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Air rage: Knee Defender user 'ashamed'

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:00am
But don't expect him to stop using the $22 gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the person in front from reclining.
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Women crowd out men on Kickstarter

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:00am
Two-thirds of women successfully raise money online at crowdfunding sites for their tech ventures, a new study shows.
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Employers report fewer layoffs in August

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:49am
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
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Apple, Google resume talks in hiring suit

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:19am
Four technology companies have resumed talks with tech workers in a high-profile suit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley.
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Divided BoE holds off on rate hike

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:04am
The Bank of England (BoE) left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged on Thursday, despite growing calls by some members for a change in policy.
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Shark attacks kayak

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:00am
A great white shark took a bite out of a kayak as two young women were trying to take photographs of seals off the Plymouth, Massachusetts coast.
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Economy could cost the GOP Senate seats

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:00am
The growing economy could cost the GOP prized Senate seats in the midterm elections, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.
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Fast-food workers set for strikes

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:53am
Fast-food workers plan to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities, with employees in many locations planning nonviolent civil disobedience.
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Stolen JPMorgan data rerouted to Russia

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:37am
Investigators working on the cyberattack at JPMorgan have found clues that computers sent the stolen data to a Russian city.
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The new Cosmo: Love, sex, politics?

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:19am
Cosmopolitan's website is making room for something new to the the legendary women's glossy: The midterm elections.
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DOJ to investigate Ferguson PD

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:12am
The probe will look at patterns of arrests.
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Cantor's one-way ticket to Wall St.?

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:09am
He wants to return to politics but given where Wall Street stands, that may be impossible.
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Hearing for Marine jailed in Mexico to feature surveillance video

FOX News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:00am
Next week’s court appearance by a U.S. Marine imprisoned in Mexico could turn into a video viewing marathon.
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Behind Ivy Walls: Why Colleges With a Distinct Focus Have a Hidden Advantage

The New York Times - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:29am
Looking at where students who gain admission to numerous colleges choose to go reveals some surprises.






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