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Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green, right, flies over Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried to dunk during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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National Edition News cover for February 19, 2014 - Siberian shale find fuels Russia’s fracking future: A worker adjusts a valve wheel on pipework at an oil plant operated by Salym Petroleum in Salym, Khanty-Mansi autonomous region, Russia, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Gazprom Neft and Shell have begun exploring for tight oil in Siberia within their Salym Petroleum Development project, while state-run competitor OAO Rosneft has brought in Exxon Mobil Corp., Statoil ASA and Eni SpA to develop shale and offshore projects. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, Calif., in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Between snow days, official holidays and the government shutdown, federal employees have worked a normal business day less than 75 percent of the time since Oct. 1, marking a startlingly chaotic beginning to the fiscal year.

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Pumped up: Salym Petroleum Development workers soon could be drilling for shale, or tight, oil. A venture between Gazprom Neft and Shell have announced plans to drill the first horizontal appraisal well in Russia. (Associated Press)

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Between snow days, official holidays and the government shutdown, federal employees have worked a normal business day less than 75 percent of the time since Oct. 1, marking a startlingly chaotic beginning to the fiscal year.

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Pumped up: Salym Petroleum Development workers soon could be drilling for shale, or tight, oil. A venture between Gazprom Neft and Shell have announced plans to drill the first horizontal appraisal well in Russia. (Associated Press)

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Judy Cox sits for a portrait next to a stack of T-shirts with what she believes are pornographic designs Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Orem, Utah. Cox purchased the entire stock of T-shirts for $567 from the PacSun store in Orem believing their display broke Orem's decency code. Cox said she complained about the window display to a store manager and was told the T-shirts couldn't be taken down without approval from the corporate office. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Judy Cox stands for a photograph holding a stack of T-shirts with what she believes are pornographic designs Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Orem, Utah. Cox purchased the entire stock of T-shirts for $567 from the PacSun store in Orem believing their display broke Orem's decency code. Cox said she complained about the window display to a store manager and was told the T-shirts couldn't be taken down without approval from the corporate office. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, displays his personal bank card as he leads a hearing on the recent incidents of mass credit card fraud in Washington. The hearing comes following the theft of consumers’ data at retailers such as Target Corp and Neiman Marcus during the holiday shopping season. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)