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Why BofA deal might not cost it $17B

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:11am
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
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Fed behind curve, too much clout: Survey

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:01am
The Fed is viewed as having too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve, according to a Wall Street survey.
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Funds could face market curbs

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:57am
Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland soars

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:46am
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
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Sharpton 'garbage' enrages O'Reilly

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:41am
The Fox News host blasts Sharpton's handling of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:27am
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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Ferguson officials show Wilson video

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:26am
The city releases video of police officer Darren Wilson receiving an award in February.
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Nixon to draw down National Guard

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:03am
After a relatively calm night in Ferguson, the governor orders the Guard to start withdrawing.
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One of two officers involved in fatal police shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart is back on the job

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:59am
A city official says one of two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart is back on the job.
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Oil at 14-month low as bulls eye upside

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:53am
The price of Brent crude hit a 14-month low on Thursday, but market analysts now believe that oil could find a floor and expect prices to stabilize.
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Bodies of three climbers recovered from Mount Rainier

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:12am
The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.
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Immigration brawl turns to shrug

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:04am
"It definitely doesn't show up in any surveys as a big issue for the right or left," a pollster says.
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Billionaire immigration push slows

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:03am
"I don't think anybody believes anything can happen this year."
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St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:43am
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
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Tsarnaev pal expected to plead guilty to related charges

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:09am
A friend of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev's dorm room after the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Nobel winner on 'stunningly sluggish' growth

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:06am
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
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Top European soccer clubs are opening US academies, hoping to catch the growing wave of fans

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:53am
As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.
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Fewer protesters in Ferguson on a night of rain; police say 6 arrested

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:11am
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri.
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US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:07am
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.
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Police in southern California search for mystery couple who posted selfie after burglary

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:00am
Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?
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