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Comcast says sorry for changing customer’s name to ‘A—hole Brown’

FOX News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:26am
Comcast, the mammoth U.S. cable company, was forced to issue an apology Wednesday after someone at the company changed a customer's name on a bill from Ricardo to "A—hole."
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Will millennials begin buying homes?

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:20am
Millennials may buy homes as the economy improves and regulation makes it easier to get a mortgage, The Fiscal Times reports.
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Facebook darling of retail traders

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:12am
Retail investors really love Facebook, continuing to pile into it, according to a look at TD Ameritrade retail accounts.
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Get a unique baby name for $32,000

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:11am
Newser reports that a new Swiss company called Erfolgswelle charges $32,000 to help you pick a unique name for your baby.
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Smartphone wars: Apple vs. Samsung

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:09am
Apple has tied with Samsung to become the number one smartphone vendor in the world.
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House Dems want new message for 2016

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:00am
Democrats widely believed they lacked a unified message to cut through the noise of the midterm elections.
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Weigh pros, cons of long-term care

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:00am
Although pricey, long-term-care insurance can help defray the sky-high costs of medical care for many elderly patients.
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Pending home sales fell 3.7% in Dec.

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:59am
Contracts to buy previously owned homes fell more than expected as tighter inventory and an increase in prices discouraged buyers.
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Here's what traders heard the Fed say

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:59am
Does the Fed even know the signals it just sent the market? Here's what traders heard the Fed say, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.
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From hunter to hunted: The rise and fall of famed treasure sleuth Tommy Thompson

FOX News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:50am
One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.
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Hit man meets business leaders

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:41am
An imprisoned mafia hit man met with business leaders to discuss criminal inner-workings with police. NBC News reports.
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Amazon earnings: What to watch

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:26am
Investors are bracing for Amazon’s earnings, which come out after the closing bell on Thursday.
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Technology killing jobs: Greene

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:25am
We have our work cut out if we want to build a real economy, billionaire Jeff Greene said.
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Signed contracts to buy homes slide 3.7 percent in December, despite lower mortgage rates

FOX News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:20am
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in December, a sign that low mortgage rates have yet to coax more buyers into the market.
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Arson not suspected after blaze tears through San Francisco building, killing 1 and hurting 6

FOX News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:19am
Police say it doesn't appear foul play or arson are to blame for a massive fire that killed a man and injured six others as it ripped through a building in San Francisco's Mission District.
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Advisors see more risks for economy in 2015

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:16am
But the TD Ameritrade survey finds investment advisors are still mostly upbeat on U.S. markets.
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Belarus urges bondholders not to worry

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:13am
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko said that holders of the country's sovereign bonds should not be worried.
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Nickelodeon to launch subscription service

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:12am
Nickelodeon on Thursday said it plans to launch a direct-to-consumer subscription service, Dow Jones reported, citing Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman.
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Uber offers puppies on-demand

CNBC - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:04am
Uber has teamed up with AnimalPlanet and humane societies to bring puppies to offices for playdates.
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In Response to Student Misconduct, Dartmouth to Ban Hard Liquor

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:00am
Officials say the ban will apply to any liquor that is 15 percent alcohol — barely more than most wine — or more, and will take effect when the spring term begins March 30.

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