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4 stocks ready to break out: Pros

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:07pm
Four stock plays the "Fast Money" traders are watching could be on the verge of a serious move higher.
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What's it really like in Ferguson?

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:56pm
A grand jury will begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown, as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived for a visit to Ferguson, Missouri. But what is it like on the streets? CNN's Eliott McLaughlin gives us an on-the-scene take.
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Buffett's Berkshire pays for second error

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:55pm
Berkshire Hathaway is paying almost $1 million to the government for failing to make disclosures required by antitrust law again.
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Infineon to buy chipmaker IRF for $3B

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:43pm
Infineon announced that it will acquire U.S.-based semiconductor company International Rectifier for $3 billion cash.
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SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violations from trainer's death

FOX News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:39pm
SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
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Pennsylvania high court rules mandatory $75,000 casino theft fine unconstitutional

FOX News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:38pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips.
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How Snapchat news and ads could work

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:35pm
Snapchat is expected to introduce news and advertisements to its feeds.
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Ryan's new view on charitable donations

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:34pm
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan now says charitable deductions should be protected, and there should be no cap on deductions.
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US airstrikes in Iraq continue as Obama considers how to protect hostage after revenge killing

FOX News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:29pm
In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
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Movie theater infested with THIS?

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:19pm
Moviegoers are complaining about getting bites and rashes after attending this theater ... and it's not the first time.
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BoE: Ranks finally broken on rates

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:08pm
Two members of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee voted to raise interest rates in August, as pressure builds to raise rates.
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316 S&P stocks expected to beat Apple

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:07pm
There are 316 stocks in the S&P 500 where the future expected gains are higher than that for Apple, USA Today reports.
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Would you watch beheading video?

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:01pm
When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?
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Who's in charge in Ferguson?

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00pm
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, have bubbled, one official after another has taken the lead, grappling to figure out how to stop it from coming to a boil.
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Acts of kindness, generosity

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:59am
Day after day, most of the images and stories from Ferguson, Missouri, have been depressing. The quiet Midwest suburb appears to have devolved into a place where armored vehicles patrol streets, people can't stop fighting, arrests are commonplace and tear gas pollutes the air.
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Investors have no fear about volatility

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Forget the headlines and the charts: Despite the loopy market behavior recently, investors are downright apathetic.
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IRS botching Obamacare tax collection

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:53am
Auditors say the IRS's flawed collecting process is bringing only three-quarters or so of the revenue originally expected.
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U.S. official: More airstrikes in Iraq

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:52am
Drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday.
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As Tension Eases on Ferguson’s Streets, Focus Turns to Investigation

The New York Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:50am
A grand jury was scheduled to meet Wednesday to begin hearing evidence in the shooting of Michael Brown, as the unrest prompted by his death appeared to reach a turning point.

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Apple developers brace for new iOS8

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:50am
For developers, Apple's iOS8 means a huge opportunity and huge headache.
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