had the money, you'd do it too.

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