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Fed’s Lockhart: The right time to hike rates

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:15pm
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart, discusses the next move for interest rates in the U.S. Lockhart says he needs "more evidence" to have high confidence the U.S. will not see a reversal of the current economic trends.
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Password-free? Not by a long shot

POLITICO - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:04pm
The tech world is quickly agreeing that the ubiquitous Web password needs to go.
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Uber, Lyft launch carpooling trials

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:54pm
Lyft and Uber will allow its members to opt into carpooling with people who are taking similar routes in return for a significant discount, re/code.
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Time Warner's new burden after Murdoch

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:54pm
Thanks to Murdoch's recent overture, Time Warner shares have traded more on drama than fundamentals. Not for long.
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Preparing for Ebola: Cleveland Clinic CEO

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:48pm
Diseases like Ebola will affect us in this era of global health care, the Cleveland Clinic CEO said.
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Ex-Apple worker Sam Sung is cashing in

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:33pm
A man named Sam Sung no longer works for Apple, but he is still looking to cash in on the irony—for charity, at least.
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Dish could make T-Mobile bid: Chairman

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:23pm
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen said it makes sense to consider making a bid for T-Mobile US now that Sprint is not.
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Thirsty? Cramer's favorite beer stocks

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:20pm
These two brewers should continue to serve up profits, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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A 'fat finger' trade in dollar-yen?

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:12pm
All of a sudden, during a quiet August trading afternoon, there was a momentary flash of excitement in the currency market.
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Dutch premier: MH17 victim search halted

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:51pm
The Netherlands' prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
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Tension on Deporting a Killer Turned Informer

The New York Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:46pm
Miguel Feliz of the Dominican Republic helped convict his boss in a crack cocaine ring and solve homicides, some of which he participated in; now he is pressing officials to help him get a visa.
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Twitter hints at app shopping services

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:40pm
A handful of Twitter users have noticed a new setting for "payment and shipping" within the company's Android app.
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US oil ends lower despite inventories

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:36pm
U.S. oil ended at a new 6 month low, despite a drop in oil stockpiles.
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US high speed rail still not on track

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:34pm
Despite billions in spending the Amtrak Acela only hits top speed for five or ten minutes. NYT reports.
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Romney, Jets owner to host event

POLITICO - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Chris Christie, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will also attend the party fundraiser in New York.
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Worried about your password? Change it

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:26pm
With big data breaches becoming more common, experts say it's time to take more steps to protect yourself.
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Guilty plea in Cochran photo case

POLITICO - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:19pm
John Mary pleaded guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to commit a computer crime.
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Putin orders agricultural import bans

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:13pm
Putin earlier signed an order banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia.
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Jindal lawyer blasts Common Core

POLITICO - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:09pm
Jimmy Faircloth says it violates federal law because it drives what students are learning in class.
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The chart traders are fixated on

CNBC - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:08pm
The question now is whether this delicate dance between a key index and its smoothing mechanism can continue—or if the music is about to stop.
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