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boiling point

  • n  the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
  • n  being highly angry or excited; ready to boil over
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  • As surveillance scandals swirl, Obama to sit down with privacy board
    With concerns over federal surveillance near the boiling point, President Obama on Friday will hold his first meeting with the newly constituted Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a senior administration official said. The sit-down comes as the depth of government surveillance slowly comes to light, with the latest revelation ...
    June 21, 2013 - The Washington Times
  • Alleged mismanagement of Monarch Fire District sparks taxpayer ire
    ( -- Frustrations are at a boiling point over how tax dollars were spent by the Monarch Fire Protection District. The troubled department got an earful Thursday from a taxpayer watchdog group. The district, which covers Creve Coeur to Chesterfield and Wildwood has been plagued with accusations of mismanagement for some time. New staff has been brought in, but the sins of the past are ...
    June 21, 2013 - KMOV St. Louis
  • Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Nosedive, VXX Spikes and XLP Tumbles
    U.S. equities took a steep nosedive today, marking their biggest one-day drop of the year. Investors’ anxiety of Fed tapering nearly reached a boiling point today after the Fed hinted yesterday that the ...
    June 20, 2013 - ETF Database via Yahoo! Finance

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