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Live blog: Trampoline trading day

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:51am
Stocks, bonds and commodities all fell sharply at the open Wednesday on weak economic data and fears about Europe.
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Boy kills woman, 90, for yelling

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:44am
"I killed that lady," the 10-year-old boy told a Pennsylvania state trooper, after a 90-year-old woman was found dead in the home of the boy's grandfather.
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Governor's fiancee planned pot farm?

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:44am
The fiancee of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber lived on property that was to be used for growing marijuana, and married an illegal immigrant for money during a period in her life when she was "associating with the wrong kind of people and making mistakes," according to a statement she released Tuesday.
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US stocks plunge in early trading, extending losses; Dow heads for a fourth straight loss

FOX News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:40am
U.S. stocks are plunging in early trading as traders flee risky assets.
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Cramer: Oil hit by 'perfect storm'

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:40am
As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?
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Clowns scaring residents

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:38am
A rash of "creepy clown" sightings in California has left some residents unnerved, and it all appears to have started with the "Wasco Clown."
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Dying basketball player wants one thing

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:34am
Terminally ill basketball player Lauren Hill (center) will get a chance to make her dreams come true with her first college game.
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Target-date funds: A hands-off approach

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:20am
Target-date funds are considered a simple solution for retirement savers to invest with a hands-off approach.
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Euro zone crisis 2.0? Greek stocks tank

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:18am
Greek equities took another battering Wednesday while its yields spiked, as concerns about the strength of the euro zone economy spooked investors.
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Met premiere of John Adams' 'Klinghoffer' opera drawing protests and polemics

FOX News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:13am
When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first.
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Jack-o'-Lantern sun

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:08am
It wasn't a trick. But for space geeks, it sure was a treat.
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Gunshot residue found on teen shot in St. Louis

CNN - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:07am
Lab results are back in the case of a teenager who died in a police shooting in St. Louis last week, and they show gun residue on the clothing and body of Vonderrit Myers, authorities said Tuesday.
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Mississippi school aided Bible giveaway, atheist group claims

FOX News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:55am
An atheist group says it objects to a Mississippi principal telling fifth-grade teachers to take students through a public school lobby where Gideons were handing out Bibles.
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Honor student's suspension over knife raises questions about zero tolerance

FOX News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:53am
The 17-year-old Michigan honor student who was initially expelled after a 3 ¼-inch pocketknife was found in her purse at a football game will be suspended for the year and able to take online classes and graduate with her class next year.
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Russia-US relations reset ‘impossible’: Medvedev

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:52am
Russia's prime minister says ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" sanctions imposed on the country.
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Jay Leno to star in new car-themed show

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:51am
What's next for "The Tonight Show" alum? Jay Leno will star in a new primetime CNBC show focusing on the car collector's market.
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Producer prices fall in September

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:31am
Prices received by US producers fell in September for the first time in over a year, while manufacturing activity in New York hit a six-month low.
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Retail sales give cautionary sign on demand

CNBC - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:30am
Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said.
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First Draft: Iowa Senate Race Tightens

The New York Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:16am
The Senate race in Iowa is essentially tied according to a Quinnipiac University poll.

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First Draft: Today in Politics

The New York Times - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:10am
The midterm elections have been maddeningly unpredictable, but now, with three weeks to go, Democrats may be preparing for an electoral apocalypse.

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