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Protesters cuffed at fast-food rallies

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:08am
Union organizers said they expected thousands to show up to protests around the U.S. Previously, turnout has been fairly minimal.
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Midterm Calculus: Independent Now a Real Contender in the Kansas Senate Race

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:59am
The surprise withdrawal of the Democrat leaves a two-man race between a weak Republican incumbent and a little-known independent.

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Court to rehear Obamacare case

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:52am
A lawsuit challenging the core Obamacare insurance subsidies will get another hearing in December.
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NATO: Russia 'attacking' Ukraine

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:50am
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen opens a crucial summit meeting by accusing Russia of "attacking" neighboring Ukraine.
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10 stocks burning past the competition

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:42am
It’s tempting to think when stocks rally, it’s a win-win for everyone. But there are some runaway winners. USA Today reports.
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Burger flippers earn the least here ...

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:42am
Fast-food workers across the nation went on strike Thursday. So where do the nation's burger flippers earn the least and the most?
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Your credit card data, on sale for $1

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:40am
Cards with the highest credit limits, such as an American Express Platinum card, sell for the most, USA Today reports.
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Wallace named 'The View' co-host

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:37am
The former George W. Bush communications director rounds out the show's hosts.
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New Rules May Allow Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:36am
Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans denied benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades if their misconduct was related to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Court hammers 'reckless' BP in ruling

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:36am
The massive 2010 spill in the U.S. Gulf Coast was a result of "gross negligence and reckless" conduct by BP and other oil producers, a court ruled.
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911 call reveals scene before homeowner shoots intruder during Phoenix robbery

FOX News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:34am
Phoenix authorities Thursday released the 911 call from a frantic homeowner who was confronted by a home intruder in May.
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Motherlode Blog: Teaching Children Empathy

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:34am
Empathy isn’t just taking another perspective. Con men can do that. In order to be empathetic, children need to know how to value, respect and understand another person’s points of view, even when they don’t agree.
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Home Depot taps Secret Service: Source

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:34am
Home Depot has contacted the U.S. Secret Service about an alleged major breach of customer card data, a source said.
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Court to rehear Obamacare subsidies case

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:30am
A U.S. appeals court agreed to reconsider a July 22 ruling that poses a major setback to the Obamacare health insurance overhaul.
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ECB shocks market: Analysis and reaction

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:29am
The European Central Bank surprises markets with three interest rate cuts as well as unveiling a bond-buying program.
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Microsoft reveals budget-friendly Lumia

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:27am
Microsoft unveiled its Windows Lumia phones that aim to offer high-end camera features on a budget. Re/code reports.
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US services firms grew last month at fastest pace since ISM survey began tracking them in 2008

FOX News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:23am
U.S. services firms expanded in August at the fastest pace on record.
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Dog-beating CEO may still cost ex-firm

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:23am
Centerplate got in hot water when its ex-CEO beat up a dog in an elevator. Its problems may not be over.
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Wrangling over next RSC chair

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:19am
The RSC will begin interviewing GOP lawmakers interested in chairing the group.
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McDonnell in limbo: 'Remarkably at peace'

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:14am
The former Virginia governor awaits judgment on the corruption indictment against him and his wife.
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