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Taser to get body camera boost: Pro

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:13am
As police force lethal actions have spurred national controversy, officer-worn cameras have attracted Wall Street's attention.
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Downside of New York's fracking ban

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:12am
While some are praising New York's decision to ban fracking, some business owners who were hoping for a drilling-related boom are disappointed.
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Delivery companies brace for rush

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:11am
Delivery companies FedEx and UPS brace themselves for last-minute shipping orders as the Holiday season reaches peak. The NYT reports.
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Alstom to pay $772M for bribery

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:09am
Alstom SA has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in penalties to settle bribery charges with the U.S. Justice Department.
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World War II vet honored with medals 70 years later

FOX News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:07am
It has been some 70 years since U.S. Army Sgt. Benjamin Jones stormed a German-occupied town sprinting and shooting, through the European village as fast as he could. On Sunday, the Smyrna veteran's bravery was honored as the medals he earned were finally pinned to his chest.
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers invoke McVeigh in bid to have trial moved

FOX News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:02am
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are again drawing parallels between the media coverage of their client's case to the coverage received by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh in an effort to have the trial moved out of Massachusetts.
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New York Times: Prosecute Cheney

POLITICO - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:00am
"The question everyone will want answered, of course, is: Who should be held accountable?..."
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Apple hikes iPhone price in Russia

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:56am
Apple is battling the ruble crisis by hiking iPhone prices.
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Irish Senate halted over booze fight

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:54am
Ireland's upper legislative house, was briefly adjourned last week over arguments about whether lawmakers were drunk.
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Time to end the Cold War: Jeffrey Sachs

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:54am
The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.
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AP-GfK Poll: Americans of all faiths embrace holiday cheer in the form of gifts, cards

FOX News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:45am
Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first Christmas gifts.
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Fra-gee-lay: Leg lamp in store’s ‘A Christmas Story’ tribute is stolen

FOX News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:42am
Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"?
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Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' proposal

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:41am
Tesla's Elon Musk has proposed a new public transportation system between LA and San Francisco. USA Today reports.
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American Apparel shares rise on bid

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:34am
American Apparel, which fired CEO Dov Charney last week, saw its shares rise after confirming it's evaluating a takeover bid.
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Oil price drop 'irrelevant': Naimi

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:16am
Saudi Oil Minister Naimi persuaded OPEC members to keep current oil output despite the current price drop.
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10 reasons to buy stocks next year

CNBC - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:08am
Gabelli Funds' Howard Ward tells CNBC he's still bullish on stocks for a variety of reasons.
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Romney! Cheney! Kim Jong Un! All together again!

POLITICO - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:04am
Simon says: Kim Jong Un is a whack job, but that does not necessarily mean we should hail movies about him getting whacked.
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First Draft: From The Upshot: The Social Campaign

The New York Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:03am
Some of the processes the company used were opaque, so a number of questions remain unanswered.






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Man holding replica handgun shot at U.S. border

CNN - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:01am
U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun early Sunday.
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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers invoke Oklahoma City case in arguments to have trial moved

FOX News - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:00am
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are again drawing parallels between the media coverage of their client's case to the coverage received by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh in an effort to have the trial moved out of Massachusetts.
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