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Tesco’s execs suspended in profit probe

CNBC - 13 hours 38 min ago
U.K. supermarket's shares open down 11% after warning it overstated its half-year profits by £250M, appoints Deloitte to investigate.
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RNC launches voter 'challenge'

POLITICO - 13 hours 49 min ago
The social media campaign is aimed at pressuring GOP voters to go to the polls by Election Day.
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Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silence

POLITICO - 13 hours 52 min ago
She refuses to beg for forgiveness for her role in the IRS tea party targeting scandal.
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Turmoil marks Obama's return to U.N.

POLITICO - 13 hours 52 min ago
War, Ebola and climate change make for a complex agenda for the president to address.
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Here's what could cause a dollar rally

CNBC - 13 hours 54 min ago
The U.S. dollar may strengthen this week if a key policymaker from the U.S. Federal Reserve drops his dovish tone, analysts said.
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A pistol-packing pastor helps catch robbery suspect

FOX News - 15 hours 51 min ago
A pistol-packing pastor helped catch a grandmother last week who police say has been stealing dozens of packages from the front porches of homes in a Texas town, KTRK reported.
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Three Afghan soldiers reported missing from Cape Cod base

FOX News - 15 hours 51 min ago
Three Afghan National Army soldiers are missing from a Cape Cod military base where they had been taking part in a training exercise. 
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Fifth escaped inmate from California prison recaptured

FOX News - 15 hours 51 min ago
A fifth man who escaped a Central California correctional facility has been captured, authorities said Sunday.
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Global greenhouse gas emissions rise

CNBC - 16 hours 33 min ago
Global emissions of greenhouse gases jumped 2.3 percent in 2013 to record levels, the New York Times reports.
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Fraternity investigated over 'date rape' drug allegations

CNN - 18 hours 2 min ago
A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police.
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Which tech entrepreneur do you most admire?

CNBC - 18 hours 29 min ago
Tell us which of these entrepreneurs do you admire the most?
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Young people shrug at 'Made in USA'

CNBC - 18 hours 49 min ago
Younger Americans are less likely to spend extra to buy "Made in USA" products. Some groups are trying to change that.
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Why the US still believes in Main Street

CNBC - 18 hours 49 min ago
Few small businesses think now is the time to expand, and hiring is essentially flat. But there may be a silver lining.
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Are corporate taxes fair? It depends

CNBC - 18 hours 51 min ago
Are corporations paying their fair share of taxes? That depends on where you live—and whom you talk to.
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Americans: We'll pay to be insured

CNBC - 18 hours 51 min ago
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on whether the government should pay for health care.
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Germans: We don't like US firms

CNBC - 18 hours 52 min ago
A series of damning espionage revelations may have seriously damaged the way a traditional ally thinks about U.S. firms.
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We all agree: Governments are corrupt

CNBC - 18 hours 52 min ago
In a world riven by differences, there's still common ground when it comes to public attitudes about major institutions.
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Space elevator possible by 2050

CNBC - 18 hours 52 min ago
Japanese firm Obayashi says its space elevator may be ready by 2050 as developments in carbon nanotechnology make stronger cables.
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Robert E. Poli, Leader of Pivotal Strike by Air Traffic Controllers, Is Dead at 78

The New York Times - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:29pm
Mr. Poli received harsh criticism after the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization went on strike in 1981 as President Ronald Reagan responded by dismissing 11,500 controllers in what is now viewed as a seminal moment in the decline of organized labor.






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Family’s Video Appeals to Iran for Release of American

The New York Times - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:05pm
A video featuring the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated for three years, was released near the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.






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