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Ericsson hit by North America slowdown

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:45am
Sweden's Ericsson reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings due to a drop in investment by telecoms operators in North America.
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Cyberterrorists to target critical infrastructure

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:58am
A cyberterror attack on vital national infrastructure could be imminent—and international governments are ill-prepared, experts warned.
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Documents Show N.S.A.’s Moves on Surveillance Before Congress’s Approval

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:27am
A federal judge let the agency cull foreigners’ emails and phone calls without judicial preapproval before Congress authorized the spying, newly declassified papers show.






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Fuel for Economy: Gas, Still Not as Cheap as It Used to Be

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:31am
The price of gas, though down 50 percent since the summer, is still more expensive than it was for much of the 1980s and 1990s.






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Live: Blizzard forces NYC to shut down

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:18am
A potentially historic winter storm brought Northeast to a standstill early Tuesday, as tens of millions of people braced for up to 3 feet of snow.
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Police shoot Denver teen who struck officers with stolen car

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:13am
Denver police shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who allegedly struck and injured an officer with a stolen car early Monday. 
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The real cost of an auto insurance claim

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:01am
Filing just one $2,000 auto insurance claim could increase your rate by 41 percent, according to a new study.
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White House to Propose Allowing Oil Drilling Off Atlantic Coast

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:25pm
While backing a decades-old effort by the energy industry, the Obama administration is also expected to ban drilling in some areas off Alaska.






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Castro responds to shift on Cuba policy

POLITICO - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:19pm
The Former Cuban leader backs the negotiations even though he distrusts politics in Washington.
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Go home, stay home

CNN - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:57pm
Someday you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015.
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Pennsylvania couple charged with child endangerment after pet ferrets chew off baby's nose

FOX News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:30pm
A Philadelphia-area couple whose pet ferrets attacked their newborn daughter and chewed off parts of her face have been charged with child endangerment.
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U.S. and India Share Sense of Unease Over China

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:22pm
President Obama found that his concerns were closely aligned with those of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the two leaders agreed to a joint statement chiding Beijing.






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National Briefing | Washington: Reid Is Home After Surgery for Injuries

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:07pm
Senator Harry Reid of Nevada was back at his home in Washington on Monday after surgery for injuries sustained in an exercise accident on Jan. 1.






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National Briefing | South: Virginia: Ex-Governor Free During Appeal

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:03pm
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday.






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National Briefing | South: Alabama: State Will Contest Ruling for Gay Marriage

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:00pm
The state on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge’s decision that overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.






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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Judge Unfazed by Pace of Bomb Trial

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:52pm
The judge in the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombing, said Monday that he was not discouraged by the slow pace of jury selection.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Iowa: Governor in Hospital for Flulike Symptoms

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:51pm
Gov. Terry Branstad was hospitalized Monday after he fell ill at an event.






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Treatment of Overdose Will Cost Cities Less

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:46pm
The Clinton Foundation on Monday announced that it had negotiated a lower price for an emergency treatment that can prevent heroin overdoses with a company that makes it.






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Sights and sounds of the #Blizzardof2015

CNN - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:40pm
The predictions are epic, the warnings are dire, and the blizzard is hours away from blanketing parts of the Northeast.
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World Briefing: Canada: Residents Tests Positive for H7N9 Bird Flu After Trip to China

The New York Times - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:36pm
A resident of British Columbia has tested positive for the H7N9 avian flu virus in the first documented case of the infection in a human in North America, the federal government said Monday.
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