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Colleges helping students pay loans

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:15pm
A college in Michigan started a program guaranteeing graduates would make $37,000 or get some or all student loans reimbursed.
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Most desired US neighborhoods

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:07pm
Location, location, location. Realtor.com counts down the 10 most-searched for US neighborhoods.
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Russia forecasts sharp recession in 2015

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:45pm
Slumping oil prices have put Russia's economy on course for a sharp recession next year, its finance minister said on Friday.
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Credit Suisse denied mortgage lawsuit dismissal

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:44pm
A judge denied Credit Suisse's proposal to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the banking giant of fraud in selling mortgage-backed securities. USA Today reports.
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Bride's flash mob wedding shocks

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:42pm
A woman thought she was doing a favor for a photographer by wearing a wedding dress to the mall, but then this happened.
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Are these dumbest thieves ever?

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:40pm
Thieves make off with a rare drone, but they'll only get to fly it once because they forgot its remote and charger.
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Goldman: How to play rising rates

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:25pm
According to Goldman Sachs strategists, the answer is simple: Bet on companies that don't see so much turnover.
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Facebook looking to China: Writer

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:52pm
Facebook has laid a foundation for entering China, but it could morph its product to Chinese government standards.
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Christmas baby born on train

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:50pm
Riders of Philadelphia public transit were reminded on Christmas Day that the holiday celebrates a birth in the humblest of circumstances.
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Fewer packages arrive late

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:46pm
Santa's sleigh delivered more on-time packages this year, though a few retailers still broke their delivery promise.
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'The Interview' heavily pirated online

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:37pm
"The Interview" marked one of the first major experiments for digital distribution, and pirated copies appeared immediately.
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Colleges Reinvent Classes to Keep More Students in Science

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:44am
A small but growing number of universities have adopted a more engaging, demanding form of the standard introductory courses, and research suggests the new style works better.






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Putin orders vodka price cap

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:42am
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a cap on rising vodka prices, as he battles to preserve his popularity.
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A Bipartisan Push to Limit Lobbyists’ Sway Over Attorneys General

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:40am
An effort is emerging to try to prevent lawyers and lobbyists from shutting down investigations or enlisting attorneys general as partners in litigation.






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Several arrests made regarding threats against cops: NYPD

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:28am
A total of seven men have been arrested in New York City for making threats to officers, in the week since two NYPD cops were shot execution style.

 

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What we did on Amazon for Christmas

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:20am
The day after Christmas, statistics from Amazon on its customers' holiday purchases reveal how much we procrastinate.
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Market to dip after Santa Rally: Pro

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:05am
Investors should prepare for a pullback in January, Allianz' Kristina Hooper says.
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EPA criticized for coal ash decision

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:02am
Environmentalists say the EPA should have imposed stricter regulations on coal ash. The Fiscal Times reports.
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US stocks move slightly higher in quiet, post-holiday trading; Asian markets gain

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:00am
U.S. stocks are edging higher in relatively quiet trading the day after Christmas.
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Time for Dick Costolo to go: Biz prof

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:51am
The Twitter executive is not in the same class as other social media CEOs and does not understand product development, Bill George said.
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