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Dollar tree profit falls 2.6 percent

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:26am
Dollar Tree reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased.
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Poll: Obama doing OK on Ferguson

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:55am
A separate poll also shows a racial divide on opinions about the situation in Missouri.
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Big BofA fine is extortion: Kovacevich

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:55am
"It has nothing to do with justice or restitution to the innocent victims," former Wells Fargo chief Dick Kovacevich says.
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Pregnant? Avoid all canned tuna

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:40am
Consumer Reports warned that pregnant women should avoid fresh fish with the highest mercury, including canned tuna.
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Ohio woman sentenced to prison for school assaults after being told she needed visitor's badge

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:39am
An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.
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Early movers: SHLD, HRL, HTZ, F & more

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:36am
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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Cheney: Magnify Foley by 'a million'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:30am
He says Foley is just the start of the violence if Obama doesn't "deal with this crisis" in Iraq.
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2 Americans with Ebola released

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:16am
They became the first two people to receive the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp.
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Why BofA deal might not cost it $17B

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:11am
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
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Fed behind curve, too much clout: Survey

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:01am
The Fed is viewed as having too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve, according to a Wall Street survey.
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Funds could face market curbs

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:57am
Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland soars

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:46am
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
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Sharpton 'garbage' enrages O'Reilly

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:41am
The Fox News host blasts Sharpton's handling of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:27am
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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Ferguson officials show Wilson video

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:26am
The city releases video of police officer Darren Wilson receiving an award in February.
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Nixon to draw down National Guard

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:03am
After a relatively calm night in Ferguson, the governor orders the Guard to start withdrawing.
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One of two officers involved in fatal police shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart is back on the job

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:59am
A city official says one of two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart is back on the job.
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Oil at 14-month low as bulls eye upside

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:53am
The price of Brent crude hit a 14-month low on Thursday, but market analysts now believe that oil could find a floor and expect prices to stabilize.
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Bodies of three climbers recovered from Mount Rainier

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:12am
The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.
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Immigration brawl turns to shrug

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:04am
"It definitely doesn't show up in any surveys as a big issue for the right or left," a pollster says.
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