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Earnings misses hang over market

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:36am
Some high profile earnings beats by General Electric, Pepsico and Morgan Stanley helped counterbalance the hangover of Wednesday's big tech earnings misses.
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Who are the rebels destabilizing Ukraine?

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:10am
Deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine have spiked fears of all-out war in the region. So who are the armed, flag-waving rebels who appear to be behind it all?
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Millions of homeowners still underwater

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:00am
A rebound in home prices has slowed, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.
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Is America giving up?

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:00am
Fewer Americans are working—or trying to work. Reversing this trend has to be a priority for the next administration, says Wharton Prof. Joao Gomes.
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The 'first selfie'

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:29am
If you're Vice President Joe Biden, who would you have join you for your "first selfie" other than the commander-in-chief?
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Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M severance

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:12am
Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million after just 15 months on the job.
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Alcohol firms drown sorrows as shares tumble

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:51am
Shares of major drink makers got battered on Thursday after Diageo and Rémy Cointreau posted poor results.
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Chocolate could become 'like Champagne'

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:44am
As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price – and maybe even a different taste.
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The tea party radio network

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:08am
Sponsorship deals between hosts and the party become lucrative as the 2014 elections approach.
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Texas man executed for killing three members of same family

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00am
A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.
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Publicis CEO: No 'embarrassing questions' on merger

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:39am
The CEO of Publicis has said the negotiations with China regarding its merger with Onmicom is taking energy out of the day to day running of the firm.
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Herb Kohl Set to Sell Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:39pm
Herb Kohl, a former U.S. senator from Wisconsin, is selling the N.B.A. Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million.

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Weibo set for IPO on Nasdaq

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:25pm
China's Weibo has priced its initial public offering at $17 per American Depository Share, at the bottom of its planned range.
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Afghanistan's election a headache

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:58pm
POLITICO Pro Report: The delay leaves U.S. commanders unsure about the military mission.
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Fault Lines Appear at Northwestern Over Union Vote

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:35pm
Students, professors and athletes are split on whether a union should be formed by the football team.

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Two Fire Trucks Collide in California, Injuring Several People

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:18pm
The fire trucks were heading to a burning house when they crashed on Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careering into a restaurant and injuring 14 people, including at least five firefighters.
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Is a RRR cut is in the offing for China?

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:08pm
China's move to cut the reserve ratio for some village commercial banks has led investors to question whether broader monetary stimulus is imminent.
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More than 7 million Sony Playstation 4 sold

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:52pm
Sony sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for its game console.
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Editorial: Reining In Predatory Schools

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:47pm
The Obama administration should strengthen its new rules against for-profit colleges that saddle poor students with crippling debts.
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Editorial: Criminalizing Expectant Mothers

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:37pm
A bill awaiting the governor’s signature in Tennessee could make pregnant women who use illegal drugs too scared to seek medical care.

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