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USS Peleliu returns home to San Diego on Christmas Eve after six-month deployment

FOX News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:45pm
Families eagerly greeted crewmembers as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu made a Christmas Eve homecoming to Naval Base San Diego after a six-month deployment in the western Pacific.
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Attorney says Missouri police officer who shot 18-year-old is certain he had no other choice

FOX News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:15pm
The attorney for a suburban St. Louis police officer who shot and killed an 18-year-old says his client is lucky to be alive.
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Prosecutors oppose delayed start in marathon suspect's trial; jury selection set for Jan. 5

FOX News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:01pm
Federal prosecutors are opposing a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to delay his trial until September.
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Movie Review: In ‘Selma,’ King Is Just One of Many Heroes

The New York Times - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:42pm
Ava DuVernay’s film “Selma” follows civil rights demonstrators in March 1965 across an Alabama bridge and into a new era for black Americans, with progress made and promises unkept.






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Giant panda cub Bao Bao gets shock of her young life

CNN - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:06pm
Bao Bao did a no-no and the shock sent her scrambling up a tree.
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Overdose Cited in Death of Man Who Killed 6 in Pennsylvania

The New York Times - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:05pm
Officials initially believed that Bradley Stone, who they say killed his wife and five members of her family, had died of self-inflicted stab wounds.
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Does Texas need a 'Merry Christmas' law?

CNN - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:53pm
Here we go again.
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These mid-caps will shine: Analyst

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:24pm
Among other mid-cap companies, JetBlue, Pilgrim's Pride and Mohawk Industries may cash in on economic trends, a fund manger said.
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Stock bears are hard to find for 2015

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:24pm
As the Santa rally lifts stocks higher, Wall Street's expectations for 2015 gains have gotten slimmer.
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ETF trading 'over' in 2015

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:15pm
Experts Nelson and Costa said in an interview with CNBC that stock picking is the way to go for investors next year.
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This will be the 'big short' for 2015

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:04pm
Investors this holiday season have been busily building what some say could be the biggest short position ever in Treasury futures.
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Judge on fired Phoenix VA director

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:00pm
A judge has ruled that the VA was justified in firing the former director of its Phoenix office.
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Selma police shooting video disputed

CNN - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:48pm
A police shooting case in the historic civil rights city of Selma adds a different layer to the national debate.
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Facebook to face privacy suit: Judge

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Facebook must face a lawsuit accusing it of violating its users' privacy by scanning messages they send for advertising purposes.
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Wal-Mart tests card swap program

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:12pm
Wal-Mart will begin testing on its new gift card exchange program on Christmas Day.
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Gartman: Still a bull market, why fight it

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:00pm
The impact of declining oil prices on the U.S. and global economy, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Private Client Group; Jim Pethokoukis, The American Enterprise Institute; Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
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Sony cyberattack provides blueprint: CEO

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:44pm
The recent cyberattack on Sony represents a seminal moment in the advancement of hacking, George Kurtz said.
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Where to watch ‘The Interview’

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:38pm
Sony said it continues to "secure more platforms and more theaters so that this movie reaches the largest possible audience."
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'The Interview' online Wednesday

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:34pm
Sony will release its controversial film "The Interview" online Wednesday, with $5.99 rentals available from a variety of sites.
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Are shoppers socially responsible?

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:26pm
If you think consumers aren't focused on being socially responsible in their shopping, you'd be wrong.
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