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When the feds seized this T-Rex

CNN - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 3:04pm
Imagine spending your entire career searching for something buried somewhere within the Earth -- and then when you miraculously find it, the federal government seizes your discovery.
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Sony execs sorry for Obama emails

POLITICO - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 3:00pm
The emails were part of a recent hack at the company.
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Fink: Bearish energy, bullish world

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:57pm
Energy prices are unlikely to rise, with the drop providing a "massive tax cut" for a growing economy, Fink said.
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'Waze Craze' upsets LA residents

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:54pm
Google-owned GPS app Waze has ticked off residents in neighborhoods that suddenly find themselves popular thoroughfares.
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Senate panel authorizes use of force against Islamic State

POLITICO - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:52pm
The 10-8 vote was along party lines, with Democrats supporting the measure and Republicans opposing it.
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Queens ranked top US tourist destination

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:43pm
New York City's largest borough by area won the top spot in Lonely Planet's annual ranking of best places in the U.S. to visit.
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The underrated Denver Broncos

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:34pm
The Denver Broncos, despite their great record, may actually be more underrated than we even realize.
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The downside of the energy bust

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:33pm
Plummeting oil prices could have big impacts beyond energy-producing regions, Mayflower Advisors managing partner Larry Glazer said.
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The stealth factor behind oil's decline

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:32pm
There have been many reasons tossed around for falling oil prices but here's an important one that isn't being talked about much, says Jack Ablin.
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Gun, badge and lax standards

CNN - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:28pm
It's a Wild West of standards -- where one state can require more training for a manicurist than an armed guard. CNN and CIR investigate.
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Boy gets Nazi ring from vending machine

CNN - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:25pm
A mother was outraged to find her 4-year-old with a plastic Nazi ring that was sold in a vending machine. KOKI reports.
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'Yellen index' says Fed could hike

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:24pm
BlackRock's 'Yellen index' says the labor market is strong enough for the Fed to end the era of zero rates now.
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Oil is new housing bubble: Trader

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:23pm
What happened in housing from 2000 to 2006 has happened to the oil market from 2009 to 2014, argues trader Rob Raymond.
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Brennan defends CIA, won't say torture wasn't useful

POLITICO - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:18pm
He concedes that there were some missteps.
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Prix fixe Obamacare—Deductible-only plan

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:04pm
An Obamacare insurer is seeing strong demand for health plans with no co-payments or co-insurance.
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Falling oil's winners & losers

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:03pm
For most of the world, the tailwind of lower oil prices helps push the pace of growth. But not for everybody.
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Singer: This is an unfair recovery

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:59pm
Hedge fund manager Paul Singer spoke at the DealBook Conference in New York Thursday.
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Law firm finalizing plans to buy McBee Strategic

POLITICO - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:57pm
The drama surrounding the future of the lobbying firm McBee Strategic appears about to be over.
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Starboard wants a Staples merger

CNBC - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:49pm
Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge rival office-supply chains Staples and Office Depot, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Senate Ethics Committee picks top investigator

POLITICO - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:48pm
Deborah Mayer, a top House investigator, will fill a key Senate vacancy.
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