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Fracked: California's Shale Oil Payday Overstated By 96 Percent

Fracked: California's Shale Oil Payday Overstated By 96 Percent If you were celebrating U.S. energy independence, you can blow the candles out, for now. If you were a Californian clicking your heels at having 2/3 of all the shale oil in the lower 48 states, you can stop clicking. Why? The U.S. government says it has overestimated--by 96 percent--the amount of recoverable shale oil California has. This spectacular revision, confirmed to ABC News by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), will be included in "Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2014," to be published by the Administration in June....

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HP to Cut 11,000 to 16,000 More Jobs

HP to Cut 11,000 to 16,000 More Jobs HP to cut 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs; second-quarter revenue falls below expectations...

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Census: Texas Has 3 of 5 Fast-Growing Cities

Census: Texas Has 3 of 5 Fast-Growing Cities Texas has 3 of nation's 5 fastest-growing cities, and the pains to go along with it...

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Woman Gets Life Term in 1996 Car Bomb Killing

Woman Gets Life Term in 1996 Car Bomb Killing Ex-socialite gets life in prison in 1996 car-bomb killing of ex-husband in Tucson...

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2014 FRENCH OPEN: Capsules on Women to Watch

2014 FRENCH OPEN: Capsules on Women to Watch 2014 FRENCH OPEN: Capsules on women to watch at the year's 2nd Grand Slam tennis tournament...

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Figures on Government Spending and Debt

Figures on Government Spending and Debt Figures on government spending and debt...

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'American Idol,' 'The Voice' Finale Ratings Drop

'American Idol,' 'The Voice' Finale Ratings Drop Finale ratings for 'The Voice,' 'American Idol' drop sharply; Fox cutting back 'Idol' hours...

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US Stocks Edge Higher; Best Buy Gains

US Stocks Edge Higher; Best Buy Gains US stocks edge higher on Chinese manufacturing, retailer earnings; Best Buy gains...

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List of Dr. Beach's Top 10 Beaches for 2014

List of Dr. Beach's Top 10 Beaches for 2014 List of Dr. Beach's top 10 beaches for 2014 topped by Waikiki's Duke Kahanamoku Beach...

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US Says UN Approves Sanctions on Boko Haram

US Says UN Approves Sanctions on Boko Haram The US says the UN approves sanctions against al-Qaida-linked terrorist group Boko Haram...

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Gap's 1st-Quarter Net Income Declines 22 Percent

Gap's 1st-Quarter Net Income Declines 22 Percent Gap's 1Q profit falls 22 percent as winter weather hurt sales earlier in year...

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Who Is 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson?

Who Is 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson? Wednesday night, Caleb Johnson rocked the world by winning "American Idol." But who is Caleb Perry Johnson? Well, Johnson is 23 years old and hails from Johnson City, Tennessee and he's been on "American Idol" before this season! He teied out for season 10 and 11, being put through to Hollywood Week in 2010, then making it to the top 42 in 2011. He was cut when they narrowed things down to 24 that season after his performance of "Old Time Rock and Roll." But 2013 did the trick, as he became the only finalist in the season to never land in the bottom 3 prior to reaching the finale....

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Duke Kahanamoku in Waikiki Tops 2014 Beach Ranking

Duke Kahanamoku in Waikiki Tops 2014 Beach Ranking Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki leads Dr. Beach's annual ranking as top public US beach...

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Great Scott! Dixon Climbs List of IndyCar Greats

Great Scott! Dixon Climbs List of IndyCar Greats Great Scott! Dixon quietly climbs list of all-time IndyCar champions...

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80 US Troops in Chad For Kidnapped Schoolgirls Search

80 US Troops in Chad For Kidnapped Schoolgirls Search Eighty U.S. Air Force personnel have begun their mission in Chad to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday....

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Journalist Surprised to Find He's Allergic to Newspaper Ink

Journalist Surprised to Find He's Allergic to Newspaper Ink Mike Dresser is a 38-year-veteran for the Baltimore Sun and never imagined he would be allergic to the pine resin in newspaper ink....

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Celeb Baby Strollers: What It Says About Mom

Celeb Baby Strollers: What It Says About Mom A look at what famous people are pushing around these days....

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Iran Opposition Activist Free After Serving Term

Iran Opposition Activist Free After Serving Term Report: Prominent Iranian opposition activist leaves prison after serving 5-year term...

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GM Tells Wall Street That More Recalls Are Likely

GM Tells Wall Street That More Recalls Are Likely General Motors tells Wall Street that spate of recalls will continue into mid-summer...

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Cox Plans Gigabit Internet Speeds in 3 Cities

Cox Plans Gigabit Internet Speeds in 3 Cities Cox plans gigabit Internet speeds in Phoenix, Las Vegas, Omaha; doubles other speeds...

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