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54 Years Later, South Carolina Court Clears ‘Friendship Nine’

The New York Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:08pm
A prosecutor in Rock Hill said the misdemeanor trespassing charges against the nine black students should never have been filed.

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California doesn't like e-cigarettes

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:04pm
California health officials say e-cigarettes are a health threat and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.
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Officials confirm first sighting of Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite in nearly 100 years

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:01pm
The first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite National Park in nearly a century has been confirmed by park officials.
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Democrats to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu speech

POLITICO - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:59pm
"Our relationship with Israel is too important to use as a pawn in political gamesmanship," they write.
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9 things you didn't know about Apple

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:48pm
This month, Apple is celebrating anniversaries for the Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone and iTunes. The tech giant has more to smile about.
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Pentagon Unveils Program to Help Build 6th Generation Fighter

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:41pm
The Pentagon is poised to unveil a new collaborative research program in the upcoming 2016 defense budget submission.
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McDonald's CEO steps aside; stock rises

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:41pm
After a stormy year at McDonald's, CEO Don Thompson is retiring. Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook will take the helm.
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Market hurdles: Dollar, global economy

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:18pm
Results from large caps show "the global slowdown and the strength of the dollar working against robust earnings reports."
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Judge orders state to return tigers, lion hours after they're seized at Ohio animal sanctuary

FOX News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:16pm
A judge ordered the state to return a dozen exotic animals — including several tigers and a lion — to their owner on Wednesday, just hours after they were taken from an animal sanctuary near Toledo.
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TPG sues former spokesman Adam Levine

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:11pm
Powerful private-equity firm TPG is filing suit against former company spokesman, Adam Levine for allegedly leaking confidential company information. Details, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.
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Pence: State-run media site not happening

POLITICO - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:09pm
The Indiana governor says he didn't know about a memo detailing plans for a state-run news site.
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Bickering continues on Benghazi panel

POLITICO - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:08pm
Bipartisan battles continue over the chairman's vision for the committee.
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Drugmakers invited to White House

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:06pm
The heads of research at several big drugmakers received mysterious invitations to the White House for a meeting Friday.
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After-hours buzz: FB, QCOM and more

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:00pm
Headlines after the bell Wednesday:
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FB earnings glow on mobile, video views

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:58pm
Mobile daily active users came in at 745 million on average for December 2014, up 34% year-over-year.
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What Apple's extra cash could buy

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:45pm
Apple's earnings announcement included revenue equivalent to collecting $10 from every person in the world.
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Student debt hurts innovation: Daniels

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:41pm
Lost entrepreneurship and innovation from debt-ridden college graduates hurt the U.S. economy, a university president said.
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Boeing to replace Air Force One

POLITICO - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:19pm
The costs associated with the decision aren't clear.
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Supreme Court stays executions of 3 over drug protocol

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:13pm
In a one-sentence order, the Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a stay of execution to three inmates bringing a challenge to Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam as a part of its lethal injection protocol.
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Obamacare tax could hit 6M, but ...

CNBC - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:11pm
Obama administration officials are hoping to educate people about the tax effects of Obamacare.
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