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Protester who advocated for peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson has been charged with arson

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 3:01pm
A protester who advocated for peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson has been charged with setting fire to a convenience store in a neighboring suburb.
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Experts doubt North Korea was behind Sony hack

CNN - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 3:00pm
Sure, North Korea's government despises the movie "The Interview." But when its propagandists say it did not hack Sony Pictures before the original release date of the flick that satirizes dictator Kim Jong-un, they just might be telling the truth, according to cyber-security experts.
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PlayStation, Xbox still struggling after alleged hack

CNN - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 2:34pm
PlayStation was still hobbled over the weekend after a possible cyberattack Thursday on the network that enables its gamers to play one another online.
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The case for self-destructing emails

CNBC - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 1:20pm
DSTRUX is ripping a page from old spy shows by allowing users to destroy communications after they are read.
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Christie Roams, and Popularity Suffers at Home

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 1:18pm
As Gov. Chris Christie considers a run for president and spends more time outside New Jersey, his favorability among residents is at a low, polls show.






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Water Source for Almonds in California May Run Dry

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 1:12pm
The business of growing almonds has thrived in California despite drought because of a federally controlled project that allowed for Sacramento River water flows, but the law requires that that source nurture salmon as well during scarcity.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio at funeral for fallen NYPD officer says 'we lost such a good man'

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:22am
Thousands of police officers from across the country assembled in winter sunshine in New York City for the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a police officer shot to death with his partner in an ambush last week.
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Biden at NYC police funeral: Shootings touched nation's soul

POLITICO - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:07am
When de Blasio spoke, hundreds of officers turned their backs on him.
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How Dreams and Money Didn’t Mix at a Texas Distillery

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:02am
The founder of Balcones, an award-winning artisanal distillery in Waco, Tex., sought out capital to expand. But his passion collided with investors’ bottom line.
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Prototype: Out of Tragedy, a Protective Glass for Schools

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:35am
The killer at Sandy Hook Elementary School shot through a window, a detail that stuck with the co-founder of School Guard Glass, maker of a strong glass intended to thwart intruders.
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Economic View: The Big Economic Unknowns of 2015, From Unemployment to Oil

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:35am
No one can predict where the economy will land next year, but a handful of factors will help set its course.
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How to clean up big from cleaning up

CNBC - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:00am
Clean up your clutter by year end and get a tax break or cash back for your efforts.
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Chattanooga banks on high-speed Internet in transformation from grimy past to Gig City

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:46am
A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try and transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.
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N Korean web down once again

CNBC - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:46am
North Korea has lost Internet access once again, prompting its government to launch a tirade against President Obama.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio at funeral for fallen NYPD officer says 'we lost such a good man'

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:36am
Thousands of police officers from across the country assembled in winter sunshine in New York City for the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a police officer shot to death with his partner in an ambush last week.
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Not swayed by troubling executions, states explore ways to ensure death penalty's survival

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:18am
The botched April execution of an Oklahoma inmate and other troubling ones in Ohio and Arizona this year gave capital punishment opponents a flicker of hope that the most pro-death penalty parts of the country might have a change of heart.
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As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threaten Access to Care

The New York Times - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:13am
The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care the past two years, but the higher fees expire Thursday, raising questions of whether there will be enough doctors to provide services.






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Insurers accused of rigging Sandy flood claims with slanted reports, but evidence is elusive

FOX News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00am
Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy are trying to prove that some engineering firms hired to inspect the damage issued bogus reports to give insurance companies ammunition to deny claims.
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The immigration strike team

POLITICO - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00am
The efforts include a fundraiser to boost Democrats in congressional districts with large Hispanic populations.
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No, you don't 'need' alternatives

CNBC - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00am
Worries about market corrections and rising rates fuel a push into alternatives but investors should be cautious.
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