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Home prices fall: S&P/Case-Shiller

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:15am
Robert Shiller told CNBC that while home prices are falling only slightly, "there's some clear evidence of a weakening."
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Dog resorts: Lapping up luxury

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:13am
More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty.
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RadioShack may run out of cash: Moody's

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:08am
Moody's said it is "increasing likely" RadioShack will run out of cash by the fiscal third quarter of 2015.
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House GOP cuts border funding bill

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:06am
The bill offers $659 million for the border crisis, a drop from the $1.5 billion the GOP first sought.
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Confidence rises on hope for better days

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:05am
Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.
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America's body image screwed up

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:00am
LZ Granderson says the cyber-standing ovation given to Robyn Lawley, an Australian plus-size model who posted unretouched photos, shows how crazy Americans' notions of beauty have become.
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5 mistakes that kill crowdfunding deals

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:00am
About 57 percent of crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter flop due to miscues, including no social media strategy.
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Marc Faber's best doom-and-gloom calls

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:58am
Marc Faber has been predicting a major selloff in stocks for the past three years now.
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Ray Rice: What is NFL thinking?

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:57am
Carol Costello says she was wrong to expect the NFL to come down hard on Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice, and that the league be universally criticized if they didn't.
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Labor, business battle in big cities

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:57am
Urban politics are becoming a battleground on major policy issues for trade groups.
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Parents sue Georgia school system in gym mat death

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:55am
The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school filed a wrongful death lawsuit against local school administrators Monday.
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Pfizer beats as oncology drugs grow

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:54am
Pfizer reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.
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Senators ask W.H. to clarify pot laws

POLITICO - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52am
Senators from Colorado and Washington call for a "uniform interpretation" of federal drug laws.
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NASA maps 101 moon geysers

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:48am
On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.
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JPMorgan unit to pay $650K settlement

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:47am
A JPMorgan Chase unit will pay $650,000 to resolve charges that it submitted inaccurate reports about client positions.
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UPS cuts forecast as it boosts capacity

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:46am
UPS slashed its earnings forecast for the year as it spends to boost capacity ahead of the holiday shopping season.
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Rescue dog thwarts burglary

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:45am
A dog named Squid helped put an end to a string of burglaries, but his owners were surprised considering his background.
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Bill would legalize some pot

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:41am
The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
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Merck posts earnings beat

CNBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:39am
Merck reported better-than-expected results, with sales of newer drugs offsetting declining sales of drugs facing generic competition.
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Woman reportedly returns $1,000 found outside Georgia bank

FOX News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:38am
A Georgia woman reportedly returned $1,000 she found outside an area bank, completing her “good deed of the day” in the process.
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