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Sam Kass, the Obamas’ Foodmaster General

The New York Times - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:45pm
Mr. Kass, the first family’s personal chef, has one of the highest public profiles of anyone in the East Wing and a window into the zealously guarded space and tastes of the Obama White House.

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September could be a big deal for stocks

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:52pm
Upcoming econ data will be crucial, since it could have a direct impact on what the Fed might say about a path to higher interest rates.
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Listening Post: Obama Again Tips the Scales Toward Caution on Syria

The New York Times - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:44pm
At every moment when it has appeared that President Obama might be willing to shrug off his reluctance to act militarily in Syria, he has drawn back.
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A motorcycle powered by...bacon

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:34pm
Hormel has created a custom motorcycle that runs on 100 percent refined bacon grease.
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Vice in talks to sell 10% stake to A&E

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:34pm
Vice is finalizing a 10 percent stake sale to A&E in a deal valuing the digital media company at $2.5 billion, FT reports.
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Meet the guardian of the galaxy

CNN - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:28pm
When a disaster of a mega-proportion hits a city - from a terror attack to a hurricane - there are procedures in place to deal with the aftermath. Suggest that the source of a serious humanitarian crisis could lie in outer space, however, and many will assume you are talking science fiction.
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McDaniel challenge tossed in Miss.

POLITICO - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:28pm
The McDaniel camp has asserted that Cochran's winning margin came from ineligible, Democratic voters.
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Obama's campaign no-fly zone

POLITICO - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:19pm
In the red states that will determine control of the Senate, Obama will remain scarce.
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Kraft recalls cheese slices

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:01pm
Kraft blamed the recall on a supplier not storing an ingredient in accordance with Kraft's temperature standards.
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Airport shuttle bus crashes injuring more than a dozen people

CNN - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:52pm
A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 15 people, police said, and temporarily snarling vehicle traffic at one of the world's busiest centers for air travel.
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Your brain on heroin

CNN - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:51pm
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
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Iraq effort cost more than $560M

POLITICO - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:45pm
The Department of Defense says it has averaged about $7.5 million daily since June 16.
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Grieving family: 'Heart goes out' to girl

CNN - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:43pm
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.
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Final arguments for ex-first lady

POLITICO - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:37pm
Bob and Maureen McDonnell are accused of taking loans and gifts from a businessman.
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Sam Sung's irony takes charitable turn

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:31pm
Sam Sung no longer works for Apple, but he cashed in on the irony and raised $2,653 for The Children's Wish Foundation.
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The winner in Burger King's deal is...

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:18pm
Burger King's proposed acquisition may offer benefits but the real winner is likely to be its controlling shareholder.
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FHFA seeks support for poor borrowers

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:10pm
The FHFA wants firms to provide more support to some low-income Americans taking out mortgages and refinancing their home loans.
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Obama Weighing Delay in Action on Immigration

The New York Times - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:09pm
The president is said to be considering a delay until after the elections in November, mindful of the electoral peril for Democratic Senate candidates.
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31 can't-miss American beaches

CNN - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:00pm
The crash of the waves on the shore, the sand beneath your toes and even the smell of suntan lotion are still calling.
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Why the South China Sea matters

CNBC - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:00pm
The South China Sea may seem far off to Westerners, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
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