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IBM cuts pay of some workers

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:40am
IBM is reportedly cutting the pay of employees who need training.
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FedEx earnings top expectations

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:34am
FedEx reported a 24 percent rise in profit as the delivery company benefited from higher volumes in both its express and ground businesses.
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House moves toward Syria vote

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:32am
Dozens of war weary Republicans and Democrats are expected to oppose the measure.
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Here's a 'correction' call...for 2015

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:30am
Credit Suisse has entered Wall Street's correction derby, but in a way different from its peers.
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Activist group battles student debt

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:30am
Since it began in 2012, the Rolling Jubilee project has erased almost $15 million in medical debt. NBC News reports.
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Magnitude-4.0 earthquake jolts Puget Sound in Washington state; hundreds report feeling it

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:26am
A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the Puget Sound in Washington state early Wednesday.
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Freak accident kills 'hero' bus driver

CNN - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:24am
During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student.
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The supermarket of the future

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:22am
A New York-based food design agency has envisioned what your grocery store will look like by the year 2065. The Fiscal Times reports.
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Reid, McConnell agree! On the Nats

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:21am
They can come together for one thing: Cheering on the Washington Nationals in the MLB post-season.
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Beer gets skunked: Animal gets head stuck in can, is rescued by Ohio animal control officer

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:20am
A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
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ISIS followers urged to attack Times Square with homemade bombs

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:06am
Supporters of the Islamic State terror group are being urged to attack Times Square and other popular American tourist attractions with easily assembled homemade bombs, according to a disturbing report Tuesday.
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Motherlode Blog: To Aid Children’s Cancer Care, Mothers Go Bald

The New York Times - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:55am
To raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, mothers shave their heads in solidarity with their cancer-affected children.

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Biden chided for 'shylocks' remark

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:55am
His use of the word was called out as promoting an anti-Semitic stereotype.
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How to respond to a Scotland 'yes' vote

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:49am
If cool heads prevail on all sides, Scottish independence could proceed at a relatively low cost, says Jeffrey Sachs.
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Holder: More whistleblower rewards

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:47am
Attorney General Eric Holder called for changes that could help prosecutors build criminal cases against senior Wall Street executives.
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Colorado 13-year-old accused of taking parents' car, running over officer's leg before arrest

FOX News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:43am
Police say a 13-year-old Colorado boy stole his parents' car, ran over an officer's leg and rammed three patrol cars before being struck with a stun gun and arrested.
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FDO tells investors to reject takeover

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:42am
Family Dollar is telling shareholders to reject the $9.1 billion takeover bid by rival Dollar General.
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Home Depot PR problems dwarfed by Target

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:41am
Home Depot's consumer perception fell to a two-year low following its announcement that it suffered a data breach.
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Iraqi PM: No foreign troops

POLITICO - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:31am
Haider al-Abadi says foreign boots on the ground are "out of the question."
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Cramer welcomes Kohl's 'renaissance'

CNBC - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:29am
Kohl's will hire more than 67,000 workers for the holidays, yet another sign it's turning things around, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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