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Cashin connects dots on stock drop

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:55am
Art Cashin of UBS tells CNBC that stocks were falling sharply in early trading because of an "ugly buffet" of news.
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What the 'Blizzard of 2015' may have cost

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:51am
Although this week's winter storm was less serious than predicted, the economic losses might be more severe.
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Out of gas, plane spirals into ocean

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:42am
The pilot of a single engine aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft more than 200 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii.
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Officer's body-cam captures fatal shooting

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:42am
A man identified as Terence Walker is seen in a police body-camera video bolting from a Muskogee, Oklahoma, officer who felt a weapon after a pat down.
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Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:42am
The former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday in the Illinois city, family attorney Mark Bogen said. Banks was 83.
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Peltz slashes Family Dollar stake

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:42am
Nelson Peltz's hedge fund cut its Family Dollar Stores stake by 66 percent, according to an SEC filing.
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Small plane safely lands in Pacific, using massive parachute

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:40am
Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii on the same day, with one briefly nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute.
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Capital Field Notes: Hearing From Your Congressman, and Hearing and Hearing

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:37am
A look at the congressional franking privilege, a survival from Colonial days, updated for the Internet era.






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Goldman's Cohn: Oil could go to $30

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:36am
Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn tells CNBC why oil could go even lower.
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US consumer confidence at 7 ½-year high

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:35am
U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007.
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Sharyl Attkisson to testify at Lynch hearing

POLITICO - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:34am
The former CBS News correspondent will testify on the second day of Lynch's hearing for attorney general.
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Only one thing matters in Yahoo earns

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:20am
If there's ever been an a earnings announcement when earnings themselves aren't important, it's Yahoo's fourth quarter.
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Civil rights-era arrests to be vacated for 9 men who integrated South Carolina lunch counter

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:15am
Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law they are still convicted trespassers.
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Man fires on police city meeting

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:12am
A man opened fire on police attending a swearing-in ceremony for new officers in New Hope, Minnesota, on Monday night.
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'Intellectually disabled' man set for execution

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:11am
Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill is set to be executed in Georgia on Tuesday night, despite pleas from human rights groups and legal representatives who say his intellectual disability should make him ineligible for the death penalty.
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Cramer: Markets will be ‘stupid’

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:10am
CNBC's Jim Cramer says markets will be "stupid" following the disappointing earnings reports released Tuesday.
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Unemployment rates drop in 42 US states as widespread hiring boosts job markets nationwide

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:01am
Unemployment rates fell in 42 U.S. states last month, the latest sign that strong hiring is boosting job opportunities nationwide.
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Bull market judgment day upon us

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:01am
After gaining no new ground in December or January, this bull market has officially stalled. That may change this week.
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New home sales surge in December

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:01am
New home sales in December rose sharply.
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Cat CEO to Fed: Don't hike rates

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:47am
Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC the Fed should put off raising interest rates given the "fragile economy."
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