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Bits Blog: Home Depot Says Data From 56 Million Cards Was Taken in Breach

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:47pm
The breach, which went unnoticed for five months, has become the largest known attack on a retailer.






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Why you shouldn't buy Alibaba: Pros

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:47pm
Alibaba shares hit the market Friday amid much hype, but two pros are warning investors to stay away from the Chinese e-commerce giant.
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Rowland found guilty in conspiracy case

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:43pm
A federal jury on Thursday convicted former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland of crimes in related to a campaign finance scheme.
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New law firm in GOP Obama suit

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:35pm
Aides say the first attorney backed out under political pressure.
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Alibaba's Jack Ma nods to Main Street

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:35pm
As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.
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A Beltway Battle That’s a Bipartisan Dream: Washington-Baltimore World Series

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:30pm
A season of regional baseball bliss has given the cities, both with their own Beltways, dreams of a World Series clash between the Nationals and Orioles.






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Political Memo: Democrats Reprise 'War on Women' Case Against Republicans

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:29pm
Democratic candidate are once again trying to accuse Republicans of waging a “war on women,” but they have a lot less to work with than in 2012.






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Obama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus Assaults

The New York Times - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:26pm
The campaign will feature celebrities and television ads in an effort to enlist students in the fight to end violence against women on campus.






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Ray Rice Ravens jersey swap draws crowd

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:15pm
Hundreds of Baltimore Ravens fans formed a half-mile line to exchange their Ray Rice #27 jerseys.
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Biden name-drops Packwood

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:06pm
He offers praise for Packwood, who resigned amid multiple sexual harassment allegations.
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NYT mulls new round of buyouts

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:00pm
This new round of buyout offers is likely to slash at least 50 positions from the company.
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Exxon Mobil puts CA refinery up for sale

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:58pm
Sources say Exxon Mobil has put its Torrance, Calif. refinery on the block amid tough environmental standards.
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Al Jazeera America sues Al Gore

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:56pm
The lawsuit comes after Gore and his partner sued the network in August.
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How ISIS is helping the GOP

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:54pm
National security just jumped to the top of the list for American votes and that's good for the GOP, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.
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AP: CIA halts spying in Europe

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:48pm
The pause allows for officers to reevaluate the complicated risks of spying on allies.
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Apple wants to change the way you spend

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:39pm
As fans pocket new iPhone 6 models, they'll now have Apple Pay. Will consumers and merchants adopt the new payment technology?
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$40.7M awarded in bitcoin Ponzi case

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:35pm
The SEC said Trendon Shavers used the online moniker "pirateat40" to raise more than 732,000 bitcoin up to August 2012.
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New Apple iPhone officially go on sale

CNBC - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:32pm
People turned out in record numbers to buy the iPhone 6, which CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone."
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Clinton to women: Midterms a priority

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:13pm
She cites issues like paid sick leave, equal pay and a living wage for fast-food workers.
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Latin America mulls pot legalization

POLITICO - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:46pm
The legalization of pot in the U.S. could prompt Latin American countries to ease their enforcement.
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