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Pain coming from Fed's 'taper' dismount

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:23am
If history repeats itself, stocks will dip when the Fed exits the bond-buying business for good, data suggest.
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Missouri Gov: Ferguson 'deeply troubling'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:10am
Jay Nixon urges law enforcement to respect the rights of the Missouri residents and the press.
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Migrations: A Leading Export of New York State: People

The New York Times - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:02am
A state that was once the nation's most populous is now fourth, as residents seek opportunity elsewhere.

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Euro zone growth stagnates

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:59am
Euro zone economic growth was stagnant in the second quarter, missing market expectations, official data showed.
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Pols divide on Alaska oil tax vote

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:06am
Sarah Palin has been quite vocal; Mark Begich has approached the issue cautiously.
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Dems to W.H.: Immigration's your call

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04am
The complex issue leaves the most powerful Senate Democrats in something of a bind.
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Protest in Missouri at Police Killing of Teenager Is Chronicled on Social Media

The New York Times - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04am
The police dispersed demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., by force on Wednesday night. The developments were recounted in real time on Twitter and other platforms.
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10 countries hit hard by climate change

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:41am
CNBC looks at which countries may be worst hit, both environmentally and economically, by climate change.
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Red Cross to hold aid convoy talks

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:17am
A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks.
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Gold demand sinks 16% year-on-year in Q2

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:50am
Global gold demand saw a sharp year on year decrease as levels steady following the blow-out numbers seen in the same period last year.
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Police clash with Michael Brown shooting protesters in Ferguson, two reporters briefly detained

FOX News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:00am
Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. used tear gas and smoke bombs Wednesday to disperse protesters, some of whom threw Molotov cocktails at officers, as a fifth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer turned violent. 
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Bank terrorism trial worries financial world

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:47am
A Beirut bank account at an Arab Bank branch, unremarkable except for the name: Osama Hamdan, a spokesman for Hamas, the NYT reports.
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How Bill Ackman plans to raise $4B

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:19am
Bill Ackman is planning to raise around $4 billion by listing a new investment vehicle in London, the FT reports.
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China’s credit slump: Default risk?

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:38am
China's sharp credit growth slowdown in July may signal rising default risks in some parts of the economy, analysts said.
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'Hug summit' for Obama, Clinton

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:27am
The two see each other at a party thrown by longtime Clinton friend Vernon Jordan and his wife.
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