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Lawyer wants back $125K wine collection that was seized and could be destroyed

FOX News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:51am
A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed.
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Yellen speech takes balanced approach

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:45am
Fed Chair Janet Yellen managed to walk a middle ground in her Jackson Hole speech.
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Woman wins math's highest honor

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:41am
For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
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Rosetta orbits comet

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:38am
After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft made history Wednesday as it became the first probe to rendezvous with a comet on its journey around the sun.
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2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

FOX News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:38am
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
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Mars rover finds 'paver'

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:37am
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2.2M bean bags recalled after deaths

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:36am
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
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Rain turns Washington wildfire burn scars into mudslides that damage homes, block highways

FOX News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:26am
Highway crews are trying to clear mud and debris that that washed onto roadways when heavy rain fell on land scarred by wildfires in north central Washington.
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Former Navy carrier on final voyage

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:14am
A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.
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Investing in tax inversions

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:11am
Want to get in on the tax inversion action? A new 25-stock index gives investors the opportunity to invest in potential future targets.
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Strange sea creatures invade

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:06am
Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.
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A Goldman alum on the Kickstarter life

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:04am
A Goldman Sachs alum turns liquor entrepreneur and crowdfunding backer. Did Wall Street prepare him for Kickstarter?
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DealBook: Bank of America’s $16 Billion Mortgage Settlement Less Painful Than It Looks

The New York Times - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:45am
The company’s financial burden for the settlement may not exceed $12 billion — certainly a large amount, but one significantly less than the number the government trumpets.

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Markets wobble on Russian convoy news

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:42am
Global equity markets reacted to news that tensions between Russia and Ukraine had flared up once again.
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The FDA’s ‘war’ on artisanal cheeses

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:42am
Makers of raw milk cheeses fear the government will toughen rules in the name of food safety. The Fiscal Times reports.
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Holiday trumps back-to-school for mobile

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:36am
Despite the growth of e-commerce, digital sales will likely play a larger role over the holiday season than back-to-school.
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Islamic State sympathizers under intense scrutiny in US

FOX News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:34am
Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.
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McDonald's names new US president again

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:23am
McDonald's announced Friday that its U.S. president, Jeff Stratton, would be retiring from the company.
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Obama needs to worry about his critics

CNBC - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:16am
President Obama may want to start listening to critics if he doesn't want to cost Democrats the Senate, Politico's Ben White says.
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Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

CNN - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:09am
Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate.
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