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Op-Ed Contributor: Is Harvard Unfair to Asian-Americans?

The New York Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:13pm
In a true meritocracy, whites would be a minority of the student body. That worries some people.

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Twitter's CFO stokes chatter with tweet

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:09pm
Twitter's chief finance officer appears to have posted a public tweet intended to be a private message, "I still think we should buy them."
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Market punishes IBM rumor-chasers

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:04pm
A rumor sent options traders barreling into Big Blue. When the rumor got shot down, their traders were in big trouble.
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Stephanopoulos lands Ferguson exclusive

POLITICO - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:59pm
The ABC News anchor is currently poised to land the first interview with Darren Wilson, industry sources say.
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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:57pm
The Department of Defense has identified 2,337 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
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Workers in Silicon Valley Weigh In on Obama’s Immigration Action

The New York Times - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:42pm
Despite drawbacks, some immigrants working in technology said the president’s actions could make work in the United States easier.

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DCCC responds to Limbaugh lawsuit threat

POLITICO - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:41pm
Limbaugh is threatening the DCCC with a lawsuit over a blast email they sent supporters.
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Your lost bags go to this Alabama store

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:21pm
It is a secondhand store, one of a kind. A spokeswoman estimated annual traffic at nearly a million, from every state and at least 40 countries.
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'Casablanca' piano auctioned off

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:17pm
The piano used in the classic movie 'Casablanca' sold at auction in Bonhams for $2.9 million. The NYT reports.
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Video: Looks Inside LCS 3 USS Fort Worth

FOX News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:12pm
A reporter and videographer went aboard the USS Forth Worth, also known as Littoral Combat Ship 3, ahead of its deployment to the Pacific to learn about the ship and get a taste of everyday life aboard. Capt. Ken Bridgewater, commanding officer of the Fort Worth, offered a first hand walking tour of the inside […]
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Cramer's recipe for high prices in 2015

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:10pm
Money managers are looking to buy right now, and Jim Cramer is here to help. He goes sector by sector to offer his pick of hot stocks.
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China prompts fresh geopolitical fears

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:01pm
Geopolitical tensions in Asia show no sign of abating amid new Chinese activity in disputed maritime territories.
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The Fed rate hike victims

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:01pm
China, Hong Kong, and Malaysia should be on investors' worry list amid expectations for a U.S. rate hike in 2015, HSBC warned.
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A closer look at community of Ferguson, Missouri

FOX News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:00pm
A closer look at the community of Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed.
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Cruz: Lieberman for Defense secretary

POLITICO - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:41pm
The former Connecticut senator is close to John McCain and Lindsey Graham.
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Prosecutor's office says grand jury announcement in fatal Ferguson shooting will be at 8 p.m.

FOX News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:30pm
The St. Louis County prosecutor's office has announced plans for an 8 p.m. news conference to announce whether a grand jury has indicted a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Man whose 34-year-old murder conviction is now in doubt is freed, may face retrial

FOX News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:30pm
A man convicted of murder 34 years ago has been freed after prosecutors in Ventura County determined he may not have committed the crime.
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Queen Elsa dethrones Barbie as top toy

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:26pm
For the first time in the 11-year history of the poll, Mattel's Barbie was not the top choice for girls' parents.
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Michael Lewis 'dead wrong': Author

CNBC - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:25pm
A new book is out defending high-frequency trading, with its author calling critic Michael Lewis "dead wrong."
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Protests planned across US as people nationwide await word of Ferguson grand jury decision

FOX News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:15pm
Protesters across the country are planning demonstrations even before they know whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.
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