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Widows should take stock of finances

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:00am
The newly widowed should seek emotional support and take stock of basic finances but postpone larger money matters.
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Billions pour into blockbuster funds

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:00am
A herd mentality has investors focused on top-performing mega-sized mutual funds and ETFs. But this strategy has risks.
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Saving for retirement or college tuition?

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:54am
When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college.
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Bits: Q. and A. on Heartbleed, a Flaw Missed by the Masses

The New York Times - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:53am
The chief technology officer of a cloud security firm helped explain the flaw in relation to open-source software and development.

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Boston Marathon bomber filed to change his name

CNN - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:45am
A few months before the Boston bombings, the suspected mastermind of the terror attack, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, wanted to change his name, a U.S. government official told CNN on Wednesday.
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Dovish Fed lowers rate expectations

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:27am
A dovish Fed managed to reverse market perception that it would be more aggressive with rate hikes.
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AT&T to expand ultra fast net service

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:18am
AT&T has reached a tentative agreement to bring ultra fast Internet service to a second region.
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SAC Capital to be sentenced for fraud

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:16am
A New York judge is set to sentence SAC Capital after it pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges in a $1.8 billion deal with the government.
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US foreclosures at a 2007 low

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:05am
U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since 2007.
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Paul: We need guns in the cockpit

POLITICO - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:54am
"The goal of my bill is to have 100 percent of American pilots armed," he says.
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BlackBerry may dump handsets

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:29am
BlackBerry would consider exiting its handset business, as the company looks to expand its reach with investments, acquisitions and partnerships.
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Governments ‘wasted money on flu drugs’

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:27am
The U.K. and U.S. governments spent millions stockpiling a flu drug that is no better than paracetamol, according to a new report.
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Greece's post-bailout return to market

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:26am
Greece saw huge demand for a new five-year bond it is set to sell at a yield of 4.95 percent -- the first long-term issuance for four years.
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Holder strays from planned remarks

POLITICO - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:23am
He slams the way he was "treated" by a House committee the day before.
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Obama hits Hill while fundraising

POLITICO - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:17am
He calls it the "least productive" in recent history and slams Republicans for opposing equal pay.
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Fed to bring more pain to Wall Street

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:16am
The Fed's drive to wean Wall Street off risky funding sources is expected to bring more pain to the biggest U.S. banks in the coming months.
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Could crowdfunding save the planet?

CNBC - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:11am
In the energy sector, crowdfunding is being used to finance renewable projects. We look at its potential.
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Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say

The New York Times - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:01am
The test results do not prove that Jesus had a wife, only that the fragment of papyrus with the phrase, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife,’” is likely not a forgery.

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Jobs among Ready for Hillary donors

POLITICO - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:05am
The widow of Steve Jobs donates $25,000 to help the group reach $1.7 million in the first quarter.
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Edwin Edwards' last stand

POLITICO - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:05am
He's running for Congress at age 86 after four terms as Louisiana governor and time in prison.
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