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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 Military.com 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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