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Nearly 400 people 'pay it forward' in drive-thru chain at Starbucks in Florida

FOX News - 13 hours 14 min ago
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
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ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S. Before Killing Reporter

The New York Times - 13 hours 18 min ago
The militants had pressed the United States to provide several million dollars for the release of James Foley, an American journalist killed in retaliation for recent airstrikes in Iraq.






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BofA to face music with $17B settlement

CNBC - 13 hours 31 min ago
The settlement is expected to consist of a penalty of $9.6 billion and a package of consumer-relief measures valued at $7 billion.
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Jobless claims slide back under 300K

CNBC - 13 hours 33 min ago
U.S. jobless claims fell below the psychologically key 300,000 level, as the labor recovery continued.
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Dollar tree profit falls 2.6 percent

CNBC - 13 hours 37 min ago
Dollar Tree reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased.
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Poll: Obama doing OK on Ferguson

POLITICO - 14 hours 8 min ago
A separate poll also shows a racial divide on opinions about the situation in Missouri.
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Big BofA fine is extortion: Kovacevich

CNBC - 14 hours 8 min ago
"It has nothing to do with justice or restitution to the innocent victims," former Wells Fargo chief Dick Kovacevich says.
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Do Ferguson cops have 'power problem'?

CNN - 14 hours 20 min ago
Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also say police are heavy-handed.
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Pregnant? Avoid all canned tuna

CNBC - 14 hours 23 min ago
Consumer Reports warned that pregnant women should avoid fresh fish with the highest mercury, including canned tuna.
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Ohio woman sentenced to prison for school assaults after being told she needed visitor's badge

FOX News - 14 hours 24 min ago
An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.
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Early movers: SHLD, HRL, HTZ, F & more

CNBC - 14 hours 27 min ago
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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Cheney: Magnify Foley by 'a million'

POLITICO - 14 hours 32 min ago
He says Foley is just the start of the violence if Obama doesn't "deal with this crisis" in Iraq.
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2 Americans with Ebola sent home

POLITICO - 14 hours 46 min ago
The two became the first people in the world to receive ZMapp, an experimental Ebola drug.
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Why BofA deal might not cost it $17B

CNBC - 14 hours 52 min ago
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
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Fed behind curve, too much clout: Survey

CNBC - 15 hours 2 min ago
The Fed is viewed as having too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve, according to a Wall Street survey.
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Funds could face market curbs

CNBC - 15 hours 6 min ago
Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland soars

CNBC - 15 hours 17 min ago
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
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Sharpton 'garbage' enrages O'Reilly

POLITICO - 15 hours 21 min ago
The Fox News host blasts Sharpton's handling of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

CNN - 15 hours 36 min ago
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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Ferguson officials show Wilson video

POLITICO - 15 hours 37 min ago
The city releases video of police officer Darren Wilson receiving an award in February.
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