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Pentagon weighs more troops to Iraq

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:12pm
The Pentagon is considering sending about 300 more troops to Iraq to enhance security.
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HP sales beat Street estimates

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:04pm
HP reported quarterly revenue that topped projections as it works through an internal overhaul aimed at cutting costs.
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Just how high can Apple go?

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:03pm
Apple's stock soared to highs in advance of its media event next month, leaving pros to question if it has more room to run.
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Holder recalls being hassled by cops

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:49pm
"I remember how humiliating that was and how angry I was," the attorney general says.
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McDonnell describes 'yelling' wife

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:37pm
In his public corruption trial, the former Virginia governor says he and his wife barely spoke.
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FBI: Beware of health care hackers

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:36pm
The FBI has warned that health care industry companies are being targeted by hackers.
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Court puts hold on Va. gay marriages

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:15pm
Same-sex couples would have been able to wed Thursday if the Supreme Court hadn't intervened.
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Support grows for officer

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:54pm
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
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Music and more: McDonald's revamp plan

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:54pm
McDonald's sees a widespread digital revamp as key to reaching its audience. Job postings shed light on what may be in store.
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Banks to raise junior banker pay by 20%

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:52pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America are planning to hike salaries of junior employees by at least 20 percent.
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Twinkie factory near Chicago closing

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:43pm
Hostess Brands said the Schiller Park, Ill., bakery where Twinkies were invented in 1930 will close, the Chicago Tribune reported.
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Hagan, Tillis deadlocked in new poll

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:42pm
Hagan leads Tillis, 45 percent to 43 percent, with Libertarian Sean Haugh coming in at 5 percent.
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Is the Fed too hawkish?

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:34pm
The latest Fed minutes suggest a rate increase sooner than later but there are a few factors to consider since the last Fed meeting, says Ron Insana.
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Brown family to N.Y. rally Saturday

POLITICO - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:29pm
The Ferguson family will march for Eric Garner, who died after police put him in a choke hold.
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An end to 'blood for oil'? Not just yet

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:26pm
As U.S. oil production surges, some say U.S. geopolitical and military strategies are being realigned.
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BofA reaches $17B settlement with US

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:15pm
BofA reached a record $17 billion settlement over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
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Most in US clueless about market gain

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:07pm
Most Americans don't realize stocks gained 30 percent in 2013, and only 1 in 9 call themselves savvy on investing, a survey said.
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Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support

FOX News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:05pm
Some Federal Reserve officials think the economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will soon need to signal a change in the extraordinary support it's been providing the economy in the form of ultra-low interest rates.
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Next up for Medium: A music magazine

CNBC - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:05pm
Medium is preparing its next foray into Web publishing: A digital magazine dedicated to stories about music, Re/code reports.
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Ex-deputy: Details of gunfire after drunk driver shot following Texas crash not in report

FOX News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:01pm
An ex-deputy says he failed to note in a report that more gunfire took place well after a drunk driver was fatally shot following an accident that killed two boys in Texas.
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