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U.S. side of international space station evacuated

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:40am
A leak in the cooling system on the International Space Station has resulted in the evacuation of the U.S. crew from the American segment of the station to the Russian segment, the Russian Federal Space Agency said.
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Obama to push paid family, sick leave

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:39am
The president wants to give federal employees up to six weeks of paid leave after a birth or adoption, a benefit he wants to extend to all workers.
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Jindal invokes heritage in call for immigrant assimilation

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:34am
"I do not believe in hyphenated Americans," he will say.
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Yemen's French connection

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:33am
While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen.
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BofA dodges activists on chairman role

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:17am
An activist investor group said it is withdrawing a shareholder resolution that called for Bank of America to have an independent board chair.
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Big Oil cuts back as analysts slash forecasts

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:54am
The ongoing rout in oil markets is putting high-profile industry names on the back foot.
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Alligator found in box with 2 dead cats in Los Angeles backyard

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:00am
An 8-foot alligator that was found in a box with two cat carcasses in a suburban Los Angeles backyard might have been living at the home for as long as 40 years, animal officials said Wednesday.
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Son accused of killing hedge fund founder dad stands to inherit part of $1.6M estate

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:00am
The man accused of killing his millionaire father in the older man's Manhattan apartment earlier this month stands to collect an inheritance, according to the hedge fund founder's will.
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Incomes and Outcomes: Trying to Solve the Great Wage Slowdown

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:00am
An international commission, describing income stagnation as a defining challenge, offers proposals meant to influence the political debate.

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Defense Contractor Scheduled to Change Plea in Navy Bribery Case

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:29am
Leonard Glenn Francis is set to appear at a change-of-plea hearing on Thursday in federal court in San Diego. He previously pleaded not guilty to conspiracy in the case.

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