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Paltrow 'uncoupling' donors, dollars

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:56pm
The actress will host Obama at her Los Angeles home for a fundraiser in October.
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Cop body camera guidance released

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:52pm
A study says video can increase accountability, but also it raises concerns from officers and the public.
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Sanford, fiancée break engagement

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:46pm
He makes the decision known in a nearly 2,400-word post on his Facebook page.
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Anti-Airbnb campaign launches in NYC

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:45pm
The peer-to-peer home-sharing website Airbnb faces new opposition in New York.
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Wal-Mart uniforms cause more controversy

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:38pm
Wal-Mart has made a big push for Made in America, but its employees' new vests were made in Jordan.
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Russert to join 'Meet the Press'

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:26pm
He's joining as a regular contributor on Sundays and throughout the week online.
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Sears earns 'genius' ranking

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:20pm
Sears was one of only three stores to earn a "genius" ranking for its digital IQ.
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The W.H. and the words of war

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:18pm
The administration says it's a war, but only in the sense of the U.S.'s long fight with al Qaeda.
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Landrieu reimburses feds for travel

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:08pm
She sent a check for more than $33,000 after charging taxpayers for travel, her campaign says.
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NFL: Many ex-players face brain issues

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:31pm
The NFL believes that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions.
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Art Cashin: Higher bond yields weigh

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:28pm
Art Cashin of UBS explains issues for stocks: Higher bond yields, falling oil prices and next week's Fed meeting.
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Will ISIL war reverse sequestration?

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:23pm
They say the campaign to destroy ISIL should help a new effort: ending the Pentagon sequestration.
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Clinton to fundraise for N.Y., N.J. reps

POLITICO - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:19pm
She will headline a third fundraiser with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
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Huh? Bank shortchange women on insurance

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:49pm
A N.J. bank will pay $261,500 to settle claims that female workers were denied the family health insurance coverage that male employees got.
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Brown family attorney blasts St. Louis paper

CNN - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:38pm
The attorney for the family of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown is coming down hard a local newspaper, accusing the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of reporting "gossip and racist speculation" instead of news surrounding the 18-year-old's death.
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Madoff's $16M fortune riles victims

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:28pm
Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted financier Bernie Madoff, was worth $16 million prior to his death from lymphoma on Sept. 4.
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This frustrates central banks: Cashin

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:26pm
Falling commodity prices signal deflationary pressure, and that has to be frustrating to the central banks, Art Cashin said.
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Health-care cost top retirement concern

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:23pm
Only 15% of pre-retirees have tried to figure out how much money they'll need for health care in retirement, USA Today reports.
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Dating website to mentor the 'ugly'

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:22pm
A website called Beautifulpeople.com has created a mentoring program cheekily called "Adopt an Ugly Person."
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Who really invented the computer?

CNBC - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:20pm
Bill Gates? Steve Jobs? No, some believe it was this team of engineers at the University of Pennsylvania.
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