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Dow, S&P slip after Verizon and Mosaic slide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 turned lower on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains, after Verizon and Mosaic led a selloff in the telecoms and materials sectors. Full story

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Vodafone says it would consider Verizon offer

LONDON (Reuters) - The board of Vodafone <VOD.L> would seriously consider any offer for its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless if it offered more value to investors than the current status quo, its chairman said on Tuesday. Full story

Redbox Instant Ironing Out the Kinks

Coinstar’s partnership with Verizon to bring streaming video to Redbox users is in public beta. Full story

Verizon Edges in on AT&T and T-Mobile

Big Red gets in on the early upgrade game, with a competitive response to Ma Bell and Magenta. Is Verizon Edge a better deal or not? Full story

Verizon rules out service fee changes in new phone offer

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Wireless will let customers upgrade cellphones more frequently if they pay for their devices in installments, but analysts expect few takers unless the leading wireless provider lowers monthly service fees as well. Full story

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  Fees to wiretap can cost government millions

The Associated Press released documents calculating how much the government pays companies like Verizon and Google to access their data.

  Will NSA revelations become a political firestorm?

NBC News' Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell and the New York Times' Mark Mazzetti join a conversation on Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee who is behind the leaks of the NSA's phone and internet surveillance programs. Mitchell spoke with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and she di

  Top Lines: O’Reilly, Verizon, NSA, Issa, Carney, Rove and Mitt Romney

Bill O’Reilly stands up for Verizon customers; Lindsey Graham loves the NSA spying on him; Rep. Darrell Issa calls Jay Carney a “paid liar”; Carney loves to correct the record; we remember Karl Rove’s epic election night meltdown; and Mitt Romney says he’s “over it” in the week’s “Top Lines.”

  ‘I’m concerned about Big Government’

Residents in Los Angeles react to the news that the National Security Agency has requested all phone records of Verizon customers.

  Political Leaders Defend Phone Law

CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.

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A Verizon wireless store in Del Mar California in this file photo
A Verizon wireless store in Del Mar California in this file photo

A Verizon wireless store is shown in Del Mar, California in this June 6, 2013 file photo. Verizon Communications Inc's quarterly earnings and revenue rose on strong wireless subsciber growth at its Verizon Wireless venture with Vodofone Group Plc. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files (UNITED STATES - Tag

A Verizon wireless store in Del Mar California
A Verizon wireless store in Del Mar California

A Verizon wireless store is shown in Del Mar, California June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A photo illustration shows the Verizon wireless carrier icon on a mobile phone screen in Encinitas
A photo illustration shows the Verizon wireless carrier icon on a mobile phone screen in Encinitas

A photo illustration shows the Verizon wireless carrier icon on a mobile phone screen in Encinitas, California June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake