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Charles H. Townes, Physicist Who Helped Develop Lasers, Dies at 99

The New York Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:24am
Dr. Townes shared the Nobel Prize in 1964 for his work on lasers, in a career that included advising on lunar landings, verifying Einstein’s theories and creating an atomic clock.
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Stock market rises at midday after strong earnings from Apple; investors await Fed statement

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:15am
The U.S. stock market is rising slightly at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.
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Happy Data Privacy Day, now lock it up!

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:09am
A new national survey of mobile owners found that one-third did not take any precautions to protect their phone and the data on it, NBC News reports.
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NHS gets green light for expensive drug

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:05am
How much would you pay for a drug that could prolong your life? £1 million? Try 10 times that amount.
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Female Gitmo guard testifies she felt 'less a soldier' when barred from touching inmates

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:01am
A female soldier at Guantanamo Bay says an order barring women from jobs that require physical contact with male prisoners makes her feel less of a soldier.
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US oil stockpiles highest on record: EIA

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:56am
The latest increase added to the previous week's build of over 10 million barrels, which was the biggest in 14 years.
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Sears cuts 115 corporate jobs

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:52am
Sears Holdings has laid off 115 of its corporate workers, including 100 at its headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
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Danny Meyer's Shake Shack payday

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:50am
Danny Meyer has seen a lot of success in the restaurant business, but the Shake Shack IPO could mean a $141 million payday.
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White House drops 529 college savings proposal

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:49am
The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans.
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Mom of dead newborn found at Detroit-area recycling center due in court

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:47am
A judge says a woman whose newborn baby was found dead at a Detroit-area recycling center is expected to appear in court.
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Warren Buffett's sister donates $100 million to Northwestern University for global studies

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:46am
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's sister has donated $100 million to Northwestern University, which the suburban Chicago school says is the largest single gift in its history.
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Southern California man charged with sexually assaulting, killing nearly 3-week-old daughter

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:45am
A Los Angeles-area man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting, torturing and killing his nearly 3-week-old daughter.
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Couple in Georgia found shot to death after responding to Craigslist offer for car

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:45am
A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service.
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The scary thing about Europe's QE plan

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:44am
Unlike the US, Europe's central banks might actually lose money on their bond buying, says Ron Insana. And what happens then — who bails THEM out?
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LAPD: Google app 'poses a danger'

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:40am
The chief of police of Los Angeles believes Waze "poses a danger to the lives of police officers in the United States."
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Poll: Fix, don't unravel, Obamacare

POLITICO - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:39am
The American public would rather see Congress fix Obamacare than allow it to unravel in the Supreme Court.
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McCain blasts Michael Moore

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:35am
Sen. John McCain weighs in on the debate over "American Sniper" and comments by filmmaker Michael Moore.
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Slain Georgia couple known for charity work across the South; daughter says dad was a survivor

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:31am
Elrey "Bud" Runion and his wife, June, took their charitable efforts all over the South: from storm-damaged Alabama towns and impoverished pockets of West Virginia to a donation center run from their backyard in suburban Atlanta.
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Being well-dressed helped save his life

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama and the cast of Boardwalk Empire have in common? They've all been dressed by Auschwitz survivor Martin Greenfield.
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'As long as my mind is working, I will tell this story'

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone left behind a successful career in fashion to share her story of resilience. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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