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US consumer sentiment dips

CNBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
Consumer sentiment edged down, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a new survey showed.
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P&G's profit jumps 37 percent on cost cuts

CNBC - 2 hours 37 min ago
Procter & Gamble reported a 37 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower operating costs.
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Manufacturing growth slowed in July

CNBC - 2 hours 43 min ago
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, an industry report showed on Friday.
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Biden's personal aide leaving

POLITICO - 2 hours 45 min ago
Fran Person will leave the White House to become an adviser at the University of South Carolina.
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Tame US jobs data ground inflation hawks

CNBC - 2 hours 55 min ago
After Friday's weak data, monetary policy hawks have a little less to crow about.
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July jobs growth strong but not too strong

CNBC - 2 hours 56 min ago
July's gain of 209,000 nonfarm payrolls was not strong enough to push the Fed to hike rates earlier than expected.
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Feds sound alarm on prepaid card fraud

CNBC - 2 hours 58 min ago
The MoneyPak card, used to transfer cash by those without conventional bank accounts, has caught criminals' eye. The NYT reports.
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DealBook: MoneyPak, a Popular Prepaid Money Card, Opens Path to Fraud Schemes

The New York Times - 3 hours 5 min ago
The MoneyPak card, used to transfer cash by those without access to conventional bank accounts, has also caught the eye of criminals, from a Maryland jail gang to an online prostitution ring in North Carolina.






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Book: The skinny on Biden dipping

POLITICO - 3 hours 6 min ago
A reporter looks inside the private lives of politicians, as told by their Secret Service agents.
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What's volcanic rock got to do with tequila?

CNBC - 3 hours 17 min ago
The new Roca Patrón uses an old-school production methods that calls for a 2-ton volcanic rock.
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Motherlode Blog: What to Expect When You Shouldn’t Expect Lunch: A Dad’s Guide to Delivery Day

The New York Times - 3 hours 19 min ago
Fathers are vital components of delivery day — except not vital enough that anyone cares if they get hungry or need something.






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House moves toward vote on border deal

POLITICO - 3 hours 20 min ago
The leadership worked through the evening Thursday in an attempt to tweak a $659 million bill.
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Bertha forms in Atlantic

CNN - 3 hours 27 min ago
Tropical Storm Bertha formed in the Atlantic late Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Coyotes chase man, dog

CNN - 3 hours 27 min ago
A California resident's home-surveillance shows a large pack of coyotes roaming through his neighborhood. KTLA reports.
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Killer's life hinges on election

CNN - 3 hours 27 min ago
A convicted quadruple murderer's execution is on hold. But a new governor could push it forward if elected this November. Critics call it "mob justice."
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US hospital preps to treat Ebola case

CNBC - 3 hours 28 min ago
A patient with the Ebola virus will be brought to the U.S. for treatment at a sophisticated isolation unit. NBC News reports.
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Nonfarm payrolls disappoint amid global selloff

CNBC - 3 hours 28 min ago
Wall Street futures recouped some losses after U.S. jobs data missed expectations, as a string of risk events weighed on global markets.
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Holder: No 'Moneyball' in sentencing

POLITICO - 3 hours 29 min ago
The attorney general warns that data-driven criminal justice could have an unfair racial impact.
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What Obama can do on Ebola

CNN - 3 hours 31 min ago
President Obama will convene an Africa summit Monday at the White House, and Laurie Garrett asks why the largest Ebola epidemic ever recorded is not on the agenda.
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Stephen Smith entitled to opinion

CNN - 3 hours 32 min ago
Marc Randazza says the ESPN commentator fell victim to the "politically correct" police for even suggesting a thought that broke from the accepted narrative on the Ray Rice incident
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